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Important notice for traveling: Due to a broken water tube the Lankwitzer Str. is partly closed and the bus line 181 will be diverted. At the moment it is not possible to reach us with bus line 181. If you travel by public transport, please take U6 to “Alt-Mariendorf” or busses M76/M77/277 to “Friedenstr./Großbeerenstr.” and make a short stroll by foot to Quälgeist. A brief journey map can be found here.

Since we do not yet have a full public house license for our new rooms, we are officially not allowed to sell alcoholic beverages at the moment. Also, it is not allowed to drink alcohol on our premises at the moment. A violation of that rules may result in closing down our site by the government. We apologise for the inconvenience and cordially ask for your understanding and solidarity.


Quaelgeist Berlin e.V.We are still constructing… but we are open for our guests again!

Some of you may have visited us already at our new address Lankwitzer Straße 42/43 (entrance directly from the street!) and took a look at our new venue.

Although not everything has been build up until now, we wanted to be able to hold events for you as quickly as possible.

The bar area with new smoker‘s lounge is set up and invites you to talk and relax with the other guests.

The play area has been laid out provisorily and will be worked over completely new after easter. Not all play devices are available until now and we will build some more walls and a second storey in some areas as well. Therefore, the play area is more like „work-in-progress“ right now because it was more important to be there for you as soon as possible than having everything perfectly ready. We promise, there is a lot more to come soon!

Right now the sanitary facilities will be renovated from the ground. This is why we cannot provide showers at the moment, but we are working on this.

In our Blog you’ll find all the latest news.

Quälgeist Berlin e.V.

Quaelgeist Berlin e.V. is a non-commercial association of SM and Fetish enthusiasts. We maintain our own space where our members can practice and enjoy their fetishes and preferences and live out their fantasies. With approx. 300 sqm. we have a great variety of play options with St. Andrew’s Cross, cages, a rack, wall bars, hoists & pulleys, a hanging cage, slings and many other play-tools available. Be sure to bring your own favourite personal toys with you.

Quaelgeist is “your playroom”. Our goal is to provide a safe and secluded space for you and your play partner(s). We are not the usual Berlin cruising venue, nor do we have a classical “Darkroom”. While the majority of our guests come with their play partners, there’s also much opportunity to get in contact with new people at our bar. If you are a newbie or visitor to Berlin, please just ask the bar staff, they will be happy to help you.

Quaelgeist Berlin organizes events regularly on the weekend and on every other Monday and Tuesday. The majority of the parties are for gay men, many are open to all varieties of SM/fetishes, while others are themed for specific fetishes (see the events calendar). We also host theme weekends which allow extended SM play and SM training (Bondage, SM and Slave weekends). There are also special events for women and/or trans* and inter* people.

At all Quaelgeist events safety is of number one priority. All sexual acts are only allowed with the mutual consent of all participants. We also provide consultation with regard to questions about SM, safety, and health issues. We meet once a month at our MoM-Sitzung (meeting) to discuss program and organizational topics. These meetings are open to everyone and offer a good contact point for people who are interested in learning more about us. Between these meetings the executive board manages the association’s affairs.

Our program lives and thrives through the participation of our members. At our events, you will always find the community members behind the bar and at the entrance. Quaelgeist Berlin’s activities are financed through membership fees. Newcomers and visitors to Berlin can become a temporary member for an evening. Regular visitors to our events are encouraged to consider becoming club members. We are happy to send membership information and application form if you are interested.

We look forward to your visit and wish both you and us lots of fun with the “rough times” in life.

Quälgeist Berlin e.V.