Old Town, Düsseldorf

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  • Schluessel: My favourite Alt

    by sabsi Updated Aug 12, 2003

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    This huge brewpub in the old town offers great fruity altbier (my favourite!) and a nice brewpub atmosphere - outside and inside! I especially love the mixture of old and young, rich and poor in these places! And the fried potatoes are to die for!!!

    Dress Code: Come as you are.

    Address: Bolker Strasse, Old Town

    Website: http://www.zumschluessel.de

    Mick and Tina in the Schluessel

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  • Uerige: The tourist attraction: Uerige

    by sabsi Updated Aug 12, 2003

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    A traditional old brewpub in Düsseldorf's old town and one of its main tourist attractions. This place is always crowded, no matter whether you come on Sunday afternoon or Friday night.

    Waiters (who are called "Köbes" here) are grumpy but son't worry. It's part of their image and the Uerige wouldn't be the same without them...

    The beer brewed by Uerige has kind of a strong taste, not my favourite but after a few beers you get used to it!

    Dress Code: None. Everybody goes here - young, old, rich, poor .. everybody!

    Website: http://www.uerige.de

    Classic Uerige

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    Longest bar in the world

    by DanielF Written Jun 12, 2003

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    Yes, I know you have heard about this slogan with which the old city promotes itself as a tourist destination, so I will not insist too much on it. I will just say that it seems a bit exaggerated to me, in spite of the high number of bars and the young crowd that fills its streets every weekend. But the one who thought this motto out, had not seen a lot of this world, I think.

    Anyway, let me be frank and tell you what I prefer to when I am in Düsseldorf and want to go out: I drive to Cologne ! ;-)

    Altstadt

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  • The Old town: The Old town

    by sabsi Updated Jan 19, 2003

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    It's full of bars and pubs (more than 260 of them, just choose one!...) People call it 'the longest bar in the world'.. and everytime I was there - no matter whether it was a friday or in the middle of the week - this place was busy busy busy!!

    Directions: Closest tram/subway stop is Heinrich-Heine-Allee. Start to explore in Bolkerstraße, then turn right or left into the other streets.

    The longest bar in the world

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    Altstadt (old part of downtown...

    by Krumel Updated Sep 9, 2002

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    Altstadt (old part of downtown Düsseldorf)
    The Düsseldorf nightlife concentrates mainly around the pedestrianised old part of the city. Bolkerstrasse with its many bars, breweries, cafes, nightclubs, restaurants and fast-food outlets is also called the longest bar in the world. One look at the picture will tell you why. The favourite passtime in Düsseldorf is either to sit outside a pub in Bolkerstrasse and check out everybody walking past, or to walk past the people sitting outside a pub in Bolkerstrasse and get yourself checked out.

    Bolkerstrasse

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    Crazy Night Life in Bolkerstraße

    by TinyTuck Written Sep 8, 2002

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    Here you'll find, besides all the places to eat and snack, a great number of bars, pubs and discos. Just check out the location, there'll be something for everyone, and surely enough to keep you busy all night long!

    Address: Bolkerstraße and around

    Directions: Altstadt

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    "Ürige" Brewery

    by TinyTuck Updated Sep 8, 2002

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    The 'Ürige' in the Altstadt is the oldest brewery of Düsseldorf and only serves Ürige-Altbier, water or apple juice, and overly expensive typical German dishes. It´s a place for the typical Düsseldorfers and tourists, the age average is pretty high.
    It's a good place either to start or to end an evening / night in the Altstadt.

    Directions: Altstadt

    Outside the ��rige

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    Uerige: Dussledorfs Most Famous...

    by steventilly Updated Sep 5, 2002

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    This is one of if not THE most famous bar in Dusseldorf. The interior is quite unique with its mural walls.
    Like many German bars, it's quite a labrynth inside. I'm always amazed how much room (and how MANY rooms) there are in some of these places.

    Dress Code: Anything goes again, I'd say!

    Directions: One of the first bars you come to as you come away from the waterfront into Altstadt.

    Mural Interior Of Uerige

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    Altstadt: The Longest Bar In The World...

    by steventilly Written Sep 5, 2002

    Dusseldorf has the nickname of "the longest bar in the world" because of the sheer number and density of the bars that pack the old town (Altstadt).
    They cram together around the streets of this quarter, and maybe the busiest of those streets is bolker strasse.
    You get quite an eclectic mix of people covering most age groups and ranging from smart business gents to scruffy oiks like us.

    Dress Code: Anything really, maybe it depends from bar to bar, but you shouldn't have much trouble anywhere.

    Directions: Spreads out from the Rhine in what is left of the "historic centre" of the city.

    Enjoying a drink at schl��ssel

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    Auberge: Hard Rock Place

    by rollinstone81 Updated Feb 6, 2005

    If you wanna go out for a couple of beer and some Hard Rock music then the Auberge on Bolker Strasse is amongst your places to be.

    Dress Code: Nothing special recquired.

    Address: Bolker Str.

    Directions: U, Tram: Heinrich-Heine-Allee

    Hard Rock place

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    Der weisse Bär (the white Bear): Another Hard Rock place

    by rollinstone81 Written Feb 6, 2005

    There is another good place to listen to some Rock music, they even have occasional live bands. Also notice the man on the outside of the house.

    Address: Bolker Str.

    Directions: U, Tram: Heinrich-Heine-Allee

    Music place
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    Auberge: Hard Rock Place

    by rollinstone81 Written Feb 6, 2005

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    If you wanna go out for a couple of beer and some Hard Rock music then the Auberge on Bolker Strasse is amongst your places to be.

    Dress Code: Nothing special recquired.

    Address: Bolker Str.

    Directions: U, Tram: Heinrich-Heine-Allee

    Hard Rock place
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    Altstadt: Altstadt

    by Leipzig Updated Mar 3, 2004

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    Düsseldorf is called "Die längste Theke der Welt" (world's longest bar). You find in the Altstadt (old town quarter) numerous pubs, bars and restaurants.

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    "Zum Schlüssel" Brewery

    by TinyTuck Written Sep 8, 2002

    Another traditional Altstadt brewery. It's beer is called Schlüssel Alt. They also serve Schnitzel and other typical food.

    Address: Bolkerstraße

    Directions: Altstadt

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    Uerige/ Altstadt: Uerige/ Altstadt

    by Bigs Written Aug 24, 2002

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    'Die längste Theke' der Welt..... You have to drink an 'Altbier' here, wether it´s during night or daytime....

    Directions: Altstadt

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