There are quite a few authentic sex clubs, like CDL, New Action, Mutschmann’s, Connection Club, The Jaxx, Tom’s Bar, Scheune and many, many others.
Also, almost all of the bars have darkrooms on their basement.
We recommend Fit X (next to Alexanderplatz), John Reed Fitness Music Club (Backfabrik and Kottbuserdamm) and Fitness First (Gendarmenmarkt and Schönhauser Allee).
Meeting people in real life is still a thing in Berlin, even in these “app oriented” dating times we live in.
Find out where to go with our Berlin gay cruising guide!
Of course, you can also try “pulling a George-Michael” in one of the toilets, in the less cruisy big section of the park, towards the Brandenburg Gate.
The surrounding areas of Nollendorfplatz, particularly along Motzstrasse and Fuggerstrasse, form the historical and old-school gay area of the German capital.
If you are looking to live that cliché in a “men only” environment, Der Boiler is probably your best bet. Der Boiler is very clean and slightly pricey: a single entry costs 21 euros and it’s valid for 24 hours.