Dresden Cocktail Bars

    With so many cocktails to try and so little time, it's never too early to start. The first publication of a bartenders' guide, "How to Mix Drinks" by Jerry Thomaswhich which included cocktail recipes was in 1862. The first "cocktail party" ever thrown was allegedly by Mrs. Julius S. Walsh Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri, in May 1917. Whether you are looking for a Tom Collins, the perfect 007 Martini or just sometime Between the Sheets, find the best cocktail bars in Dresden right now.

    Skybar Twist

    Highly celebrated and multi-award winning cocktail bar situated on the sixth floor of the Melia Hotel overlooking the famous Frauenkirche.

    Opening times:
    Mon - Sun until 2.00am
    Skybar Twist
    Salzgasse 4
    Dresden
    Tel: 0351 795150
    Web: www.Skybar-Twist.de

    Gin House

    The Gin House inside the 5 Star Hotel Suitess, is a spectacular feast for the eyes with ornate furnishings and an award-wining gin based cocktail menu.

    Opening times:
    Mon - Sun 5.00pm - 1.00am
    Gin House
    An der Frauenkirche 13
    01067 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 417270
    Web: www.dresden-ginhouse.de

    Only One

    This small cocktail bar is just out of town but well worth the journey; with some 350 cocktails to choose from a range of 700 spirits and 100 whiskies.

    Opening times:
    Tue - Thu 7.00pm - 12.00am
    Fri - Sat 7.00pm - 2.00am
    Only One
    Alaunstrasse 83
    01099 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 88948166
    Web: www.dresden-onlyone.de

    Karl May Bar

    Inspired by the famous Oak Room in New York the Karl May Bar is reminiscent of metropolises around the world and was chosen as Bar of the Year in 2013.

    Opening times:
    Mon - Sun 6.00pm - 2.00am
    Karl May Bar
    Taschenberg 3
    01067 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 4912720
    Web: www.kempinski.com

    Sonder Bar

    This small cocktail bar is just out of town but well worth the journey; with some 350 cocktails to choose from a range of 700 spirits and 100 whiskies.

    Opening times:
    Mon - Thu 6.00pm - 1.00am
    Fri - Sat 6.00pm - 2.00am and Sunday 6.00pm - 12.00pm
    Sonder Bar
    Würzburger Strasse 40
    01087 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 33949780
    Web: www.sonderbar.de

    Pinta Bar

    This tiny little bar with a massive cocktail menu is the oldest cocktail bar in Dresden and sparked a real cocktail boom when it first opened.

    Opening times:
    Sun - Thu 7.00pm - 1.00am
    Fri - Sat 7.00pm - 5.00am
    Pinta
    Louisenstrasse
    01099 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 8106761
    Web: www.pinta-cocktails.de