10 Best Things To Do At Night In Frankfurt, Germany

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Frankfurt is known as the birthplace of techno music and has seen the rise of many iconic clubs and DJs throughout the years. The city maintains its importance in the techno music industry, housing some of the world’s top nightclubs and resident DJs. Furthermore, Frankfurt has a large student population, driving the demand for trendy night entertainment. You’ll be able to find posh and eclectic establishments, as well as pocket-friendly options suited for the young crowd. From dressing to the nines and attending the opera to rocking it out in clubs with friends, read on for the best things to do at night in Frankfurt, Germany.

1. Be spoiled for choice at Embury Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Embury Bar features an impressive menu selection of spirits and classic cocktails, which is why it’s on our list. If you need drink recommendations, feel free to ask one of the bartenders for some advice. Embury Bar is known for its top-notch service standards, as well.

On select dates, the bar also hosts live jazz performances, so be sure to check your calendars to see if your trip coincides with one of their jazz nights. If your schedule aligns with a performance, Embury Bar is a must-go on your night out in Frankfurt.

Embury Bar

Address: Kirchnerstraße 6-8, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Embury Bar

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5pm -1am; Fri & Sat: 5pm - 2am (closed on Sun & Mon)

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2. Immerse in the local arts scene at Schauspiel Frankfurt

Schauspiel Frankfurt (2019)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Pressestelle Scha... used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Schauspiel Frankfurt is the largest theatre in the Rhine-Main region and has been entertaining crowds since 1782. Throughout the years, this theater company has seen venue changes, artistic shifts, and major historic upheavals before transforming into the Schauspiel Frankfurt known today.

Today, the theater is home to a more modern body of work, putting on thought-provoking shows that encourage the audience to reflect on societal issues and future possibilities. Book a ticket for one of the shows in Schauspiel Frankfurt to immerse yourself in the local arts scene.

Schauspiel Frankfurt

Address: Neue Mainzer Str. 17, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Schauspiel Frankfurt

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3. Discover the story and history behind cigars in Frankfurt

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Mercedes Reyes - Zigarrenmanufaktur & Bar is a cigar production business run by the Reyes family since 1910. The Reyes’ started the business for their love and passion for cigars and have transformed the trade by producing top-quality products for the region.

As they continue pushing the envelope for innovative tobacco products, Mercedes Reyes Zigarrenlounge is a place you must visit to learn more about the work behind these products and give some of them a try, as well! The cigar lounge is a laid-back venue where you can find hand-rolled cigars and a quaint cocktail bar.

Mercedes Reyes - Zigarrenmanufaktur & Bar

Address: Ring The Bell!, Kaiserstraße 60, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Mercedes Reyes - Zigarrenmanufaktur & Bar

Opening hours: Wed & Thu: 7pm - 12am; Fri & Sat: 8pm – 2am (closed Sun - Tue)

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4. Party the night away at La Louve

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Joining Frankfurt’s nightclub scene in 2018 is La Louve. Featuring an intimate setting, La Louve’s founders wanted to create a space where people felt at home. Rather than having a large dance floor, they opted for carpeted floors and group seating areas, where people can unwind comfortably with their drinks for the evening. To stand out in the Frankfurt club scene, they focus on impeccable service by providing bottle service for guests.

La Louve is known to attract big-name DJs, showcasing a range of genres, including hip hop, house, techno, and electronic dance music. These are just a few reasons La Louve is one of the more standout clubbing spots in Frankfurt to put on your itinerary.

La Louve

Address: Brönnerstraße 17, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening hours: Thu: 10pm - 5am; Fri & Sat: 11pm - 5am (closed on Sun - Wed)

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5. Discover opera at Oper Frankfurt

Alte Oper Frankfurt 2012
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Frankfurt has seen many famous classical composers grace its city, most notably Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Over the years, opera in Frankfurt has seen substantial shifts and upheavals. The industry even had a period where it struggled to stay afloat amid the drastic economic and cultural changes Germany was going through.

