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Schwarze Pumpe

#534 of 6,724 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Mitte
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Choriner Str. 76, Berlin, Germany
+49 30 4496939
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10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second time visiting this pub, the first being back in August 2013 with my dad and brother and it's really cool. The pub is small and the decor is minimal and industrial looking and wooden tables and chairs. The staff were very helpful as the menu is all in German. Beer is cheap just over 3 euros... More 

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Thank Nicola R
Main Beach, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had a great time, good service good food and drinks, friendly place to take the family (teenage Girls)

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Thank wbruce578
Haifa, Israel
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch one day, after reading numerous reviews and mentions in various tourist guides. I'm not sure what the hype is all about. They must have some great PR person. The decor is interesting enough - industrial looking, with bar stools made out of old machinery parts. Food is OK, but nothing memorable. Menu consists of about five... More 

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I went with a ton of Germans, so this one was a bit tricky linguistically for me, but that's the fun - it's a legit, local bar in the East side. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and I got one of the few existing Schwarze Pumpe t-shirts available. I'd say in particular, this area of Berlin is great if you're a... More 

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lancaster
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A friend recommended this place for breakfast, we went there for lunch.. the person that served us wasn't overly friendly but maybe it was a communication problem? there was an English menu but the menu was quite limited, I had meat soup, it was nice. The place was clean and had nice loos.. I probably wouldn't return.

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Vancouver, BC
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Dropped in for a late lunch after multiple hours of sightseeing because it was close to our apartment. A great local find with excellent service, well prepared, fresh food and a relaxing local ambiance. Menu options include some daily specials along with the standard offerings. Food and beverage prices were very reasonable. I've paid a lot more for a much... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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883 reviews
650 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Visited here twice for drinks on our trip. The bar looks old but then you go to the toilets and they are spotlessly clean and modern. It's a lovely relaxing bar with lots of outdoor seating.

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Thank Beanie14
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with family as it was late and near hotel. Great find. Good food and friendly service. The waiter went through the menu in English for us and was very patient. Very helpful with German beer suggestions. Affordable and satisfying food. Went back later in the week and was just as good.

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Thank Leni127
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stopped in for a late drink one evening, and the bar was packed with locals casually eating and drinking. We enjoyed the few (but excellent) draught beers on tap, had some delicious and very German food, and were lucky enough to have the owner give us the history of the building and his bar after everyone... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We tried it first for late lunch - around 4:00, but the waiter told us upfront they did not have any food until 5PM or so as their kitchen is small and the cook was preparing something for the dinner. So we came back next day after 6PM, and this time the food was great, and of course there is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Choriner Str. 76, Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 4496939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mitte

Neighbourhood Profile
Mitte
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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