Shopping

  • KaDeWe The ultimate consumer temple has seemingly everything every heart desires.
  • Bikini Berlin Edgy shopping in a revitalised 1950s landmark building near Zoo Station.
  • Galeries Lafayette French je ne sais quoi in an uber-stylish building by Jean Nouvel.
  • Dussmann – Das Kulturkaufhaus The mother lode of books and music with high-profile author readings and signings.
  • Rausch Schokoladenhaus Palace of pralines and chocolate, plus ingenious model-sized replicas of famous Berlin landmarks – made of chocolate, of course.
  • Hard Wax Key music stop for electro heads.

Berlin Fashion & Accessories

  • lala Berlin Big city fashion label that reflects the idiosyncractic Berlin spirit.
  • IC! Berlin Unbreakable and stylish eyewear for the fashion-forward.
  • Trippen Handmade designer footwear that’s sustainable, ergonomic and stylish.
  • UVR Connected Urban streetwear and classic cuts in muted colours; multiple branches.
  • Kauf Dich Glücklich Indie concept store sells its own chic KDG collection along with Scandinavian designer brands.

Bookshops

Farmers Markets

  • Markt am Winterfeldtplatz Local institution with quality produce alongside artsy-crafty stuff and global snack stands.
  • Türkischer Markt Bazaar-like canal-side market with bargain-priced produce and Mediterranean deli fare.
  • Kollwitzplatzmarkt Posh player with top-quality produce, artisanal cheeses and pasta, homemade pesto and other exquisite morsels.
  • Wochenmarkt am Boxhagener Platz Lively and colourful neighbourhood meet-up with great selection of unusual foods and snack stands.
  • Markthalle Neun Thrice-weekly market brings regional bounty to a historic market hall.

Flea Markets

Gastro Delights

  • KaDeWe Food Hall Mind-boggling bonanza of gourmet treats from around the world.
  • Markthalle Neun Revitalised historic market hall with thrice-weekly farmers market and global bites during Street Food Thursday.
  • Bonbonmacherei Willy Wonka would feel right at home in this old-fashioned candy kitchen.

Gifts & Souvenirs

  • Ampelmann Berlin Berlin’s cute ‘traffic-light man’ graces everything from bibs to bags.
  • Bonbonmacherei Souvenir candy made by hand in an old-fashioned candy kitchen.
  • Herrlich Practical, stylish and tasteful gifts for men.
  • Käthe Wohlfahrt Huge assortment of Christmas decorations and ornaments year-round.
  • VEB Orange Fun and funky knick-knacks from yesteryear.

Malls & Department Stores

  • Bikini Berlin The city’s first concept mall with hip stores and views of the monkeys at Berlin Zoo.
  • LP12 Mall of Berlin Huge high-end shopping quarter with around 300 stores alongside apartments, a hotel and offices.
  • Alexa Vast all-purpose mall with all the usual high-street chains and an exhibit of Berlin in miniature.
  • KaDeWe The largest department store in continental Europe.

Quirky Stores

  • 1. Absinth Depot Berlin Make your acquaintance with the Green Fairy at this quaint Old Berlin–style shop.
  • Käthe Wohlfahrt Where it’s Christmas 365 days of the year so you can stock up on things that shine and glitter in July.
  • Ampelmann Berlin The little traffic-light guy that helps you across the street has his own franchise.