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Address: Obentrautstr. 19-21, 10963 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 25922702
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Gretchen is Berlin's number one for contemporary club music and left field...

Gretchen is Berlin's number one for contemporary club music and left field beats. It stands for high ranking international bookings and reflects the complexity of current musical trends. All from Electronica, Elektro, Trap, House over Bass, Dubstep, Drum'n'Bass to Experimental and HipHop.The club is located in Berlin-Kreuzberg and stands out due to beautiful vaulted ceiling and delicate columns.

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Good concert but way too much smoke

It was so smokey at the Beardyman concert it was unreal...apart from the bar staff and the bouncers all the staff (sound, lighting, coat check) were openly smoking and so were a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
DHJ_1900
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was so smokey at the Beardyman concert it was unreal...apart from the bar staff and the bouncers all the staff (sound, lighting, coat check) were openly smoking and so were a lot of the punters there. If you don't like smok then don't go to a concert there

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Been here twice for trap events, incredible music and awesome crowd, look out for events and go jam! Pretty good location, big wardrobe, drinks are not cheap but affordable, smoking inside but it doesnt feel like a smoky place) Also usually the entrance is 4 euros cheaper before 12 or 12:30, so the club gets full faster.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Personally, I feel that this place was a great primer for me as an internationally inexperienced club-goer during my first stay in Berlin. It's a medium-ish venue with multiple stages and a "no-frills" attitude (dare I say minimal?). I'll never claim to be an authority on going out in Berlin but do your own research and give the spot a... More 

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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Not special place, with djs playing good techno. The caiprinha there seemed like a real brazilian one!

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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighbourhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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