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Bars & Cafes
Cafe Smögen is not a normal cafe where you can only get a coffee and pastries. The charming interior with different types of tables and decorations combines the old and the new. Enjoy a daily changing lunch menu with your friends, family or colleagues. Even your dog will enjoy a visit at the cafe: the friendly and welcoming staff has dog biscuits to give out.
La Strada is a crazy gay bar, where everybody is welcome. Get ready for a colorful and fun night out. During the summer you can enjoy your cool drink outside and observe the people passing by. The friendly and knowledgeable bartenders will help you to choose a tasty cocktail. You are allowed to smoke inside and enjoy life just how you are - whether you're a drag queen, transgender, gay, lesbian or straight.
Extratour is a friendly neighborhood gay and lesbian bar where everybody feels welcome. The bar supports AIDS awareness and on Mondays you can go here for information and support. Come in if you are interested in an easy-going atmosphere, where you can have some drinks and a nice conversation or even find new friends. The style of the bar is more simple and rustic, but the atmosphere is always friendly and warm.
Huhnerposten is a trendy nightclub which supports every genre of music and allows for various musical events to be organized here. From trance and ambient to metal and country, it's all here. Live music, comedy troupes, and other artistic interpretations also take place from time to time, and if you want your own shindig, rooms are available for rent. Check the website for event listings and more.
Baumann’s Bierbar is located near the central railway station in the St. Georg district. The rustic style with a lot of wood is typical for this area and makes for a cozy place to enjoy a cold draft beer. During the summer you can sit outside and observe the bustling city. This beer bar is around 120 years old and has been run by the Baumann family for generations. The handbag and jacket rack under the counter is very practical; that way, you won't have any problems finding your things on the coat rack.
This dive bar opened in 1983 and one day before the opening the owner had no idea what to name the bar, but his employees helped out and suggested to name it after his dog, Frau Möller. This local bar has seen better days: the wallpaper is yellow from cigarette smoke and the floor creaks, but that is the way the regulars want it. The charm of Frau Möller isn't that it's new, it's that it's familiar. The bar has many different draft beers, foosball and darts - the perfect combination for a dive bar.
Naschwerk, a friendly establishment in St.Georg's Lange Reihe, has a modern interior and lovely cakes and coffee. But it sets itself out from the masses by its 24 gorgeous ice-cream flavours, which are not just available during the summer season, but all year round. A single scoop is still only (EUR 0.5), and the Naschwerk is proud to stock only all-natural flavours. Irresistible combinations of various fruit ice-creams vary with the seasons-pink grapefruit and lemon are among the summer flavours, while cinnamon and almond are winter favourites. A special event is the chocolate fondue on Sundays, which is available at (EUR 6) per person.
People of every age come to this place, among them many gay men. In the summer you can enjoy sitting in the small garden in the backyard, far away from the busy street. The furniture is rather rustic but the guests are far from being old-fashioned. A special attraction of the Café Uhrlaub is a collection of big old clocks hanging on the wall opposite the bar. There is a big choice for breakfast-whether with scrambled eggs, cereal, or rolls and croissants fresh from the oven-everybody will find something among the 12 dishes.For lunch and dinner there are huge French bageuttes and baked pasta, and also different salads.
It is hard to miss Cafe Gnosa from the street due to its bold neon sign and the sidewalk bustling with patrons. This café and cake shop caters to the lesbian and gay community in Hamburg. Its rich wooden interiors and vermilion red walls, adorned with portraits and marine landscapes, create a stylish ambience. Breakfast is available in varieties such as Nordic, French and Italian as well as a special champagne breakfast with Demiflasche Veuve Cliquot. Typical items include salami, smoked salmon, crab salad, jam, cheese and ciabatta. For lunch, one can either opt for a range of prix fixe menus or order dishes like Pyrenees Salad, and Rump Steak with Bratt Potatoes and Herb Butter. This place is mostly known for its cakes including Pfirsichmelbatorte, Lübeck Nut Cake, Poppy Quarktorte, Philadelphia Cake, Rhubarb Pie and Chocolate-Orange Cake. It also offers innovative wedding cakes and catering facilities.
M&V Bar is the oldest bar in the St. Georg district. It has a lot of tradition, charm, and history. A visit at the bar is worth it just to look at the menu, which is more like a piece of art. Different photographers show their work and help to make this bar famous. It is a good mixture between the traditional and the modern. Everybody is welcome to come in and have a seat in the lounge area. If you're lucky you can spot different celebrities here just hanging out and enjoying a relaxed time.
Caravela treats patrons to a scrumptious menu lined with delicious Portuguese specials. The restaurant is always buzzing with tourists and locals as it offers good food at great prices in a family atmosphere. It is a good option for lunch as well as breakfast or even for a quick afternoon drink. Try their refreshing espressos, cakes and other sweet treats and you will not be disappointed. Their service is extremely friendly and they always serve patrons with a big smile.
This popular pub is always busy. With beer, mixed music and hot meals from a large menu, this is hardly surprising. The kitchen serves anything from breakfast and light snacks to tasty dishes until late at night. Max & Co is in with the theatre crowd despite its worn-out floorboards and yellowing posters. They sit amongst students, brokers and a mix of people enjoying the originality of the slightly rustic decor and its Seventies charm. Please refer the website for the exact opening hours.