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Top 11 of Berlin's most beautiful cafés

Where to go for coffee in Berlin

Kastanientörtchen in Berlin
Kastanientörtchen © Kastanientörtchen, Foto: Anne und Paul Scharf

Good coffee, delicious cake, and good conversation - that sounds like a successful plan. We can't provide the good conversation, but we can give you the best tips for coffee and cake.

The many cafés in Berlin make up the city: really good coffee, cold brew, alternative flair, homemade cake - you will find all this in Berlin. We have put together our top 11 best cafés in Berlin to help you find the best coffee, the tastiest cakes, and cosy cafés.

Berlin has so many cafés - a new one opens every week and there are also the traditional classics. Feel free to post your favourites in the comments - we always look forward to new inspirations.

Tip 1: Kastanientörtchen

Yummy cake at Café Kastanientooertchen in Berlin Mitte
Café Kastanientooertchen © (c) visumate

You put the tarts together and choose between different bases, creams, and toppings. Incredibly delicious and beautiful to look at. The atmosphere is cosy and it is furnished with wooden furniture. If you are interested, the furniture can be purchased.

Where: Kastanienallee 60, Prenzlauer Berg

When: Tuesday– Sunday 11am – 6pm

More information about Kastanientörtchen

Tip 2: Kaffee A.horn

Kaffee A.Horn
Kaffee A.Horn © visitBerlin, Foto: visumate

Kaffee A.horn is a family business that values local ingredients. Everything served is freshly cooked, baked, and roasted every day. The menu includes breakfast, lunch, cake, and dinner. Bicycles can be repaired behind the guest room.

Where: Carl-Herz-Ufer 9, Kreuzberg

Whenn: daily from 9am

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Tip 3: Betty’n’Caty

Betty'n'Caty
Betty'n'Caty © visitBerlin, Foto: visumate

Already a real neighbourhood favourite - Betty'n'Caty in Prenzlauer Berg serves you delicious breakfast and good coffee. Avocado toast is particularly popular. In the afternoon there are delicious cakes. Many dishes are vegetarian/vegan and/or gluten-free.

Where: Knaackstr. 26, Prenzlauer Berg

When: daily 8am – 6pm

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Tip 4: The visit Coffee Roastery

The Visit Coffee Roastery
The Visit Coffee Roastery © Pim Rinkes

The highest quality coffee beans, the perfect roasting method, and passionate people - that is the simple formula of The visit. And it pays off: the coffee tastes wonderful. The café has several branches in Berlin and the shop is furnished in industrial style. There are many delicious snacks such as banana bread and egg avocado bread with the delicious coffee.

Where: Adalbertstraße 9, Kreuzberg

When: daily 8am – 7pm

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Tip 5: Patisserie Jubel

Patisserie Jubel
Patisserie Jubel © Patisserie Jubel, Foto: Caroline Prange

You will find the small but fine Patisserie Jubel on Hufelandstraße in Bötzowkiez. The staff serves you sensational little tartlets in different sizes that are artfully arranged. The varieties vary regularly - in summer there is melon, goat cheese, and lemon, and in winter there is mint parsnip, poppy, physicalis, and passion fruit.

Where: Hufelandstraße 10, Prenzlauer Berg

When: Tuesday– Sunday 11am – 7pm

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Tip 6: Berliner Kaffeerösterei (Berlin coffee roastery)

Berliner Kaffeerösterei
Berliner Kaffeerösterei © visitBerlin, Foto: Andreas Schwarz

You'll smell Berliner Kaffeerösterei before you see it: The scent of freshly roasted coffee drifts down the street. You can stock up on incredibly good coffee beans for home here or sit down in the adjoining café and try a coffee speciality with delicious cake right on site. 

Where: Uhlandstraße 173 / 174, Wilmersdorf

When: Monday – Saturday 9am – 8pm, Sunday and holidays 10am – 7pm

More information about Berliner Kaffeerösterei

Tip 7: The Barn  

The Barn
The Barn © visumate

The former Café Kranzler on Kurfürstendamm is now The Barn. You will be served excellent coffee here with a 360 degree view over the centre of west Berlin. You can also enjoy homemade cakes and seasonal delicacies. In summer, you can sit on the balcony or the roof terrace and relax in the middle of Berlin.

Where: Kurfürstendamm 18, Charlottenburg

When: daily 10am – 8pm

More information about The Barn

Tip 8: Barcomi’s

Barcomi's
Barcomi's © Barcomi's, Foto: Nicky Walsh

Barcomi's was opened over 20 years ago and now has two branches in Berlin. Here, too, the coffee itself is roasted in-house - and there are also delicious cakes, muffins, and bagels which are baked fresh every day. You can watch the hustle and bustle on Bergmannstraße in Kreuzberg.

Where: Bergmannstraße 21, Kreuzberg

When: daily 8am – 9pm

More information about Barcomi‘s 

Tip 9: Süßkramdealer (Dealer of sweets)

Süßkramdealer in Berlin
Shop Süßkramdealer © Foto: Maria Dorner

It lives up to its name: In this shop, which is still mostly furnished with wood from the Wilhelminian period, you feel like you've gone back in time. You can get fine chocolate, coffee, and gifts here. Since 2011, a modern coffee house right next door has been part of it, where you can sit comfortably and sip coffee.

Where: Varziner Straße 4, Schöneberg

When: daily 8am – 7pm

More information about Sükramdealer

Tip 10: An einem Sonntag im August (On a Sunday in August)

entry of the café " An einem Sonntag im August"
exterior view café "An einem Sonntag im August" © visitBerlin, Foto: Anna Bockhoff

The "An einem Sonntag im August" cafe is a real classic, which has been serving breakfast, coffee, and cake as well as (almost) the best veggie burgers in the neighbourhood for a long time in a cosy atmosphere. There is a large outdoor area with Hollywood swings.

Where: Kastanienallee 103, Prenzlauer Berg

When: Sunday – Thursday 9 – 2am, Friday and Saturday 9 – 4am

More information about An einem Sonntag im August

Tip 11: Café Einstein

Café Einstein
Café Einstein © visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

Café Einstein is known throughout Berlin and far beyond and now has several branches. The original in Tiergarten is a piece of west Berlin tradition. In the middle of the city, you can enjoy in-house roasted coffee in a quiet town villa with a garden. The coffee specialities are prepared in Viennese style.

Where: Kurfürstenstraße 58

When: daily 8am – 12 midnight

More information about Café Einstein

Verena: visitBerlin Blogger for visitBerlin.de/blog

Verena

lived already in Kiel, Düsseldorf, San Francisco and Gothenburg, but she was always sure she would return to her hometown Berlin. And she is going to stay a while. For the blog she is exploring the food scene of Berlin and looking for the best hummus in town (besides her own homemade hummus).

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