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Top 11 of Berlin's most beautiful cafés

Where to go for coffee in Berlin

Junge Leute im Café
© visitBerlin, Foto: Dirk Mathesius

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. Feel free to post your favourites in the comments - we always look forward to new inspirations.

Tip 1: Altstadtcafé Köpenick


Altstadtcafé Cöpenick
Altstadtcafé Cöpenick © Altstadtcafé

This traditional café has been around for 20 years and has retained much of its nostalgic charm. Here you can sit in the cosy café or on the small terrace with a view of the Dahme. The coffee is accompanied by a homemade cake creation or a hearty snack.

Where: Alt-Köpenick 16, Köpenick

When: daily, 10 am - 6:30 pm

More information about Alstadtcafé Köpenick

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 10.30 am - 17.30 pm

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Tip 3: Betty’n’Caty


Familie im Cafe Sommer
Familie im Cafe Sommer © Getty Images, Foto: vgajic

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: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 4.30 pm, Sunday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm

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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: Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5 pm, Saturday - Sunday 10m - 6 pm

More info about The visit

Tip 5: Patisserie Jubel

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Törtchen © DZT/Luca Storri

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 11 am – 6 pm

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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 9 am – 8 pm, Sunday and holidays 10 am – 7 pm

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. You can now enjoy The Barn's roasts at ten locations in Berlin, including the Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz, Hackenschen Markt, Nordbahnhof, Rosenthaler Platz, Friedelstraße in Neukölln, Schönhauser Allee 8. There are even branches in Dubai and Mallorca.

Where: Kurfürstendamm 18, Charlottenburg

When: daily 11 am - 6 pm

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Tip 8: Barcomi’s

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

Barcomi's was opened over 20 years ago. 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: Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm, Friday - Sunday 10am - 7pm

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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: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm, Sunday 10 am - 7 pm

More information about Sükramdealer

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

Junge Leute im Cafe
An einem Sonntag im August © visitBerlin, Foto: Dirk Mathesius

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 12 - 3 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

More information about An einem Sonntag im August

Tip 11: Café Bilderbuch

Together under one blanket: Girlfriends drinking coffee in Berlin
Girlfriends drinking coffee © GettyImages, Foto: Leonardo Patrizi

Café Bilderbuch is not known as Schöneberg's living room for nothing. Here you sit on large, old-fashioned sofas and enjoy coffee and cake between bookshelves in cosy seating areas. There's plenty of space in the large back room - and you can also meet up with larger groups outside. Free Wi-Fi invites you to linger and is perfect for a small workstation. Would you like more recommendations for cafés where you can work well? Then check out our 11 tips for coworking cafés in Berlin.

Where: Akazienstraße 28, Schöneberg

When: daily 9 am - 1 am

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