Berlin’s former mayor Klaus Wowereit as soon as described the German capital as “poor, however horny”, and though the variety of high-end eateries has elevated within the metropolis lately, there are nonetheless loads of nice locations to seize a chew to eat with out breaking the financial institution. Listed here are a few of our favourites.
Strive the well-known currywurst at Konnopke’s Imbiss
Beneath the railway tracks in Prenzlauer Berg, Konnopke’s Imbiss is a Berlin fast-food favorite, serving grilled delights to hungry working Berliners for the reason that 1930s. It stays in style with locals and guests alike, and is a superb place to attempt classics like Bratwurst, Boulette (a type of meatball) and, after all, currywurst, which comes within the basic pork but in addition vegan varieties. Konnopke’s is open Monday to Friday 1000–2000, and on Saturdays 1130–2000.
U-Bahn: Eberswalder Straße
Kebabs could also be on provide all around the metropolis, however not all kebabs are created equal. Arguably one of the best in Berlin are the rooster kebabs from Mustafa’s in Kreuzberg, the place it isn’t unusual to see an extended queue at any time of the day or evening. The imbiss, situated on Mehringdamm, is open Sunday to Thursday 1000-0200, and Friday and Saturday 1000–0500.
On the pleasant and welcoming Stranero, they’ve perfected the artwork of pizza, with a skinny crust that’s chewy and blistered on the edges, and an easy choice of conventional toppings. In line with its knowledgeable however down-to-earth character, the wine is of a top quality however moderately priced. It’s no shock then that this has grow to be one thing of an insider tip within the metropolis. Open Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday 1705–2300, and Friday and Saturday 1705–2400.
U-Bahn: Nauener Platz
Line up for the right pizza at Stranero
For greater than 10 years, the nice of us at Dolores have been serving their wonderful California burritos on Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße. As their reputation has grown their menu of Cali-Mex delicacies has expanded to incorporate quesadillas, mushy tacos, salads and soups. In addition to the unique Dolores in Berlin-Mitte, there’s one other department on Wittenbergplatz in Berlin-Schöneberg. Open Monday to Saturday 1130–2200, and Sunday 1300-2200.
At Henne it’s all concerning the crispy fried rooster. The eatery has been efficiently frying its signature dish since 1908, and its secret recipe, served with potato salad and coleslaw, is as in style at this time because it ever was. Henne is situated in an atmospheric outdated Berlin tavern, however, within the hotter months, you possibly can get pleasure from your rooster and chilly beers within the leafy beer backyard. Open Tuesday to Saturday 1800–2400, and Sunday 1700–2400.
U-Bahn: Kottbusser Tor
In recent times there was one thing of a burger growth in Berlin, and a type of main the best way has been the Icelander Tommi Tomasson who, not happy with seeing off the American huge boys in his personal land, determined to carry his burgers to the German capital. Made with Scottish Angus beef and served on a seedless bun, those that have tried Tommi’s burgers can testify that this man is a grasp of the artwork. Tommi’s is open day by day 1200–2200.
U-Bahn: Rosenthaler Platz
Tommi’s Burger Joint is a mecca for burger lovers
Currywurst was invented in Berlin after the Second World Battle, and though you could find the combination of chopped sausages and a tangy, spicy sauce all through town, the queues main out from Curry 36 recommend that there’s something particular occurring in Kreuzberg. This can be quick meals however the high quality of the meat is excessive, as is the sauce (made to a secret recipe). This good combine is nice sufficient to maintain you coming again for extra. Curry 36 is open Thursday to Tuesday 0900–0500, and Wednesday 0900–0200.
A West Berlin establishment, Rogacki has been serving meals for Berliners to eat in or takeaway for the reason that 1930s. The historic delicatessen serves all method of artisan cheeses, meats, breads and extra, however it’s the fish counter that has made Rogacki legendary. Don’t miss the eel and different fish smoked in-house. Rogacki is open Monday to Wednesday 0900–1800, Thursday 0900–1900, Friday 0800–1900, and Saturday 0800–1600.
Certainly one of Berlin’s few surviving market halls – constructed within the 19th century to feed an ever-growing metropolis – Markthalle Neun in Kreuzberg has reinvented itself to grow to be half conventional market corridor and half hipster road meals hangout. Both manner, there’s a nice vary of moderately priced consuming and consuming choices beneath the roof, particularly throughout ‘Avenue Meals Thursday’ which brings collectively a mixture of culinary specialties from all over the world. The market is open Thursday 1700–2200, and Friday and Saturday 1200–1800.
U-Bahn: Görlitzer Bahnhof