5 exquisite restaurants in Berlin

1) Nobelhart & Schmutzig

This place and everything around is radical and young. The interior is dark but beautiful, and the food is extraordinary. The chef uses local ingredients and creates one menu for his guests, with one fixed price – there’s no à la carte. His talent has already been rewarded with a Michelin star.

woman dining at Nobelhart & Schmutzig

2) Facil

Situated on the fifth floor of the exquisite Mandala hotel at Potzdamer Strasse, this beautiful restaurant has two Michelin stars. Maître Pâtissier Thomas Yoshida was elected Pâtissier of the year by GaultMillau in 2016. They also serve a refined lunch at a decent price.

interior at Restaurant Facil

Potzdamer Strasse 3, Mitte

+49 (0)30 5900 51234

http://www.facil.de

3) Le Petit Royal

The restaurant stands for classical French cuisine with an emphasis on steaks and fish. Also the wine menu, featuring mostly French wines, is very good. The interior is classy, with lots of contemporary art. And there’s a lovely summer terrace.

restaurant Le Petit Royal

Grolmanstrasse 59, Charlottenburg

+49 (0)30 3300 60750

http://www.lepetitroyal.de

4) Kin Dee

An interesting place in Berlin for contemporary Thai cuisine. Chef Dalad Kambhu and her crew aim to serve traditional Thai food with a local twist. To achieve their goal, they mix classical ingredients with regionally sourced products – for example, they’ll use koolrabi instead of papaya. The result is truly delicious.

interior of Kin Dee

Lützowstrasse 81, Tiergarten

+49 (0)30 2155 294

http://www.kindeeberlin.com

5) Panama

You will immediately feel at home in this stylish restaurant, which is tucked away in a hidden courtyard on the upcoming Potsdamer Strasse. Chef Sophia Rudolph has put together a short but quite interesting menu with an exotic twist that also includes raw dishes for example. Don’t forget to order a cocktail at the bar on the ground floor!

restaurant interior of Panama

Potsdamer Strasse 91, Tiergarten

+49 (0)30 9832 08435

http://www.oh-panama.com

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