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Top 11 public viewing spots for the European Championchip

Off to the beer garden to watch soccer

BRLO Brwhouse + Biergarten
© visitBerlin, Foto: Maxi-Lena Schuleit

The time has finally come: with a year's delay, the European Football Championship starts on June 11. There won't be a fan mile with large public viewing at the Brandenburg Gate this year, of course. But here are 11 alternative places where you can watch the games with other fans. Please observe the current hygiene and distance rules and meet with a maximum of ten people from three households. 


Beer garden BRLO Brwhouse at Parc Gleisdreieck in Berlin
Beer garden BRLO Brwhouse © Ulf Saupe/Done Studios Berlin/Design by NOVONO

The BRLO BRWHOUSE has rented a large LED screen especially for the European Championship. A total of 20 tables offer the perfect view of the game. Home-brewed beverages are served, with and without alcohol. Try one of the wonderfully tart lemonades. In any case, reserve a table quickly.

When: Mon-Thu from 4 pm, Fri from 2 pm, Sat-Sun from 12 pm.

Where: Schöneberger Straße 16, Kreuzberg


Tip 2: Café am Neuen See

Café am Neuen See: Beer garden in Berlin
Beer garden Café am Neuen See © visitberlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

You don't need to make a reservation to watch the European Championship at Café am Neuen See. So be there early to get a good seat in the beer garden. If you want to take some time out before or after the game, you can also rent a rowboat.

When: daily from 12 p.m., on weekends at 10 a.m. if the weather is nice.

Where: Lichtensteinallee 2, Tiergarten

Café am Neuen See

Tip 3: Freiheit Fünfzehn

Bier © GettyImages, Bild: Niccoló Pontigia / EyeEm

Freiheit Fünfzehn has set up an extra European Championship lounge with six screens and three screens in the idyllic beer garden directly on the Spree. All games will be shown. Combine the soccer evening with a bike ride to Köpenick and relax on the comfortable deck chairs. You don't need to make a reservation.

When: Monday - Friday from 2 a.m., Saturday from 1 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m.

Where: Freedom 15, Köpenick


Tip 4: 11Freunde EM-Quartier

Brandenburger Tor Berlin with soccer player
Footballer in front of the Brandenburg Gate © visitBerlin, Foto: Pedro Becerra/

The 11Freunde EM-Quartier at the Astra Kulturhaus Berlin awaits you with a large LED video wall, fixed seating and even a stage. Enjoy the soccer fan atmosphere in the beer garden ambience. 

When: one hour before kickoff

Where: Revaler Straße 99, Friedrichshain, all games on big screen

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Tip 5: Waldhochseilgarten Jungfernheide (Climbing Garden)

Forest rope garden Jungfernheide Berlin
Forest rope garden Jungfernheide © Waldhochseilgarten Jungfernheide

The viewing tip for families: Although the Waldhochseilgarten only shows the games on the side and closes regularly at 9 p.m., there is plenty of space to play and romp. You can get your own food and drink, but you can still reserve a table. You don't need a test to visit the summer garden. If you want to climb, you can get tested on site.

When: daily from 12 noon

Where: Heckerdamm 260, Charlottenburg

Waldhochseilgarten Jungfernheide

Tip 6: Soda Beach Garden in the Courtyard of the Kulturbrauerei

Hof der KulturBrauerei
Hof der KulturBrauerei, Berlin © visitBerlin, Foto: Frank Heise

In the courtyard of the Kulturbrauerei, all games will be broadcast on a 32 square meter screen. On Friday and Saturday you can look forward to a live DJ and happy hour (6 - 7 pm). A table reservation is not necessary. Come early to secure a good seat. You can get in the mood from one hour before the game. For Germany games, it will even open two hours before the game.

When: one hour before the game, or two hours if Germany is on the field.

Where: Knaackstraße 97, Prenzlauer Berg


Tip 7: Zollpackhof

Barbecue grill
Barbecue grill © Getty Images, Foto: Salman Shahid, EyeEm

In a typical beer garden atmosphere, the Zollpackhof will be broadcasting the European Championship games. In addition, there will be delicious food from the grill, perfectly matched to the grill specialties of the respective competing countries. Reservations are not necessary.

When: from 11 am depending on the weather (kitchen until 9 pm)

Where: Elisabeth-Abegg-Strasse 1, Tiergarten


Tip 8: closed

Tip 9: Prater Beergarden

Prater beer garden in Berlin in summer
Prater beer garden © visitBerlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

The Prater will set up some screens for the European Championship. However, you will not be able to see them from every seat. Only those games that are broadcast by ARD or ZDF will be shown. From Monday to Friday, the European Championship games will be shown from 6 pm, on the weekend all games.

When: Monday - Friday from 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm.

Where: Kastanienallee 7-9, Prenzlauer Berg


Tip 10: Café Lutetia

Berlin beer Berliner Weisse
Berliner Weisse © visitberlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

Café Lutetia has set up two large screens for you for the European Football Championship, both indoors and outdoors. Selected games will be shown, including of course all the games of the German team. You can make reservations directly on the website. Please be there two hours before the start of the match and - as always - observe the current hygiene and distance regulations.

Tip: In cooperation with the Stadttheater Spandau, Café Lutetia invites you to a colorful open-air cultural program in the beer garden.

When: daily from 10 am

Where: Jüdenstraße 10, Spandau


Tip 11: Luise Dahlem

young people in a café
café in summertime © visitBerlin, Foto: Dirk Mathesius

With 14 screens, the Luise Dahlem gets fans in the mood for this year's European Football Championship. Despite the 500 available seats, please reserve in advance. Specialties are the colorful burger buns, bratwurst from the water buffalo and buffalo mozzarella from Mittenwalde. You can also take all the goodies home with you from the farm store.

When: from 11 am

Where: Königin-Luise-Strasse 40-42, Zehlendorf

Luise Dahlem

Josefine Köhn-Haskins


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