Restaurants

Top Choice International in Scheunenviertel

Katz Orange

With its gourmet, organic farm-to-table menu, stylish country flair and top-notch cocktails, the 'Orange Cat' hits a gastro grand slam. It will have you purring for such perennial faves as Duroc pork that's been slo…
Top Choice Cafe in Weimar

Gretchen's Cafe & Restaurant

Located on the ground floor of the Familienhotel, and thus family-friendly, this passionately locavore cafe offers great alternatives to the Thuringian standards available across Weimar. For those intent only on sna…
Top Choice Modern European in Jena

Landgrafen Jena

High in the hills, with stunning views over Jena, this smart multi-purpose restaurant serves genuinely interesting food such as potato-wasabi soup with 'river-crab tails.' There's a summer garden with bratwursts, be…
Top Choice Asian in Historic Mitte

Restaurant Tim Raue

Now here’s a twin Michelin starred restaurant we can get our mind around. Unstuffy ambience and a reduced design with walnut and Vitra chairs perfectly juxtapose with Raue’s brilliant Asian-inspired plates that each…
Top Choice German in Scheunenviertel

Pauly Saal

Since taking the helm at this Michelin-starred outpost, Arne Anker has given the cuisine a youthful and lighter edge while still following the seasonal-regional credo. Only multicourse menus are served, even at lunc…
Top Choice German in Erfurt

Zum Wenigemarkt 13

This upbeat restaurant in a delightful spot (an 18th-century house on the small marketplace at the eastern end of the Krämerbrücke) serves traditional and updated takes on Thuringian cuisine, starring regionally hun…
Top Choice Austrian in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Horváth

At his canal-side restaurant, Sebastian Frank’s kitchen talents have earned him two Michelin stars for performing culinary alchemy with Austrian classics, fearlessly combining products, textures and flavours. There …
Top Choice Vietnamese in Scheunenviertel

Chèn Chè

In this exotic Vietnamese tearoom you can settle down in the charming Zen garden or beneath the hexagonal chandelier made from the torn pages of a herbal medicine book. The compact menu features healthy and meticulo…
Top Choice French in City West & Charlottenburg

Restaurant Faubourg

At this château-worthy French restaurant, head chef Felix Mielke applies punctilious artisanship to top-notch regional ingredients, creating intensely flavoured and beautifully plated dishes. For maximum palate expo…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Prenzlauer Berg

Kanaan

In this feel-good venture, an Israeli biz whiz and a Palestinian chef have teamed up to bring a progressive blend of Middle Eastern fare to Berlin. Top menu picks are hummus, shakshuka and sabich. For now, weekday l…