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Berlin Kreuzberg Neighbourhood Guide

Kreuzberg is becoming Berlin's 'it' neighbourhood. Rent increases in Mitte have meant younger Berliners are moving East. Along with them have come with a mix of bars, restaurants and cafes that sit alongside the area's more traditional kebab shops.

Best Hotels in Kreuzberg

Best In-house Restaurant

Michelberger Hotel

€ € €CasualDesignLivelyCafeBarRestaurant

Michelberger is one of a new breed of hotels that are casual, cool and creative. They're places that aren't just for guests, but also attract style conscious and creative locals. The lobby includes a lively ... Read more

Best Boutique Hotel

The Dude Berlin

€ € €BoutiqueCosyWhiskey Bar and Cigar LoungeRestaurant - The Brooklyn

This Dude is a real charmer, classic styling, and friendly but classy - just like a real dude. The Dude has created a new hotel concept, a cross between a New York-style speakeasy and a ... Read more

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Best Restaurants in Kreuzberg

Best Casual Fine Dining

Nobelhart & Schmutzig

€ € € €Casual Fine DiningCosyModernSeasonalSet MenuWine

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - EataCity - Michelin - New York Times - The Irish Times - What We Adore -

Without a doubt one of our favourite restaurants in the world! At Nobelhart & Schmutzig (Noble Hard & Dirty) the focus is on serving only local food and ingredients and nothing should be 'boring' or ... Read more

Best All Day Restaurant

Industry Standard

€ € €ModernSeasonalSharing Plates

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - EataCity - Munchies - Still in Berlin - Two Foodies Eating -

The team at Industry Standard will tell you their food has roots in France and the Mediterranean, but then the menu leads you in a different direction. Dishes like Scotch eggs, Welsh rarebit, and roasted ... Read more

Best Cafe Lunch in Kreuzberg

Louis Pretty

€ €CasualLunch

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - Cool Hunter - EataCity - EXBERLINER -

OK, keep up with this. So these two guys named Mogg & Melzer opened a deli/cafe called: Mogg & Melzer. They served up pastrami sandwiches that won over hearts across Berlin and beyond. But alas, ... Read more

Best Hotel Restaurant

Michelberger Restaurant

€ € €CasualModernSeasonal

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - EataCity - Ooh Berlin -

Michelberger definitely sits in the ‘modern European’ category. The influence from New Nordic restaurants is pretty clear. Lots of seafood, lots and lots of herbs, fresh seasonal ingredients mixed with nose to tail style dishes ... Read more

Best Peruvian/Nikkei


€ € €AuthenticLivelyPeruvian

Reviewed by: Berlin Food Stories - EataCity - Finding Berlin - Two Foodies Eating -

We visited Chicha after Jinx from Two Foodies Eating suggested it was the best Peruvian restaurant in Europe. Jinx grew up in Peru, so that is very high praise. If you ... Read more

Best Roast Chicken



Reviewed by: EataCity - Eat Before You Die - Guardian -

Henne is a simple neighbourhood joint that has been a Berlin institution for decades. Choosing what to eat off the menu shouldn't take long...there's only one dish; a fried half chicken. Sides stretch to potato ... Read more

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Best Bars in Kreuzberg

Best Craft Beer Bar in Berlin



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 Cafes in Kreuzberg


CafeCharmOpen All Day

Reviewed by: EataCity - Still in Berlin -

ORA is a super charming cafe housed in old converted pharmacy. Natural dark wood and fresh flowers seem as far away from a pharmacy as you can get, but in keeping with the origins of ... Read more

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Best Food Market in Kreuzberg

Best Farmer's Market and Street Food

Markthalle Neun

Food MarketFood Stalls

Reviewed by: EataCity - Foodie in Berlin - New York Times -

Farmers, foodies and protesters all mix at the revived historic Markthalle Neun, where every Friday and Saturday farmers sell their organic vegetables and cheese. The best time to come is Thursday night - street food ... Read more

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Best Street Food in Kreuzberg

Best Hamburger in Berlin


€ €BurgersFavourite

Reviewed by: EataCity - Eat Before You Die - Food Expectations - Foodie in Berlin - Guardian -

If there was an international street food war, the burger would definitely be winning. Burger bars and restaurants are opening up from Chicago to Singapore and Berlin is no exception. Burgermeister is one of Berlin's ... Read more

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What to See and Do in Kreuzberg

East Side Gallery

East Side Gallery