Barbara Woolsey is a journalist and guidebook author based in Berlin, Germany. Growing up on the Canadian prairies with Filipino, Irish, and Scottish roots, helped spark a passion for food from around the world (across over 50 countries to date, in fact). She has worked on guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Fodor’s and Michelin Green Guides, and contributed articles about food, drink, and travel to The Guardian, Reuters, and more.
The 27 Best Places To Eat & Drink In Berlin
The 27 Best Places To Eat & Drink In Be...
A neighborhood guide to Berlin’s best places to eat and drink.
Rocket and Basil is our favorite Persian lunch spot, and it’s especially great after Checkpoint Charlie - which is a 15 minute drive away.
Kin Dee is Berlin’s best Thai restaurant, and while the food is beautiful and carefully made, it’s a comfortable space to eat some curry.
Bonvivant is part vegetarian restaurant, part bar, and it works really well whether you’re stopping in for a drink or staying for a full meal.
If you’re eating pizza anywhere in the vicinity of Prenzlauer Berg, it should be at Standard Serious Pizza.
Lavanderia Vecchia is a romantic Italian restaurant in Neukolln that’s pricey for dinner, but a great deal at lunch.
Berlin’s best boozy brunch is at Geist im Glas, a dark, wood-covered bar in Neukolln.
Coda is the first and only all-desserts restaurant in Germany, and it’s one of the most unique dinners you can have in Berlin.
Whether you’re going out in Neukolln or Kreuzberg, Chicha is located between the two and is perfect for a big group dinner before.
Barra is one of the few great places open on Sundays/Mondays, so make a reservation for this very comfortable place in Neukolln.
Yafo, an Israeli place in Mitte, has great food and is usually a party on weekend nights.