Patroc Hamburg Gay Guide 2020

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Accommodation Tips

Hotel City House
Hotel. ****, 65–170 €
Small boutique hotel in an old-style building in a quiet side street in St. Georg, only a few minutes from the gay bars and cafes. Rooms with high stucco ceilings and decorated in a typical English mix of patterns. With modern baths and free Wi-Fi. Early booking advised for weekends.
@ St. Georg, Pulverteich 25
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof
Arcotel Rubin Hamburg
Hotel. ****, from 70 €
Centrally located close to the central station. The gay bars, cafes and shops in the St. Georg quarter are within 5 minutes walking distances.
Clean, air-conditioned rooms with soundproof windows.
Fitness room and spa area.
@ St. Georg, Steindamm 63
Hamburg 20099
U: Lohmühlenstraße, U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Cafes

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Café Gnosa
Gay and lesbian cafe with in-house confectionery and popular street terrace.
Mixed clientele.
At lunchtime menu of the day.
@ St. Georg, Lange Reihe 93
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof, U: Lohmühlenstraße

Café Uhrlaub
One of the longest running gay-friendly cafes in Germany.
Daily home-made cakes.
In summer with terrace in the backyard.
@ St. Georg, Lange Reihe 63
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Minus
Queer-inclusive ice-cream and cocktail bar.
The bar plays primarily House and Techno music.
@ Karolinenstraße 6
Hamburg 20357
U: Messehallen

Bars & Pubs

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Bellini Bar
Small cosy gay bar in the St. Georg quarter.
Drinks, cocktails and wines.
@ St. Georg, Danziger Straße 63
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Café Spund
Small LGBT-friendly pub in the city center of Hamburg.
Smoking bar.
@ Mohlenhofstraße 3
Hamburg 20095
U: Mönckebergstraße, Steinstraße

Contact Bar
Small gay bar in St. Georg, with various events, parties and shows, amongst others, Bingo events and quiz shows.
@ St. Georg, Danziger Straße 51
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Extratour
Small simple gay pub. Clientele mainly local regulars, mixed ages.
@ St. Georg, Zimmerpforte 1
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Generation Bar
Stylish cocktail cafe-bar with mixed clientele.
@ St. Georg, Lange Reihe 81
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Kunterbunt
Small gay bar in the St. Georg quarter.
Clientele mainly local regulars and hustlers.
@ St. Georg, Bremer Reihe 20
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Kyti Voo
LGBT-friendly bar with popular street terrace.
@ St. Georg, Lange Reihe 82
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

M&V Bar
Big ›hetero-friendly‹ gay bar, with cosy booth seating.
Usually very crowded at Friday and Saturday night.
@ St. Georg, Lange Reihe 22
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Minus
Queer-inclusive ice-cream and cocktail bar.
The bar plays primarily House and Techno music.
@ Karolinenstraße 6
Hamburg 20357
U: Messehallen

Pick Up
Small basement bar in St. Georg.
@ St. Georg, Zimmerpforte 2
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Thomaskeller
Simple gay basement bar in St. Georg. Clientele mainly local regulars.
@ Rostocker Straße 14
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof, U: Lohmühlenstraße

Toom Peerstall
The lesbian and gay pub in the St. Pauli quarter.
Clientele mainly in their 20s and 30s.
@ St. Pauli, Clemens-Schultz-Straße 43
Hamburg 20359
U: St. Pauli; S: Reeperbahn

WunderBar
Gay party bar in the red-light district St. Pauli.
Music: Charts and German Schlager.
Very crowded at weekends. Clientele mainly in their 20s and 30s.
@ St. Pauli, Talstraße 14
Hamburg 20359
S: Reeperbahn

Clubs & Parties

See also our overview of upcoming Irregular Parties and Events in Hamburg.

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Cruising & Fetish

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

S.L.U.T. Club
Large gay fetish bar with cruising labyrinth.
Mainly middle-aged clientele.
On Saturday with strict dresscode.
Program (and dresscodes) on the S.L.U.T. Club website.
Smoking bar.
@ St. Georg, Rostocker Straße 20
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof, U: Lohmühlenstraße

Toms Saloon
Longest running gay cruise bar in Hamburg.
With Tom of Finland gallery.
@ St. Georg, Pulverteich 17
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Saunas

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Dragon Sauna
Largest and most popular gay sauna in Hamburg. Moreover, its beautiful wet area makes it one of the top gay bathhouses in Europe.
Very busy especially on Sunday afternoon and evening.
Admission: locker 16.50 – 21.50 €, cabin 30–55 €
@ St. Georg, Pulverteich 37
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof, Berliner Tor

Men's Heaven Sauna
Simple gay sauna on several floors with lots of stairs.
Rather mature clientele.
Admission: 12-20 €
@ St. Georg, Steindamm 14
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

 Apollo Sauna
Gay sauna in the west of Hamburg (beyond St. Pauli).
Clientele mainly 40+.
Admission: 16.50 €
@ Max-Brauer-Allee 277
Hamburg 22769
U + S: Sternschanze

Shops

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 2 November 2020: Bars, restaurants, gyms etc. have to stay closed until further notice. Tourist overnight stays in hotels are temporarily not allowed.

Brunos
Monday-Saturday 10:00 – 20:00
Fashion, underwear, gay books and magazines, toys etc.
@ St. Georg, Danziger Straße 70 / Lange Reihe
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Mr. Chaps
Monday 11:00 – 19:00; Tuesday-Thursday 14:00 – 19:00; Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 19:00
For more than 35 years, Hamburg's leather and fetish shop.
With own workshop and second-hand section.
@ St. Georg, Greifswalder Straße 23
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

Mystery Hall
Gay sex shop (magazines, toys and accessories) and cruising cinema.
@ St. Pauli, Talstraße 3-5
Hamburg 20359
S: Reeperbahn

Services

Hein & Fiete
Gay information and counselling centre: health related issues, prevention and more.
@ St. Georg, Pulverteich 21
Hamburg 20099
U + S: Hauptbahnhof

mhc – Magnus-Hirschfeld-Centrum
LGBT counselling centre, youth club, cafe-bar and venue for events.
@ Borgweg 8
Hamburg 22303

Queer Refugees Support Hamburg
Open action group supporting LGBT refugees in Hamburg.
@ Hamburg