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Berlin Tips

Welcome to Berlin. Here you will find my personal tips for a nice stay in my city. The list is regularly revised and updated. Of course, I would also be happy to give appropriate recommendations when visiting my place (interesting sights to nightlife).

Restaurants & Cafés

Shiso Burger
You like burgers and have a weakness for Asian cuisine?
In the open kitchen, you can watch the chefs prepare their Asian Burgers. Young ambiance.
Opening hours: 12pm (noon) – 11.30pm
Auguststr, 29C
Berlin – Mitte

I Due Forni
Italian cuisine in a trendy pizzeria with graffiti art and a large outdoor area in the style of a beer garden. Very spacious large dining room.
Opening hours: 12pm – midnight
Schönhauser Allee 112
Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg

Mozzarella & Pomodoro
A small but nice pizzeria. Super tasty pizza and pasta. All Tiramisu-Lovers get their money’s worth.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm – 00.00 am, Sa 3pm – 00.00am
Torstraße 97

Zeit für Brot
The best bread in town. Backed by real people and according to old recipes. You can watch the bakers at their craft. Well known for their delicious cinnamon pastry “Zimtschnecken”.
The cafe offers breakfast, bread meals, and good coffee.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 8pm; Sat 8am – 8pm
Sun 8am – 6pm
Alte Schönhauser Str. 4
Berlin – Mitte

The Barn Roastery
The Roastery is the ideal spot to meet friends or to relax and read the paper. There is a great selection of homemade sandwiches, cakes, and fresh juices, as well as teas. Vegan options are available.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8am – 6pm; Sun 10am – 6pm
Schönhauser Allee 8
Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg

Swimming & Saunas

Visiting the Berlin swimming pools is currently only possible with a pre-booked online ticket with a fixed time slot. Saunas are still closed.

Badeschiff Berlin
River swimming pool with a panoramic view of the Spree and the TV tower at any time of the day until the evenings. Sun loungers are available free of charge. Also yoga and stand-up paddling classes and occasionally beach parties.
Open only in summer (from May 1st).
IMPORTANT: A visit to the Badeschiff is currently only possible with a pre-booked online ticket with a fixed time slot.
Entry fee: 6,50€
Arena Berlin
Eichenstr. 4
Berlin – Alt Treptow

Hotel Oderberger
Living in a historic city pool (built in 1902). The swimming pool can also be used publicly. It is best to inquire about the opening times by phone, as it is closed at events.
Entry fee: 6 Euro (2 Std.)
Oderberger Str. 57
Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg

Stadtbad Neukölln
Swim and sauna in one of the most beautiful historical baths in Europe (built-in 1914).
Entry fee: 5,50€
Ganghoferstraße 3
Berlin – Neukölln

Stadtbad Mitte “James Simon”
The Stadtbad Mitte was built in the 1920s and was built according to the principles of “new construction” (“light, air and sun”).
Entry fee: 5,50€
Gartenstr. 5
Berlin – Mitte

Schwimmhalle Finckensteinallee
Historic sports pool (built-in 1933).
Originally built as a “state-of-the-art” soldiers’ bath and until 1994 the US Armed Forces bath in Berlin.
Entry fee: 5,50€
Finckensteinallee 73
Berlin – Lichterfelde

Sommerbad Olympiastadion
The listed summer pool in the Olympic Stadium on the Olympic Park site was built in 1936 on the occasion of the Olympic Games.
Entry fee: 5,50€
Olympischer Platz 3
Berlin – Charlottenburg

Vabali Spa
No. 1 in Berlin. Luxurious wellness and sauna oasis. Near the main station. Sauna, wellness, spa, restaurant, and relaxation areas on a total of 20,000m2.
Entry fee: 2-hour card Mo-Fr 22,50€ / Weekend 24,50€
Opening hours: 9am-midnight
Seydlitzstraße 6
Berlin – Moabit

Gay Locations

One of the best places in Schöneberg for a beer. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Nice chilled bar. Similar to Sports Bars in the US with somewhat of a gay audience. Plus: they serve the typical lighter Cologne Beer (Kölsch). If you have not had it – go for it!
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 6pm-2am, Fri-Sat 3pm-3am, Sun 3pm-2am
Fuggerstr. 33
Berlin – Schöneberg

Heile Welt
Stylish Gay bar. In the front area, cocktails are professionally mixed at the counter. In the rear, chilled and, above all, more spacious lounge area with elegant leather sofas. A rather younger audience, good music, very good service and quite busy especially on weekends!
Opening hours: 7 pm
Motzstr. 5
Berlin – Schöneberg

Der Boiler
Berlins Gay Sauna
Sauna and wellness area on 3 floors with corresponding “contact area”. Those who visit the sauna should know that this is also about “intimate” encounters.
(Covid-19 restrictions: steam sauna and darkroom are not available).
Tarif: 21,00€ (15,50€: 12pm – 2pm)
Opening hours: 12pm (noon) – 6am
Mehringdamm 34
Berlin – Kreuzberg


“Masculinities: Liberation through Photography”
October 16, 2020 – January 10, 2021
The exhibition offers a photographic examination of the masculine in all its contradictions and complexity.
Entry Fee: 15€, reduced 10€
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 10 pm – 7 pm Tue closed
Niederkirchnerstraße 7
Berlin – Kreuzberg

Berliner Schloss/Humboldt Forum Opening
December 16, 2020 (digital/online only)

Opening “Willy Brandt” Airport Berlin
October 21, 2020
Berlin – Schönefeld

Berlinale 2021
February 11 – 21, 2021
The Berlin International Film Festival belongs to A-category film festivals. It is one of the most important events in the film industry worldwide. The 71. Berlinale is to take place physically. They are working on a concept for “the greatest possible security for all guests”.