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20er Jahre in Berlin
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Sally Bowles

Coffee shop and bar

Sally Bowles is probably one of the most famous ex-pats to live in Berlin. But she was only a fictional character in Christopher Isherwood’s (semi-autobiographical) novel “Goodbye to Berlin”. She was most famously played by Liza Minelli in the cinema version of the musical “Cabaret”. And this café/bar remembers Sally with more than just its name.

During the day, the “Sally Bowles” is a rather quiet café in the gay neighbourhood in Schöneberg and offers German cuisine for lunch. At night, this rather outwardly inconspicuous location is transformed into a bar with live music. The bar’s creative cocktails enjoy a city-wide reputation and the bar hops with swing and jazz as if the bar were a Tardis going back to the wild Berlin of the early 1930s.

Prohibition Berlin - The Escape Game to the Bar

And you're right in the middle of it: The Escape Game at the Sally Bowles Bar takes you back to Berlin in the 1920s. You have just plunged into the disreputable nightlife at Nollendorfplatz when a raid threatens - and you find yourself on the run underground. Now everything depends on whether you find the key to the exit. Will you have to spend the night in prison or will you be able to continue partying with Sally Bowles in the bar later?