The Best Pubs Berlin has to Offer
Known for being a hip and lively city, a stag do in Berlin is a no-brainer if you’re looking for a big night out with plenty of exciting places to party!
But before you head into the nightclubs, we highly recommend you check out the best pubs in Berlin from our list. With a huge and ever-growing craft beer scene, this city really knows how to host beer-lovers from all over the world. From stylish and quirky hangouts to gigantic and lively boozers, we’ve listed all the best places to grab a beer in Berlin with the boys!
This one doesn’t really need an introduction! Famous across the globe for being the Irish pub to champion all Irish pubs is Temple Bar Dublin. Named after the surrounding area, this iconic boozer is a staple for anybody visiting the Irish capital, no matter what your itinerary says! Being in the city centre right by the River Liffey, the area surrounding the bar is a lively and exciting neighbourhood dominated by Georgian-era buildings housing taverns, shops, cafés and much more. One thing is for certain though; this place gets very busy every day of the week, so plan your time wisely. It should go without saying, but we’ll say it anyway: You simply can’t afford to miss out on this legendary bar!
2. Two Fellas Brewery
Just as you might have guessed, Two Fellas Berlin is, indeed, the brainchild of two fellas that love beer. Today, it’s one of the most popular pubs in Berlin with plenty of weird and wonderful beers rotating on tap to keep you satisfied. Since this is a microbrewery as well as a pub, all of their own beer is brewed on-site, so you can bet the quality is top notch. With a relaxed and minimalist feel inside, it’s a great place to kick back and relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Stocking both famous Berlin beers as well as their own craft concoctions, Hopfenreich is a unique venue with a cool, grungy vibe inside with candle-lit tables and industrial décor features giving it a cosy atmosphere. To the front of this Berlin pub you’ll find plenty of street-side seats where you can sit out with a drink and watch the world go by.
4. BRLO Brwhouse
Probably one of the most unique pubs in Berlin, BRLO Brwhouse was constructed using shipping containers, giving it a cool industrial vibe that’s popular with both visitors and regulars alike. With a huge beer garden area outside, this place is also perfect for enjoying the hot summer days with a couple of beers. With around twenty beers rotating on tap, you’ll be spoilt for choice if you stop by here for a drink or two.
5. The Castle Berlin
With twenty craft beers on constant rotation, The Castle Berlin is a brilliant bar located on the famous Invalidenstraße that runs through the heart of the city. In fact, this Berlin pub is situated right next to the Nordbahnhof station, so can be easily reached from anywhere in the city. As well as beer, they also have twenty gins to try out as well as serving up some delicious pizzas too.
6. Birra Berlin
Specialising in Italian craft beers, Birra Berlin is situated north of the city centre but is well worth the trip if you’re looking to try somewhere a bit different. With a cool and cosy atmosphere inside, this Berlin pub also offers plenty of seats for punters outdoors too. Aside from the drinks, you’ll find a great selection of Italian classics on the food menu as well from small plates to mouth-watering paninis.
7. Lindenbräu en Potsdamer Platz
Probably one of the biggest pubs in Berlin is Lindenbrau, situated on the iconic Potsdamer Platz right in the heart of the city. Located inside the Sony Centre, an impressive modern shopping area, this huge venue is split over three floors with a terrace overlooking the public space below, as well as plenty of seats to the front of the pub too.
8. Prater Beer Garden
One of the largest beer gardens in the city, the Prater Beer Garden is a huge outdoor space attached to the Prater restaurant, offering space for up to 600 people to enjoy a beer or two in the sunshine! Open until late every night of the week, this place has a fantastic atmosphere no matter what time of the day it is. Serving up Prater beer as well as a few others, this place is a unique experience that’s worth making the journey for.
9. HERMAN Belgian Bar
Small and unassuming from the outside, HERMAN Belgian Bar is a brilliant little Berlin pub that, as you might have guessed, stocks all the best Belgian beers on the market. If you’re a fan of Duvel or La Trappe then you’ll be more than happy with the selection on offer here! Behind the bar, you’ll find all of the beers they offer neatly stacked on the shelves, so no confusion over what’s on offer.
10. Ständige Vertretung
A modern and popular Berlin pub that serves up some amazing food from the Rhineland region of Germany. Inside, this pub is packed full of political memorabilia from the Cold War as well as some cool artwork to give this place a unique feel. Behind the bar, you’ll find a great selection of classic German beers including Kolsch and Erdinger as well as plenty of red & white wines to browse.
