Kraftwerk Formerly: Kr@ftAkt

95% love it
Gay food-and-drinks fixture of Munich life
A popular, confidant and rather large corner café-bar overlooking a hot spot in Munich's gay ghetto, Kraftwerk (formerly Kr@ftAkt) is something of an institution. 'Kraftwerk' means 'power station' in German, and Brazilian owner Fernando de Souza chose this very windowed and prominent space (and its name) to signify a kind of out and gay empowerment. Started in 2001 as a mediterranean-flavoured bistro, de Souza reinvented the business in 2011, now marked by a more subdued and designery feel. With its sense of an audience and hanging out, this is somewhat close to being Munich's equivalent of Berlin's Café Berio, but is a bit more high-definition-gay. Menu includes burgers, salads and pastas, with beers and espressos a staple of the gays, lesbians and their friends who sit around being chatty and comfy together both inside and out. The name change happened in January 2014, when the two gay owners of Café Rubin [see entry] took over from de Souza.
  • Thalkirchner Straße 4
    Munich, Germany 80337
    Near: Fliegenstraße
  • Glockenbachviertel
  • Website
  • Mon to Thu 10am—1am
    Fri and Sat 10am—3am
    Sun 10am—1am
  • +49 89/215 88881
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      javezard Over a year ago
      Loves it

      nice place
      We went there for a coffee and we find the place and the staff very welcoming. Now we should try it for lunch as it looks nice according to what some people had

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      catbrown4you Over a year ago
      Loves it

      very good bar
      Very very nice bar to spend time and take good beer. Very full in happy hour!

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      bruenjes.marc Over a year ago
      Hates it

      slow or no existend service
      been there beginning of janauary 2014. sure looks great.. was complete full.. but the service was very slow if not to say non existend. i waited for about 15 minutes right at bar counter.. gave signs that i like to order but nobody cared to take my order so i left.. cant recommend it

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      terrificturk Over a year ago
      Loves it

      THE hotspot to be and be seen!
      This is THE place to start or end your tour of the gay quarters... good Bavarian Beers, good coffee and home-made cakes and sandwiches.