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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach Bar
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“very nice bar/restaurant directly at the Hamburg beach with a great view on the harbour and the incoming ships. also a really nice place for a sun downer.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a great area to get a drink in a bar (Katze, Sofa Bar, Goldfischglas). It is always a bit crowded but you meet a lot of people and it just has a nice flair around it”
  • 115 locals recommend
Beach
“You can't really go swimming here but you can sit in the sand and watch the big containerships go by and enjoy the sunshine.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Nature
“pass the 'Old Elb-Tunnel' at Landungsbrücken. Just walk through it, have a look at the city from the other side of the river and get back to the city”
  • 110 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Very nice spot to have a cocktail while enjoying the view over the harbour from the 20th floor. Normally growded on the weekend, thus a reservation is necessary most of the times. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Cinema
“Das Zeise-Kino bietet Filme abseits des Hollywood-Mainstream - und ein schönes, urbanes Umfeld in Altona. Tickets gibts online. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The Zeise cinema offers films off the Hollywood mainstream - and a beautiful, urban environment in Altona. Tickets are available online.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Pier
“a very nice spot in Ottensen. vieew to the river & and chillout area in the summer. also nice for a run ;)”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bar
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“super popular bar in the center of the lively Sternschanze area. just explore that area - it's really nice”
  • 61 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very hip and young. They play good music, inside smoking and they have a great happy hour with caipirinhas for 4€.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Route
“its every Sunday morning 6-9.30 am and its the busiest market in Hamburg and a must see you can buy food and souvenirs and really good coffee. go there after clubbing if you're not an early riser ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Top-notch place from Hamburg's most notorious chef Tim Mälzer. Located in an atmospheric slaughterhouse, divided into a bistro and a haute cuisine section. Book a table!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“shopping area. very close to the appartment (10 minutes) also, many small boutiques around the shopping centre.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Park
“It´s an alternative area. People come here to chill in the sun and have beers and barbecues. They also do yoga and different kind of sports there in small groups.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Café
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“Awesome German brunch with greatbaked goods, fresh fruit and vegetables as well as scrambled eggs and salmon”
  • 72 locals recommend
Stadium
“The famous stadium of St. Pauli. If you can get some tickets - it´s an impressive atmosphere.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Park
“A nice park with open spaces and old trees. Nice place for a walk and hanging around in summer time.”
  • 45 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beach Bar
“very nice bar/restaurant directly at the Hamburg beach with a great view on the harbour and the incoming ships. also a really nice place for a sun downer.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Very nice spot to have a cocktail while enjoying the view over the harbour from the 20th floor. Normally growded on the weekend, thus a reservation is necessary most of the times. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Top-notch place from Hamburg's most notorious chef Tim Mälzer. Located in an atmospheric slaughterhouse, divided into a bistro and a haute cuisine section. Book a table!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fancy rooftop restaurant and bar at the 20th floor of the "Dancing Towers" building with panorama view between the port and nightclub district. Awesome Food and Drinks => www.clouds-hamburg.de”
  • 49 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Restaurant with beach atmosphere. Really tasty burgers. Not so pricy. In outdoor area they have sand and real fire places. Sometimes can be overcrowded though (in the evenings and over weeknds)”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bar
“Breakfast,Cafe, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks and a great sunday breakfast buffet on sundays ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Austrian Restaurant
“Best place for "Wiener Schnitzel" in Hamburg. Come early! It's popular and they don't take reservations!”
  • 44 locals recommend
Café
“Good coffee, very nice, rustic interior. They also have lunch and a selection of beers and wine.”
  • 40 locals recommend

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