Suggestions for Berlin


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BRUNCH:

🍳 California Breakfast Slam β€” California style brunch
πŸ— Geist im Glas β€” Southern-style brunch
πŸ₯ͺ Bety n Caty β€” Cute small spot
🌿 Roamers β€” Beautiful little place with lots of plants
πŸ§€ Markethalle Neun β€” Food hall, lots of great food stands
πŸ” Nalu Diner β€” American Diner
🏫 ORA β€” Beautiful former apotheke
πŸ₯ž Benedict β€” Classy brunch place with a nice interior, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


BARS:

πŸ₯ƒ Twinpigs β€” Berlin style bar
🍺 Mikkeller β€” Great beer bar from Copenhagen, pleasant Scandinavian interior
🍻 Wohnzimmer β€” Cool bar, fun interior
🍹 BRYK Bar β€” Super interesting cocktails, nice staff
🍸 Buck & Breck β€” Extremely fancy cocktails β€” dress up
🍷 Weinerei Forum β€” After 8pm it's 2 euro for a glass, donations for wine, free food
🍻 Bergschloss β€” Craft beers in NeukΓΆlln
🍺 Vagabund β€” Craft beers in Wedding
🍹 Basalt β€” Dimly lit cocktail bar in Wedding


CLUBS:

β›“ Berghain / Panorama Bar / SaΓΌle β€” Gay, intense, amazing bookings
πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Schwuz β€” Gay, fun, there’s a pop music dancefloor
πŸ‘― GriessmΓΌhle β€” Good, dirty club, nice outdoor area
😎 OHM β€” Great bookings, nice vibe
🀫 Ask me personally for the best underground clubs in Berlin. I’m not posting them here.


COFFEE:

β˜•οΈ Bonanza Coffee Heroes β€” 2nd location in Kreuzberg
β˜•οΈ Kaschk
β˜•οΈ The Barn
β˜•οΈ % Arabica Berlin β€” Worldwide chain but seriously good


FOOD:

πŸ– Chicago Williams β€” American BBQ
πŸ₯ Papilles β€” Modern casual French
πŸ— Southern Vittles β€” Real American southern food
πŸ₯˜ Fes Turkish BBQ β€” Turkish food with grills on the table
πŸ₯– Le Bon β€” modern French
🍲 Cocolo Ramen
🍘 Yumcha Heroes β€” Hip dim sum
πŸ₯— The Klub Kitchen β€” Very hip modern casual lunch spot
🌯 Chaparro Mexican Food
🍣 Sasaya Sushi β€” Call to make reservation, v fancy, great great Japanese
🍜 Takumi Nine β€” Best ramen in the city
πŸšƒ CafΓ© PfΓΆrtner β€” Cafe inside of an old train car
πŸ› Asia Deli β€” Best Chinese in the city, not fancy
πŸ— Chibee β€” Great Korean fried chicken
🍜 Shainu’s House of Noodles
πŸ” Burgermeister β€” The best burger in Berlin
πŸ› GΓΆzleme β€” Good very casual Turkish
πŸ• I Due Forni, Il Casolare, or Il Ritrovo β€” all the same, great pizza
πŸ– Zur Haxe β€” Very good, very traditional German food, huge portions
🍽 Michelberger Restaurant β€” Fancy but not extremely expensive food, a good bar, and a nice hotel


SHOPPING:

🏒 KaDeWe β€” Famous German department store, amazing grocery floor
πŸ‘• SOTO β€” Specialty clothing & lifestyle store
πŸ‘’ Superconscious β€” Shoes, clothing, & lifestyle store
βœ‚οΈ MUJI β€” Minimal Japanese home good
πŸ‘ž A.P.C. β€” Expensive clothes
πŸ‘– Acne β€” Expensive clothes
πŸ‘‘ Voo Store β€” Very hip, very expensive clothing
πŸ‘Ÿ Weekday β€” Hip, cheapish
πŸ‘š Monki β€” Hip, fun girl clothes
πŸ•― The Store β€” At SOHO House
🍫 Goldhahn & Sampson β€” Fancy groceries
πŸ“š Do You Read Me?! β€” Bookstore
πŸ—‘οΈ Granit β€” Industrial, simple, affordable home goods
🧹 Manufactum Warehouse β€” High quality homewares


ART:

πŸ–Ό Hamburger Bahnhof β€” Great permanent collection, always good contemporary shows
🎨 Haus der Kulturen der Welt β€” Cool building, cool graphic design
🏒 Boros Collection β€” Used to be a club, schedule a tour, rotating impressive private collection. Make a reservation!