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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’ll also happy to provide you with recommendations when you stop by for an appointment (from interesting sights to nightlife).
At the moment there are restrictions according to the current Covid-19 regulations.

Restaurants & Cafés


SHISO BURGER Asian
You like burgers and have a weakness for Asian cuisine?
In the open kitchen, you can watch the chefs preparing their Asian burgers. Young ambiance.
OPENING HOURS: 12pm (noon) – 11.30pm
Auguststr. 29C
Berlin – Mitte

LON MEN NOODLE HOUSEAsian
Taiwanese Soup Snack. Excellent soup selection and a handsome selection of noodle dishes with rice noodles and dim sum. No long waits. Ideal for a lunch break.
OPENING HOURS: 12pm (noon) – 8.30pm
Kantstraße 33
10625 Berlin-Charlottenburg

GOOD FRIENDSChinese / Canton
Cantonese cuisine. An institution in Berlin. My favorite dishes: grilled octopus and the traditional Peking duck with bone – accordingly much juicier. Reservations are recommended.
OPENING HOURS: 12pm (noon) – 11pm
Kantstraße 30
10625 Berlin-Charlottenburg

DA JIA LE Chinese / Dongbei
Considered the best restaurant for lovers of Chinese cuisine with original Chinese dishes from the northeast of the country. Large portions, pickled Chinese cabbage, hearty stews and the use of potatoes characterize Dongbei cuisine. Chefs from Liaoning also prepare well-known specialties such as deep-fried pork slices, steamed sea bass, stew with pork and caramelized sweet potatoes!
OPENING HOURS: Mo – Tue 4pm – 9pm, Wed – Son 12pm (noon) – 9pm
Goebenstraße 23
10783 Berlin-Schöneberg

I DUE FORNIItalian
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 6 POMODOROItalian
A small but fine pizzeria. Super delicious pizza and pasta. All Tiramisu lovers get their money’s worth here.
OPENING HOURS: Mon-Fri 12pm – 00.00 am, Sa 3pm – 00.00am
Torstraße 97
Berlin-Mitte

PRATERBavarian
Bavarian classics such as white sausages, schnitzel, asparagus, and at Christmas time, roast goose are served. Must try: Mustard party with mashed potatoes. The dining room offers a warm atmosphere with lots of wood and indirect lighting.
In summer, when the weather is nice, the large beer garden is also opened. In the evening, fairy lights and lanterns provide a pleasant light.
OPENING HOURS: Mo-So from 4pm, beer garden Sa/So from 12pm (noon)
Kastanienallee 7-9
10435  Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg


Café Chagall Café-Restaurant
Chagall has been my favorite café for 23 years. Especially like to sit outside in the summer. Very convivial atmosphere and you can wonderfully watch people passing by. The restaurant extends over two levels and is lovingly decorated in Berlin bohemian style. The main courses are based on Russian cuisine (pelmeni, borschtsch, curd pancakes, etc.).
OPENING HOURS: 12pm (noon) – 10pm
Kollwitzstr. 2
10405 Berlin

THE BARN ROASTERYBarista
The Roastery is the ideal place to meet friends or relax and read the newspaper. There is a wide 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


BADESCHIFF Berlin open
River swimming pool with a panoramic view of the Spree and the TV tower at any time of the day until the evening hours. Deckchairs are available free of charge. Also yoga and stand-up paddling classes and occasionally beach parties. Open only in summer (from May 1st).
ENTRY FEE: 7,00€ Online ticket/time slot (incl. sun chair)
OPENING HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am – 7.30pm
Arena Berlin
Eichenstr. 4
Berlin – Alt Treptow

SOMMERBAD Olympiastadion open
The listed summer pool in the Olympic Stadium on the grounds of the Olympic Park was built in 1936 on the occasion of the Olympic Games. Large 50m sports pool and a 10m diving platform.
ENTRY FEE: 3,80€ Online ticket/time slot
OPENING HOURS: Mon-Sun 7am – 8pm
Olympischer Platz 3
Berlin – Charlottenburg

STRANDBAD Wannsee open
The lido was designed in 1927 as a modern “cosmopolitan swimming pool” in the spirit of the New Objectivity. The building complex with a length of 500 meters (incl. panorama deck) were extensively renovated in 2007. The bath has a 1000 meter long and 50m wide sandy beach (Baltic Sea sand from Timmendorfer Strand). There are rentable beach and deck chairs available. And also a nudist area, but it is currently closed due to the Covid regulations.
ENTRY FEE: 3,80€ Online ticket/time slot
OPENING HOURS: Mon-Sun 9am – 8pm
Wannseebadweg 25
Berlin – Nikolassee


