Restaurants

International in Friedrichshain

Michelberger

Ensconced in one of Berlin's hippest hotels, Michelberger makes creative dishes that often combine unusual organic ingredients (eg wild boar with miso, scallops, cabbage and gooseberry). Sit inside the lofty, white-…
Cafe in Friedrichshain

Silo Coffee

If you've greeted the day with bloodshot eyes, get back in gear at this Aussie-run coffee and breakfast joint favoured by Friedrichshain's hip and expat. Beans from Fjord coffee roasters ensure possibly the best fla…
Thai in Friedrichshain

Khwan

For some of the best Thai barbecue this side of Bangkok, pounce upon this rustic lair ensconced – for now – among the clubs and bars on the RAW Gelände strip. Let your nose be hooked by the aromatic smoke (khwan in …
German in Friedrichshain

Schalander

The full-bodied pilsner, Dunkel (dark) and Weizen (wheat) beers are now brewed offsite but this charismatic gastropub is still worth a detour from the tourist track. The menu features crispy Flammkuchen (Alsatian pi…
Vegan in Friedrichshain

Vöner

Vöner stands for 'vegan doner kebab' and is a spit-roasted blend of wheat protein, vegetables and herbs. It was dreamed up more than a 20 years ago by Holger Frerichs, a one-time resident of a so-called Wagenburg, a…
Austrian in Friedrichshain

Schoenbrunn

Watch snow-white swans drift around their pond at this fairy-tale setting in the middle of Volkspark Friedrichshain while tucking into Austrian fare with Mediterranean touches. If you're not in the mood for the form…
Seafood in Friedrichshain

Fischschuppen

This shop-restaurant combo gets salty flair not only from its big selection of sustainably caught, fresh fish, but also from its ship-cabin-like wooden walls, big aquarium and fishy mural. To sample the full bounty …
European in Friedrichshain

Schneeweiss

The chilly-chic snowy white decor, with an eye-catching 'ice' chandelier, complements the Alpine menu at this fine-dining pioneer in Friedrichshain. Although the emphasis is on such classics as schnitzel, goulash an…
Portuguese in Friedrichshain

Lisboa Bar am Boxi

This colour- and knick-knack-drenched bistro is an inspired Portuguese port of call. Regulars pop by for a leisurely breakfast (served until 4pm on weekends) or just for a galão coffee pick-me-up paired with a paste…
Cafeteria in Friedrichshain

Eatside im Universalhaus

Not just any old cafeteria, this one's based at the Euro HQ of Universal Music and comes complete with a sunny riverside terrace and unimpeded views of the fanciful Oberbaumbrücke (Oberbaum bridge). The kitchen whip…