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Tom's Bar

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Address: Motzstr. 19, 10777 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 49302134570
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10:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Description:

This gay bar is popular for its darkroom scene.

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Toms bar dos just welcome selected people

Was there couple of times. Later I was with friend chatting outside the bar and witnessed the doorkeeper not let people inside that clearly did not meet up to his standards... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
CaptEinarOrn
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Coogee, Australia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Music is good, the on screen entertainment is good? Drinks are reasonably priced and downstairs is a lot of fun. I'll be back.

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Thank ScottBailey78
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I go to this place regularly hen I visit Berlin, but last night when I arrived I needed to use the toilet before I bought a drink, to my surprise a member of staff came up to me before I got to the toilet and told me to leave! I kept on asking why, but all I got no answer.... More 

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Thank Ncwguy
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was among the best ever knew , but now he has changed and unpleasant place . Crowded place , there are very strange and characters are very dangerous in terms of where pickpockets . The air conditioning system is not comfortable there and the facilities are dirty , staff not kind if you do not buy alcohol that... More 

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Thank yoqva
Reykjavik, Iceland
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there couple of times. Later I was with friend chatting outside the bar and witnessed the doorkeeper not let people inside that clearly did not meet up to his standards telling them that there was a private party going on. It was very disappointing and when I asked the doorkeeper why he was doing that he went very rude... More 

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Thank CaptEinarOrn
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked this place. It's exactly what I thought it would be like for a gay bar in Berlin. I have read comments saying staff are rude (Not true) and possibly a little racist with regards to letting people in (I'm black and had no problem) I think people would like this place because there is a very mixed... More 

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Thank Fox M
New York City, New York
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123 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

First of all your think a gay bar attached to a gay hotel would be the ideal spot to go for a drink to socialize,first of all you have to ring a doorbell and a bloody rude guy open the door,don't even great you and your friend,look you in the face,I said hello he never responded and had a black... More 

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Thank D0nly1
Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This is the worst bar i ever visited in. Ill never come back here again. The music is bad. The drinks r over priced. The barmens are rude

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1 Thank tomo83_TLV
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Went there and get too horny to refuse myself from visiting the darkroom. many many cute boys at the time I went there (saturday night 1.30 a.m.). A Little Too dark in the basement. Cute bartenders. Chatted with nice few guys, but not made any friends for the rest of my llife ;)

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Thank Pewien K
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39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Tom's Bar is a male only type of place - in fact, you have to buzz the front door to get in. It is pretty dark inside and I would say it is nothing more than a typical gay bar. It was dead when we arrived (we went too late?) so make sure you go earlier in the evening before... More 

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Thank Justin H
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

My friend and i went on vacations to berlin so we decided to go out and we get in this bar at first bartenders and people who work there were nice to us after an hour of beeing there this man starts yellin to my friend saying he has to go out without explanation he was out of control i... More 

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Schoneberg
In 1963, Schöneberg was the center of the political west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while residents in fur coats walking their dogs or shopping in high-end KaDeWe continue the tradition with a modern flair. Schöneberg was also once the center of the decadent and burlesque nightlife of the 1920s. It was here that Marlene Dietrich partied with Christopher Isherwood and the first gay bar in Germany was founded. Today, the gay community still revolves around Nollendorfplatz. The overground Ubahn station is even illuminated in rainbow colors, paying tribute to Schöneberg's progressive past.
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