HOTEL ODERBERGER open
Living in a historic public baths (built in 1902). Every first Tuesday of the month at 5pm there is a free guided tour of the building (check for availability). The swimming pool can also be used by the public. It is best to inquire about the opening hours by phone, as it is closed at events.
ENTRY FEE: 6 Euro (2 Std.)
OPENING HOURS: Inquire by phone
Oderberger Str. 57
Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg

STADTBAD Neukölln closed
Swimming and sauna in one of the most beautiful historical baths in Europe (built in 1914).
ENTRY FEE: 3,50€ – 5,50€
OPENING HOURS:
Ganghoferstraße 3
Berlin – Neukölln

STADTBAD Mitte “James Simon” closed
The Stadtbad Mitte was built in the 1920s and was constructed according to the principles of the “New Building” (“light, air and sun”).
ENTRY FEE: 3,50€ – 5,50€
OPENING HOURS:
Gartenstr. 5
Berlin – Mitte

SCHWIMMHALLE Finckensteinallee closed
Historic sports bath (built in 1933).
Originally built as a “state-of-the-art” soldiers’ bath and until 1994 the bath of the US armed forces in Berlin.
ENTRY FEE: 3,50€ – 5,50€
OPENING HOURS:
Finckensteinallee 73
Berlin – Lichterfelde

Saunas


VABALI SPA open
The No. 1 in Berlin. Luxurious wellness and sauna oasis. Near the main station. Sauna, wellness, spa, restaurant, and rest areas on a total of 20,000m2.
ENTRY FEE: 2-hour card Mo-Fr 22,50€ / Weekend 24,50€
(Online reservation is recommended)
OPENING HOURS: 9 am-midnight
Seydlitzstraße 6
Berlin – Moabit

DER BOILER closed
Berlins Gay Sauna
Sauna and wellness area on 3 floors with corresponding “contact area”. Who visit the sauna should know that here it is also about “intimate” encounters.
ENTRY FEE: 21,00€ (15,50€: 12pm – 2pm)
OPENING HOURS: 12pm (noon) – 6am
Mehringdamm 34
Berlin – Kreuzberg

Gay Locations


PRINZKNECHT
One of the best places in Schöneberg for a beer. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Nice chill bar. Similar to sports bars in the US with mostly gay crowd. Plus: they serve the typical lighter Kölner beer (Kölsch). If you haven’t had it yet – give it a try!
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 mixed professionally at the bar. In the back, chill and especially more spacious lounge area with elegant leather sofas. A rather younger audience, good music, very good service and especially on weekends quite a lot going on!
OPENING HOURS: 7 pm
Motzstr. 5
Berlin – Schöneberg

LAB.ORATORY closed
(World)Famous sex club. Wide range of ages. Moderate prices. Changing theme parties. Attention should be paid to appropriate evening dress. I recommend this club to anyone who wants to test their erotic limits. You should know what you are getting into. Just keep the mind open and leave the judgments or attitude at the door! By the way, the “Lab” is located in the same building as Berghain.
OPENING HOURS: closed
Am Wriezener Bahnhof
10243 Berlin – Friedrichshain

Events


OPENED AGAIN
Museums and galleries are open. Masks are required indoors and time slot tickets are recommended.

MUSEUM SUNDAY
Admission to Berlin’s museums is free on the first Sunday of every month.

Berliner Schloss / Humboldt-Forum
open since July 20, 2021
Art and cultural center in the heart of Berlin. There was an opening ceremony on July 20. During the first 100 days, visits to the exhibitions are free of charge. Visitors can for the first time the high foyer with its coffered glass roof, the media tower, and the baroque Eosander portal, but must book a time slot.

Photo Week 2021
August 26-29, 2021 
Arena Berlin
Eichenstr. 4
Berlin Photo Week is celebrating its big comeback. The new BPW Hub is the HAUBENTAUCHER – a location and part of the well-known RAW (Reichsbahnausbesserungswerk) site.
Since a few days, the presale has started. The day ticket costs 10€ (15€) for early bookers. There will also be daily interesting photo workshops (129€ – 149€) and also a Photowalk (29€).