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Looking for concert tickets in Berlin without the insane processing fees? Be it techno, indie rock or cabaret, local institution KOKA36 has got you covered. Order your tickets online or stop by the friendly Oranienstraße shop.

Johannisstr. 11, Mitte Tel 030 2900 3300, Fax 030 2904 4717 www.heartofgold-hostel.de

Oranienstr. 29, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6110 1313, Mon-Fri 9-19, Sat 10-16 www.koka36.de

Skalitzer Str. 35, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6113 291, Mon-Fri 9-1, Sat-Sun from 10 www.morgenland-berlin.de

Wiener Str. 14a, Kreuzberg Tel 030 3036 8731, Mon-Sun from 12, www.chaparro-berlin.de

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25. Exberliner Flat Rentals

Looking to rent a place in Berlin? Exberliner Flat Rentals is here to help! Friendly, English-speaking staff will help you with every step along the way until you find your perfect home in Berlin. We provide countless tips and in-depth knowledge of the city’s housing market. Just register on the website or call for more information.

The Matrix Club Berlin will always offer you a varied programme with special events, the best DJs and live acts. It’s open 7 nights a week from 22:00 – 365 nights a year! Check it out to experience a cracking good night.

Pannierstr. 57, Neukölln Tel 030 6273 1602, Mon-Sun from 9 www.melbournecanteen.com

Straßburger Str. 16, Prenzlauer Berg Tue-Sat 11-18 www.metamate.cc

Max-Beer-Str. 48, Mitte Tel 030 4737 2969, Mon-Fri 10-14 www.exberlinerflatrentals.com

Warschauer Platz 18, Friedrichshain Mon-Sun from 22 www.matrix-berlin.de

3. Brachvogel

15. Ruby’s

Enjoy a mate ceremony with fresh & wild Brazilian mate or traditional Argentinian style. Berlin’s mate paradise with all your mate necessities: ceramic mate cuias, mate chocolates, mate beer, mate lemonade and much more!

The friendly atmosphere of the Melbourne café scene transported to Berlin. Good flat white or latte, Melbourne style breakfast featuring poached eggs or corn fritters. They also serve delicious dinners - from small share plates to satisfying main meals and fantastic cocktails.

Located along the Landwehrkanal, enjoy a variety of seasonal delights. Join them for breakfast, Sunday brunch or business lunch Monday to Friday. Relax in the heart of Berlin and if the sun is shining, enjoy a round of minigolf. The perfect place for your private or corporate events! Carl-Herz-Ufer 34, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6930 432, Mon-Sun from 9 www.brachvogel-berlin.de

Skalitzer Str. 81, Kreuzberg Tel 030 7554 4332, Mon-Sun from 12 www.rubys-bar.com

4. Schwarzes Café

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Kantstr. 148, Charlottenburg Tel 030 3138 038, Mon-Sun all day www.schwarzescafe-berlin.de

Alte Schönhauser Str. 2, Mitte Tel 030 2061 5334, Mon-Fri 12-24 www.louisiana-kid.de

Traditional Cajun cuisine offering all the classics including jambalaya, gumbo, fish soup, smothered beef, BBQ ribs and even Cajun-style gator filet. Top off your meal with a classic Sundae or a Miss Mississippi, vanilla ice cream in a coconut jacket with pineapple chutney and chocolate sauce. Y’all come back now ya hear!?

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5. Rio Grande

This vegan restaurant and bar serves a daily menu of fresh vegan and vegetarian dishes including burritos, tortillas, quesadillas, wraps, soups, cakes, desserts, coffee and even cocktails in the centre of Friedrichshain’s vibrant club district.

Located directly on the river Spree - right at waterlevel – with the best view of the Oberbaumbrücke, Rio Grande is the ideal place to take a break from the busy city. The kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with changing menus featuring contemporary Austrian and international food. Check out their exhibition room and arrive by boat if you want.

