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

We are all looking forward to the warmer days…in the meantime, Cranberry is your place for fun, good atmosphere and friendly staff – the best to endure the frosty climate. As soon the sun is our, we will start serving on our patio. For those who like enjoy a bit more action, visit one of our special events: TTT Party, or our fun karaoke nights.

Monthly Special

Josta Fizz

Gin, Berentzen Sour, Zitronensaft, Zuckersirup und Soda
What's coming up
  • April, 13

    Celebrate the traditional spring holiday, with a cool drink before the BBQ at the Bögg fire. The marks the beginning of Spring!
  • May, 1
    Karaoke Night

    Always the first Friday in the month! Last date before Summer Break.
  • May, 9
    Angels WHITE Party

    In the month of May the community is dancing at the WHITE PARTY – the bright white, sexy, flamboyant party, simply: „splashing“.
    More information at www.angels.ch.
  • May, 19 - 23
    Eurovision Song Contest

    Be with us at Cranberry for the live broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Support your favorite country with a cool and a nice crowd. As long it says "Switzerland 12 points".
  • June, 19 - 20
    Zurich Pride Festival

    Equality without borders, is the Pride Motto 2015. Visit us at the Cranberry Bar Location on Kasernen Areal and enjoy the event , while savoring a good drink.
  • August, 29

    In August, the most colorful, beautiful house and techno parade will be taking place later than usual. Cranberry will nevertheless be the hotspot before and after the parade!



Cranberry Bar - almost 20 years old

In Autumn 1997 Cranberry Bar was born. The initial 3 owners Jvan, Chris and Erik are still major shareholder of the company. The bar operation is managed by a loyal, skilled crew with a long lasting experience. With its reputation for fabulous cocktails and great events, 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!"

Reto Caduff

Manager Cranberry Bar, ein Jägermeister händ mir immer no gnah! - reto@cranberry.ch

Dusan Savic

Assistant Manager Cranberry... the Balkan Girls like to Party! - dusan@cranberry.ch

Oliver Gütle

Our cool-headed fellow employee... - oli@cranberry.ch

Dennis Wassmer

Our newcomer... - dennis@cranberry.ch

Erik Schlumpf

Head of Board & the man behind marketing and numbers - erik@cranberry.ch

Chris Eckstein

Member of the Board & bonvivant ... style and décor are his passion - ce@cranberry.ch

Jvan Paszti

Member of the Board & Mr. Campari ... the creative mind behind the concept and the drinks - jvan@cranberry.ch

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
Du-bist-du -counseling service for young gays
Fince el Romero - nice hideaway in Spain
gay.ch - Swiss online Gay guide
Gayromeo.com - online dating site
Heaven - the newest and hottest gay club
IGLTA - intern. Gay & Lesbian travel association
Macho.ch - online Gay shop
Männerzone - Gay shop and bar
Ministry of kink - online Gay shop
Moustache - relaxclub for Gays
Network - Gay leadership organization
Outtraveler.com - 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
eventlokale.ch - 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
Brunner Schreinerei - carpenter shop & interior design
Gay Store - made for love

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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