marques bar berlin

Bar Marqués

The tapas-themed Restaurant Marqués, located in Kreuzberg’s Graefekiez, isn’t exactly hidden, but you might not suspect that its basement contains a small, very civilized cocktail bar. However the cosy Bar…

Fahimi Bar Berlin hidden bar

Fahimi Bar

The brutalist (and, for Berliners, somewhat iconic) shopping and housing complex that dominates the north side of Kottbusser Tor might not be the first place you’d expect to find a…

Brauhaus Sudstern Berlin beer bar

Brauhaus Südstern

With its exposed brick and dark wood interior, its small front patio and its even smaller beer garden area in the back, Brauhaus Südstern looks like an ordinary bar-restaurant. However…

Hopfenreich Berlin beer bar


Berlin’s newest craft beer bar, Hopfenreich, was opened in the summer of 2014 by the organizers of the Berlin Bier Fest. The bar, located in a former restaurant in Kreuzberg’s…

Galander Kreuzberg Berlin cocktail bar

Galander Kreuzberg

On a quiet leafy street, several blocks from the genteel buzz of Bergmannstraße, Galander is the sort of apparition from another era that every traveller dreams of finding when wandering…

Limondier Berlin cocktail bar


At Limondier the simple contemporary interior is augmented by enough small details (a typewriter, an antique lamp, old photos and newspaper clippings) to give it a retro feel that's difficult…

clash punk rock bar berlin


Hidden away in a quiet hof (courtyard) behind busy Mehringdamm, Clash is a spacious punk bar with Napalm Death posters on the wall, a pool table in the back and…