Revaler Str. 99, Friedrichshain Tue-Sat from16 (kitchen until 3 Fri-Sat), Sun from 12 (bar from 21)  www.emmapea.com

May-Ayim-Ufer 9, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6107 4981, Mon-Sun from 10 www.riogrande-berlin.de

6. Lei e Lui

Certified all-organic food at the lovingly decorated Lei e Lui. A variety of tasty and creative MediterraneanOriental specialties for your dining enjoyment. Some regular specialities are fruity vegan vegetable cream soups, curry and couscous meals, pasta, risotti and homemade cakes and desserts.

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Fasanenstr. 23, Charlottenburg Tel 030 8825 414, Mon-Sun 9-1 www.literaturhaus-berlin.de

Mariannenplatz 2 (Bethanien), Kreuzberg Tel 030 600 318 600, Tue-Sun from 11 www.3schwestern-berlin.de

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Kopernikusstr. 3, Friedrichshain Tel 030 2966 3296, Mon-Sun from 16 www.hirsch-friedrichshain.de

Linienstr. 136, Mitte Tel 030 2790 9683, Mon-Sat from 12 www.rubencarla.com

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From Bastard with love: whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, this restaurant is not just for those who are born out of wedlock. Choose from the changing seasonal menu created with love for fresh ingredients and fine food. Our tip: try the homemade stone-oven bread!

Located in a former hospital turned art centre, this restaurant café with big windows overlooking a lovely garden serves fresh, seasonal food at reasonable prices. Breakfast on weekends/holidays. Live music and parties start after dessert.

Tucked away in a leafy corner between Kottbusser Tor and the Landwehrkanal, Viasko offers 100% vegan, fresh and environmentally conscientious cuisine in a contemporary basement restaurant. Drop in for lunch, Sunday brunch, select beers on tap and to enjoy their weekly-changing menu while sunning yourself in their cosy beer garden. Erkelenzdamm 49, Kreuzberg Tel 030 8849 9785, Mon-Fri from 17, Sat-Sun from 11 www.viasko.de

10. Sachiko Sushi

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Jeanne-Mammen-Bogen 584, Charlottenburg Tel 030 3132 282, Tue-Sat 12-24, Sun 16-24 www.sachikosushi.com

Friedelstr. 34, Neukölln Tel 030 5471 5227, Mon-Thu from 16:30, Fri from 11:30, Sat-Sun from 10:30, (kitchen till 23) www.manuelatapas.com

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Without a doubt Berlin’s finest Jamaican food. Located conveniently on the U1 at Görlitzer Bahnhof. Live music, art exhibitions, catering and intimate dining atmosphere with creative dishes with a European touch. Great homemade cake selection. Muskauer Str. 9, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6953 7859, Tue-Sat 18-23:30, Sun 14-1, kitchen until 23:30 www.rosacaleta.com

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Home to the best parties in the city every weekend in Postbahnhof. The city’s best DJs play rock, alternative, indie, hip-hop, r’n’b, soul and reggae over three floors. Check out the website for concert info.

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Other Nature is a feminist, queer-oriented, ecofriendly sex shop in Kreuzberg. What turns them on: healthy attitudes about sex and sexuality, sharing knowledge, quality products, locally-made kinky crafts, books... and tea! Not your average sex shop. Bring your mum. Mehringdamm 79, Kreuzberg Tel 030 2091 5887, Mon-Tue 12-18, Wed-Sat 12-20 www.other-nature.de

27. La Kritzeria

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La Kritzeria offers more than 300 kinds of liquorice, hand-selected from all over the world. From sweet to salty, hard to soft, mixed with gummies, herbs or chocolate, they’ve got more than 150 different sorts to mix up yourself!

Located in the historical centre of Berlin, Parlando offers German courses of all kinds – from small group classes covering all levels (A1 to C1) to oneon-one lessons tailored to your individual needs and wishes. Fast progress is guaranteed, because drumming German into the young, the old, the shy and the talkative is one of their greatest passions.

