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Best Bars in Berlin

Berlin's nightlife is somewhat legendary. With a very lively nightclub scene, cocktail bars, countless pubs serving steins and a thriving LGBT community, there is something for everyone in Berlin. Our Berlin guide features some of the more laid back pubs and cocktail bars worth visiting for a casual post dinner drink. It pays to call and book ahead at some of the smaller ones.

Best Bars in Kreuzberg

Best Craft Beer Bar in Berlin

Hopfenreich

BeerComfortable

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Serving up a huge variety of craft beers from around the world in a casual charming friendly bar. Candle lit tables and rustic furniture occupying the room. And a huge blackboard outlines the current beers ... Read more

Best Late Night Hotdog

Bourbon Dogs

€ €BarHotdogs

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Berlin has a bit of a love affair with American culture. Bourbon Dogs does exactly what it says in the tin; hotdogs and bourbon. It's a fun little bar. The sausages are handmade by a ... Read more

Prinzipal Kreuzberg

€ € €CocktailsLivelyMusic

Reviewed by: EataCity -

For something a little different come and get intimate in this little bar with burlesque shows. You will need to pay a modest entrance fee for the performers. Read more

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Best Bars in Mitte North

Best Cocktail Bar in Berlin

Buck and Breck

€ € €CocktailsFavourite

Reviewed by: EataCity - Guardian -

Buck and Breck has been a hugely popular little cocktail bar in Berlin. It used to be 14 seats and impossible to get into. They now have extended it to include some couches in the ... Read more

Best Wine Bar in Berlin

Cordobar

€ € €Sharing PlatesWine

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Cordobar takes wine really seriously, but not in a fussy wine snob way, but in a 'we know what we're talking about' kind of way. It's a great place to come and try wines from ... Read more

Pauly Saal Bar

€ € €CocktailsWine

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Very well designed cocktail bar housed alongside the Michelin starred restaurant. It gets popular after 10pm and some nights has live music. Read more

Reingold

€ € €Cocktails

Reviewed by: EataCity - Guardian -

Large 1930s speakeasy themed cocktail bar serving up the classics. It's a huge long bar with a pretty mixed crowd from post diner cocktail drinkers o youngster starting their night out. Also has an outdoor patio. Read more

WohnZimmer

€ €BarCosyLocal

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Cosy little neighbourhood cafe and bar with very eclectic but well thought out furniture. Nice place for a quiet drink. Read more

Best LGBT Friendly

BAR SAINT JEAN

€ € €Bar

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Little semi-underground bar with friendly atmosphere and a lively crowd. Read more

Meine Bar

€ €Bar

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Smokey, friendly cosy and warm. There are a few bars like this around Berlin, casual neighbourhood places with a few beers and an open bottle of wine and a little fire to warm you up. ... Read more

REDWOOD Bar Berlin

CocktailsNon-Smoking

Reviewed by: EataCity -

The perfectly formed cocktail. This little newcomer to Mitte serves up tasty cocktails in a pretty casual non-smoking bar. The name comes from the large hunk of American redwood that makes up the bar. Read more

The Pier

BeerNon-SmokingOpen Late

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Newcomer beer bar Pier has proved a hit with Mitte locals. Over a dozen beers on tap and tonnes of tables. Good for a pre-dinner and late night beer. Read more

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Best Bars in Mitte South

Rooftop Terrace @ Hotel de Rome

€ € €

Reviewed by: EataCity - Guardian -

What better way to end a day of sightseeing than a drink on Hotel De Rome's rooftop terrace bar, weather permitting of course. Read more

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Best Bars in Prenzlauer Berg

Becketts Kopf

€ € €Cocktails

Reviewed by: EataCity - Guardian - Slow Travel Berlin -

Hidden behind a laminated photograph of Samuel Beckett. Serving up bespoke cocktails to patrons in leather seats. Bring cash. There's a non-smoking section out the back. Read more

Best Casual Late Night Drink

Haliflor

BarOpen Late

Reviewed by: EataCity -

This is a very casual, unfussy little neighbourhood cafe/bar. There are a few places around Berlin like it. It's unpolished and perfect for a casual late night drink. Read more

Best Belgian Beer Bar

HERMAN Belgian Bar

€ €BeerNon-Smoking

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Casual, friendly and serving a tonne of different Belgian beers. The fact its smoke free means it a little fresher than most Berlin bars. Read more

Best Beer Garden

Prater Garten Berlin

BeerOutdoor AreaTraditional

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - EataCity -

Prater Garten is Berlin's oldest, most famous and most popular beer garden. Its history goes back to the 1800's, and it has survived all of the wars and political upheavals that has swelled around it. ... Read more

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Best Bars in Tiergarten & Schöneberg

Salut! Cocktailbar

€ € €CocktailsLocalSpeakeasy

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Salut is a nice little smoker friendly neighbourhood cocktail bar. They've really spent the time to make the space comfy and spend a lot of time refining the drinks. Open late if you want a night cap cocktail. Read more

Best Bar With a View

Monkey Bar

€ € €BarLivelyViews

Reviewed by: EataCity -

Situated on the roof of 25Hours Hotel, Monkey Bar is lively and popular with locals and hotel guests. The name comes from the fact it looks down on the monkey cage at the zoo. Read more

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