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Top 11 New Openings in Berlin in February

From street food to gourmet cuisine

Sightseeing in Berlin's government district on the Spree River
Sightseeing in Berlin's government district on the Spree River © visitBerlin, Foto: Fotoagentur Wolf, freiheitswerke

You don't have to stay hungry in Berlin in February. Since the beginning of 2023, numerous new restaurants have opened in the capital - from gourmet cuisine to street food. Whether you're in the mood for tarte flambée, French cuisine, hip egg drop sandwiches or traditional Asian cuisine. Here you can find a selection of new cafés and restaurants in Berlin. We wish you bon appétit!

Tip 1: Enjoy "Dolce Vita" at Ristorante Cumberland

Cumberland Restaurant
Cumberland Restaurant © Maximilian Meisse

The Ristorante Cumberland has opened in Berlin's west as a new meeting place for all friends of Italian cuisine. In the classic ambience of the spacious dining room, you can enjoy pure "Dolce Vita". Look forward to exquisite Italian wines and typical Italian dishes, which you can also enjoy on the beautiful terrace in the courtyard garden in summer. In the front area of the Ristorante Cumberland, the Grand Café welcomes you with its own pastries and Italian espresso. In the evening, the café becomes an antipasti and cocktail bar.

When: Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 24 h
Where: Kurfürstendamm 194, Wilmersdorf

Italian Cuisine

Tip 2: For real gourmets - Restaurant Macionga

Gourmet dish
Fine Dining © Getty Images, Foto: Marian Vejcik

André Macionga, long-time restaurant manager and head sommelier for Tim Raue, opened his own restaurant at the beginning of February - together with Sebastian Leyer, who has already cooked at Pauly Saal and Le Fabourg. Leyer is also known for growing many of his own ingredients. At Macionga, the two celebrate the symbiosis of fine, regional cuisine with the perfect wine.

When: Thursday to Monday from 6 p.m.
Where: Xantener Straße 9, Charlottenburg

Gourmet Restaurants

Tipp 2: Manifesto Market 

Potsdamer Platz Skyline
Potsdamer Platz Skyline © Getty Images, Foto: spreephoto

Europe's largest food hub, Manifesto Market, opened on 9 February directly at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. 22 restaurants, four bars, a beer tower and several food shops await you. But that's not all: in addition to the gastronomic offerings, the concept includes numerous cultural and lifestyle events. So it's worth stopping by - and not just to feast, 

When: Sunday to Thursday 11am - 11pm, Friday & Saturday 11am - midnight.
Where: Potsdamer Platz

Shopping at Potsdamer Platz

Tip 3: Samarkand: Uzbek food in Kreuzberg

Taco aus einem Foodtruck
Foodtruck © gettyimages, Foto: MStudioImages

Fans of Foodtruck Sundays at Kulturbrauerei are sure to have already enjoyed it. After all, the homemade manty, samsa and delicious rice dishes have been a fixture at Berlin's street food event for a while now. In fact, the Uzbek comfort food is so well received that the three chefs and food truck operators have now opened their own restaurant on Oranienstraße in Kreuzberg. Named after the original home of the founders, "The Taste of Samarkand", serves dishes from this region.

When: Tuesday to Thursday 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Friday to Sunday 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: Oranienstraße 187, Kreuzberg

More Street Food in Berlin

Tip 4: For fans of good coffee - Blumental

Unicorn Workspaces: Coffee & Coworking
Unicorn Workspaces: Coffee & Coworking © Unicorn.Berlin

Bright and open, the Blumental premises leave room for many possibilities. From healthy lunches to inspirational coffee hours on the yellow sofa. The simple, square tables can also be perfectly arranged into longer tables. If you want to rent the place for an event, you can of course book the catering at the same time. On the menu are vegan variations, lots of vegetables, but also croissants, vegan cakes and coffee specialities.

When: Thursday to Sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Engeldamm 64, Kreuzberg

Coworking Spaces in Berlin

Tip 5: Dine and dance at Papillon

Going out and dancing in Berlin
Dancing all night long © visitBerlin, Foto: Günter Steffen

Dining and dancing simply go hand in hand at Papillon. In the middle of City West, right next to the Zoologischer Garten, this new location with its stylish mix of modern design and 1970s glamour invites you to enjoy evenings and long nights. Truffles, lobster and caviar are on the menu. To go with it, pop the champagne corks.

