Dresden Pubs and Bars

    Freiberger Schankhaus

    Spread across two floors this pub which is in a former pharmacy has a real rustic charm, with beer taps, old copper brewing tanks and room-high pharmacy cabinets.

    Opening times:
    Monday - Friday from 17.00
    Saturday - Sunday from 12:00
    Freiberger Schankhaus
    Neumarkt 8
    01067 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 5004347
    Web: www.freiberger-schankhaus.de

    Ost Pol

    This bar is a real little gem - a true blast from the former GDR times - orange and brown deco, retro arcade games, cheap Czech and Polish beers and live music - one not to miss!

    Opening times:
    Mon - Sat from 8.00pm
    Ost Pol
    Königsbrücker Strasse 47
    01099 Dresden
    Web: www.ost-pol.de

    Feldschlösschen Stammhaus

    This brewery and bar dates back to 1858 and has a popular restaurant, beer garden and a gallery that circles overhead of the vats. It does an excellent six beer tasting menu.

    Opening times:
    Daily 11.00am - 12.00pm
    Feldschlösschen-Stammhaus
    Budapester Str. 32
    01069 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 4718855
    Web: www.feldschloesschen-stammhaus.de

    Radeberger Spezialausschank

    Enjoy the popular Radeberger beer on the Brühlsche Terrace while enjoying great views across the River Elbe. Inside four giant copper vats harbor the golden yellow unfiltered nectar.

    Opening times:
    Open daily from 11.00am
    Radeberger Spezialausschank
    Terrassenufer 1
    01067 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 4848660
    Web: www.radeberger-spezialausschank.de

    Ball and Brauhaus Watzke

    Just a very pleasant stroll along the River Elbe this grand ballroom and brewery dates back to 1898. You can enjoy fresh unfiltered beer by the river or inside next to the copper vaults.

    Opening times:
    Open daily from 11.00am until midnight
    Ball and Brauhaus Watzke
    Louisenstrasse
    01099 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 8106761
    Web: www.watzke.de

    Schiller Garten

    This pub has some history - from a 17th century ferry house, to a popular place off the poet Friedrich Schiller, to becoming the Head Office of the DDR, being later destroyed by the floods of 2002 and today as one of the most beautiful locations in Dresden.

    Opening times:
    Open daily 11.00am - 1.00am
    Schiller Garten
    Schillerplatz 9
    01309 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 811990
    Web: www.schillergarten.de

    Newtown Bar

    Opened in 2012 this small and friendly bar is a great place for a night out, with a huge drinks menu, pool, darts and live Bundesliga and Champions League football.

    Opening times:
    Open daily from 5.00pm until 4.00am
    Newtown Bar
    Helgolandstrasse 9 b
    01097 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 79691122
    Web: www.newtownbar.de

    Brauhaus am Waldschlösschen

    This brewery just outside the city center dates back to 1836 and offers a bar, traditional restaurant, beer garden, brewery tours, a 10,000 litre beer barrel and of course home brewed beers.

    Opening times:
    Daily 11.00am until midnight
    Brauhaus am Waldschlösschen
    Am Brauhaus 8b
    01099 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 6523900
    Web: www.waldschloesschen.de

    Beergarden Elbsegler

    With one of the nicest locations in the city, the summer beer garden of the Westin Bellevue Hotel lies directly on the banks of the Elbe and offers a great view of the skyline of Dresden Old Town. Opens Spring and Summer.

    Opening times:
    Sun - Thu 7.00pm - 1.00am
    Fri - Sat 7.00pm - 5.00am
    Beergarden Elbsegler
    The Westin Bellevue
    Grosse Meissner Strasse
    01097 Dresden
    Tel: 0351 8050
    Web: www.westinbellevuedresden.com