Coffee

Café Niesen

We were somewhat aimlessly walking around Mauerpark when we came across this gem of a place. Café Niesen is a very atmospheric coffee shop located around the park area in the northernmost part of Prenzlauer Berg. A stones throw away from the border with the Wedding district. Just walk along where the Berlin Wall was and you will get to this

Silo Coffee

Whenever we spend sometime exploring the street art/alternative scene around Revalerstrasse (Friedrichshain neighborhood), we end up stopping for coffee at SILO COFFEE. This coffee bar is part of the Third Wave Coffee scene that has taken over Berlin in the past couple of years. Which in a nutshell means that they serve their coffee not only with

Companion Coffee

COMPANION COFFEE shares the same space with the uber cool Voo Store in a funky and gorgeous courtyard in Kreuzberg. The coolness of the store translates into the coffee shop and vice versa. They also have benches outside (on the courtyard) if you like to drink your coffee al fresco. Chris and Shawn (formerly The Barn baristas) run this very cool

The Barn Coffee – a Berlin craft coffee institution

THE BARN COFFEE ROASTERS was our first contact with the Berlin Third Wave Coffee scene. And to this day it is still one of our favorites. They have two stores. The original tiny and incredibly cosy and cute coffee shop on the corner of Augustrasse and Grosse Hamburger Strasse and its Big Brother, the very cool and spacious roastery in Prenzlauer

Five Elephant Coffee Bar

We are huge fans of FIVE ELEPHANT. It is tucked away in a quiet leafy street in cool Kreuzberg between Görlizter Park and the Landwehrkanal. Not only because it is located in a little oasis but also because they serve excellent coffee (which is roasted on the premises). Their coffee is consistently ranked among the best in Berlin, so much so that

Kaschk craft beer bar with a side of shuffleboard

Kaschk craft beer bar is a welcome addition to the fast growing Berlin craft beer scene. This one has a super Scandinavian feel to it, though. One of the interesting things about this place is that it works as a coffee bar (from the same owners of Oslo Kaffebar  – one of our favorites) until 6PM and after that it transforms itself into a
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