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open Mon-Fri from 10am Sat-Sun from 8am www.harp-pub.de near Kurfürstendamm
open daily from 10am www.kilkenny-pub.de train station Hackescher Markt
Warschauerstrasse 69, Berlin, 10243 1024 Germany Opening times: 0800-2000 Mon-Sun
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Antipasti · Salate · Steinofenpizza · Pasta · Weine Restaurant Winterfeld Winterfeldtstr. 58 · 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg Tel.: 030 - 260 755 47 · Fax: 030 - 253 289 97 www.winterfeld-berlin.de
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Matrix Club is a space for you to feel free. 365 days a year with seven floors in the heart of Berlin. Matrix remixes your nights. Pure mash-up across seven floors. Remixed sounds, styles, fashion, people. Open all night, every night from 22.
Need a new look? Cherrybomb has a selection of funky clothes for him and her, from int’l and German labels such as Hüftgold, Lee and Scotch & Soda, along with fair trade brand Kuyichi. With excellent service, you’ll feel welcome at Cherrybomb.
27. CineStar Sony Center
For unparalleled coffee, sensational toasted sandwiches, fresh salads, milkshakes, quintessential Antipodean homemade biscuits and sunshine, hot-foot it to Prenzlauer Berg. They’ve got flat whites like you haven’t had in an age and service, well, service second to none.
Kopernikusstr. 3, Friedrichshain Tel 030 2966 3296, Mon-Sun from 16 www.hirsch-friedrichshain.de
Fehrbelliner Str. 5, Prenzlauer Berg Tel 0176 3834 0118, Tue-Fri 8-18, Sat-Sun 9-18
Oranienstr. 32, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6146 151, Mon-Fri 11-20, Sat 11–18 www.cherry-bomb.de
Potsdamer Str. 4, Tiergarten Tel 030 2606 6400 www.cinestar.de
Skalitzer Str. 35, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6113 291, Mon-Fri 9-1, Sat-Sun from 10 www.morgenland-berlin.de
28. Blacklight Minigolf
Enter a fascinating world! Expect the unexpected; Gravis is not your regular Apple store, but a department store for the digital lifestyle. Offering audio and video lounges, a cinema, workshops and various events, and a cafe with rooftop terrace. Check out their new Steglitz store.
This minigolf venue has quickly become one of the city’s favourite word-of-mouth successes, a glow-in-the-dark world of UV lights and surreal designs where even the balls shine out of the blackness. The course is divided into five different rooms with 18 holes each with its own fantastical feel. Located in Kreuzberg’s Görlitzer Park.
Schloßstr. 89, Steglitz Ernst-Reuter Platz 9/10, Charlottenburg Tel 030 3902 2333, Mon-Sat 9-21, Fri 9-20 www.gravis.de
Görlitzer Straße 1, next to Edelweiß, Kreuzberg Tel 030 6162 1960, Mon–Fri 12–22, Sat-Sun 10-22 www.indoor-minigolf-berlin.de
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This cafe’s legendary Saturday, Sunday and holiday brunch serves a beautiful buffet complete with gourmet cheese, fresh fruit and veggies, crepes and other vegetarian dishes, cold cuts, shrimp cocktails and much more. Daily menus from 5, happy hour cocktails for €3,50 after 20. Reservations suggested.
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2. Café Morgenland
Movies in their original language versions! Enjoy Germany’s largest variety of original language movies – select films also in 3D – at CineStar Original. Sony Center Berlin!
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 beer.
Warschauer Platz 18, Friedrichshain Mon-Sun from 22 www.matrix-berlin.de
Knaackstr. 37, Prenzlauer Berg Tel 030 4429 229, Mon-Fri from 16, Sat-Sun from 10
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Gugelhof has been serving great Alsatian cooking to the people of Prenzlauer Berg for 12 years and serves the original tarte flambée. Enjoy the friendly service and cosy interior of this family-owned restaurant.
