Patroc Frankfurt Gay Guide 2021

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Accommodation Tips

Motel One Frankfurt-Römer
Hotel. ***, 90-130 €
Design hotel chain for budget travellers. Modern, clean and good value for money.
Conveniently located in the center of Frankfurt, close to the sights in the Old Town, to the shopping streets and to most of the gay venues.
@ Berliner Straße 55
Frankfurt 60311
U: Willy-Brandt-Platz, Dom/Römer, S: Hauptwache
25hours Hotel The Trip
Hotel. ****, from 70 €
New modern design hotel close to the Frankfurt central station.
Soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms.
@ Niddastrasse 56-58
Frankfurt 60329
U, S: Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

Cafes

Lucky's
Reopened 2021
Gay cafe-bar for coffee, cocktails and beer.
Weekly events such as karaoke and bear lounge.
Smoking bar and cash only.
@ Große Friedberger Straße 26
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache

Bars & Pubs

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

Central
Reopened June 2021; Tuesday-Thursday 19:00 – 01:00; Friday, Saturday 19:00 – 02:00
Modern cocktail bar for gays and friends.
Friday and Saturday night usually very well frequented.
Smoking bar.
@ Elefantengasse 13
Frankfurt 60313

Krawallschachtel
Old German pub with mixed clientele.
Smoking bar.
@ Alte Gasse 24
Frankfurt 60313

Lucky's
Reopened 2021
Gay cafe-bar for coffee, cocktails and beer.
Weekly events such as karaoke and bear lounge.
Smoking bar and cash only.
@ Große Friedberger Straße 26
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache

PINK Frankfurt
Reopened 2021
The former Bluebar with a new look.
@ Alte Gasse 34
Frankfurt 60313

Switchboard
Reopened June 2021; Tuesday-Thursday 19:00 – 24:00; Friday, Saturday 19:00 – 01:00; Sunday 14:00 – 18:00; July-August Sunday closed
Popular cafe-bar, information point and event venue of the LGBT community in Frankfurt, run by a team of volunteers and AIDS-Hilfe Frankfurt.
For the hunger in between they offer a small selection of snacks.
@ Alte Gasse 36
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache, U: Musterschule, Eschenheimer Tor

Tangerine (ex Autographs Bar)
Small old pub and smoking bar.
Mixed ages.
@ Elefantengasse 11
Frankfurt 60313

Zum Schwejk
Reopened June 2021; Tuesday-Thursday 16:00 – 01:00; Friday, Saturday 16:00 – 03:00
The oldest gay pub in Frankfurt.
Mixed clientele and mixed ages. German ›Schlager‹ music.
Usually very packed at weekend nights.
Smoking bar.
@ Schäfergasse 20
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache

Clubs & Parties

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

FREUD
Queer-friendly Techno/Electro club in the center of Frankfurt.
With two bars, a dancefloor in a vaulted cellar and a smoking area.
Professional, friendly service.
Minimum age 21 years.
Admission: 12 € (cash only)
@ Holzgraben 9
Frankfurt 60311
S: Hauptwache; U, S: Konstablerwache

Cruising & Fetish

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

STALL Frankfurt
Permanently closed
For more than 40 years, Frankfurt's cruise bar for gay men.
No dresscode, but leather and fetish are welcome.
Mainly middle-aged and mature clientele.
Smoking pub.
@ Stiftstraße 22
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache, S: Hauptwache, U: Eschenheimer Tor

Saunas

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

Saunawerk
Reopened June 2021; Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 03:00; Friday 12:00 – Monday 03:00 nonstop
Big gay sauna with whirlpool, hamam, Finnish sauna, steam room, swimming pool, terrace and cruising area.
Clean and well-maintained.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 21 € (12 € up to 25 years)
@ Eschersheimer Landstraße 88
Frankfurt 60322
U: Holzhausenstraße, Grüneburgweg

Metropol Sauna
Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 07:00; Friday 12:00 – Monday 07:00 nonstop
Gay sauna in the center of Frankfurt.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 22 €
@ Schwedenkronenplatz
Frankfurt 60313
U, S: Konstablerwache

Sauna Amsterdam
Reopened June 2021; Tuesday-Saturday 13:30 – 23:00; Sunday 13:30 – 22:00
Gay sauna in the south of Frankfurt, for more than 50 years.
With restaurant-bar and summer garden.
Rather mature clientele.
Admission: 16-17 €
@ Waidmannstraße 31
Frankfurt 60596
S: Stresemannallee

Shops

RUFF
Gay fetish store: leather, rubber, neoprene, underwear, beachwear, toys and accessories.
Friendly, helpful service.
@ Brückenstraße 36
Frankfurt 60594

Skyline
Gay sex shop with DVDs and a small selection of magazines, toys, lubes and accessories.
@ An der Staufenmauer 5
Frankfurt 60311
U, S: Konstablerwache

Services

Maincheck
Monday-Thursday 09:00 – 16:00/17:00; Friday 09:00 – 14:00
›Centre for Sexuality, Identity and Health‹, run by AIDS-Hilfe Frankfurt e.V., with testing and counselling services that reach far beyond the topic of HIV/AIDS.
@ Friedberger Anlage 24
Frankfurt 60316