Stubbenkammerstr. 3, Prenzlauer Berg Tel 030 2180 7806, Tue-Fri 11-19, Sat 11-16 www.la-kritzeria.de

Linienstr. 126, Mitte Tel 030 9789 4392 www.parlando-berlin.de

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By day, an easy going pastrami bar that serves the original Reuben sandwich. By night, dim lights, candlelight, and sophistication, serving prime quality steak, tagliata style and delicious homemade burgers with hand cut fries.

Reichenberger Str. 122, Kreuzberg Tel 030 5482 1866, Mon-Sun 9-17 www.bastard-berlin.de

Berlin’s original Kaiten sushi bar: each piece of sushi floats past you on a wooden boat. Situated in an S-Bahn arch, the bar is a design and culinary delight. Business lunch daily from 12-15. All dishes offered for the same price on Sundays.

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This cosy new bar holds regular exhibitions for young international Neukölln artists, is a space for making music & boasts moderately priced “emotional cocktails” – customised to your current mood. Not to mention, the cutest bar dog ever- Rosi. World citizens welcome! Flughafenstr. 25, Neukölln Tue-Sun from 18 www.suziefu.de, www.facebook.com/suziefu.bar

At first glance you might be excused for overlooking this pub, but upon entering you’ll be glad you didn’t. This bar combines the intimacy reminiscent of an English pub with traditional southern German food, like Spätzle and Maultaschen, and a huge selection of beers.

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18. Suzie Fu Art & Bar

Wilsnacker Str. 61, Tiergarten Tel 030 3020 8890, Wed-Sat 17-24 www.lei-e-lui.de

Enjoy an excellent coffee in one of Berlin’s nicest cafés, the elegant and much-loved Literaturhaus. The staff is extraordinarily courteous and the atmosphere pleasant. A perfect stop on a stroll through the Ku’damm area and a lovely destination for afternoon “coffee and cake”.

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30. Fritzclub

Surrounded by friendly staff and electronic music, this is the place to meet authentic Berliners. Ruby’s serves delicious Italian wood-oven pizzas, also available with vegan cheese & healthy spelt flour. Great wine selection. Check the daily menu!

Since the 1970s, Schwarzes Café on Savignyplatz has been a cult favourite among artists, anarchists, foreigners and Charlottenburgers. It’s open 24/7 and they have English menus and serve organic meat.

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Don’t panic – it’s the starship of Berlin hostels. The first and only themed hostel inspired by the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by D. Adams. Read the book and have fun!

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24. Heart of Gold

Chaparro achieves culinary excellence in every dish by using the freshest all-natural ingredients for authentic Mexican street food including tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, burritos & more. They offer veggie, vegan & gluten-free dishes with homemade salsas from mild to hot.

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Café Morgenland’s weekend and holiday brunch serves a great buffet complete with gourmet cheese, fresh fruit & veg, crêpes & other vegetarian dishes, cold cuts, shrimp cocktails & more. Menu from €5, happy hour €3.50 after 20:00. Reservations suggested.

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Every one of your favorite potato recipes is here for your enjoyment in their cosy cellar restaurant. From typical Berlin potato soup with Wurst and bacon to potato puffers, roast, puréed, fried or baked and many casserole dishes from around the world.

The best homemade tapas around! Combine your favourites, try new ones daily & eat your way all the way to Spain! Don’t miss the paella lunch special Fri 12-16 or the incredible breakfast bocadillos on weekends! ¿Vale? ¡Vale!

From the Homeland of the Freefill, USA breakfast & comfort food & a great cheeseburger & tasty lunch & dinner specials. For dessert there’s homemade pie, malted milkshakes & rootbeer floats. All served by friendly servers in their friendly dining room! Dunckerstr. 80a, Prenzlauer Berg Tel 030 8975 8632, Mon 9-16, Tue-Sun 9-22 www.nalu-diner.com

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