A good starting point for those keen to experience Stuttgart’s bar culture is Ackermanns on Bebelstraße in the west end of the city centre. Here you’ll find a good range of beers and wines – plus of course coffee and soft drinks if required. A range of hot and cold snacks and light meals is also offered.
Stuttgart is a thriving cultural centre and has a lively selection of bars, clubs, theatres and live music venues, catering for a range of tastes and budgets. Traditional German pubs (kneipen) are dotted around the city and the Steinstrasse area, close to the market place, has a number of offerings. Stuttgart is renowned for its expansive arts scene. The city centre hosts a number of venues for live performances. In addition to a range of classical offerings the city has a strong jazz tradition. The magazine Lift (www.lift-online.de) lists events in the city and region. Tickets for many events can be bought at the tourist information office.