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Stuttgart Nightlife

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 ( lists events in the city and region. Tickets for many events can be bought at the tourist information office.

Bars in Stuttgart


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.

Address: , Bebelstraße 20, Stuttgart, 70176
Telephone: +49 711 636 5522


There's seemingly no escaping the Irish-themed bar wherever one goes in Europe, and Stuttgart has its fair share of them. O'Reilly's is one of the newer additions to the fold, offering the expected fare of stout, Irish breakfasts and TV sport, with live music on a regular basis.

Address: , Reuchlinstraße 27, Stuttgart, 70176
Telephone: +49 711 626 578.

Sophie's Brauhaus

Sophie's Brauhaus is a pub-restaurant with an on-site micro-brewery. The venue has a comfortable, traditional feel and visitors have the chance to try a selection of locally produced beers. The food is hearty and the menu provides an opportunity to try a number of Swabian specialities, including a Schwabenpfaennle, which is a pan containing a little of each of the region's delicacies.

Address: , Marienstraße 28, Stuttgart, 70178
Telephone: +49 711 610 962

Clubs in Stuttgart


Muttermilch, known locally as Mumi, has a slightly retro 70s feel but is ultimately a chic and modern lounge club. Popular for chatting over cocktails, the club has an area which features regularly changing exhibitions by artists and photographers. DJs choose the music, which ranges from house to soul and funk

Address: , Theodor-Heuss-Straße 23, Stuttgart, 70174
Telephone: +49 711 411 9978 9678


Close to the New Palace, the Waranga Bar is a fine place to sit outside on the patio and enjoy views of Stuttgart during the day. On Saturday nights, the Waranga Club on the first floor is a classy place to sip a cocktail or enjoy a long drink. The surroundings are pleasant and the crowd tends to be quite young and affluent.

Address: , Kleiner Schlossplatz 15, Stuttgart, 70173
Telephone: +49 711 9979 9266


Zwoelfzehn is a centrally located club and open most nights of the week. The musical style varies according to the night, so check the club's website or listings for details. DJs spin their music and this is also a venue for live gigs by both German and international artistes.

Address: , Paulinenstraße 45, Stuttgart, 70178
Telephone: +49 711 658 1799

Live music in Stuttgart

BIX Jazzclub

BIX Jazzclub has established itself as one of Stuttgart’s leading live music venues over the past few years. The stylish bar has a roomy yet modern and comfortable feel. The style of jazz performed depends upon the night. This is a good spot to enjoy music while eating and enjoying a glass of wine or a cocktail.

Address: , Leonhardsplatz 28, Stuttgart, 70182
Telephone: +49 711 470 4313


Kiste is a small live music venue in the centre of the city. With a bar-like feel, Kiste is friendly and a good place to drop into for a beer or cocktail. Live music is performed six nights a week, with the emphasis being on jazz but extending beyond that form of music.

Address: , Hauptstätter Straße 35, Stuttgart, 70173
Telephone: +49 711 16 03 49 70


For blues, soul and world music performed by German as well as international artists, the Laboratorium is a well-established venue with regular events.

Address: , Wagenburgstraße 147, Stuttgart, 70186
Telephone: +49 711 649 39 26 or 711 505 20 01

Classical music in Stuttgart

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Novum Hotel Boulevard Stuttgart

This medium-sized hotel offers great value for money. Several room types are available, including family accommodation. The Novum is situated in the heart of the city centre close to shops and attractions.

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Situated in the Bohnenviertel, this stylish design hotel is likely to appeal to people with a highly developed sense of aesthetic. The hotel has thirteen rooms and four suites spread across two buildings. The personalised service, attention to detail and ambiance of the hotel mean it is a fine place to relax.

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Hotel Ibis Stuttgart Centrum

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Hotel Berg

This family-run hotel is located around 2.1km (1.3 miles) east of the city centre. The buffet-style breakfast offers travellers an opportunity to eat as much as they want. The rooms have an acceptable level of comfort and cleanliness.