The Best Places to Eat in Berlin
Known for being a haven for Europe’s hipsters, the cool and vibrant city of Berlin is perfect for a final celebration like no other!
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in the late 1980s, this city has transformed into one of the busiest and most exciting tourist spots for visitors all over the continent and the rest of the world. Renowned for its iconic architecture, amazing beer and street art to name a few, the German capital also boasts some absolutely fantastic places to eat. With that being said, have a look at the best restaurants in Berlin where you can take some time out of the boozy celebrations to grab a bite to eat!
10 Best Berlin Restaurants to Consider
1. The Klub Kitchen
Situated close to Alexanderplatz you’ll find The Klub Kitchen, a bright, modern and contemporary Berlin restaurant that specialises in delicious lunch dishes. With a particular focus on vegetarian food, this place has a great selection of tasty choices from udon noodles to pasta and hummus. Inside, this stylish eatery features stripped back décor and boasts a relaxing atmosphere, perfect for taking some time out of the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
2. Bräuhaus Georgbraeu
A rustic German tavern in the heart of the city, Brauhaus Georgbraeu is a fantastic place to get sat down for a hearty meal, especially if you’re looking to try the best of the best when it comes to local cuisine from pork dishes to schnitzel and more. As well as the food, this Berlin restaurant serves up its own brewery beer with a range of different choices from pale ale to bitters. Inside, this venue has a proper rustic atmosphere with vaulted ceilings and bench-style seats typical of a German tavern.
3. Berliner Kartoffelhaus
A modern take on the old-world style tavern, the Berliner Kartoffelhaus is a wonderful restaurant that specialises in delicious steaks, schnitzels and potato dishes. With a generously-sized patio terrace at the front of the venue, inside this modern building you’ll find a cosy and welcoming venue packed full of charming décor. At the bar, you’ll find a host of local German beers that everyone knows and loves, as well as a range of spirits, mixers and much more.
4. Revolving Restaurant – Berlin TV Tower
The highest point in the city, the Revolving Restaurant at the Berlin TV tower is probably the most iconic and memorable places on this list. Built in the 1960s by the former East German government, the sphere at the top of the tower houses a revolving restaurant that gives diners 360-degree panoramic views of the city and much further beyond. With a bar that stretches around the inner section of the restaurant, this is the perfect place to enjoy a meal so long as you’re ok with heights!
5. Paulaner Wirsthaus Berlin
Situated on the historic Potsdamer Platz is the Paulaner Wirsthaus from the famous Bavarian brewery. With a great outdoor terrace to enjoy during the warmer months of the year, inside you’ll find this venue to be a modern and stylish take on the traditional German brewery bar with contemporary décor and large glass windows overlooking the square. Of course, you can expect the bar to be more than well-stocked with Paulaner beers, and the menu is one to be rivalled with a host of classic dishes from bratwurst to pretzels and sharing platters.
Further north from the city centre you’ll find Mädchenitaliener, a brilliant Italian restaurant that boasts a large garden terrace for diners during the warmer months of the year. As well as that, this Berlin restaurant is bright and modern inside with plenty on the menu from pizzas to pastas and much more. As should be expected from great Italian eateries like this one, you can expect to find a great range of red and white wines at the bar as well as a great selection of Italian coffees too.
7. Hofbräu Wirsthaus Berlin
Another famous Bavarian brewery with a bar in the city, Hofbrau Wirsthaus Berlin is an awesome tavern-style venue with long wooden bench seats, live bands and a hearty menu packed with traditional German classics. Of course, you’ll find the famous Hofbrau beer on tap too! Situated right next to Alexanderplatz, one of the busiest areas in the city, this place is perfect for a pint or two with a delicious meal any time of the day, especially if you’re looking for somewhere to start exploring the city centre from.
8. The Grand
Specialising in both traditional German and French food, The Grand Berlin is a popular and modern restaurant just a short walk from Alexanderplatz and has a reputation that dates back to the late 1800s. Spread out over two dining floors, this Berlin restaurant transforms into a lively nightlife venue in the evenings towards the end of the week, hosting live DJ sets on the top floor which is also used as a nightclub space. So no matter what time of the day it is, The Grand is always worth paying a visit to.
9. Asador Steakhouse
With an Argentine-style menu, Asador Steakhouse Berlin has a great selection of steaks on the menu as well as sharing platters, starters and desserts. Situated to the south of the city centre not far from the iconic Checkpoint Charlie, this rustic eatery also does some amazing seafood dishes as well as steak burgers that are hard to rival anywhere else! With a stylish and cosy interior, it’s a fantastic place to get sat down to relax and enjoy a bite to eat.
10. Stadtklause Berlin
A small and traditional eatery with a big reputation, Stadtklause Berlin is an old and historic restaurant that has a proper old-world atmosphere inside with stripped-back brick walls and tonnes of memorabilia. On the menu, expect to find all the classics this country is known for from bratwurst to schnitzel and meatballs plus much more. With tonnes of beer choices on tap too, this place is a no-brainer for those looking for a classic, no-frills experience.
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