Top restaurants in Berlin, 2012

Since the end of Iron Curtain area, there is no other city in Europe like Berlin who has seen change. The two Berlins are now unified into one that offers travelers pieces of architecture, entertainment, vibrant nightlife and shopping. This is considered as the hippest destination in the world. Since it has reunited its East and West, it now plays a role in the European Union. Berlin also got the finest restaurants that serve not only local cuisines but other International cuisines. Most of its top restaurants are closed on Sunday. The most common meal is the” Wurst sausages”. They are only made locally.

Berlin at Night

Berlin at Night

Defne is a stand out among the various Turkish restaurants found in the city. Aside from its well prepared food, they also have friendly customer service and nice ambiance. Aside from kebabs, they have healthy menus that include sea food dishes that are hard to find. One of them is the spicy octopus. You can find this restaurant near the Maybachufer, a popular bank the runs through Berlin and a Turkish Market.

Defne Restaurant Berlin

Defne Restaurant Berlin

Another top restaurant is the Ottenthal which is an intimate restaurant that offers wine and organic ingredients on their menu. The choices of meals are delectable from lobster, risotto to strudels and pastas that are homemade. If you are in Berlin, this shouldn’t be missed as it offers great value for your money. It is only a few restaurants that are open during Sundays.

Ottenthal Spezial Cafe Knesebeckstrasse Berlin

Ottenthal Spezial Cafe Knesebeckstrasse Berlin

Altes Europa is a quiet café that is reminiscent of coffeehouses found in Venice. During the day, the area is for those who want a quiet afternoon but at night it is turned into a bustling pub. Altes Europa or old Europe has several tasty dishes that you can to try. The food is served in a record time and the staff is great for first time visitors.

Altes Europa Berlin

Altes Europa Berlin

By Ina K

Photos: Restaurant photo 1:  PilotGirl Restaurant photo 2: Blafond Restaurant photo 3: hmboo 

City Photo 1:urbanartcore

7 Responses to Top restaurants in Berlin, 2012

  1. The old fashioned buildings, the humidity, the scenery..I would definitely like to include this as a destination this summer.

    Safari Traveller Trevor March 24, 2012 at 8:12 pm Reply
  2. Berlin is coming out with lots of diversity…. amazing !!!

    Oms March 28, 2012 at 5:26 am Reply
  3. This is very good list of restaurants in Berlin. I like Defne Restaurant Berlin

    Chung April 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm Reply
  4. Nice list. Berlin is always nice place to travel so i am pretty sure that the quality of the restaurants would be good there.
    Thanks for the list.

    Dima April 16, 2012 at 5:46 pm Reply
  5. Great review. I like to try the Ottenthal restaurant among the three. I’m health conscious and I’m obsessed to trying out different restaurants that serves organic food. Organic foods doesn’t always have to be boring and tasteless.

    Naomi Ricks May 2, 2012 at 3:55 am Reply
  6. What a great offering in Berlin – there is much more to discover and the best thing is that it is evolving very fast.

    Murano May 8, 2012 at 8:18 pm Reply
  7. Berlin is such a great place – fantastic shopping and the number of restaurants offering food from all corners of the world are just there.

    Deutsch englisch übersetzer June 11, 2012 at 5:14 pm Reply

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