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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Deli / Bodega
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“Love this place for brunch, or a nice New York style cheesecake. Great coffee too! In the summer they also have a nice patio. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Former jewish part of Berlin. Walk in those small, partly covered streets and discover the beauty of the mosaics that cover the walls.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Special Place! Around Hackesche Höfe, a new nightlife district with numerous bars, restaurants and clubs has sprung up, making the area one of Berlin's trendiest neighborhoods.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Small movie theater showing german and international films in summer with open air program.”
  • 16 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Great place to start the evening with a good bottle of wine, continue with another, well just one more, OK now it is the last one, OK this is really the last bottle... and still emerge a happy Person the next day. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Tapas around the corner from the flat, and open late. Prices are affordable and the strawberry margaritas are nice! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The CHAMÄLEON stands for contemporary circus like no other venue in Germany. This is an exciting new art form that deliberately blurs the boundaries between different genres, such as acrobatics, dance, music and theatre, in order to create something thrilling and cutting-edge.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to eat
“middle priced / cheapish Asian restaurant & cocktail bar with Manga movies, wall art & a terrace with loungers. Evening light food and drinks can be fun. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Café Cinema — this café marks the entrance of the courtyard on Rosenthaler Straße — a cozy and legendary café where filmmakers, artists, bohemians and locals have been meeting for years. This small, old and dark café offers good snacks and drinks at a reasonable price.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
“The birthplace of Berlin choreographer Sasha Waltz. THE place for independent theater and dance.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Lovely design store and book shop of the "Gestalten Verlag" in a very pretty little side street. Worth going if you're interested in design at all.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“It's a little bit hidden in the back, but just follow the graffiti when you enter the small alley towards Cafe Cinema next to the Hackesche Höfe. You can either sit outside or hide in the darkness of the bar even during daytime. Here you get an idea of how most of east Berlin was in the 90s. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“The permanent exhibition "Anne Frank. here & now" can be seen. It is an exhibition about history and the present. It tells the personal life story of Anne Frank.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Yoga Studio
“Best Yoga place located 300 m from the flat. You can check online for the sessions and prices. Amazing teachers ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The best coffee, for coffee gourmets! Right in the tourist district of Hackesche Höfe.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Insider tip - contemporary PRIVATE COLLECTION of Erika Hoffmann-Koenige. Book your guided tour beforehand.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

German Restaurant
“Great place to start the evening with a good bottle of wine, continue with another, well just one more, OK now it is the last one, OK this is really the last bottle... and still emerge a happy Person the next day. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Tapas around the corner from the flat, and open late. Prices are affordable and the strawberry margaritas are nice! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Night Club
Winery
“Beautiful, cosy and fun atmosphere to enjoy food and drinks around Hackischer Markt in the city center”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
Café
“It's a restaurant run by the youth organisation of the catholic church in Germany. As such prices are really decent and they serve really good - albeit rather south - German food :)”
  • 1 local recommends

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