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Schlüterstr. 45, Charlottenburg Tel 030 8815 001, Reservations 0800 247 HOTEL www.bogota.de
Charlottenstr. 85, Mitte Tel 0173 9590 765 www.1001sightseeings.com
Grolmanstr. 36, Charlottenburg Tel 030 3418 545, Tue-Fr 10-20, Mo/Sat 9-19 www.shift-friseure.de, email@example.com
5. Amici Amici
16. Helter Skelter Hostel
30. ANTABerlin Stylisten
One of the few real backpackers’ places in Berlin with an international staff. Newly renovated in November 2007, Helter Skelter is centrally located and has a self-catering kitchen to make you feel all the more at home. Get back to the roots!
Home to the best parties in the city every weekend in Postbahnhof. The best DJs in Berlin play rock, alternative, indie, hip-hop, r’n’b, soul, and reggae over three floors. Check out the website for concert info. They’re looking forward to seeing you!
Mehringdamm 40, Kreuzberg Tel 030 746 8412, Mon-Sun 11 -24
Kalkscheunenstr. 4-5, Mitte Tel 030 2804 4997 www.helterskelterhostel.com
Straße der Pariser Kommune 2-4, Friedrichshain Tel 030 6981 280, Fri-Sat from 23 www.fritzclub.com
6. Bar Celona
17. Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat
Hannoversche Str. 2, Mitte Tel 030 2829 153, Mon-Sun from 12 www.barcelona-berlin.de
Mühlenstr. 73, Friedrichshain, Tel 030 6676 3806, Mon-Sun all day www.eastern-comfort.com
Good things are always simple. Amici Amici, on one of Kreuzberg’s busiest intersections, makes a few Italian staples well. Spaghetti or pizza by the slice, a healthy alternative to Currywurst and Döner. Grab a delicious focaccia bread to go!
Want a look that’s individual, always new, modern, fun and pure? Head to ANTABerlin Stylisten: unisex stylists for hair & makeup using Sebastian Professional. People will be sure to comment on your new look.
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Over 12 years old and we know why. The Spanish cuisine and wine here are of high quality at reasonable prices. Juicy olives, tasty chorizo and sheep cheese from La Mancha. Fresh seafood, super paella and flamenco every second Thursday. Some of the best tapas in Berlin.
Regensburger Str. 4, Schöneberg Tel 030 2170 378, Tue-Fri 11-20, Sat from 10 www.antaberlin.de, www.sebastianshop.net
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Kantstr. 148, Charlottenburg Tel 030 3138 038, Mon-Sun all day www.schwarzescafe-berlin.de
Do you want to “shift” your hairstyle? Visit their flagship store near Kurfürstendamm and get to know the Englishspeaking stylists, Louise and Tim from London, and Michael from San Francisco. Winner of the German Hairdressing Award 2008 for the category of “Avantgarde”. They are looking forward to welcoming you in their salon.
29. Shift Frisöre Berlin
From Berlin to Potsdam, Sachsenhausen to Dresden, see the sights in our pimped-out minivans with thus far up to 8 guests (1-4 €44/h; 5-6 €54/h; 7-8 €64/h). With free pick up from within Berlin, our VANtastic tours are available in English, German and Spanish.
24. 1001 Sightseeings
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One of the most highly recommended hotels due to its unique historic atmosphere and great prices. It is also home to Photoplatz, a diverse photo gallery, and has live swing music every Tuesday evening starting at 8. At the corner of Kurfürstendamm, it is frequented by artists, families and business travelers alike.
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15. Hotel Bogota
4. Schwarzes Café
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Johannisstr. 11, Mitte Tel 030 2900 3300, Fax 030 2904 4717 www.heartofgold-hostel.de
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!
Kottbusser Damm 104, Kreuzberg Mon from 16, Tue-Sun from 10 www.ankerklause.de
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.
SUE WEBSTER “Art galleries have become like High Street shopping.” NURKAN ERPULAT “You are my lover, but the theatre is my husband, my wife.” ALAN SPARHAWK “The banjo is the sound that signals white people to start drinking and dancing.”
