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Bonn Nightlife, Germany

Bonn nightlife has long been an attraction with both the tourists as well as the foreign students’ community staying in the city. Although many people swear by Cologne when it comes to enjoying nightlife (and indeed people from other nearby cities like Dusseldorf visit Cologne for that reason), Bonn certainly has a lively nightlife.

Bonn nightlife promises varied entertainment – there are comedy clubs, cinemas, discotheques, drinking venues, music venues, theaters and operas in Bonn. To enjoy Bonn nightlife, all you need to do is choose according to your liking and budget.

Bonn Nightlife – Eating And Drinking Venues

Bonn is just full of eating and drinking venues; most of these are basically pubs but they also have special meals on offer. Here we focus on the ones that are part of Bonn nightlife instead of the ones that have service in day-time.

Altstadt or the old town area is particularly famous for its drinking holes like Babel (at Franzstr. 36), Brauhaus Machold (at Heerst. 52), Duck (at Heerstr. 132) and Pawlow (at Heerstr. 64). The Endenich-area also is famous for its pubs like Fiddler’s Irish Pub (at Frongasse 9), Harmonie, (at Frongasse 30) and Odeon (at Endenicher Str. 268). Apart from these, the Innenstadt, Poppelsdorf and Südstadt areas of Bonn are quite well-known for their bars and bistros.

If you are in Bonn in summer-time, strolls around/among the beer-gardens like Alter Zoll (at Brassertufer) will definitely be rewarding as well as rejuvenating.

Bonn Nightlife – Clubs and Discos

Bonn has many clubs and discos. The Jazzkeller is certainly the best nightclub in the vicinity; befitting its name, the club offers varied music – right from jazz and blues to live music. The other popular Bonn nightclubs include names like Blow Up (at Rathausgasse 10), Discotheque Carpe Noctem (at Wesselstr. 5), Hausbar (at Boeselagerhof 1), Nachtschicht (Bornheimer Str. 20-22) and Drei Raum Wohnung (at Boeselagerhof 15).

These nightclubs are a huge-hit among the young student groups as some of these allow students free-entry. Drinks too are available to students at discounted prices. And then the music-variety they offer is certainly a plus.

Bonn Nightlife – Other Nightlife Venues

As said, Bonn nightlife does not end with visits to the local discos and pubs; being a very cultured city, Bonn also brings to the guests some refined form of entertainment like films, music, theatrical shows, etc. Go for these staid forms of entertainment if you are averse to dancing, DJ or karaoke music and the like or look at them as mere child’s pleasures.

The city has as many as 20 cinema halls like Neue Filmbühne Hertel u. Brenig KG, Stern- Comet- Sternchen- Lichtspiele and WOKI Filmpalast, etc. where you can catch up modern movies as well as old classics. You can also attend comedy/stage shows at select Bonn venues like Rex-Lichtspieltheater or Pauke Bonn GmbH Zentrale. Balustrade and Rheinkultur GmbH are two famous live music venues in Bonn.

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