After a busy day of sightseeing in Nuremberg, there is no better way to unwind than over drinks and conversation at a nice bar. From homey local hang outs to the perfect date spot and snazzy cocktail bars offering magnificent views, we have rounded up the most popular bars in Nuremberg.
Mata Hari Bar
Bar, Pub Grub, Cocktails, German, European, Wine, Beer, $$$
The clientele at Mata Hari Bar mainly consists of regulars. Customers keep coming back to this bar due to its homely feel and familiar ambience, but also because its shelves are stocked with more than 200 varieties of drinks. At this little bar, choose from 50 cocktails, more than 10 kinds of beers and over 40 whiskeys or malts. Customers can enjoy their drinks with soothing music playing in the background.
Gelbe Haus Cocktailbar is an immensely popular choice among locals for its range of delicious cocktails and international spirits. Moreover, it is a favored venue for celebrating special events like weddings and graduations, for which the in-house catering service offers delectable regional and international cuisines. Also, customers can sign up for their cocktail course and emerge as experts on the subject and even earn a certificate to brag about back home!
Die Rote Bar attracts guests with a cozy, warm atmosphere and well-stocked shelves. Pick from a range of wine, beer, whiskey, champagne and soft drinks, or be a little adventurous and opt for a special drink. These bartender specials taste as delicious as their names are intriguing – Cup of Good Hope, Twisting Dragon, Sailing Cucumber, Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, and Painkiller, just to name a few.
Both international guests and regulars at Vintage Bar consistently opine that the cocktails served here are world-class and stand out from those offered in other bars with their adventurous combinations. Vintage Bar serves cocktails the good old-fashioned way – no umbrellas, no toppings, no garnishing, simply a glass of delicious potion that doesn’t need any accompaniments to be appreciated.
This glamorous, tastefully-decorated bar is perfect for a chilled-out evening with friends or family, a romantic date or the celebration of a special occasion. Skybar has 120 refreshing cocktails up its sleeve, along with salads, pasta, burgers, cakes, ice cream, coffee and other options, which can be enjoyed on the trendy fourth-floor terrace amid soothing music and while taking in the magnificent views of Nuremberg.
Loom is a popular hangout for the trendy, young crowd of Nuremberg. Its attractive purple lighting, great music and casual ambience is the perfect setting to chill over one or two cocktails. If you prefer an alcohol-free drink, you will be spoiled for choice as well. Loom also offers pizza, nachos, soup, sausages and desserts. Do check out their Shisha Bar or maybe catch a game on one of their huge screens.
Don’t let the tongue-twisting name put you off! For the last decade, this charming tavern has earned immense popularity among Nuremberg locals and not without reason. Schanzenbräu Schankwirtschaft has a lovely biergarten that is the perfect spot to enjoy the summer sun over chilled drinks. Apart from a good choice in beer, Franconian wine, and regional specialties from places like Belgium, Berlin, and Bramberg, here you can dig into a filling meal of sausages, pork shoulder, roast, noodles and other snacks.
A little slice of Ireland in Nuremberg. If you are looking for English-speaking locals, expats and tourists to hang out with, this is a good choice. O’Sheas is a quintessential Irish pub offering all the usual drinks, plus some Irish shots, in a cozy atmosphere. They also have a great dinner menu, consisting of steaks, soups, sandwiches, burgers, nachos, chips and several Irish delicacies.
Shamrock is a traditional Irish pub in Nuremberg’s Old Town and boasts the finest whiskey selection in the entire Franconia region. It is another great place to find English speakers from all over the world. Shamrock promises a relaxing atmosphere and an impressive choice of drinks, including several great cocktails. Enjoy your drink with an order of nachos, chips or peanuts!
Want to watch exciting games on huge screens and cheer with people from all corners of the globe? Head to Dubliner Irish Pub und Sport Bar, one of the most popular pubs in the city. It boasts a great choice in drinks from across Europe and Ireland, and a few snacks to go with them. However, people love it more as a place to socialize and hang out with friends than to merely grab a drink.