Party Earth Review Madonna is a simple neighborhood bar made famous when it and its ceiling – which is reminiscent of the Sistine Chapel – were featured in the German movie Herr Lehmann. Fame hasn’t gone to the bar’s head, however, as witnessed by the understated décor of whitewashed walls, clusters of wooden tables, and the aforementioned ... more
Wiener Strasse 22
Party Earth Review Located in the heart of Schöneberg, Jansen Bar is a chic, somewhat upscale yet slightly bohemian cocktail bar divided into three distinct rooms, each bathed in warm lighting that’s low enough to create atmosphere but bright enough to show off the swanky décor. The front room, dominated by a wide granite-topped bar nicely ... more
Cocktail Bar / Restaurant
Party Earth Review A fabulous retreat for a late dinner, Zaza’s is a restaurant and cocktail bar that offers over fifty kinds of cocktails, as well as fresh sushi, soup, and salads until midnight. Chic and sleek, the décor features vintage black-and-white photographs of American movies and celebrities with green lighting fixtures that add ... more
Party Earth Review While many bars in Berlin throw together a few mismatched armchairs and coffee tables and call themselves a lounge, few do it with as much class as Scotch & Sofa. This stylish cocktail bar manages to pull off a retro 50s-era living room vibe without seeming too kitschy. The décor of tasteful wallpaper set off by dark mahogany ... more
Party Earth Review As the self-proclaimed home of the “world’s greatest selection of absinthe,” the laid-back Druide Bar provides just the right environment to explore the effects of this classic drink and the fabled “green fairy” that comes with it. A giant, mystical mural of a bearded old man surrounded by mythical creatures sets the tone ... more
Schönhauser Allee 42
When people think of drinking in Germany, their first impulse is to gravitate towards the beer. It makes sense, it’s a beer drinking country and hops-lovers abound. However, if all you thought of was beer, than you’d be missing out on a great number of cocktail bars in all the major cities.
Cocktail bars in Berlin, for instance, run the gamut from high-end and fancy ordeals to creative mixology dens and whiskey bars. What they all have in common is a knowledgeable staff ready to whip up intricate artisanal drinks that will light up your taste buds like nothing else.
One of the best Berlin cocktail bars is a place called Jansen Bar. Jansen is an upscale cocktail joint with a bohemian clientele. Here, bartenders dazzle their patrons with expertly crafted creations with a little live jazz to boot.
Another great cocktail bar is Madonna which not only has over 250 types of whiskey to mix and match, but was also featured in the German movie Herr Lehmann.
Two more great cocktail bars are Zaza Cocktail Bar and Scotch & Sofa. Zaza offers over 50 kinds of mixed drinks in a sleek and chic environment; whereas Scotch & Sofa throws together mismatched furniture in the most tasteful way possible while serving a swanky clientele expertly concocted libations.
With a solid variety of cocktail bars to choose from, Berlin gives its party-hungry denizens some excellent pre-clubbing drinks options or just a bunch of chill places to spend the night refining your cocktail palate.