Mainz Travel Guide
Am Brand - This is the city's main shopping area and the pedestrianised streets near the Cathedral are lined with upmarket stores. Peek & Kloppenburg sell all the latest in fashion, as does Sinn. German designer labels have a distinct style and trying on is interesting.
Krempelmarkt flea market - Held on the first Saturday of every month in the summer and consists of second hand goods, some great bargains to be found in electronic equipment. Located on the banks of the Rhine River.
Galerie H. G. Lautner - Augustinerstrasse 52, is where you will find some of Europe's top modern art in this large and friendly gallery. Art is also offered at many of the city hotels.
Kaufhof - Schusterstrasse 41, The ever popular department store of Mainz is a treasure trove of choice and a good place to pick up that gift for friends at home.
Mainz Restaurants and Bars
Langolo - Centrally situated at Augustinerstrasse 8, This Italian trattoria is a popular hang out and serves the usual Italian fare at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is informal and the service and quality of food is excellent.
Geberts Weinstuben - Situated in one of the oldest buildings in Mainz centre at Frauenlobstrasse 94. Serving healthy portions of local food in a simple and unique place. This restaurant is popular just for the food and customers would probably come even if they through it at them.
Weinstube Losch - Located in the central area at Jakobsbergstrasse 9 and featuring plenty of Rhineland specialities in the olde worlde atmosphere. The restaurant is small with only 12 tables, so get here early for a treat for your tastebuds. The tables spill out in the summer.
Haus des Weines - A traditional favourite in the heart of the city at Gutenbergplatz 3, next to the theatre and always good for a pre or after show meal. Great selection of local wines and good hearty German specialities. You will not leave here hungry!
Mainz Bars & Clubs
Jazzid - Malakoff-Center, Rheinstr. 4. New jazz club with a wide variety of music styles strictly for lovers of good jazz.
L'Escalier - Am Winterhafen 19. Popular chart music disco, Gets crowded at weekends.
Red Cat - Emmerich-Josef-Str. 13. A good variety of music is enjoyed at this popular dance venue.
Terminus - Industriestr. 13, Mombach. This is one for the head bangers and regular raves are held here.
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