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Berlin restaurants in hidden courtyards – a fun guide

Wether you are looking for lunch, brunch, coffee or dinner, there is a hidden courtyard for that. It is Berlin, after all. And a lot of what goes on in this town takes place away from the “street level”. Read on to discover our favorite such experiences!

By now you know that we are absolutely in love with Berlin’s inner courtyards. We have even written a Inner Couryard Berlin Guide  and a Hidden Courtyard Coffee Guide.  Not only do these urban oases inspire us to explore and discover some of Berlin’s secrets everyday, but they also hide some of the city’s most atmospheric food experiences. Enjoy our “Berlin Restaurants in hidden courtyards – a comprehensive guide”.

Tip: During the warmer months, get there early or make specific reservations to enjoy these Berlin restaurants in hidden courtyards “al fresco”!


Mars Berlin (Wedding)

Mars is located at the back area of a deactivated crematorium turned office, culture and art space. After or before your meal go for an exploratory walk through the whole complex.

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Photo from Mar’s Website

Address: Gerichtstrasse 35, 13347 Berlin-Wedding

Phone: +49 (0)30 46067324


Panama/Tiger Bar (Schöneberg)

Panama Restaurant and Tiger Bar occupy one of the hippest inner courtyards in town. Right off what is currently the epicenter of Berlin’s gallery scene.

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Photo from Tiger Bar’s Facebook feed

Address: Potsdamer Straße 91, 10785 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 983208435


Zola (Kreuzberg)

Zola’s Neopolitan style pizzas are some of Berlin’s best and you can enjoy them in a courtyard right by one of Berlin’s coolest canals. There are quite a few cool inner courtyards to explore around here. Explore away, but on a full stomach!Berlin Restaurant Guide

Address: Paul-Lincke-Ufer 39-40, 10999 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)1514 3596561


Chipperfield Kantine (Mitte)

Lunch with friends in the building complex where famed architect David Chipperfield has his Berlin offices. Modern architecture meets old brick buildings. A “cool crowd” pleaser!

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Photo from: (Another cool Berlin blog).

Address: Joachimstraße 11, 10119 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 33844430


Schnizelei (Mitte)

Hidden in an atmospheric inner courtyard just off Chaussesstrasse in Mitte, this restaurant serves all kinds of Schnitzel. They also have an outpost in Charlottenburg, for you, Schnitzel fanatics!

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Photo from Restaurant’s Website

Address: Chausseestraße 8, 10115 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 32519422


Katz Orange (Mitte)

Photo from Restaurant’s Website

Perhaps one of the prettiest restaurant courtyard experiences anywhere. Katz Orange occupies an old brewery building on a quiet corner in Mitte.

Address: Bergstraße 22 10115 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 983208430


Vabrique (Kreuzberg)*Permanently closed*

A casual industrial (and stunning) courtyard in Kreuzberg is home to one of the coolest lunch hotspots in Berlin: Vabrique. There are some cool street art walls around here. Explore!

vabrique lunch hotspot

Address: Ritterstraße 12-14, 10969 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)1512 7520263


Kanaan (Prenzlauer Berg)

Kanaan has been raved as having the best hummus in Berlin. Enjoy the “Berlin vibes” of this “junk yard” turned hip restaurant. Make sure to explore the back patio overlooking the train tracks. It is fun to eat delicious food while trainspotting! Trust!kanaan middle eastern

Address: Kopenhagener Str. 17, 10437 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)176 22586673


Café Bravo (Mitte)

Café Bravo’s exterior mirrored structure reflects the beautiful courtyard that surrounds it. A treat, really! Do not miss visiting KW Institute of Contemporary Art, located at the same courtyard. cafe bravo

Address:Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 23457777


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