After a cold and rainy summer we will prepare for a hot party fall. Oktoberfest, Halloween and Angels Black Party are our Highlights. In october the Karaoke-Night is coming back to the Cranberry Bar ...

Breaking NEWS - Breaking NEWS - Breaking NEWS
Congratulations again to Reto Caduff. After his victory at the TROFEO TICINO 2014, he's got the 2nd place at the Swiss Cocktail Championship in the category MOCKTAIL.

Retos "Beckenrandschwimmer" - Winner TROFEO TICINO 2014

Welcome to Zurichs most popular gay cocktail bar. Since 1997 Cranberry bar is the place to meet in the centre of more

Monthly Special:

Winnie Pooh

Rum, Honey, fresh Limejuice
What's coming up
  • October, 27
    Pink Monday

    The one and only Gay-Oktoberfest @ Bauschänzli (Sorry guys, it's sold out). And afterwards we will meet at Cranberry for the after party with DJ Hirsch!
  • October, 31

    This time the ghosts and munsters will visit our Bar on a freaky friday. Be ready for a spooky night.
  • November, 14

    Catch a Microphone and show your voice to the world. Maybe a international talent scout will be there and you will become the next Justin Bieber!
  • November, 15
    Angels Black Party
  • November, 21
    Pornfiction Party

    What the hell is pornfiction? The ones who were at the first edition of the crazy party will come back. Don's miss it!
  • December, 5
    Advent @ Cranberry

    Come to see sour christmas decoration, drink a "Glühwein" and maybe you are the lucky one of the day and win a present from our "Adventskalender"
  • December, 12

    Catch a Microphone and show your voice to the world. Maybe a international talent scout will be there and you will become the next Freddie Mercury!
  • December, 24 & 25

    Sorry we're closed!
    We wish you and your families a merry christmas!
  • December, 31
    New Years Eve

    3, 2, 1 ... HAPPY NEW YEAR! - Let's have a great start of 2015 with one of our famous drinks or a glass of champagne!
  • 2015

    Skiweekend (9. - 11.1.)
    Sitges Party (21.2.)
    Schlittelplausch (1.3.)
    TTT-Party (13.3.)
    Karaoke, etc.



Cranberry Bar - in its 17 year

In Autumn 1997 Cranberry Bar was born. The initial 3 owners Jvan, Chris and Erik are still major shareholder of the company, but for many years they leave the great team under the lead of Michi manage the bar. Due to great events and a reputation for its fabulous cocktails, Cranberry has become an internationally well known hotspot in the Gay & Friends scene in Zurich.

In February 2012, we refurbished Cranberry Bar

Cranberry Bar Refurbishment The results are: more space, less narrow in front of the bar, more private space in the upper floor bar, refreshed color design and more. What remains, as usual, is the friendly crew, the good cocktails and the great ambiance.

Campari Room

Since 2008, the Campari Room bar has been located on the upper floor. The opening hours on Friday and Saturday are 8 pm until the bar closes. Enjoy relaxed evenings in good company with Campari drinks mixed by our champion Swiss Bartender of the Year (2010) and special parties with our resident DJs Glitzerhaus. Campari Room Cranbarry Bar

Birthday or other Party? Meeting?

The Campari Room offers a great atmosphere for private events and is perfectly located in the city centre for smaller meetings. The location can be booked for an exclusive party or meeting from Sunday until Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, only table reservations are possible.

For more informations please send us an email

Excellent cocktails are the signature of the Cranberry bar, the cocktail menu lists some classic drinks but also includes some surprisingly creative specialties. And if you want to get your own personal mix – just ask the barman and tell him your favorite flavor...and you will get your very own drink creation. Below some of our recipes to mix at home.

We look forward to host you at Cranberry bar and we will do our best to give you a good time and service. Our motto is "giving you a good time, gives us a good time too!"
Michael Bieri

Michael Bieri

Michael Bieri

CEO, Owner & Eurovisonfan... er schaut, dass der Laden rund läuft -

Reto Caduff

Chef de Bar Campari Room, Owner... ein Jägermeister händ mir immer no gnah! -

Dusan Savic

Chef de Bar Cranberry... the Balkan Girls like to Party! -

Oliver Gütle

Our Newcomer... -

Jvan Paszti

Owner & Mr. Campari ... the creative mind behind the concept and the drinks -

Chris Eckstein

Owner & bonvivant ... style and décor are his passion -

Erik Schlumpf

Owner & the man behind marketing and numbers -

Some great Community Websites - the Cranberry website includes references and/or hyperlinks to third party websites. These references and hyperlinks are included for information purposes only and are selected by Cranberry Ltd in good faith. In no event Cranberry Ltd gives any guarantee or accepts any liability in relation to the content, use and availability of such websites.

Gay Life

Angels Events - hottest Gay parties in town
Checkpoint Zürich - Gay healt center
Display - leading Swiss LGBT magazine
Fince el Romero - nice hideaway in Spain - Swiss online Gay guide - online dating site
Heaven - the newest and hottest gay club
IGLTA - intern. Gay & Lesbian travel association - online Gay shop
Männerzone - Gay shop and bar
Ministry of kink - online Gay shop
Moustache - relaxclub for Gays
Network - Gay leadership organization - American Gay magazine
Paragonya - wellness club for Gays
Patroc - Gay Travel Europe
Petras Tip Top Bar - Funny place with a lot of german music
Rainbowline - anti Gay violence
Rathauscafé - the summer terrace to be
The Dynasty Club - another gay bar in Zurich
Züri Gay - online dating site
Zurich Pride Festival - pride organization

Friends & Partners

Barfachschule Thörig - learn to shake - find a place for an event
Flashlight - light and sound systems
Glitzerhaus - our resident DJ
schmaz - Gay male-voice choir
Passport Magazine - Gay travel magazine
vcon communications - our webdesing
Solutions multimedia - our multimedia partner
Joe Snyder - bathing trunks & underware

Restaurant & Hotels

Bottega Berta - great place for pasta
Daniel H. - fine food and catering
Plattenhof - gayfriendly Hotel
Blaue Ente - nice up market restaurant
Turbinenhalle - urban style bar and restaurant
Old Crow - rare spirits & cocktails (Bar)

Where to find us

Cranberry BAR
Metzgergasse 3
CH-8001 Zurich

Phone +41 44 261 27 72

Open daily from 5pm

Tram No 4 from Main Station and No 15 from Central until Rathaus Station

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