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Where to Stay

25 hours Bikini, City West - Zoo
Wallpaper
Hip new affordable hotel, with rooms from 95 Euro. "Located in the 1950s, listed Bikinihaus, the 149-room hotel has been designed by local outfi ...
Gorki Apartments, Mitte
Wallpaper
"Berlin has no shortage of cool accommodation, but nothing quite compares to the newly unveiled Gorki Apartments, a building of 35 individually ...
Michelberger Hotel, Friedrichshain
Elle, Elle
Elle writes, "Stay in the chalet-themd luxe-room at the Michelberger Hotel, a two-minute walk from the famous East Side Gallery in Berlin's ...
Modern Houseboat, Lake Rummelsburg
Wallpaper
Cool new houseboat for overnight rental on Lake Rummelsburg, 15 minutes from the city centre. "Owner Chris Laugsch and architect Bertjan Diphoor ...
Das Stue, Tiergarten
Wallpaper
Lots of buzz about this posh new luxury hotel, housed in the former Royal Danish embassy's glamorous 1930's building in the Tiergarten (offer ...
Hotel Mandala, Potsdamer Platz
Financial Times
"A well-designed hotel with a good spa," is how Mateo Kries, the director of the Vitra Design Museum, describes Hotel Mandala in the attach ...
Soho House Berlin, Mitte
Wallpaper, Our Friends
Berlin-outpost of the New York and London private club, Soho House. Excellent spa facilities, buzzing bistro, rooftop pool, private cinema, 40 bedroo ...
The Weinmeister, Mitte
Wallpaper
Cool boutique hotel in Berlin's Mitte neighborhood by Tom Tanzer and Elmo Hagendorf, owners of the acclaimed Lux 11. Done up with a "su ...
Cosmo Hotel, Mitte
Wallpaper
Sleek hotel in Berlin's Mitte neighborhood.  Wallpaper praised the Cosmo Hotel's "concierge that sorts everything from a table at t ...
Lux 11, East Berlin
Elle Decor, DailyCandy, Tatler
Hip boutique apartments in East Berlin, available for rent on a daily basis or for extended stays.  A DailyCandy and Elle Decor pick for accom ...
Hotel de Rome, Mitte
Elle Decor, Financial Times, Our Friends, Wallpaper
Rocco Forte's super-posh hotel in Berlin, located in Mitte.  Wallpaper describes Hotel de Rome as "a contemporary fusion of 'Berlin ...
Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Brandenburg Gate
Elle Decor, Financial Times, Our Friends
Next to the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag, Hotel Adlon was bombed in the war and only restored to its former glory in 1997. This is the h ...
Propeller Island City Lodge, Wilmersdorf
DailyCandy, Our Friends
The really edgy choice. Eccentric and wacky thanks to artist musician-cum-interior designer Lars Stroschen. There are five rooms, two bathrooms and kitc ...
Ku'Damm 101, Charlottenburg
Our Friends
Good "boutique" hotel option in Berlin for business travellers, in Charlottenburg. ...
Hecker's Hotel, Charlottenburg
Our Friends
Classic boutique hotel, in fashionable Charlottenburg. ...
Arcotel Velvet
Our Friends
Good value, Teutonic style.  85 suites and rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains printed with famous faces and carpets showing the ...
Art'otel Berlin Mitte
Our Friends
The paintings of Georg Baselitz, with the figures upside down, adorn this building soaked in light. ...