11. Clash Berlin
If you’re looking for somewhere a bit alternative, then Clash Berlin will be sure to tick the boxes. With a cool and grungy atmosphere inside, this Berlin pub has plenty of great beers on tap to browse and enjoy, including Flensburger beers that aren’t found in a lot of other places in the city. With space to sit outside under the canopies, this is the perfect place to enjoy a few beers any time of the day or night.
12. BraufactuM Berlin am Alexanderplatz
Right in the heart of the city is BreaufactuM Berlin, situated on the iconic Alexanderplatz. Noted for its amazing hamburgers and BBQ food, this Berlin pub also offers a huge selection of craft beers as well, making one of (if not the) best pubs in Berlin Mitte. On the south side of the river? No worries, this place has a venue on Hausvogteiplatz too!
13. BRÄUGIER Craftbier BrewPub
Doubling up as both a craft beer shop and a wonderful Berlin pub, Braugier Berlin offers a minimalistic and laid-back atmosphere inside, perfect for chilling out and exploring the many beers this place has to offer. Being a microbrewery, their brews are made on-site so you can expect a proper fresh drink here. As this place is only a short walk from the Mitte district, this makes for a great place to start exploring the city centre.
14. Protokoll Taproom
Whether you’re looking for draught or craft beers, Protokoll Taproom has tonnes on offer for punters, making it one of the greatest pubs in Berlin. With a particular focus on having new and exciting beers constantly rotating on the taps, they offer up to 24 weird and wonderful beers at any time, so plenty for you to try and enjoy! Open late every night of the week, this place is definitely worth visiting in the evening if you’re up for a bustling night out, as it can get quite busy here!
15. Biererei Bar & Vintage Cellar
With both a bar and shop on-site, Biererei Berlin is a fantastic place to try all kinds of craft brews this city is famous for. Whilst it’d take all night to try everything this Berlin pub has to offer, you can always pick up a few bottles or cans to take home with you! This place makes an extra effort to source amazing brews from all over the world as well as from the local area… in fact, you might even find some well-loved British brands here like Northern Monk!
16. BrewDog Berlin Mitte
Probably one of the most famous international bar chains hailing from the UK, BrewDog Berlin Mitte is no exception when it comes to hosting a buzzing atmosphere and offering delicious food and drinks to their customers. With two locations in the city (the other being BrewDog Friedrichshain), you’ll find this establishment just north of the city centre, right next to Pappelplatz tram stop.
17. Das Lemke
Housed beneath a huge railway arch close to Alexanderplatz station you’ll find Das Lemke Berlin, a massive Berlin pub that has more varieties of beer than you can count up to! Whether it’s a Bohemian pilsner, an American-style pale ale or Berliner Weisse, the Lemke Brewery are always coming up with strange yet delicious concoctions… so keep your eyes peeled on the menu!
18. Kilkenny Irish Pub
Easily one of the city’s best and longest-running Irish bar, the Kilkenny Irish Pub Berlin boasts all the old-world charm and frills that you could expect to find at a Dublin bar… and yes, that includes Guinness! Much like the last entry on this list, this venue makes use of a huge space beneath an ornate railway arch, only adding to the quirky atmosphere of the place. Of course, you’ll find all kinds of live sports and live music playing here throughout the week too, so if you’re looking for a proper Irish knees-up you should definitely head here on your night out!
19. Treffpunkt Berlin
A cosy and traditional Berlin pub that’ll remind you of some of the best places to booze back home, Treffpunkt Berlin is a proper laid-back venue where you can enjoy both wonderful local beers as well as a menu full of traditional German cuisine. On tap, you’ll find Berliner and Schultheiss Pilsners being served, as well as Landskron and Paulaner Munchen lager to name a few. If you’re feeling a bit peckish whilst you’re here, why not try a schnitzel or bratwurst to bust that hunger?
20. Schmittz Berlin
Another awesome pub in Berlin hat’s perfect if you’re looking for alternative vibes, Schmittz is a casual yet exciting place to drink in the city centre. As well as stocking some brilliant beers, you’ll also find a foosball table and an electric dartboard here, perfect for challenging each other! If you fancy a bit of table tennis, you’re in luck here too!
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