Gay Bars in Berlin

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, many places are closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Update 6 January 2021: General lockdown until at least 31 January 2021. Bars, restaurants, gyms, non-essential stores etc. have to stay closed. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Bear-friendly neighbourhood bar in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
Smoking bar.
@ Schönhauser Allee 90
Berlin 10439
U, S, Night busses: Schönhauser Allee

Small bar in Berlin-Mitte. Very busy on weekends.
@ Mulackstraße 13
Berlin 10119
U: Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Rosenthaler Platz

Straight-friendly lounge bar in Schöneberg. Cocktails, smoking lounge, karaoke on Tuesday. In good weather with popular street terrace.
@ Eisenacher Straße 3a / Fuggerstraße
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz

New gay bar in Berlin-Friedrichshain.
@ Wühlischstraße 32
Berlin 10245
U: Frankfurter Tor, Samariterstraße

Old bar in Berlin-Schöneberg. Clientele mainly mature locals and friends.
@ Lietzenburger Straße 12
Berlin 10789
U: Wittenbergplatz

Small traditional Berlin bar in Schöneberg, with a mainly mature, local clientele.
@ Welserstraße 27
Berlin 10777
U: Wittenbergplatz

Gay bar in Berlin-Kreuzberg/Neukölln. Smoking pub.
(If you ask people on the street for directions to this bar, be aware that ›Ficken‹ is the German word for ›to fuck‹.)
@ Urbanstraße 70
Berlin 10967
U, Night bus: Hermannplatz

Cafe-bar at Prenzlauer Berg. Clientele mainly teens or in their 20s.
Non-smoking bar.
@ Chodowieckistraße 41
Berlin 10405
S: Greifswalder Straße

Gay cruise bar at Prenzlauer Berg, with videos, backroom and booths.
Smoking bar.
@ Wichertstraße 10 / Greifenhagener Straße
Berlin 10439
U, S: Schönhauser Allee

LGBT bar in Berlin-Friedrichshain in the style of a sailors' bar.
With cruising area and cabins.
@ Boxhagener Straße 114
Berlin 10245
U: Frankfurter Tor

Popular bar (since 1990) in the gay area around Motzstraße.
@ Motzstraße 19
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz

Cocktail lounge bar in Berlin-Schöneberg. With smoking area.
Two rooms, the second with music TV screen.
@ Motzstraße 5
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz

K6
Mature and middle-aged clientele. Music: Pop and German ›Schlager‹.
Smoking bar.
@ Kleiststraße 6
Berlin 10787
U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz

Cafe, bar & lounge in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
Mixed clientele.
Smoking bar.
@ Marienburger Straße 7
Berlin 10405
Tram: Marienburger Straße, Hufelandstraße

Cafe-bar in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Mixed clientele.
With smoking area.
@ Mehringdamm 61
Berlin 10961
U: Mehringdamm

Popular bar in Berlin-Kreuzberg with a LGBTQ-friendly clientele.
Queerest night is Thursday.
@ Reichenberger Str. 177 (entrance via Dresdener Straße)
Berlin 10999
U: Kottbusser Tor

LGBT-friendly bar with karaoke boxes and stage.
Mixed clientele.
@ Warschauer Straße 34
Berlin 10243

Small hustler and music bar in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Smoking bar.
@ Fuggerstraße 3
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz

Very popular, large gay bar in Berlin-Schöneberg, with a fair mix of locals and Berlin visitors.
In summer with street terrace.
@ Fuggerstraße 33
Berlin 10777
U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz

Small LGBT-friendly bar in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
Mixed clientele.
@ Rhinower Straße 12
Berlin 10437
U, S: Schönhauser Allee

Cocktails, drag shows, karaoke, Pop & Schlager.
Smoking bar.
@ Mehringdamm 62
Berlin 10961
U: Mehringdamm

Music bar in Schöneberg. German Schlager music and international hits.
Smoking bar.
@ Fuggerstraße 34
Berlin 10777
U: Wittenbergplatz

Small bar in completely pink interior. Jam-packed at weekend nights.
@ Oranienstraße 187
Berlin 10999
U: Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof

Queer-inclusive bar in Berlin-Neukölln, 'for kings and queens and criminal queers'.
Mixed clientele.
@ Weserstraße 206
Berlin 12047
U: Hermannplatz

Hustler bar and one of the oldest gay bars in Berlin.
AYOR.
@ Fuggerstraße 3
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz

Stylish gay cocktail bar in the theatre and museums quarter of Berlin.
@ Kleine Präsidentenstraße 3
Berlin 10178
S: Hackescher Markt

Gay bar in Schöneberg, in the 1990s famous for its darkroom in the basement.
Mainly young and middle-aged guys. Men only.
Sometimes with discriminatory door policy.
@ Motzstraße 19
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz

Smoking bar.
Frequented, amongst others, by rentboys.
@ Eisenacher Straße 3a
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz, Wittenbergplatz

Simple pub in Berlin-Schöneberg, open day and night.
Smoking-Bar.
@ Eisenacher Straße 6
Berlin 10777
U: Nollendorfplatz

Popular cruisy bar in Berlin-Schöneberg for bears, hairy and mature guys.
@ Fuggerstraße 37
Berlin 10777
U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz

Music bar in Berlin-Friedrichshain. Mixed clientele.
@ Revaler Str. 99 (gate 2)
Berlin 10245
S + U: Warschauer Straße