When: Monday to Saturday, 6 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Where: Hardenbergplatz 15, Tiergarten

Dancing in Berlin

Tip 6: Café Marue - for a healthy start to the day

Smoothies / Juices
Vegetable juices © Getty Images, Foto: 5PH

Since 6 February, Café Marue on Hufelandstraße invites you to breakfast from 8 am. Bowls, juices and homemade cakes sweeten your day in Prenzlauer Berg. The large windows let in lots of light and the simple, elegant wooden tables are just as suitable for a coffee break as for a few hours of remote work. And did we mention that they serve really delicious coffee?

When: daily 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Hufelandstraße 21, Prenzlauer Berg

More Cafés in Berlin

Tip 7: Brasserie Helene - French flair at KaDeWe

KaDeWe - Department store of the West - in Berlin
exterior view KaDeWe © visitBerlin, Foto: Thomas Kierok

KaDeWe also continues to see new developments. On the now completed gourmet floor, Brasserie Hélène now offers French cuisine and good wine. Here you sit in a slightly nostalgic, fine food court atmosphere, elegant and with a view of the outside. On the menu you'll find classics like salmon (Saumon confit), foie gras and, for dessert, pear Hélène.

When: Monday to Saturday from 12 - 8 p.m., Friday until 9 p.m.
Where: KaDeWe, Tauentzienstraße 21-24, Wilmersdorf

KaDeWe Food Floor

Tip 8: Breggs - The perfection of the egg sandwich

Grilled cheese Sandwich
Sandwich © gettyimages, Foto: Thomas Barwick

Ever since Harley Quinn in the Hollywood blockbuster Birds of Prey was finally allowed to enjoy her egg sandwich after the most adventurous fight scenes, this breakfast roll has been a legend. Now you can also enjoy a delicious egg roll - also called an egg drop sandwich - in Berlin. Choose from delicious extras like truffle, siracha or salmon. For a healthy option, you can replace the bread with fresh salad. Served with freshly squeezed juices. 

When: Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Oranienburger Straße 84, Mitte

Breakfast & Brunch in Berlin

Tip 9: Colourful noodles in all variations - Noumì Lounge

Udon stir-fry noodles with shrimp in bowl
Noodle Bowl © Getty Images, Foto: Lisovskaya

Berlin is colourful - and obviously also loves colourful noodles. The Noumì Lounge in Schöneberg is the third branch of Noumì to open. Look forward to homemade pasta specialities from colourful ingredients such as beetroot, carrots, spinach or squid. Of course, you can choose your favourite pasta for each dish - including many vegan variations.

When: Sunday to Thursday 12 - 10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 12 - 12 a.m.
Where: Bundesallee 75, Schöneberg

Asian Cuisine

Tip 10: Le Feu - tarte flambée restaurant with a great wine list

Hand holding wine glass while pouring red wine
Red wine is poured in a wine glass © Getty Images, Foto: Bastian Lizut / EyeEm

Since 11 February, Le Feu has been serving up tarte flambée. For just over 20 euros you can eat as much tarte flambée as you like. If that's too much, you can order tarte flambée halves with different toppings for more variety. The menu also includes fish and healthy bowls with couscous, vegetables and more. Of course, there's also a fine selection of wines and freshly tapped beer on tap. Perfect for nice evenings with friends.

When: daily from 5 pm
Where: Wielandstraße 38, Charlottenburg

Restaurants for Groups

Tip 11: New travelling exhibition at the Museum of Technology

Deutsches Technikmuseum
Deutsches Technikmuseum © SDTB / Foto: N.Michalke

From 15 February, the German Museum of Technology will be showing the travelling exhibition "Who was Fritz Kittel - a Reichsbahn worker decides - two families 1933 to 2022". The exhibition was developed in cooperation with writer Esther Dischereit, whose mother and sister were hidden by railway worker Fritz Kittel during the Nazi era and thus survived the Holocaust.

When: Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m., Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Trebbiner Straße, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

Tickets for the German Museum of Technology

Josefine Köhn-Haskins


ist in München aufgewachsen, hat dort studiert und bei der SZ volontiert. Bevor sie in Berlin ihr Zuhause fand, berichtete sie als Korrespondentin und Trendscout aus den USA. Heute ist sie kreuz und quer in Berlins Kiezen unterwegs und beschäftigt sich mit Kultur, Musik und Zukunftsideen für ein innovatives Berlin. All posts