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Meals in the BRWHOUSE © Seren Dal/BRLO

Restaurants & Cafés

Sightseeing makes hungry - we don't want you to look for a good place to eat for too long. So we put together a list with tips for restaurants around the biggest Berlin sights. Since there is always something going on in Berlin there are also many events and markets where you can eat great food. For short breaks between attractions you find on visitBerlin.de our favourite cafés in the city. Brunch is also making a comeback in the breakfast cafés – in Berlin, brunch goes on until the afternoon. Enjoy!

Trendy Berlin: vegan, burgers and brunch

Berlin’s restaurant scene keeps cooking up new trends. Regional and seasonal produce is top of the menu right now. More and more restaurants specialise in vegetarian and vegan cuisine, while new burger bars are popping up all over the city with fresh and healthy dishes. You could get a vegan burger, too. Eating breakfast the whole day or a bar only serving dessert - Berlin's restaurants are not afraid to try new things. So give it a try and visit a dessert bar, a vertical farming or one of the other unusual restaurants. 

Berlin cuisine – classic and modern

Where to get the best food?  We’ve put together a whole list of recommended restaurants. Whet your appetites and explore typical Berlin cuisine. Traditional Berlin dishes are solid meals: pork knuckle with mushy peas, liver of calf á la Berlin, aspic on fried potatoes or meatballs. Well-established Berlin restaurants serve Berlin cuisine classics in a cosy rustic ambience. Other cooks reinterpret the classics and serve freshly cooked up regional dishes. Berlin’s refurbished market halls present street food from all over the world and offer fine delicacies. And it goes without saying that you need to try Berlin’s most famous classics: currywurst and döner. Afterwards, wash down your food with a delicious cocktail in one of Berlin’s myriad bars. For breakfast or teatime, pick one of the many cafés – comfy chairs and fancy cakes or urban cool with freshly brewed coffee.

Street food in Berlin

High-quality ingredients, exotic flavours and a relaxed atmosphere: It’s impossible to imagine daily life in Berlin without street food. For a start, currywurst and the döner kebab both originate from Berlin and have achieved long-standing cult status. And Berlin’s market halls have also become street food markets, where specialities from all around the world can be enjoyed fresh in the hand. The most popular one is the Markthalle Neun.

  • Streetfood in Berlin

    Street food

    Food on every corner

    Berlin is the home of street food in Germany: currywurst and the döner kebab were invented here.
  • Market hall Markthalle Neun in Kreuzberg in Berlin

    Covered markets

    Shopping in ancient buildings

    Market halls are popular as ever in Germany, with Berlin having a huge range of general and specialised covered markets to choose from.

  • Doner kebab in Berlin

    Doner kebab

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    A firm favourite of the city's fast food scene, the Berliner kebab is a twist on the traditional Middle Eastern dish, invented in the city.

  • Currywurst - spicy sausage from Berlin

    Currywurst

    Where the Berlin Original tastes best

    You can't visit Berlin without sampling Currywurst, or Berlin curry sausage. Often served with chips, this dish is sold across the city.

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Our tips for restaurants in Berlin

Spanish tapas, Italian pizza, French cheese and a thousand other delicacies from all over the world – Berlin’s restaurants have them all. Go on a tour of culinary exploration and discover popular foods and delicacies known only to the initiated. German cuisine is available in Berlin for your delectation too. Cooking at the highest-possible level: Guide Michelin has selected eighteen restaurants in Berlin, eleven of them receiving one star and seven receiving two. If you’re travelling to Berlin as a group, there are lots of restaurants that will receive larger groups with open arms.

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