14. Heart of Gold
Ankerklause is a Kreuzberg institution. Eat and drink at super prices: wine starts at €2 a glass! Soups, burgers, and salads, all with a beautiful view of the canal. DJs on Thursday nights, and a guaranteed crowd of movers, shakers and oddballs.
The best place to take out parents, visitors, or to enjoy a romantic night out. Need a gift idea? Need space for a wedding or birthday? The unique and excellent value solution is Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat, a floating lounge moored on the Spree at the Oberbaum Bridge in Friedrichshain. It’s the perfectly unique way to experience Berlin.
9. Bellwinkel Feinkost
Rosenthaler Str. 72a, Mitte Tel 030 9789 4392 www.parlando-berlin.de
19. TANDEM Language
A repository of culinary delicacies sourced from lands both near and far, plus nifty kitchen utensils, accessories for the home, and sought after cook books. On top of this, an ever-changing lunch menu with enticing aromas and mouth-watering flavours.
TANDEM makes you speak - German, English and several other languages. Students from all over the world enjoy their dynamic classes and enthusiastic teachers. Classes are held in small groups (max. 11 students). Courses run all year round and are available at every level - at reasonable prices.
Güntzelstr. 46, Wilmersdorf Tel 030 8639 6686, Mon-Fri 10-19, Sat 10-14 www.bellwinkel-feinkost.de
Lychener Str. 7, Prenzlauer Berg Tel 030 4413 003 www.tandem-berlin.de
20. speakeasy Sprachzeug
Erkelenzdamm 49, Kreuzberg Tel 030 8849 9785, Tue-Sun 12-23 www.viasko.de
Apart from German and various other language courses, they offer translations, language tours (bike tours with a particular focus on language learning), trips abroad, proofreading & the survival kit for all those who want to settle in Berlin. They very much emphasise learning in small groups (max. 8 people), in a familiar & cosy atmosphere. Boxhagener Str. 116, Friedrichshain Tel 030 6095 4149, Mon-Fri 10-20 www.speakeasy-sprachzeug.de
11. Café im Literaturhaus
Fasanenstr. 23, Charlottenburg Tel 030 8825 414, Mon-Sun 9-1 www.literaturhaus-berlin.de
Potsdamer Str. 98a, Tiergarten Tel 030 2300 5570 www.ifs-deutsch.de
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.
Enjoy an excellent coffee in one of Berlin’s nicest cafes, the elegant and much-loved Literaturhaus. The staff is extraordinarily courteous and the atmosphere pleasant. A perfect stop on a summer stroll through the Ku’damm area, and the perfect destination for afternoon “coffee and cake”.
Located in the historic centre of Berlin, right at Rosenthaler Platz, Parlando offers German courses of all kinds - from small group classes covering all levels to one-on-one lessons tailored to your individual needs and wishes. Their teachers are good-natured and friendly native speakers.
Focus on improving your German – enjoy IFS’s 30+ years of expertise in teaching German as a second language. Not just a language school, IFS is a place to take part in and enjoy exhibitions and multicultural events. Take your first steps to becoming a Berliner with IFS. Now located near Potsdamer Platz, U1: Kurfürstenstr. & U2: Bülowstr.
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Wilsnacker Str. 61, Tiergarten Tel 030 3020 8890, Wed-Sat 17-24, Sun 16-23 www.lei-e-lui.de
Friendly, efficient service
Certified all-organic food at the lovingly decorated Lei e Lui. A variety of tasty and creative Mediterranean-oriental specialties for your dining enjoyment. Some regular specialities are fruity vegan vegetable cream soups, curry and cous-cous meals, pasta, risotti and homemade cakes and desserts.
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8. Lei e Lui
Fast, easy… and in English!
May-Ayim-Ufer 9, Kreuzberg, Tel 030 6107 4981, Mon-Sun from 10 www.riogrande-berlin.de
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Located directly on the river Spree - right at water-level - with the best view of the Oberbaum Bridge, 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.
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