17 Best Bars in Dusseldorf, Germany

Updated on March 9, 2024  

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In Düsseldorf, the bar scene is as diverse as it gets - you just have to know your way around it! From traditional German beer halls serving up local Altbier to trendy cocktail spots with award-winning mixologists, this city has no shortage of bars for a satisfying night out.

Scroll down for the top 17 best bars in Düsseldorf! 👇

Best Bars in Dusseldorf

The Oak’s Bar

When you're in Düsseldorf, you can't miss the Old Town, also called the 'world’s longest bar' with nearly 300 bars and pubs. The Oak's Bar, situated in a quieter part of the Old Town, is a local favorite.

With comfy sofas, a fireplace, candles, and lots of exposed brick, it feels more like a cozy living room than a fancy bar — perfect for unwinding with friends or deep conversations.

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This unassuming bar is known for excellent cocktails. Just let slip your preferred alcohol, and the bartender will whip up a concoction just for you.

You can also ask for something made with one of their homemade liquors – it's guaranteed to be delicious!

TIP: If gin is your thing, Wednesday nights are for special gin tastings.

Address: Hunsrückenstraße 14, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

Squarebar

Sometimes you find a really awesome bar and you're hesitant about telling more people about it in case it becomes too crowded... well, Squarebar is like that for us.

This small little bar in the up-and-coming Derendorf district serves creative and delicious cocktails featuring homemade ingredients, like "Corpse Reviver 5392" and "Beastie Boy".

Driven by a small but enthusiastic team, they're always trying out fun ideas  for drinks and there's always something new on the menu, with inventive takes on classic cocktails.

Despite its size, Squarebar unquestionably leaves a big impression on anyone looking for a memorable night out in Düsseldorf.

Address: Collenbachstraße 57, 40476 Düsseldorf, Germany

Hideaway Bar

Düsseldorf is home to Germany’s largest Japanese community, and Hideaway Bar is a Japan-inspired bar founded by Yuto Nagasawa, winner of two Japanese national cocktail competitions.

Hidden behind an inconspicuous door on Jahnstraße, you must ring a doorbell to be welcomed by Yuto himself. Inside, the atmosphere is uniquely intimate.