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Ristorante Essenza

#69 of 6,809 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Charlottenburg
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Potsdamer Str. 1 | 10785 berlin, 10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 25796856
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Food and Great service, we are coming back to this place. The athmosfere was top, and we felt at most welcomed. Ståle Norway

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Friendly staff and quality food. Its worth to pay for such a great meal and atmosphere.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant preserved its charm over the years. The staff is very welcoming and polite. Old time elegance and very tasteful food and wines. This time I had octopus and it was perfectly done! A place I recommend!

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Thank Roxana C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner had an excellent meal, but I ordered the pasta witch pepper and cheesesause, and that was a mistake...A lot of pasta, very much al dente, a litle bit of cheesesause, and some crumled pepper...nothing else..very monotonous...

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Camas, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food and great wine selection (the wine is on the pricey side although food price is very reasonable). The stone shrimp was amazing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Restaurant nice and clean. Great wine, bread and starters. Mains lacked some flavour, although very carefully put together. Would definitely recommend a trip here.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this restaurant in advance, and we were not disappointed. The food was lovely, staff very attentive, and the wine list was very generous. The restaurant itself is very beautiful, modern, and spacious. We had starters, main courses, and desserts, and all were done to a high standard. Couldn't fault anything. I would definitely eat here again! It's a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out restaurant , with attentive service . The choice of food is good , well presented although portions a little on the large side. Wine is pricey compared with other restaurants .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Being an Italian restaurant Essenza must improve the main course! Nice restaurant and very attentive servants and staff. Starters were excellent, and fast served. We requested a short break of 15-20 minutes before main course, which was also served as agreed. But main course was a huge disapointment. Small reheated chewee meat and veggies. Not worth the price. Sorry.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went for lunch. Location is awesome, good and varied italian food . Portions are big. Unfortunattely, wine is a bit expensive. Impeccable service, waiters very gentle..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$60
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potsdamer Str. 1 | 10785 berlin, 10785 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg
  • Neighbourhood: Charlottenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 25796856
Description
ELEGANT OR INFORMAL DINING AT IL RISTORANTE "essenza" Il Ristorante "essenza" of Berlin interprets the excellence, elegantly and style - presents a dining concept inspired by the sophisticated cosmopolitan moods of the modern world. The spacious dining in lower restaurant area , with eight of windows on Potsdamer Paltz and the gallery on the upper floor on creates a refined and comfortable atmosphere made unique by the elegant décor and architectural details in warm shades of wood and gold tonality. The open wine cellar offers a marvelous view of its prestigious assortment of wines (380 a different vinery) - from exclusive international labels to wines produced by small bio-dynamic wineries - while on the opposite of the restaurant, the striking just open kitchen shows the team of chefs actively at work. THE RESTAURANT PHILOSOPHY Il Ristorante "essenza" of Potsdamer Paltz in Berlin presents a combination of traditional Italian and regional dishes that are enhanced through international influences, state-of-the-art culinary techniques, and the use of ingredients of superb quality. The constantly evolving menu features local and seasonal products to enhance the Italian flavor of the dishes in a taste experience with balanced dishes. Buon appetito!

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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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