The Harmonie offers more than the usual pub. In summer you can grab a sunny place in the back courtyard if you get here early enough. Apart from coming here to enjoy beer, wine and small tasty dishes, people also come for the good live music. Musicians from the Jazz and Blues scene come here often to play in the Events Room, as do the cult band 'Fred Kellner and the famous Soul Sisters' featuring Anke Engelke.
The Alte Zoll is one of those places lucky with a beatific in Bonn but unfortunately only in summer, as its just a beer lovers paradise. People of all ages meet up here right by the Rhine under the trees. Live music is also often played here. The homemade pizzas are eaten with zest and are a good accompaniment to the splendid beer. A big plus of the Alten Zoll is the service, which is always friendly and quick.
Sip on a succinct drink while gazing into the horizon at Strandbar. A fabulous beach bar, this is where patrons can enjoy the warm seaside breeze and a cocktail at the same time. Lush green trees, golden sand, gentle sunshine and splendid views make up the ambiance of this bar, setting the perfect tone for a leisurely drink. The food menu features a limited yet scrumptious options such as Spaghetti Bolognese, Bockwurst and a variety of pizzas.
Located in the historic center of the city, Midi is a cozy German and Italian restaurant and wine bar which is known for its delicious breakfasts and the stunning views of the old town which can be seen from its sun terrace. The dishes served here are a mix of chef's special delicacies and delectable pasta dishes. The interior is chic and trendy while still remaining cozy enough to want to simply while away the time with wine and conversation. Still, the sun terrace is the more popular destination for diners during summer months. All in all, this is a great place to come to for lunch with the family or a dinner date.
Get to Spirits early and head straight for the red leather benches next to the bar if you want to have the best place to sit. You'll have a hard time finding anywhere to sip your tasty cocktail if you get here too late. Especially on the weekends, it can be completely packed. Not as posh as the Rosebud, there's usually a comfortable mix of people. They offer plenty of different cocktails for perfectly reasonable prices. The location is super, right between Rudolfplatz and Zülpicher Straße. The music varies between drum 'n' bass, dub, techno and as the large picture at the bar suggests, sometimes reggae as well.
Siebert’s Bar is worth visiting for the presentation of drinks and elegant interiors. It can be a bit difficult to spot the entrance to the bar, and many people walk right past it without noticing. The secret to being let in is ringing a small bell, and once the doors open, they give way to a sultry bar with chandeliers, leather sofas and stools, and many burning candles. Drinks are the central attraction, and they are imaginative. Grab an early evening Aperitif à la Francaise a Negroni Sbagliato, or the king of the bar’s cocktails, the cool Copper Martini.
Che Guevara at Bonn is a small and casual cocktail bar with a Cuban flair. Although humble in stature and décor, the selection of drinks available here is remarkably large. At "Che" it is genuinely believed that every cocktail is revolutionary in its own way, and its inventor is well deserving of repute. In keeping with this belief the menu describes the story behind the drink along with the drink itself. The cocktail selection is extensive, with everything from well-known classics like the Cosmopolitan and Mai Tai, to more recent inventions. If you ask nicely, the bartender may even treat you to an original concoction of his own! Prepared from fresh ingredients, every drink is a sinfully delicious revelation packed with flavor. Full of life, humor and the vibrancy of Cuba, the bar gets crowded easily, especially during happy hour, so be sure to make a reservation or arrive early. Apart from cocktails, the bar also offers a fine selection of cigars and some light bar snacks.
Bavarian flair in the middle of Bonn town centre. If you like drinking weiss beer and eating a Haxn (pig's leg) with bread dumplings, then you should simply go to the Saviour, which is what Salvator means. Situated close to the station, Bavarian guests don't need to drink out of the usual small Cologne beer glasses - they can get a litre mug instead. In the summer, you can sit outside at the small beer tables and pretend you're in the heart of Munich.
Bagel Brothers Bonn is part of a popular chain of restaurants. The place is famous for serving up delicious, freshly prepared sandwiches, sweet treats, baked goods and juices. It's great place to grab a healthy breakfast sandwich or bagel on-the-go, or maybe even just chill with a cup of hot coffee. The restaurant is also nice for a casual Sunday Brunch out with family and friends. Choose from their speciality sandwiches like the Lucky Bagel, or the Tuna Salad Bagel. You can even pick up some freshly prepared bagel for a later treat; they sell them by the half-dozen. Conveniently located in the city center near the main station Hauptbahnhof Bonn, it's popular with tourists and locals alike.
Here live concerts are offered, the music style ranging from rock to jazz.
Counted as one of the oldest nightlife venues of Bonn, Carpe Noctem has been a city tradition since the year 1994. For more than two decades, it has been a favorite party spot for the city's student community, while it also attracts crowds of other age groups. Carpe Noctem boasts of an exciting line-up of DJ acts, spanning across genres like classic, rock and pop. The bar counter is arguably one of the longest ones in the city and offers a wide selection of reasonably priced libations. Surprisingly close to the nearest means of public transport, it also remains frequented by tourists pouring in from other cities and towns.