Berlin's relaxed lifestyle, countless simplistic interiors and offerings of co-working space to freelancers means Berlin cafes are busy all week - no matter what time or day of the week.
Berlin has a broad selection of cafes to pick from which include high quality coffee and brunch, most of which are in high demand. My top 5 cafes to visit are listed below, whether you are visiting Berlin, already live here and need some new inspiration for new spots. I highly recommend these spots.
Tucked behind the main road of Sonnenalle, Roamers sits on the corner of Pannierstraße and is hands down one of my favourite brunch spots. The cafe is small and cosy, filled with plants hanging from the ceiling and has a great playlist to accompany your brunch.
Options range from eggs done in a variety of ways served on big silver platers with a rainbow of salad to accompany, Grilled Pear and Berry French Toast and there's always a mouth watering cake for desert. To wash it all down they have fresh juice and great coffee. The cafe is small, seating about 20 people at a time so be prepared as you may have to wait for a table on the weekends, however it is definitely worth the wait!
Location: Panierstraße 64, 12043, Neukölln, Berlin
Dots was one of the first cafes I visited when I first moved to Berlin and it always provides the goods. The cafe offers a selection of fresh and organic foods, with Gluten Free and Vegan options available. The menu offers one of the best stacks of Bacon, Berry and Maple Syrup Pancakes (which can be made GF and Vegan), along with egg brunch options and stacked sandwiches.
If you're a Chai lover try theirs as it is their own blend and delicious. They also provide a selection of cakes and pastries at the counter.
Location: Weserstraße 191, 12045 Berlin
I was shown this cafe by a friend of mine and it did not disappoint. The cafe believes in healthy eating with food that tastes good and keeping everything as sustainable as possible. Kaffeebar's menu is delicious and varied, with the majority of their menu Gluten Free and Vegan it caters to all. The menu ranges from Buddha Bowls with homemade Falafels, homemade Soups, Eggs Benedict to Avocado Toast. They have one of the best selections of GF and non GF cakes, cookies and energy balls to pick from. Kaffeebar is always busy, especially on hot summer days with their tables spilling out onto the cobbled streets. This cafe makes for a great pit stop when exploring Berlin.
Location: Graefestraße 8, 10967 Berlin
4. SILO COFFEE
In the heart of Friedrichstain lies Silo Cafe, full of wooden benches and exposed brick walls. The cafe is always busy so its a good idea to book a table ahead of visiting if you are visiting on the weekend and don't want to wait. Brunch options are varied here offering the classic Avocado on Toast, Date, Pork and Fennel Sausage Stack, Pancakes or try "The Silo" - you wont be disappointed. The cafe works with local suppliers and offers drinks such as Mimosas and Bloody Mary's if you're looking for that weekend tipple.
Location: Gabriel-Max-Straße 410245 Berlin Friedrichshain
Hearty traditional Israeli food crossed with a record shop and good vibes. This place has recently moved a few doors down and had a full make over. The cafe offers a cosy setting in the winter with big doors that can open up in the summer. The food is traditional Israeli cuisine using only local and fresh ingredients. All the dishes are prepared from scratch and the hummus is especially exceptional. It is a must try!
Location: Allerstraße 11 12049 Berlin
Let me know if you visit and try any of these places!