Hops & Barley is Friedrichshain's only brewpub and a welcome infusion to Berlin's otherwise staid and trodden beer scene. Located on a colorful street in a rapidly changing neighborhood, Hops & Barley enjoys a devoted clientele and you can always find regulars raining pints with newcomers. The brewpub also features a small food menu of local side dishes. Added extras include a projection screen for occasional films and a TV set to watch your favorite football team play.
Casual, lively and constantly evolving, Klunkerkranich offers a uniquely local experience. The rooftop that was once a parking garage is now is transformed into a relaxed space where you can kick off your shoes, settle into the comfy sofas and enjoy a chilled beer. The rooftop hosts several local events and concerts, local bands come in to play a lively set or the atmosphere is charged up by a DJ spinning the latest tracks. Everyone is welcome to stop in, relax and enjoy the gorgeous view across the city. You can even enjoy a local seasonal market in spring, while the community garden project offers a welcome burst of green to the concrete cityscape. A great place to enjoy an evening out with friends or simply watch a sunset, your time at Klunkerkranich is bound to be a memorable one. Timing is seasonal, hence it is better to check the website for the hours.
If it’s American meat you're after, then this self-described American steakhouse and bar has got you your fix. The Bird prides itself on three things: the quality of its beef, its straight-forward American atmosphere, and its uncompromising attitude towards making the best food with the freshest ingredients available. Run by a couple of New York expatriates, the menu here is filled with sassy commentary and is dominated by imported American-beef steaks and tangy burgers, such as The Filthy Harry (bacon and Cheddar cheese). Rolls of paper towels sit on the tables to indicate that things might get a little messy, as the food is so delicious.
The clientele of this techno factory is made up of an eclectic mix of hipsters, university professors, gays and other curious clubbers. Offering three colossal-sized stories notable for their clean, clever industrial design, Berghain hosts numerous bars, clubs, darkrooms, a biergarten, a separate garden for relaxing, an ice cream bar and endless amounts of chill-out space complete with cushy sofas and semi-private sitting cabins. The former power plant's mammoth size and hedonistic rawness guarantee a unique experience.
Attracting the young crowd of the city, Golden Gate Club is a funky hangout spot for all the party animals. It is a little difficult to find the entrance of the club, but once you're in, you are sure to enjoy the different genres of music being played. The two-storied structure boasts a very chic, shabby look with secondhand furniture used for the decor and the atmosphere is perfect for a fun-filled night out.
Extremely cozy and utterly charming, Café am Neuen See, one of Berlin's largest beer gardens is idyllically located on the banks of the lake in the heart of Tiergarten park. It is a traditional Bavarian beer garden that serves up southern German specialties like pretzel, white sausages, roast pork, and meatloaf, as well as classic European dishes such as pasta, pizza and barbecued meat and fish in its warm and welcoming space. Seat yourself in its enchanting sun-drenched outdoor patio shaded by the lush trees and pair your hearty meal with a cold beer for a memorable time. Illuminated by hundreds of candles flickering on the tables, Café am Neuen See is a visual treat at night.
Set in a red-bricked house, Kellerkind is a classy little pub. Its rustic interiors includes comfortable wooden furnishings and fittings. It also features a small stage which is meant for live performances. With courteous staff and delectable meals, this dimly-lit pub is a great place to unwind and relax with friends and colleagues. Its well-stocked bar offers a variety of local beers, wines and spirits.
Exposed brick walls, Maplewood paneled bar top, and high chairs characterize Muted Horn, a rustic and charming independent brewery in Neukolln in Germany. Boasting 22 types of delicious brews on periodically rotating taps, Muted Horn is a haven for the fans of this elixir. If this was not enticing enough, they also stack more than 100 specialty bottles of beer and its warm and inviting atmosphere makes it perfect to gather around, bond over board games, knock back some beers and engage into conversations.
Boulevard Bar situated inside the chic Relexa Hotel on Anhalterstrasse is popular for its wide range of signature cocktails and delectable quick bites that it serves in a sophisticated ambiance. The cocktail list served at this bar is long and extensive making sure that there is something for everyone. Apart from cocktail, chilled beer on tap and bottle, as well as, piping hot coffee are served on evenings throughout the week. Cabbage Omelet, Caesar Salad, Hot BBQ Sandwich and Club Sandwich are delicious and goes really well with the drinks served at Boulevard Bar.
Theater Im Keller is a perfect setting for the discerning theatergoer that is tired of the huge crowds and long lines. Here, with only enough space for about 43 people, the theater attracts a very diverse production line-up including one-man shows and revues that often showcase the more humorous side of common nuances in society. There is a café located on site, which offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages along with a delicious buffet. There is a separate meeting area that can also be used for parties, events, or showcases.
This tiny brewery-bar, known for its home-brewed drink has charmed beer lovers not only in Berlin but even the ones visiting from across the world. Huddled in a corner near Kantine 9, this place is always abuzz with the laughter and cheer of its patrons as they guzzle down their drinks. Heidenpeters usually has at least three craft beers on tap. Their best one is the "Thirsty Lady" especially for those who like some bitterness and fruitiness. This brewery-bar has rightfully made itself known as the go-to place for all the beer-crazed.