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Christiansen's Fine Drinks & Cocktails

#441 of 3,014 Restaurants in Hamburg
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Pinnasberg 60 | St.Pauli, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 3172863
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8:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 4:30 am
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Detroit, Michigan
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It's a bit difficult to get to (just take a taxi), but it has great cocktails and does not seem to be overrun by tourists. (The mannequin in the men's room made me do a double take the first time I went in - well played!)

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Thank Boilerg
Hamburg, Germany
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171 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

I gave visited this place several times. Every time I was impressed by rage variety of selection and also the fantastic service. You just mention what direction if drink you may want to go, and they suggested different drink. So far each suggestion was outstanding. For me the best place in Hamburg for cocktails.

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Thank AufDerFlucht
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

We came here on new years eve and it was a great choice. I was worried it was going to be packed out but it was just the right amount of busy and we were seated at the bar with probably the only warm and friendly service we received during our whole time in Hamburg. Cocktail list is extensive so... More 

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Thank Sarah488
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

Me and my boyfriend went here on our first full day in Hamburg for NYE after seeing fireworks on the harbour. We were served by Michael and he was very very accommodating, asking us what flavours and spirits we enjoy and making us each a cocktail off the menu to our taste (baring in mind the cocktail list is already... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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317 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015

The place is very nice to stay inddor or outdoor and enjoy one of this SO LAAAARGE list of international cocktails. The cocktails are pretty well prepared, even if for that level it could still be better and a bit more generous. Or Pisco Sour was really too .... sour (even if we LOVE tue sourness of pisco sour) in... More 

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Thank EtiennE111
Hamburg, Germany
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The title says it all. The cocktails are exceptional and they have a very good range of (mostly Scottish) whiskys. The place is quite small, the service chipper and quick. Only downside in my opinion are the bar stools that are way to high for a normal person and therefore not very comfy. Would go again in a heartbeat.

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Thank tj-exploringtheworld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

I visit Hamburg regularly and came to this lovely cocktail bar with a friend. The service was great as soon as we stepped in! I tried a few different cocktails...the young bar man had a real knowledge, talent and passion for cocktail making! He made a few different kinds for me...each one was spot on, fabulous! I noticed the bar... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

...with knowledgable staff and a nice low key atmosphere. Keep a watch out for it though as it can be quite easy to walk past!

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Thank Harry S
Reston, Virginia
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stopped in last night for a drink and it turned out to be one of the best. Great atmosphere and the bar staff took great care and pride in their drinks. We all enjoyed our drinks and will be back soon. The house Negroni was incredible.

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Thank CJDittes
Hamburg, Germany
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2014

I visited Christiansen's for a friend's party and had been told about their fantastic cocktails. I tried a few--including one with Elderflower syrup--and it was good but I would not say out of the park. They do give you plenty of snacks, which is a nice touch. One of my friends also ordered nachos, which were average. They offer free... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $14
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 4:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinnasberg 60 | St.Pauli, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg
  • Phone Number: +49 40 3172863
Description
The North German Uwe Christiansen is known in the German and international bar scene since 1991, mainly through his journalistic activities in various magazines, newspapers, TV and radio appearances. He has been working behind the counter since 1983 in South Africa, Greece, and on several cruise ships. For example, Queen Elizabeth 2, MV Astor. To date, you can still meet him on the cruise ships as a lecturer and consultant. For example, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth, Delphin Renaissance, Star Flyer / Clipper. After six years in the famous Angie's Nightclub on the Reeperbahn, he opened in 1997 his own bar, "Christiansen Fine Drinks & Cocktails"! He is working as a international consultant for bars traveling the world. In 2006, the Imp Bar in Shanghai was conceived and opened. In 2003,he opened his cult bar discotheque "The heart of St.Pauli" and 2009 the dream of a tiki bar, the "Cabana Bar" at Hamburg's famous fish market came true. He is the CEO and founder of Spielbudenplatz operator GmbH, an event venue in the middle of the sinful Reeperbahn. Even at the Wacken Open Air, he is represented. As a consultant for beverage producers he helped many new products to be develop and launched (Lufthansa Cocktail, Pussers Navy Rum 75%, Persiko). He has his own liqueur brand (Uwe Christiansen liqueur of ...), and the newest product "St.Pauli Killer" on the market. With the Retailchain Edeka he introduced the Gin Henderson on the German market. Since 2001 he has been a member of the exclusive Leaders Club, an association of selected innovative restaurateurs from many European countries. He participates in the jury of International Spirits Competitions (Germany, India), writes for various magazines, moderates fairs and sometimes he also likes to act in a television series or supplies the Hollywood stars at film festivals with drinks. 2012 he published his third book "Mixed Emotions" at Südwest Publishing.

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