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11 extraordinary restaurants at Ludwigkirchplatz

Cake, Tapas and Wine …

Café Benedict in Berlin
Breakfast at Café Benedict © Ideenmanufaktur

Explore the culinary diversity around the church Sankt-Ludwigs-Kirche in Wilmersdorf, less than 15 minutes' walk from Kurfürstendamm: from late breakfast to delicious cakes to an extraordinary dinner, you will find everything at idyllic Ludwigkirchplatz to make the heart of connoisseurs beat faster. Here are eleven restaurant tips for you:

Tip 1: Breakfast, whenever you like, at the Benedict

That's Berlin too: no matter what time you get up, there's always breakfast at Benedict. The breakfast room with Israeli roots is open around the clock and welcomes you a few meters east of the square. You can choose from pancakes, omelettes, French toast and porridge - whenever you like. In a cosy, modern ambience with eye-catching floral wallpapers you start the day wonderfully at any time. A good breakfast is of course also an ideal refreshment between meals ...

Where: Uhlandstrasse 49, Wilmersdorf
When: daily around the clock

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Tip 2: Sweet temptations at Zuka

On the South side of Ludwigkirchplatzyou will find Café Zuka: Here the owner Gil Avnon lives out his creative talent as a master confectioner to the delight of his customers. At Zuka you can discover extraordinary eclairs, original tartes with sweet surprises and dreamlike cakes. After all, there's still a little room for dessert!

Where: Emser Straße 25, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 10am -7pm

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Tip 3: Tarte and summer garden flair at Weyers

This is where all of Wilmersdorf meets in summer: in the Bistrorestaurant Weyers. It is situated quietly and comfortably on the traffic-calmed eastern forehead of the square. Already for breakfast you can enjoy a great variety and especially friendly service. For lunch or dinner you should try the hearty tartes, on the menu you will also find steak and so-called Maultaschen. A highlight in the warmer months is the idyllic summer garden with its Mediterranean piazza flair.

Where: Pariser Straße 16, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 9am -1 am

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Tip 4: American Way of Life at Route 66

On two floors of Route 66 you'll find authentic American diner flair of the 50s and 60s: juicy homemade burgers, crispy chicken wings and delicious milkshakes, served in a classic ambience with lots of chrome, jukeboxes and colourful flickering neon signs. The elaborate decoration also includes a Cadillac DeVille in the middle of the restaurant. In summer, outdoor seating invites you to enjoy mild evenings with a view of the Ludwigkirchplatz.

Where: Pariser Straße 44, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 10am - 1am

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Tip 5: Old Berlin flair at Kuchel Eck

Discover Berlin from its typical Old Berlin side at the beautiful Ludwigkirchplatz: In the Kuchel Eck, long-established Berliners meet guests from all over the world for a freshly tapped beer. In addition, there is authentic Berlin neighbourhood pub flair with hearty home cooking. The Kuchel Eck has a special atmosphere during Bundesliga and Champions League matches, which are broadcast live on screens in the restaurant. The perfect place to enjoy a knuckle of pork in a traditional Berlin way.

Where: Ludwigkirchplatz 1, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 9 am - midnight

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Tip 6: Entertaining tapas evening in Bellas Artes

When you open the doors of the Bellas Artes, a little south of Ludwigkirchplatz, you seem to travel directly to Spain: Warm, artistic decoration creates a friendly, inviting ambience that immediately makes you want tapas. Bellas Artes has a large selection of them. In addition, you can enjoy fine ham - or popular Spanish classics such as paella.

Where: Pfalzburger Straße 72A, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 5pm-11pm

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Tip 7: The Oriental Magic of Azerbaijan in Old Baku

An Azerbaijani restaurant in Wilmersdorf: The Old Baku invites you to a culinary journey of a special kind. You will be greeted by a stylish atmosphere decorated with city motifs from the picturesque capital of Azerbaijan. In the kitchen, typical dishes with lamb, chicken and fish are freshly prepared for you.

Where: Ludwigkirchplatz 12, Wilmersdorf
When:  Tue-Sun.: 1pm - midnight, Mon: 6pm - midnight

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Tip 8: Austrian hospitality in the Ottenthal coffee house + restaurant

In the Ottenthal coffee house + restaurant at Ludwigkirchplatz you are greeted by Austrian charm, which you can already enjoy for breakfast. In the afternoon you can enjoy Sachertorte and apple strudel as well as coffee specialities. Also the wine offer of the friendly coffee house can be seen: Especially in summer you can make yourself comfortable with a selected drop at the outside tables. From there you can observe the hustle and bustle at Ludwigkirchplatz.

Where: Ludwigkirchstraße 9, Wilmersdorf
When: daily 10am-7pm

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Tip 9: Southeast Asian enjoyment at Handoyo's Sate & Coffee

Modern, friendly and authentic - this not only describes the ambience at Handoyo's Sate & Coffee, but also the culinary experience. The family business serves authentic Indonesian dishes, exotic desserts and excellent Sumatran highland coffee. The restaurant is located directly on the north side of the square.

Where: Ludwigkirchplatz 2, Wilmersdorf
When: Tue-Fri: Noon- 10pm, Sat-Sun: 1pm-10pm

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Tip 10: Beer and Billiards in the Berlin way at Menta

For over 30 years, students and residents of Wilmersdorf have been quenching their thirst in Menta. And that on weekends, even into the early hours of the morning: It is easy to forget time between the yellowed walls and candle-lit wooden tables. The cosy pub invites you to a freshly tapped beer and a round of billiards. Perfect after a good meal in one of the restaurants on Ludwigkirchplatz!

Where: Emser Straße 24, Wilmersdorf
When: Sun-Mon: 5pm-2am, Tue-Thu: 5pm-4am, Fri-Sat: 5pm-6am

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Tip 11: Fine wines in Weinkost

In the small Weinkost, it is above all the large selection of excellent wines that attracts. But food is also part of the pleasure. And so food is also served in the small, cosy restaurant. The selection ranges from bread and ham platters to larger dishes. In addition you can be advised friendly and competently by the owners to the wine offer.

Where: Pariser Straße 15, Wilmersdorf
When: Mon-Fri: 5pm-11pm, Sat: 4pm-11pm

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