A membership card, which entitles you to discounts, is actually a necessity for the Cave 54 club(pronounced just as it is spelled by the regulars). The club certainly lives up to its name with a winding staircase leading down to the vaults. Founded in 1954, it is considered one of Germany's oldest student clubs and has played host to famous stars such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Zappa. The range of music has not been affected by all the new technical innovations with the daily music agenda consisting of Blues, 60's and 70's Rock, Reggae, Jazz and Jazz sessions take place regularly.
Situated in a tiny alleyway just around the corner from the tourist office at Neckarmünzplatz, Kulturbrauerei Brauhaus, a traditional brewery occupies a beautiful old building with a dramatic yellow and red facade. The interior is equally attractive, with wooden floorboards and long, rustic tables. The specialty of the house is home-brewed beer, perfect for washing down the hearty meat dishes (although there is also a good choice of vegetarian fare). All in all, this is a friendly and unhurried place. Also, a wide range of beer is also available here.
Located in the beautiful Schloss Heidelberg grounds, the elegant dining room offers diners sumptuous, elegant meals in the most refined settings. The restaurant serves up a delicious array of contemporary culinary creations. The menu is seasonal, and the best quality of ingredients ensures a superb meal. Whether you're seated in the historic dining rooms, or out on the summer terrace, rest assured that you won't be disappointed by your dining experience here. Seated out in the open, amongst the historic ruins, with a chilled bottle of fantastic wine certainly makes for a romantic evening. Reservations are recommended especially in the summer season.
Hemingway once said, "There is not a problem in the world that a double whiskey cannot solve." His namesake bar is testimony to that, for when you sit on your wicker chair and gaze over the river, with double whiskey in hand, your troubles will float away. Decorated with mementos and photos of the great writer, Das Hemingway's Heidelberg is a great place to hang out and contemplate life's great adventure. And if whiskey is not your thing, Hemingway's serves wonderful hot drinks and classic American diner food.
Party venue, exhibition space, concert hall and contemporary art space, halle02 is a converted industrial warehouse turned event venue. Come evening this space transforms into a happening nightclub attracting some of the city's best musical talent from top DJs and performers. A constant hub of activity, this unique space embodies Heidelberg's vibrant nightlife and dynamic spirit.
Chic, stylish and romantic, Cafe Rossi is a favorite with young professionals and well-to-do twenty and thirty-somethings. Spread over two floors, the café is extremely spacious; the interior design is classic, but the atmosphere is surprisingly relaxed and unpretentious. In the summer, guests can sit out in the beer garden and enjoy a selection of German and European dishes at reasonable prices. A top tip for a stylish but affordable evening out.
Since its inception in the year 2000, Jazzhaus Heidelberg has attained much name among party goers and music lovers as well. The place is a blast of fun and activity with all the patrons swirling to the peppy tunes that the DJ plays out. The nightclub is renowned mainly for the Jazz music, however, they also have dedicated nights to different music genres. Besides, this Jazz house also holds regular live band performances by upcoming and renowned artists. If you are passionate about music and partying is on your list during your trip to the city, Jazzhaus Heidelberg is your place to go.
Philippsburg's historic pub, the Holzwurm Huttenheim has been around for over 25 years. The cozy pub is renowned for its impressive selection of premium malts as well as regular whiskeys. There is also a beer garden for all those beer lovers out there. Several whiskey tastings are conducted in groups on a regular basis. A popular destination for concerts, the venue has been hosting live-gigs since its inception. Several renowned bands, musicians and DJs have played here. With free darts and billiards, the pub offers a fun recreation for those looking for a casual night out.
As soon as you step into Le Gourmet, you feel like you've been swept back in time. The red draperies, warm honey colored sandstone walls and exposed wooden beams give the restaurant an elegantly opulent look. The award-winning restaurant focuses heavily on the use of the best seasonal ingredients, with a splash of real creativity and craftsmanship. Each dish is perfectly prepared to the highest standards. The menu is constantly changing, but dishes include Lamb Cordon Bleau and Langoustino with Leeks. Pair your meal with an excellent wine from their extensive International wine list and don't miss out on the desserts to complete your meal. For reservations, give them a call.