Where to Eat

Beefbar
Wallpaper
Wallpaper announced the launch of the Berlin outpost of Beefbar, offering "good old-fashioned" style steaks in a slick setting.  [Wall ...
Kantine, Mitte
Wallpaper
Design junkies should check out minimalist-cool Kantine, the new extension to David Chipperfield's Berlin outpost.   "The practice ...
La Soupe Populaire, Mitte / Prenzlauer Berg
Wallpaper
'People's kitchen' by Tim Raue.  Wallpaper remarks, "Berlin's bad boy turned good; an ex-gang member, now chef whose daring ...
Mogg & Melzer, Mitte
Wallpaper
Hip New-York style deli, in Judishe Madschenachule, the former girls' school in Mitte.  "Mogg and Melzer seem to be single-handedly red ...
Poulette
Financial Times
If you're looking for a cosy, low-key French restaurant in Berlin, check out Poulette, "a small, family-run French restaurant that ...
Café Wildau, Werbellinsee Lake
Financial Times
Good getaway spot to relax / dine in nature, on Werbellinsee Lake.   Mateo Kries, director of the Vitra Design Museum, tells ...
Pauly Saal, Mitte
Wallpaper
The team from hotspot Grill Royal launched this hit restaurant, housed in a former Jewish girls' school in buzzy Mitte.  &nbs ...
Grill Royal, Spree river
Vogue
Vogue reports, "Grill Royal is Berlin's premier address -- the social hangout  (And, you get a pretty tasty piece of meat while you' ...
Tausend, Mitte
Financial Times, W Magazine, Wallpaper
Tausend is an unassuming bar restaurant in Berlin behind an unmarked door.  "The long, dim bar has a tiny dance floor at one end and a ...
Kurpfalz-Weinstuben, West Berlin
Financial Times
Not hip, but a good spot to sample authentic Berlin comfort food, advises Nicholas Lander for the FT about Kurpfalz-Weinstuben, a 75-year old restaurant ...
Sage Restaurant, Kreuzberg, Spree riverbank
Wallpaper
Wallpaper says Sage restaurant in Berlin "has the kind of urban chic atmosphere that the German capital does so well."  Sage is located i ...
Borchardt
Financial Times, Elle Decor, Financial Times, Our Friends
The chic brasserie in Berlin, serving Berliner nouvelle cuisine. Popular with actors and politicians. An Elle Decor and FT restaurant pick for Berlin. ...
Paris Bar
Elle Decor
"Original artwork by Martin Kippenberger and fascinating ephemera fill the walls of this storied brasserie, a beloved hangout for generations of ar ...
Sale e Tabacchi, Kreuzberg
Elle Decor, Our Friends
Trendy Italian restaurant in Kreuzberg,  nice atmosphere.  Popular with the gallery crowd.  An Elle Decor restaurant pick for Berlin. ...
Pappa e Ciccia, East Berlin
DailyCandy
"Pappa e Ciccia offers the Berliner take on Italian lunch."  [DailyCandy] ...
Clarchens Ballhaus, East Berlin
DailyCandy
"[Try Clärchens Ballhaus] to get a feel for the old dance hall of the GDR. Remarkably, it’s still packed with tuxedoed waiters servin ...
Hartmanns, Kreuzberg
Our Friends
Hip restaurant in Berlin, located in the city's bohemian Kreuzberg neighborhood. "...Everything here, from the amuse-bouche--eel multiple ways: sea ...
Cafe am Neuen See
Our Friends
Popular biergarten in Berlin, great on summer days for drinks or for a meal. ...
Cassambalis, Charlottenburg
Our Friends
Fashionable restaurant in Hecker's Hotel, offering seasonal Mediterranean cuisine and lavish buffet-style lunches. ...
Engelbecken, Charlottenburg
Our Friends
Excellent Austrian/Bavarian food in Berlin. ...
Facil, Mitte
Our Friends
Modern, elegant restaurant offering light, European fare. ...
Gugelhof
Our Friends
Good, traditional food from Alsace. Bill Clinton ate there. Book in advance. ...
Kuchi, Mitte
Our Friends
Popular, trendy, Japanese restaurant. ...
Le Cochon Bourgeois, Südstern
Our Friends
Hotspot French bistro. Cozy atmosphere. Cash only. ...
Monsieur Vuong Indochina Café, Weinmeisterstrasse
Our Friends
Hip Vietnamese restaurant. Simple, good food. Inexpensive, good value. ...
Rutz, Oranienburger Tor
Our Friends
Trendy restaurant serving excellent nouvelle cuisine. Good ambience. ...
Vau, Stadtmitte
Our Friends
Longstanding favourite restaurant for haute cuisine in Berlin.  Dress up, reserve in advance. ...