You can experience a lot in Berlin. But in between you should also allow yourself a break. The best place to do this is probably in one of the many cafés in Berlin. We show you our best tips and recommendations for the most beautiful cafes in the city, where you can enjoy the sometimes turbulent neighborhood life with a relaxing cup of the best coffee.
The 9 most beautiful cafés in Berlin
Berlin is known for many things, including its diverse coffee culture. In the city there are a variety of cafes that are definitely worth a visit. Whether it’s for breakfast, a leisurely brunch or afternoon coffee and cake, we’ve compiled a list of our favorites of the most beautiful cafés around our hostel in Berlin, all with their own unique charm and style.
Café Tip No. 1: Impala and Haliflor
Impala and Haliflor is a café founded by two Americans in the Neukölln district. The interior of cozy seating and lots of green plants captivates with a mix of vintage and modern elements. The coffee is sourced from a local roastery and there is a large selection of homemade pastries, cakes and sandwiches like the Avocado Toast. So you can enjoy a good breakfast here.
What sets Impala and Haliflor apart from other cafes is their attitude toward sustainability. They use recyclable materials, make their own cleaning products, and also offer vegware products. It’s a great place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the neighborhood while keeping the environment in mind. The café now operates four locations in the capital.
Schönhauser Allee 173, 10119 Berlin
Maaßenstraße 5, 10777 Berlin
Wilmersdorfer Straße 67, 10629 Berlin
Akazienstraße 26, 10823 Berlin
Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 18:00
Saturday – Sunday: 08:00 – 18:00
Café Tip No. 2: Morgenrot
Morgenrot is a classic Berlin coffee house located in the Friedrichshain district, not far from EastSeven. The coffeehouse opened back in 1926 and even today the interior pays homage to the past with wooden furniture, mosaic floors and large mirrors. There is a wide range of specialty coffees, but what really sets Morgenrot apart is its pastry shop.
The cafe is known for its homemade cakes and pies that are fresh and delicious. It is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and a piece of cake while experiencing the flair of the old days.
Kastanienallee 85, 10435 Berlin
Tuesday to Thursday: 15:00 – 01:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 – 02:00
Sunday: 11:00 – 22:00
Café Tip No. 3: Café Anna Blume
Café Anna Blume in Berlin’s Kollwitzkiez has been an institution in the area for over 15 years and is within walking distance of EastSeven. The café offers its guests a wonderful combination of flowers and cakes that go together as perfectly as coffee and cake. The ambience with its numerous flowers, floral arrangements and comfortable wooden furniture invites you to linger.
Particularly noteworthy is the breakfast etagere, which is offered at Anna Blume. The etagere offers a colorful mix of treats such as fresh fruit, yogurt, muesli and various cold cuts and cheeses. All of this is served on a three-tiered etagere and is not only a real feast for the eyes, but also a culinary highlight.
Kollwitzstraße 83, 10405 Berlin
Daily 08:00 – 21:00
Café Tip No. 4: Patisserie Jubel
The small but fine Patisserie Jubel is located on Hufelandstraße in Bötzowkiez and thus not far from EastSeven. Here you will find a real highlight for all friends of small, artful tartlets. The varieties of tartlets vary regularly, depending on the season and what’s on offer. In summer, there are refreshing varieties such as melon, fresh goat cheese and lemon, while in winter, more wintry flavors such as mint, parsnip, poppy, physalis and passion fruit are offered.
The atmosphere in the patisserie is cozy and inviting, so that one likes to sit down here to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. If you have a penchant for small, delicate works of art made of sugar and flour, you should definitely plan a visit to Patisserie Jubel. Here you can get not only cupcakes, but also macarons, croissants and other delicacies. A visit to Patisserie Jubel is an absolute must for all those with a sweet tooth and gourmets.
Hufelandstraße 70, 10407 Berlin
Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00 – 18:00
Café Tip No. 5: Flying Monkey
Flying Monkey is a hipster café in the Friedrichshain district, known for its relaxed atmosphere and excellent coffee specialties. The interior is modern and chic, with lots of wood and green plants.
The café offers a wide variety of specialty coffees, including some unusual options like matcha latte and turmeric latte. The Flying Monkey also has a small selection of vegan dishes and baked goods. The outdoor area is a cozy place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee on a sunny day.
Kastanienallee 15, 10435 Berlin
Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 22:00Saturday: 00:00 – 23:00Sunday: 12:00 – 23:00
Café Tip No. 6: Eschschloraque
Eschschloraque is an art café in the Mitte district that specializes in alternative art and music. The interior is unique and colorful, with a mix of vintage furniture and modern artwork.
In addition to the specialty coffees to be enjoyed, the main attractions of the Eschschloraque include regular art exhibitions, performances and concerts. It’s a great place to drink coffee while experiencing Berlin’s art scene.
Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin
Daily from 14:00
Café Tip No. 7: Soho House
Soho House is an exclusive café in Mitte, located in an old department store. The interior is unique, with high ceilings, large windows and elegant furniture.
The excellent food is a serious rival to many a restaurant, making it one of the highlights at Soho House, along with the rich selection of specialty coffees. Soho House is known for its menu options for breakfast as well as its exclusive brunch options made with local and seasonal ingredients. Here you can experience upscale café flair in Berlin.
Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin
Monday – Saturday: 11:00 – 19:00
Café Tip No. 8: Café Winterfeldt Schokoladen
The Winterfeldt café in Schöneberg is a true oasis for those with a sweet tooth and chocolate lovers. The listed Gründerzeit pharmacy impresses with its winding rooms, in which there is much to discover. In addition to classic coffee and cake specialties, you can also enjoy a large selection of truly chocolaty drinking chocolates at Winterfeldt café.
The chocolates and pralines in the Winterfeldt café are sourced from selected manufactories from all over the world and are characterized by their high quality and variety of taste. The atmosphere in the Winterfeldt café is cozy and inviting. Here you can sit back, relax and enjoy the sweet offerings. The service is friendly and competent, so you always feel in good hands.
Goltzstraße 23, 10781 Berlin
Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 19:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00
Sunday: 12:00 – 18:00
Café Tip No. 9: An einem Sonntag im August
The Café “An einem Sonntag im August” is located on the famous Kastanienallee in the hip district of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, not far from EastSeven and is a place of relaxation and entertainment. The name of the café evokes associations of sunny and relaxed weekends and when you visit you will not be disappointed. Here you can sit on comfortable Hollywood swings and recover from a hard day at work.
The café has a long tradition and is known for its legendary, inexpensive breakfast buffet, which is suitable for both late risers and early risers. In addition, there are numerous events here that provide entertainment; for example, live music or poetry slams.
Kastanienallee 103, 10435 Berlin
Monday – Thursday: 12:00 – 03:00
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 – 05:00
Sunday: 10:00 – 03:00
Experience coffee culture in Berlin
Berlin offers a large amount of cafés, which offer something for every taste. From the hip and modern Flying Monkey to the classic Morgenrot, from art cafes like Eschschloraque to the exclusive Soho House, there is something for everyone. Each of these cafes offers a unique atmosphere and experience, whether it’s through their décor, food, art or music. Whether you want to grab an afternoon coffee, have a leisurely brunch with friends, or go for an offbeat café experience, Berlin has a café for everyone.