Nonetheless, opera has survived the tough years and is now proudly performed at Oper Frankfurt. Book a ticket and enjoy a night of one of the world’s best opera performances at Oper Frankfurt.

Oper Frankfurt

Address: Untermainanlage 11, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Oper Frankfurt

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6. Head to Das Bett for awesome live music

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Das Bett (The Bed) started as a cozy, informal live music club that gained popularity among locals, particularly with bands that performed at the venue. Some musical acts slept over on the second floor after an entire night of high-energy performances, the inspiration behind the name of the club!

After moving locations and renovating the current space, the once 80-capacity venue can now house 500 people per show. Das Bett is known for its unpretentious live shows, where audiences can enjoy a broad range of genres live, unedited, and raw from the artists. Going to this local club is an experience on its own. Check out their website to see the lineup and book your tickets for a thrilling live performance.

The Bed: Live Music Club

Address: Schmidtstraße 12, 60326 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: The Bed: Live Music Club

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7. Indulge in a lovely dinner at Restaurant Français

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Treat yourself to an exquisite dining experience at the Restaurant Français, a one- Michelin-starred restaurant located at Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof. With his focus on strong flavors and dishes inspired by French Haute cuisine, chef Patrick Bittner’s award-winning culinary expertise has received praise from international food critics. This recognition has led to the universal acclaim of Restaurant Français.

Reserve a table for dinner, and come in smart casual wear.

Restaurant Français

Address: Am Kaiserplatz, GPS: Bethmannstraße 33, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Français

Opening hours: Tue: 12:00pm - 2:00pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm; Wed & Thu: 12:00pm - 2:00pm, 6:30pm - 9:30pm; Fri & Sat: 6:30pm - 9:30pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

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8. Taste the finest local beer at BrauStil

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Germany is known for its love of beer, and hitting up a brewery is a definite must. What’s great about BrauStil is that while it’s primarily a brewery for German and international beers, it boasts a bar and pub where you can enjoy freshly brewed beers!

BrauStil uses organic ingredients in brewing its beers and is committed to using green electricity in production. Its cozy bar and pub interiors will definitely make you want to stay longer. For a good variety, try the tasting board with five kinds of beer.


Address: Oeder Weg 57, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: BrauStil

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 1am; Sun: 1pm - 8pm (closed on Mon)

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9. Knock down some pins at Bowling World Frankfurt

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If you’re looking to have a casual, wholesome night with family and friends, head down to Bowling World Frankfurt! For a lovely bonding experience, a group activity that everybody can participate in is the key.

A no-fuss location, Bowling World Frankfurt is a smoke-free indoor location, making it a family-friendly place for bonding.

Bowling World Frankfurt

Address: Berkersheimer Weg 104, 60433 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Bowling World Frankfurt

Opening hours: Tue: 3pm - 11pm; Wed & Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri & Sat: 11am - 12:00am; Sat: 11am - 12am; Sun: 11am - 9pm (closed on Mon)

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10. Attend a comedy show at Boulevard Bistro Die Komödie

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Posted by Die Komödie on Friday, August 6, 2021

Under the direction of Prof. Claus Helmer since 1972, Boulevard Bistro Die Komödie was transformed into a modern theater with a dedicated foyer bar and bistro in 1999. Since then, it has attracted talented comedians from across the country to entertain guests each night.

The Boulevard takes its comedy really seriously - and that’s when you know the shows will be great! Come early before your show and have a delightful dinner at the restaurant, then linger on after the show is over to enjoy more refreshments at the venue.

Boulevard Bistro Die Komödie

Address: Neue Mainzer Str., 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Website: Boulevard Bistro Die Komödie

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 6pm - 12am; Sun: 4pm - 11pm (closed on Mon)

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Frankfurt's night life is full of surprises

Alte Oper Frankfurt Winter 2008
Source: Photo by user Der Wolf im Wald used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Frankfurt is bursting with culture, arts, history, and all that translates into world-class nightlife destinations that you’ll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. Don’t miss out on these amazing activities. Get dressed up, and head out for a night out that will leave you pleasantly surprised!

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