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Top 11 of Berlin's most beautiful cafés

Where to go for coffee in Berlin

Anna Blume: Café at Prenzlauer Berg
Café at Prenzlauer Berg © visitBerlin, Foto: Pierre Adenis

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

The innumerous cafés in Berlin make up the city: enjoy really good coffee, cold brew, homemade cake and flavourful snacks. Find the perfect café for you 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.

Tip 1: An einem Sonntag im August (On a Sunday in August) - Perfect Café for sunny days

© 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. Sofas and grandmother's armchairs give the café, which becomes a bar in the evening, a welcoming living room atmosphere. On sunny days, you can also make yourself comfortable in the large outdoor area    

Where: Kastanienallee 103, Prenzlauer Berg
When: Sunday - Thursday 9 am - 2 am, Friday and Saturday 9 am - 4 am

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Tip 2: Kaffehaus Frau Lüske - The Café, which makes you feel at home

Kaffeehaus Frau Lüske
© Kaffeehaus Frau Lüske, Foto: Michael Ebert-Hanke

A real feel-good place: whether you're sitting outside in the garden on the terrace or making yourself comfortable in the café. You'll feel right at home at Frau Lüske's. In addition to coffee and delicious cakes, which are freshly delivered by small, local bakeries, you can also enjoy a delicious breakfast here. The evening menu is small but fine - and based primarily on home-grown and regional ingredients. 

Where: Baseler Straße 46, Lichterfelde-West
When: daily 9 am - 6 pm

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Tip 3: Betty’n’Caty - One of the Best Cafés for Every Time of the Day

Betty'n'Caty © visitBerlin, Foto: visumate

Already a real neighbourhood favourite - Betty'n'Caty in Prenzlauer Berg serves you delicious breakfast and good coffee. The Avocado toast and the pancakes are particularly popular. In the afternoon there are delicious cakes. Many dishes are vegetarian/vegan and/or gluten-free. If you get a seat at the big windows you cannot only watch the passerbys in this hip Beriln district, but also enjoy some warming sunrays. Feel free to check out both Betty'n'Cay locations. You will find the original, smaller location just down the street at Knaackstraße 8.

Where: Knaackstraße 8 and 26, Prenzlauer Berg
When: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 4.30 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm

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Tip 4: Patisserie Jubel - The Café to Treat Yourself to Something Special

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: Wednesday – Sunday 11 am – 6 pm

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Tip 5: Café Anna Blume - Flowery Decor and Delicious Breakfast

Café Anna Blume
© visitBerlin, Foto: Pierre Adenis

Flowers and cakes go together at Café Anna Blume like coffee and cake. In the neighbourhood for over 15 years, the café has become an institution in the Kollwitzkiez. In addition to the homemade cakes and tarts, Anna Blume is known for its breakfast étagère, which offers a colourful bouquet of delicacies.  Sit back and enjoy Berlin coffee house culture with a flowery ambience.

Where: Kollwitzstraße 83, Prenzlauer Berg
When: daily 8 am - 9 pm

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Tip 6: Altstadtcafé Köpenick - the traditional Café

Altstadt Café Cöpenick
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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. The perfect place to enjoy a break while exploring the historic city of Köpenick.

Where: Alt-Köpenick 16, Köpenick
When: daily, 10 am - 6:30 pm

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 Tip 7: SET's - The elegant coffee house in Charlottenburg

SETS Café Berlin: Interior
SETS Café Berlin: Interior © SET´s Caféhaus GmbH

In the elegant ambience of this Charlottenburg coffeehouse, you'll get the perfect start to the day - and into the evening. For breakfast, you can choose between freshly baked Belgian waffles, healthy sourdough sandwiches or the typical "Sets" breakfast arrangements. Here you can combine different bowls with fruit, brie, turkey breast, eggs or yoghurt with granola with the basics such as bread, butter and jam. There is also a wide selection for vegan breakfast fans. By the way: owner Ruzi Krakan has also run Borchardt, which is very popular in celebrity circles. Tip: You can also rent the studio in the back of the café for private events. 

Where: Schlüterstraße 36, Charlottenburg
When: Monday to Friday 8 am - 4 pm, Saturday  9 am - 6 pm, Sunday 9 am - 5 pm

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Tip 8: Café Always Together - Colourful shakes against a 2D backdrop

2D Cafe Always Together
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You become the main character against the black and white comic backdrop of the 2D café. If you're wondering what a 2D café actually is, you should take a look at TikTok, because the Asian dessert café is a real paradise for anyone who likes to showcase themselves on social media. The entire backdrop, including pictures and plants, is drawn here, and the tables, chairs and furniture are painted in such a way that the room looks like a 2D picture drawn on paper. The menu includes colourful shakes and bingsu, a Korean speciality based on condensed milk.

Where: Große Hamburger Straße 24, Mitte
When: Monday - Saturday 11 am - 8 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm

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Tip 9: Barcomi’s Deli and Café - Best Bagels and Amazing Coffee

Barcomis 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 and original bagels which are baked fresh every day. Lean back, enjoy and watch the hustle and bustle on Bergmannstraße in Kreuzberg. By the way, you can try the delicious baked goods by Barcomis all over the city, for example in one of Berlin's most luxurious hotels, the Waldorf Astoria.

Where: Bergmannstraße 21, Kreuzberg
When: Monday - Thursday 10 am - 6 pm, Friday - Sunday 10 am - 7 pm

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Tip 10: Coworking Café St. Oberholz - Strong Coffee for the Startup-Scene

Café in the Coworking Space St. Oberholz
Café in the Coworking Space St. Oberholz © St. Oberholz, Foto: Roman Wache

St. Oberholz is considered one of the oldest coworking spaces in Berlin. Right above the café are the work spaces for members. The café is open to everyone. Good coffee and free Wi-Fi invite you to work and network. Perfect for a small workstation in Berlin. Would you like more recommendations for cafés where you can work well? Then check out our 11 tips for coworking cafés in Berlin.

Where: Rosenthalerstraße 72 a, Mitte
When: Monday to Friday 8 am - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 11 pm, Sunday 10 am - 6 pm

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Tip 11: Café Eule at Gleisdreieckpark - enjoy coffee & cake under the blue sky 

Café Eule in the green Gleisdreieckpark
Café Eule in the Gleisdreieckpark © (c) visumate

Café Eule is somewhat hidden away, right next to the allotments on the western side of Gleisdreieckpark. Here you can sit cosily in the middle of the greenery under a blue sky with coffee and cake. Of course, you can also take a homemade lemonade with you for your walk through Gleisdreieckpark. In addition to sweet pastries, there are also changing lunch dishes, quiche, fresh salads and bowls. And ice cream for the little ones. Because a visit to Café Eule is at its best when the sun is shining.

Where: First garden path to the left, Bülowstraße 69a, Kreuzberg
When: Monday - Friday 10am - 7.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 9.30am - 8pm

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Josefine Köhn-Haskins


is originally from Munich and started out her career at one of Germanys largest daily news papers. Before finding her home in Berlin, she also reported as a correspondent and trend scout from the US. Today she is cruising Berlin's neighbourhoods, always on the lookout for good stories - with a focus on culture, music and ideas for the future of an innovative Berlin. All posts