After such a long shutdown, Berlin’s Michelin restaurants are now excited to be open for your visit again. Even though there were some very tasty and successful take-away options to enjoy at home in the meantime, nothing will replace the real experience of a restaurant visit. The Michelin-starred chefs themselves cannot wait to create inspiring dishes for you to serve in a wonderful atmosphere and with lots of warmth and hospitality. Just allow yourself to indulge in the culinary delights that Berlin offers.
Tip 1: Rutz Restaurant & Weinbar
You might have even missed the exciting news that Berlin now has a 3-starred Michelin restaurant. The Guide Michelin awarded head chef Marco Müller of Restaurant Rutz a third star this year. Now the wait is over and you can enjoy his culinary skills and sophisticated flavors again – of course with the proper wine pairing as well. Tip: The Rutz also has its own wine trade - and cooperates with selected wineries as part of the Rutz Rebell campaign.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 6.30 to 10 pm, winebar from 4 pm
Where: Chausseestrasse 8, Mitte
Tip 2: Nobelhart & Schmutzig
With their slogan, “brutally local” Nobelhart & Schmutzig turned into one of the most political restaurants in Germany. Now you can take the chance to reserve one of the sought-after spots at the often fully booked Michelin-starred restaurant. However, you also still have the option to enjoy the regional and uncompromising dishes of Micha Schäfer at home with their delivery service “Nobelhart & Daheim”.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 6.30 to 11 pm
Where: Friedrichstr. 218, Kreuzberg
Tip 3: Cookies Cream
The vegetarian and experimental fine dining concept of Heinz Gindullis paid off with the first star in 2017 for his stylish restaurant Cookies Cream. The trendy restaurant housed in a former club with a hidden backyard entrance is always worth a visit. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 6.30 to 10 pm
Where: Behrenstr. 55, Mitte
Tip 4: tulus lotrek
The owners of tulus lotrek were quite busy in the meantime and started a charity project called “Cooking for Heroes”. Now head chef Maximilian Strohe and host Illona Scholl look forward to welcoming you back to their casual restaurant with urban flair and a creative and delicious cuisine.
When: Thursday to Tuesday, 6 to 10 pm
Where: Fichtestraße 24, Kreuzberg
Tip 5: Tim Raue
Berlin’s star cook Time Raue is also back. While you can still order the very successfully implemented delivery service „Fuh Kin Great“, bringing soul food to your home, nothing really can replace the experience of tasting the complex and Asian inspired cuisine at Raue’s restaurant. Delightful!
When: lunch from Wednesday to Saturday, 12 to 3 pm; dinner from Tuesday to Saturday, 5.30 to 10 pm
Where: Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 26, Kreuzberg
Tip 6: Horváth
The restaurant Horváth - idyllically situated at Landwehrkanal - now also opens its terrace for a special summer pop up lunch. The 2-starred restaurant serves a 4-course lunch meal with a selection of Austrian specialties; you can even enjoy a typical Wiener Schnitzel. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!
When: Thursday 6 to 10 pm, Friday to Sunday, lunch: 12 to 3 pm, dinner: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44A, Kreuzberg
Tip 7: Kin Dee
In Berlin you can even take a visit to Thailand, at least a culinary one. The restaurant Kin Dee – which translates to “eating well” from Thai – is open again and takes you on a culinary journey into the flavors of Thailand. The dishes however mainly use regional and seasonal ingredients and therefore always surprise in the best way possible.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 5 to 10 pm
Where: Lützowstraße 81, Tiergarten
Tip 8: einsunternull
What does Berlin taste like? You might be able to find the answer at the gourmet restaurant einsunternull, which is asking this question and is interpreting the city through their cuisine. Diverse, honest, always changing and creative are just a few of their associations. Give Berlin a try! Tip: The einsunternull takeout, the Berliner Proviant, is also still available. The package includes a full three-course meal for two people, including a good bottle of wine.
When: Monday, Thursday – Sunday, dinner: 6 to 10.30 pm
Where: Hannoversche Str. 1, Mitte
Tip 9: Prism
In his restaurant Prism starred head chef Gal Ben Moshe combines European fine dining with Levantine influences from his home country. The result is a Michelin-star worthy taste experience in a minimal and urban atmosphere. To celebrate the reopening, treat yourself to a menu to share, here you will be served 8 courses in four stages.
When Tuesday to Saturday, 6 to 10 pm
Where: Fritschestraße 48, Charlottenburg
Tip 10: Pauly Saal
Located in the unusual location of the former Jewish girls’ school in Mitte, the restaurant Pauly Saal serves traditional French dishes of high quality. During summer, you can also enjoy the refined dishes in the beautiful courtyard. A wonderful experience in the heart of Berlin. Our tip for asparagus gourmets: Currently, the menu also includes the Spargeleuilleté with white asparagus, fresh morels and a creamy Sauce au Vin Jaune.
When: Wednesday to Saturday, 5 to 11 pm
Where: Auguststraße 11 - 13, Mitte
Tip 11: FACIL
The restaurant FACIL located at hotel Mandala welcomes its guests back to their relaxed and green rooftop terrace right at Potsdamer Platz. Awarded with two Michelin stars, it serves sophisticated fine cuisine and is very popular beyond Berlin. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere under the open sky!
When: lunch from Monday to Friday, 12 to 3 pm and dinner from 7 to 10 pm
Where: Potsdamer Straße 3, Tiergarten
Please enjoy and remember the rules:
- Please observe the current hygiene measures and regulations of the individual providers.
- In most restaurants a reservation is necessary. Please inform yourself on the respective websites.
- Opening hours are until 11 pm maximum.
- Persons from two households must keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres between each other.
- The wearing of a face mask are recommended.
And for a quick overview of what else is already open and what is (still) closed in Berlin, just have a look at visitBerlin.de.