Comfort Hotel Am Kurpark
Bad Homburg, 61348
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More than 30 years old, Batschkapp is a popular rock and pop concert venue which has outlasted many of its rivals. Other music styles such as heavy metal, Indie, crossover and hip-hop bands also feature here. However, a line up of live performers makes this venue an outstanding one. International names like Lenny Kravitz, Nirvana and REM have graced their stage. Please make sure to leave penknives or anything of that sort at home; the security staff are serious about safety and have even been known to confiscate nail files. Batschkapp is a great venue to enjoy fun-filled weekend nights.
Receptur Keller, is a lively local nightclub and entertainment venue, popular with locals. With a charming garden, where you can chill on a summer evening it's the perfect place for a casual drink with friends. Event nights are free entry, and it can get quite crowded, so be prepared. The club can also be booked for private events and functions. For details, please visit the website.
Yellow Stage, also known as Hazelwood Studios, is a place where you'll find a variety of indie shows being played in this quaint recording studio. During the week, bands spend hours getting their mix right before unleashing themselves for audiences. Don't expect huge names to play here; this intimate venue is for up-and-comers as well as secret gems, hosting rockers before they hit it big. And as if a recording studio and venue weren't enough, the Yellow Stage is also home to Hazelwood Vinyl Plastics record label. Come forth, indie rockers, and enjoy!
The Feinstaub, one of Frankfurt's favorite underground music venues, is located just north of the city center. A smallish place, its not the spot to see world famous headliners, but does feature a fine selection of local bands and DJ's, as well as regular music nights.
Chinaski in Westend is not a bar, not a disco - just like it's tagline declares - but a mixture of both. Named for and inspired by the fictional character of Henry Chinaski, created by Charles Bukowski, this unique venue blends urban elegance with bohemian character and creates an environment where people from varied stations of life can come together for productive revelry - waiting to be inspired. The bar here churns out sensational cocktails; also on offer is the daily changing specials menu which offers stellar hand-crafted drinks out of seasonal offerings. Apart from these, there are the usual suspects of European wines and spirits to keep you company at this fantastic industrial-chic night spot. The DJ line-up matches the free-spirited ambiance that this establishment provides. The awesome music, great drinks and a superb environment is enough too keep you coming back at Chinaski.
Der Grieche serves up a delightful array of greek delicacies from the popular Gyro to a more substantial Fish platter or the typically Greek Moussaka or a Chicken souvlaki. Each dish is prepared with the freshest ingredients, without preservatives. Children will love their special Kinder menu, perfect for a snack or an early dinner. After hours, Der Grieche turns into a hot and happening party zone, complete with funky beats and a DJ. With a wide array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, you can party till the early hours of the morning. For more details, check out their website.
A trendy bar painted in blue and black, illuminated by dim lighting, and with soft background music, Central is a popular meeting point for gay intellectuals and beautiful young things, as well as artists and students. The best thing to drink is a Caiphirina, a strong cocktail made of lime juice, sugar and rum. Unfortunately, the bar is not easy to find as Elefantengasse is a small alley hidden away behind Alte Gasse. Happy hour is from 8p-9p.
Frankfurt's gay nightlife-scene is as happening as the city itself and offers a great many destinations. Among these Zur Hex is a fun spot with a loyal fan-base attracting both locals and visitors. Rhythmic beats and eccentric cocktails guarantee that the fun meter never goes down. The highlight is the unique red decor that lends the club a secluded and subterranean vibe.
With a pre-decided program for the week, The Cave gives you a clear picture to figure out what day will be a blast for you on the disco floor. With a number of DJs playing at this place, the club caters fun to people with varied tastes. The rustic décor adds to the fun of the night-life as you sway to the lively music. And the good news is: all this is at an very affordable rate! The Cave is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10p until late, with different programs every week. Call or see the website for more information.
Once you 'Zoom' into Frankfurt, you'll never desire to walk into another club again. This club is where all the night crawlers are at. It's not just about being a party-person here as you will come across musical performances that unite many a music-lovers. Nestled on the second floor of an old building, the exterior may fool you into thinking that you've landed at the wrong place. However, take a leap of faith and jump inside the strangely pleasant atmosphere of Zoom, and experience a night of fun, music and spirited drinks.
Charming and down to earth, Schwejk is one of the city's most interesting gay bars. It is an institution in Frankfurt and there's always a friendly feel, with plenty going on. The atmosphere at weekend is great, but it's worth coming to this rustic bar during the week too. Schwejk is redecorated according to the season, and not just during the carnival and Christmas period. Themed parties, fun events and a host of other daily specials keep the locals coming back for more.
This place has been around since 1971 and has been among the coolest and hippest clubs over the years. Frankfurt's movers and shakers still head to Sinkkasten for having fun on their weekend nights. You may search in vain for techno or freestyle, instead, the main program is made up of live bands ranging from rock and reggae to jazz and blues. Two well-stocked bars insure that you don't have to queue long for your drinks. Featuring an interesting line-up of events and gigs the year round, head to this place for performances by upcoming bands and budding musicians at their best. Check website for complete schedule.