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Stracciatella and Chocolate Ice Cream in a pot at Anna Durkes ice cream shop in Berlin - one of my 6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops

6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops

Berliners love their ice cream and with so many ice cream shops in the city to choose from I though I’d point you towards some of my favourites with my 6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops list. Eis Saison (ice cream season) is a big deal in Berlin.  Around the end of February […]

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Schokoschnecke (Chocolate Cinnamon Roll) on the counter at Zeit Für Brot Berlin - an organic bakery, shop and cafe on Alte Schönhauser Strasse in Berlin Mitte

Zeit Für Brot – Organic Artisan Bakery in Berlin

Zeit Für Brot makes some of the best bread and cakes in Berlin and their Schokoschnecken (Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls) are addictively good. Everything here is made in the in-house bakery with 100% organic ingredients. A glass wall in the premises on Alte Schönhauser Strasse separates the shop and café from the bakery so you can […]

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Louis Pretty – Pastrami in Gangster’s Paradise

As a Brit in Berlin, I often bemoan the lack of sandwich options in the city but the Reuben at Louis Pretty, the latest venture from Oskar Melzer, is spectacularly good. Melzer (formerly of Mogg & Melzer, which is now Mogg) opened his new Kreuzberg restaurant in partnership with brothers James and David Ardinast.  Like […]

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Anna Durkes – Sweet Little Eis

Berlin, believe it or not, can be oppressively hot and sticky in summer.  Luckily, Berliners can use the heat as an excuse to indulge their passion for Eis at one of the city’s myriad ice cream shops, including my current favourite Anna Durkes in the Graefekiez in Kreuzberg. Owners, Anna Luisa and her husband Giorgio […]

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Shiso Burger – Asian Fusion Burgers

Berliners love burgers it seems and burger joints are two a penny but Shiso Burger in Mitte elevates itself above the norm by adding an Asian twist to the American classic. Since I have lived in Berlin, burger restaurants have been opening (and closing) at an astonishing rate so it’s important that new places find […]

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WaWa Berlin Korean Restaurant

Opened in June 2014, WaWa Berlin is a charming little Korean restaurant on Grunewaldstrasse in Schöneberg. It has a clean and modern décor with some clever design touches – backlit green bottles on the bar, attractive bowl-like cups and pretty decorative trays for the tea. There are nods to Korea without it being kitschy and […]

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Zola Berlin Kreuzberg – Neapolitan Pizza

Zola, is a small pizzeria in Kreuzberg, which opened in a Paul-Lincke-Ufer Hinterhof (courtyard) in January 2015, selling Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. The Zola philosophy, concept and method is neatly summed up in this paragraph from the Facebook event for the opening: We love good pizza but too rarely get some. That’s why we’ve decided to […]

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Doyum Grillhaus Turkish Restaurant in Berlin

Doyum Grillhaus is an unassuming looking restaurant serving outstanding Turkish food on Admiralstraße, a few minutes walk from U-Bahnhof Kottbusser Tor in Berlin. Kreuzberg, and the area around Kottbusser Tor in particular, is at the heart of the traditional Turkish community in Berlin and is therefore awash with Turkish restaurants and Kebab shops.  Doyum Grillhaus […]

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