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GORDON

Gordon has carved itself a perfect Neukölln niche based on a holy trinity; great coffee, delicious food and a record store. Set on one of…

Momos

Momos is a small, stylish imbiss serving lucky Prenzlauer Berg locals Berlin’s take on the little Nepalese dumplings of the same name.  Momos’ dumplings are 100%…

Vegetarian Mandu

Mmaah Korean BBQ

Mmaah is a stylish South Korean BBQ shack and a great summer secret – tucked among the trees between Volkspark Hasenheide and Templehofer Feld…

Croissanterie

A Parisian once told us the fresh croissants at Croissanterie are better than in France. And we’re taking that as gospel. The colourful little all-butter cafe…

pizza is freshly made

Pazzi X Pizza

Founded by Sicilians, Pazzi X Pizza in Neukölln’s Schillerkiez is a one-stop-shop for all your thin crust, pizza by-the-slice cravings. As you step through the door,…

Avocado bagel at Shakespeare and Sons

Shakespeare and Sons

Shakespeare and Sons is basically heaven for Berlin-dwelling, bagel-loving, English-speaking literary types – of which, if the table occupancy is anything to go by, there appears…

Spätzle in berlin

Spätzle Express

Spätzle Express specialises in just that – handmade Swabian noodles and maultaschen (Swabian ravioli), making it the ideal carb feast for anyone craving delicious,…

Ragù

Wrangler Kiez has another cosy little restaurant on offer and this one is a pure labour of love. The aptly named Ragù opened its…

Prinzessinnengarten

One of the great things about wandering around Berlin is that you’ll usually stumble upon a lush green gartenkolonie in some form or other. Sadly…

Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap

If you’ve ever traveled southward along Mehringdamm, you will have seen the queue for Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap. It never falls below 10 people, but…

Curry Mitte

Could it be Berlin’s most famous foodstuff? Perhaps…and sometimes, only a currywurst will do. After a couple of beers and a before a couple…

Bitte! Coffeehouse

If you search hard enough, Berlin serves up every culinary combination you can imagine, but a stylish coffee shop serving great Greek food seems to…

Mae Charoen Thai Imbiss

There’s usually just one name on everyone’s lips when it comes to quick and tasty South East Asian food in Neukölln, but it’s time…

Sironi

Markthalle Neun has saved many a hungry Kreuzberg soul from starvation, but the irregularity of the food stalls can turn a trip into a game…

Goodies

Goodies runs quite a vegan empire on Friedrichshain’s main thoroughfare, Warschauer Straße, with outlets at both number 69 and 33, next to the Mio Matto…

Patta

Neukölln is stuffed with Kumpir cafes, but they are fewer and further between across the river in Friedrichshain, so Patta is a rare treat, serving…

Nordic Embassies’ Canteen

Lunch in an embassy canteen you ask? Heck yes we say. This is no ordinary canteen. Inside the chic and modern Nordic Embassies building…

Meat & Beat

Yet another burger joint in Berlin? I hear you ask. Meat & Beat is a tiny little burger bar on Neukölln’s famous Sonnenallee, serving…

There are cheap burgers for every taste

Schiller Burger

The Schiller Burger empire is all set to take over Berlin. Or at least it should be. With two little outlets in Neukölln and…

Luxa

Berlin, City of Doner’s. Luxa is unprepossessing, cheap and does exactly what it’s supposed to – fills that Middle Eastern shaped hole in your…

Hamy's Vietnamese curries are hot, fast and fresh

Hamy Cafe-Foodstore

Any Kreuzkollner worth their salt will be familiar with the Hermannplatz institution Hamy Cafe-Foodstore. A must-visit for anyone seeking to fuel up for just…

Every soup costs less that 5 euros

Cadadia Soup Bar

Cadadia Soup Bar, on Charlottenstrasse in Berlin’s Mitte, is the daily saviour of many a local office worker. In an area full of expensive…

Mishba Friedrichstrasse

Tucked away down a short flight of steps, leading into the labyrinthine Friedrichstraße station, there is a little ray of hope in an otherwise…

La Pausa Pizzeria

La Pausa Pizzeria is Rosenthaler Platz’s worst kept secret. Located right at the top of the steps of the U-Bahn station (if you choose…

The loaded kumpirs are fresh and delicious

Alisna

If you’re hunting for a kumpir in Berlin you won’t be short of options, but few serve such fresh and delicious stuffed potatoes as…