Sing Blackbird is an eatery-meets-vintage shop that combines these two acts as if the most Berlin-logical thing ever. This cute vintage store is just a stone’s throw from Kottbusser Damm in the most hipster district of Kreuzkölln, and is a quiet retreat for a guaranteed healthy bite of lunch, good coffee or detox juice with the added potential excitement of a new clothing purchase to take home in your doggy bag.
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Who would have thought that bourgeois Graefekiez with its tree-lined boulevards is home to one of Berlin’s cutest crêperies? Tucked town some steps on the wide Grimmstraße near the infamous Admiralsbrücke, the warm candle-lit atmosphere is a haven of crêpes, galettes, decadent salads and good French wine. This is a staple for hip locals who come for a hickeldy-pickeldy meal or late night vino often to the sound of live jazz music.
Once in a while we actually come across an amazingly surprising restaurant. The Melbourne Canteen is one of those restaurants. It is an Australian bar-restaurant with some Aussie classics and general continental yummy food. Located in Berlin Neukölln on the Pannierstraße, it is right in the middle of the hectic and bustling hipster vibes of the city.
The Bergmannstraße is one of Berlin Kreuzberg’s most popular and beloved streets. Even though it is quite an attraction for tourists, it remains worth a stroll and a nibble. Especially on warm summer evenings, it is a delight to wander around the area (pop into the Viktoriapark for a stunning view of the city) and sit down on one of the many seating arrangements on and around the street.
Misirlou is a little gem, a Greek-style eatery and café. Perfect for a cup of hot chocolate (actually one of their specialities!) or an elaborate brunch/ lunch with friends. Also suitable for bringing along your work documents or laptop and spending hours sipping hot beverages.
If there is one topic I feel particularly passionate about, it is about brunch buffets in Berlin. A brunch buffet is a set-up at a restaurant, with large bowls and (heated) containers with pre-prepared breakfast and lunch foods. I recommend no-one to engage in one. Why?
I love weasels. It is this thing that I have always had, ever since I saw my first weasel in the wild. Fuchsbau in Kreuzberg is the first bar-cum-brunch-spot that combines my love for alcohol and food with my love for weasels. Its name already implies a link to foxes, but Fuchsbau actually sports a stuffed weasel too.
Sometimes you want to find a small, secluded and low-key place to shut yourself away in. With a little bit of wi-fi, a freshly baked bread roll and some strong and flavoursome coffee. Nothing too special or crazy, just a small moment of relaxation in Berlin’s busy and fast-paced life. Especially since autumn has introduced its cold chilly winds, beautifully coloured leaves and the promise of winter in the air.
Apart from Russian, Vietnamese and the Dutch cuisine, Berlin has so many more culinary countries to offer. Today we discovered a very special little place that is Hungarian of nature. Located not far away from restaurant Datscha in Friedrichshain, we found the small bar-cum-eatery called Szimpla.
Brunch in Berlin is an essential activity, also adopted by trendy parents in the outskirts of Prenzlauer Berg. In Kreuzberg and Neukölln brunching is still young and populated mostly by the trend setting hipsters that Berlin is so well-known for. Mathilda is one of these places, with its small-scaled restaurant located in the Graefestraße right in the middle of Kreuzberg.