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cafe altes europa

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German, European, Central European
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GIPSSTR. 11, 10119 Berlin, Germany
12:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good schnitzel. A bit expensive maybe but very nice. Small variety in food and beers but the best quality. Highly recommended!!!

Thank Antony I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do. It's so exactly the cafe for locals in happening East Berlin. Plenty of people enjoying endless conversations, consuming wine or coffee while presumably solving major world problems or intellectual conundrums. Get in early. Gets busier as the night progresses. Food is good and satisfying but not a huge menu. Wine list is similarly compact. Overall one of... More 

Thank RogTrish
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good atmosphere and seems to be mainly locals there, came across it by chance when looking for another place that'd been recommended and glad we did Food lovely and wine (pic poul) very good at the price

Thank simonrat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Best atmosphere I saw in Berlin. It is a place that locals go to eat and meet frients and perfectly welcoming to visitors. Food lovely and wine list superb for the price (which was very reasonable

Thank tavernakronos
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The place looked interesting and friendly, but the service was really poor. Took 30 minutes to get lunch after ordering, and when the food finally arrived it was not that great.

Thank C S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

So charming! Service was very friendly, we tried wine from different countries, food was tasty, great atmosfere, then an acoustic band came in and started to play... Thanks for a great evenening :)

Thank Claudia K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited this bar a few times. It always has a very cool atmosphere regardless of the time of day or night. It doesn't matter who you are, what you wear, or how old or young you are.... But don't tell the tourists!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Failed to get in here on Saturday night so returned on Sunday. Tremendous food. Huge portions as ever in Berlin. A starter of mixed salad for one was ample for two, as the waitress advised, as was cheese for one. Perfect veal schnitzel and good German wine. Exceptionally good value. Don`t miss it.

Thank Anthony H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This was recommended by a tour guide, and although it was off the beaten path it was worth it. A Courteous staff, helpful to those of us who didn't speak German. And the food and beer was excellent.

Thank Joseph H
Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Traditional german restaurant. Schnitzel, soup, pasta etc. Friendly staff. Very simple in a way but very good food.

Thank Martin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: GIPSSTR. 11, 10119 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte

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Staying in Mitte

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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