Frankfurt Nightlife

You might not expect a city known for its banking industry to have much of a nightlife, but with its high rollers and multicultural expats, Frankfurt parties hard after dark. So whether you're looking for an epic night in the club or a laid back session of jazz, Frankfurt will have what you're after.

The best nightclubs for techno and house are U60311, Kingkamehameha Club and Cocoon, the latter rated one of the best clubs in the world. Frankfurt is said to be the jazz capital of Europe and jazz fanatics will fall in love with the city: there are many classy joints to jam to some good jazz but the place to go is the esteemed Jazzkeller, which draws big name artists from around the world. For opera and classical music see what's playing at the Oper Frankfurt and the venerable Alte Oper. Frankfurt has many theatres and is renowned for its good opera among other things.

The Frankfurt nightlife is clustered around the city's northern area near Fressgasse, Zeil and Römerberg. The cobbled lanes of Sachsenhausen have some especially lively Latin, Irish and local joints to enjoy. Local magazines Prinz and Journal Frankfurt have listings for Frankfurt's diverse entertainment scene and its worth getting copies to see what's on when you visit.

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