Well-known far beyond city limits, the Distillery is one of the best and most interesting clubs in town. The only problem is that you will have to get past the bouncers first, so make sure you dress up for the occasion. Once you are in, you can dance till dawn to the sounds of house and techno. The club attracts big-name DJs like Sven Väth and Jeff Mills.
This fine dining restaurant is known for its unique cuisine that is designed by the culinary chef maestro, Peter Maria Schnurr. Chef Schnurr adds a unique twist to classic French flavors leading to the creation of artful platters that are a treat to the eye and the palate. The interiors exude elegance and allow you to marvel at the panoramic view of the city. Book a stay at the luxurious Westin Hotel after enjoying a sumptuous meal at the restaurant.
Champions - The American Sports Bar is situated within Leipzig Marriott Hotel. Its 16 screens display all major tournaments and this bar dons a vibrant look on game nights as sports enthusiasts cheer for their favorite teams. It attracts young and buoyant customers who come to socialize, discuss sports and enjoy good beverages. In the true American style, guests can enjoy bar snacks such as Country Style Chicken Wings, Sirloin Steak and Fries, Crock of Chili and California Turkey, followed by a dessert like Vanilla Cheese Cake or Apple Cobbler. The beverages include Grey Goose Vodka, Gordon's Dry Gin and the whiskey-infused Blackberry Jack cocktail. For the best experience, head here during the Happy Hours and try the Cocktail of the Month.
Regarded as Leipzig's second-oldest restaurant, Auerbach's Keller is a must for any visitor touring the city. This place also made a mark in culture through Goethe's epic play Faust. Renowned for focusing on tradition, the menu here consists of hearty Saxon fare with an emphasis on local specialties like Leipziger Lerche and Allerlei. There is also a fine selection of local wines, but as usual, quality has its price. Apart from the aforementioned features, Auerbach's Keller also frequently organizes special programs for groups.
Bayerischer Bahnhof is one of the most important historical landmarks in Germany. Built in 1842, this is the oldest railway station in the country. Apart from the beautiful architecture and design, it is the ancient charm captured in this structure that pulls so many visitors each day. A must visit!
CLUB L1 is an upscale lounge, dance club and event space that is known for hosting exhilarating parties. A glossy metallic ring on the ceiling reflects multi-colored strobe lighting while the back-lit lounge adds to the glamour of the space. Patrons are expected to dress up in chic and contemporary apparel while heading here. The menu offers beverages like Crystal Head vodka, Monkey 47 gin and Havana Club rum along with a selection of champagnes and vintage wines. The parties have varied themes and the music is based on particular emotions and seasons. Nearly everyone is dressed up in their most fashionable attire to mirror the polished interiors of the club, and the VIP section offers a premium experience, replete with subtle strobe lighting and deluxe sofas. Those who wish to organize sophisticated and trendy corporate functions, trade shows, anniversaries and birthday parties can hire the venue, accompanied by facilities like projectors and catering. Call ahead for the opening hours.
Have an unforgettable evening at one of Leipzig's over 21 dance clubs. Cocktail and drink specials are available on a nightly basis at the club, which comprises two floors of dance space and intimate seating. Host your next event at this discotheque and make it a truly memorable affair that will be talked about for a long time to come. With theme and decades nights, the best guest DJs, and special singles parties occurring on a regular basis, you'll have a new experience each and every time you visit this dynamic club. -Sarah Saurette
Johann S. offers something slightly unusual for Leipzig: Koelsch (Cologne's local brew). But Johann S. is not necessarily just a beer pub, it has a restaurant serving superbly satisfying and creative dishes priced moderately. The classic mousse au chocolate is there to finish up with! All in all, you really can't go wrong with a visit to Johann S. as even the area in which it is situated (Thomaskirche) constantly offers the opportunity to watch the tourists and Leipzig inhabitants as they pass by.
Head to the Weinwirtschaft in Leipzig to experience classy and sophisticated dining at its best. Although the interior vibe is such that you will feel under dressed in your shirt and trousers, do not feel so. It is delightfully casual and cool. Take a seat by the bar or go to the indoor tables and order for sumptuous home cooking sort of food such as beef roulade, sour noodles and other Mediterranean delights However, the draw card of the restaurant is the extensive list of tapas. You will be awestruck by how artisanal, flavorful and insanely delicious the small plates are. The food is also complemented quite well with the vast-ranging variety of wines on offer.
Germany is synonymous with beer and in Leipzig there's no better place to grab a cold one than at the Brauhaus an der Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church Brewery). Their homebrew is made with the finest of ingredients and is meant to complement their traditional menu options. A wide variety of Bavarian and Saxon dishes are offered like rouladen, schnitzel, sauerkraut, and of course, sausages fried to perfection! Sit inside their comfortable and cozy dining room, take a visit down to their beer cellar, or opt for outdoor seating no matter the season and enjoy the tremendous view of Bach's St. Thomas Church. -Sarah Saurette
Zigarre, a truly unique location, offers a restaurant and lounge on the main floor of their premises, along with a smoking and cigar bar on the lower level. In either the summer or winter months, their outdoor patio is also thoroughly enjoyable for a gab with friends or watching the endless stream of tourists stroll by. Their appetizers and mains are inspired by the best of Italian cuisine and go perfectly with the large selection of fine wines and other alcoholic drinks. With no better location in town, Zigarre is the perfect stop.
Want to grab a quick bite to eat after work and remind yourself of your last holiday in Spain? Barcelona, located opposite the Maga Pon laundrette is the perfect spot. The tapas in particular are famed and righly so. Whether you choose something with cheese, ham or make up your own combination, everything is fresh and tastes great. Guests are delighted time after time with the prawns, quiches and albondigas (meatballs). Their wide selection of drinks, including Spanish wines (Rioja for example), classic cocktails and drinks will win you over every time. The unbeatable breakfast buffet every Sunday is also worth mentioning. A perfect solution for those post-saturdaynight-out munchies.