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.
Located in the The Westin Hotel Leipzig, Shinto Bar & Lounge provides exactly what you need after a hard days work-a place to relax and sip some delicious cocktails with a group of friends. Casual atmosphere and stylish interiors set the mood perfectly for a great evening. Come here for a business meeting or just to take a break-Shinto Bar and Lounge is simply great. One can also enjoy lite fare apart from the traditional assortment of drinks.
The Restaurant Villers is more like a castle and less like a restaurant. With its vaulted high ceilings and an ambiance that is only fitting for a King’s dining darbaar, this restaurant is an elegant addition to the neighborhood. The neo-classical décor gives way to some opulent chandeliers and a beautiful carpeted area. Coming to the food, it is basically a mix of international and regional dishes but a lot of their focus is on Italian cuisine. And not the pizza, pasta kind but rather exquisite ingredients and inspired cuisine. Also noteworthy is their selection of wine that balances the contemporary flavors of the food quite well.
An eclectic menu and a modern ambiance dominate the B10 Wine Bar & Restaurant in Leipzig. With regular menu changes, the restaurant offers great coffee, wine, and food in their beautiful outdoor seating area. No matter whether it is just an evening hangout with drinks or a sit down fine dine, because at this place, they have it all. An upbeat ambiance and modern décor certainly adds to its charm with Mediterranean staples and bold Asian flavors for company,
Opened in 1992, Hellraiser has been a consistent provider of quality live music. Many artists have walked through these doors and performed, including Nightwish, Oomph!, Cannibal Corpse, Solitary Experiments, XPQ 21, Pain, Cultus Ferox and many, many others. See website to see who's playing currently.
Stoned is dimly lit, small and smoky, which is just how its regulars like it. This small, cozy pub is a favorite with students and locals alike. On the weekends it's generally full of life late into the night and usually the next morning as people stop in for a drink on their way home. They offer a selection of German beers as well as cocktails, reasonably priced snacks and bar food. The music is a mix of rock, indie and punk, and there is often live music and weekly bingo. -Laura Kenny