As far as eating is concerned in Berlin one can have currywurst that is a bratwurst covered with ketchup and curry powder. It can be found out at with street vendors through out Berlin. Two most famous Currywurst stands are “Konnopke’s Imbiss” below Eberswalder Strasse U-Bahn station on line 2 and “Curry 36″ opposite the Mehringdamm U-Bahn station in Kreuzberg. And there services are far better than Berlin’s more upmarket eateries. One thing while for eating in Berlin is quite spectacular if is been compared with other Western European capital or German cities. Vegetarians can eat with an ease in Berlin after doing a little research and menu modification. Many kebab restaurants even can have a rather good selection of roasted vegetables and salads. Falafels are also tasty and well suited for vegetarians.
One popular area for eating in the city is Hackescher Markt / Oranienburger Straße. Once it was filled squats some disputed bars and restaurants, however, it has been developed and corporatized. The famous eatery is The “Assel” (Woodlouse) on Oranienburger Straße, furnished with DDR-era furniture, is worth a visit on a warm summer night. For cheap and good food that primarily includes Turkey and the Middle East one can visit around Kreuzberg and Neukölln with their abundance of Indian, pizza and Döner Kebap restaurants. Kastanienallee is also a good place to eat and is quite popular artists and students and has a certain Bohemian charm. Try Imbiss W, at the corner of Zionskirchstraße and Kastanienallee, where delicious Indian fusion food is served and is mostly vegetarian, at the hands of artist-chef Gordon W. Further. Up the street is the Prater Garten, Berlin’s oldest beer garden and an excellent place in the summer. Other than discussed above another most famous restaurants in Berlin are as following:
• Margaux: It is awarded with Michelin star. It is designed in classic elements like black marble floors, gold-leaf ceilings, and well-appointed tables. Its interior impresses upon the best of the eyes too. It serves culinary like foie gras and ravioli “von Kürbis.”
• VAU: This restaurant is loved and liked by business men who love it for its e refreshing decor, creative cuisine and very broad wine list. Its interior is decorated in contemporary style and its courtyard dining provides the optimal experience. There large wooden umbrellas creates the scene for guests to enjoy recluse from their stuffy offices and have advantage of a better dining experience.
• Paris-Moskau: Situated on the northwest side of Tiergarten, Paris-Moskau mixes up Old World elegance and modern-day panache, thus results it into the West Berlin’s unique and upto date dining experiences. The restaurant, constructed in 1898 at signalman’s house is popular for its closeness to lines connecting Paris and Moscow. The famous cuisines here are Limousin lamb with pepper-bean ragout, rotbarbe with pea purée, and chicken prepared in Riesling with vegetable risotto. Its most popular wine list includes bottles from Spain, Portugal, the Rhine Valley, France, Tuscany, and even Australia.
• Sachiko Sushi: It has very trendy and very upscale, sushi lovers to eat here in ambience. The cordial staff at the restaurant serves specialties like salmon skin and shrimp spiced tuna. Without a doubt, Sachiko Sushi is a good food when it comes to provide entertainment to customers at restaurant.
• Restaurant Quarré: Situated at the ground floor of the Hotel Adlon, this delicate restaurant is high prestige among locals as well as travelers with a common interest. It serves global German cuisine at a exotic and elegant atmosphere. A patio seating area opens wide to Pariser Platz, allowing natural light to bathe the main dining room and affording terrific views of Brandenburger Tor. The restaurant opens for breakfast, lunch, and dinner regularly and its Sunday brunch is an unforgettable event.
• Restaurant Maxwell: This is a bit expensive restaurant and has century old Josty Brewery. The restaurant was renovated during mid nineties and was decorated in contemporary artwork by British artist Damien Hirst. This restaurant infact is popular for serving black pepper sauce and vegetable rolls. Other good eating items at the restaurant are grilled sirloin steak with ratatouille and parmesan-crusted breast of corn-fed chicken with black mushrooms and potato-rocket flan. During summer it is popular destination for couples and good wine is also served there.
Drinking and Bars in Berlin
At Warschauer Straße that can be reached through S-Bahn and U-Bahn station Warschauer Straße and precisely Simon-Dach-Straße and around Boxhagener Platz one can have there a good number of bars. Die Legende von Paula und Ben, Gneisenaustrasse 58, U7 Südstern is a small and cosy bar having a large collection of cocktails, spirits and wine. Cafe Einstein is a home grown coffee chain which has nice staff, great coffee and is fairly priced. In particular, the Einstein on Unter den Linden is as far from “junk coffee” as it’s possible to be.
More city has many Irish bars all around as they cater mostly to the Irish construction workers and Germans attracted by Irish music, which is often played in them. The Irish pub in the Europa Center at Tauentzienstraße is famous situated in the basement of a skyscraper; there you will get a big Irish pub and a rowdy crowd on the weekend. And is also been boasted of having the longest bar in entire Berlin.