A prominent brewer in Düsseldorf’s Altstadt (old town) for over 150 years, Uerige Hausbrauerei entices guests with outdoor tables just seconds from the Rhine and serves up authentic Altbier, a local speciality beer, alongside traditional German bar snacks. This month Uerige participates in the Düsseldorfer Jazz Rally and there is a stage directly outside the tavern, adding entertainment to the mix. Inside, a classic interior with wooden tables and the buzzing enthusiasm of locals and visitors alike make it easy to see why Uerige’s timeless atmostphere is so appealing.
Uerige Hausbrauerei, Berger Strasse 1, 40213 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 866990
Hotel Ashley’s Garden
Located close to the idyllic Nordpark and a short walk from the Rhine, the Ashley’s Garden boutique hotel is a family owned treasure. Ashley’s Garden benefits from an outdoor pool and a large restaurant with canopied tables, Asian touches and wicker furniture in the outdoor seating area. The hotel offers special packages that allow couples to experience the relaxed, friendly atmosphere as part of a romantic getaway.
Hotel Ashley’s Garden, Karl-Kleppe-Strasse 20, 40474 Düsseldorf +49 (0)211 516 1710
Düsseldorfer Jazz Rally
The Düsseldorfer Jazz Rally, Germany’s biggest jazz festival, takes place this year over the four days from 16 May to 19 May and includes 80 concerts from local and international artists. New acts like the winners of the Sparda Jazz Award for newcomers and established acts such as Xavier Naidoo and Wolfgang Haffner will greet an expected 300,000 fans. Tickets to the festival, which is in its 21st year, are available in advance online and at various city venues.
Düsseldorfer Jazz Rally, various venues throughout the city, duesseldorfer-jazzrally.de