Karlsruhe is a city that loves its nightlife.
Most of its bars and clubs are conveniently located in the city center, and maybe even in walking distance from your hotel. But even if you do have to travel to get there, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at Karlsruhe’s efficient transportation system.
Check out the “Nightliners” for quick and easy public transport that runs all night long to help you get where you need to go.
Baden Brauhaus (Stephanienstraße 38-40)
This Karlsruhe bar is one of the city’s prime brew houses. The Baden Brauhaus offers an authentic German drinking experience in a large vaulted cellar. Apart from the fine beer and nice cocktail variety, the Brauhaus also features live music, happy hour and hearty local cuisine.
Badische Weinstuben (Schlossbezirk 6)
For a more upscale and unique night out, why not head to the Badische Weinstuben. This is a wine bar located within the Botanical Garden. You can sample the regional wine specialties while looking out over a spectacular natural surrounding.
And don’t forget to try some of the local culinary delicacies offered on their menu.
Karlsruhe Night Clubs
Amadeus (Waldstraße 30)
This Karlsruhe night club is reputedly the largest dance club in all the city. With three throbbing dance floors and a decent variety of music, from hip hop to trance, you can’t experience the Karlsruhe dance scene without a stop at Amadeus.
Katakombe (Zeppelinstraße 7)
Katakombe is the Karlsruhe night club for hard rock and heavy metal music. For those who crave a heavier alternative to the dance and trance scene, Katakombe is the place to be. You can also catch the tunes of skater punk and alternative rock here.
Moodlounge (Bürgerstraße 12)
The trendy Moodlounge offers the latest in house and dance music in an unusual but relaxing retro atmosphere. You’ll hear internationally-known DJs as well as the occasional poetry slams in this funky Karlsruhe nightlife destination.