Friends and fashionistas: Berlin Fashion Week is close! Why not plan ahead and take the time between shows and appointments to enjoy the city? Berlin doesn’t just have great sights; it also has fantastic culinary offerings – whether you’re searching for a cozy place to grab a bite or a rooftop restaurant with an amazing view, there’s something for everyone. We’ve made a list of our favourites to help you plan. Note: we suggest making reservations ahead of time!
Dudu 31… recommended by Leyla Piedayesh // Designer and Founder of lala Berlin
The trendy restaurant DUDU is located on Torstrasse, in Berlin Mitte, and is a classic choice during Fashion Week. You can meet for lunch or dinner. If you want to try out something new and want to dine a bit more exclusive, you should visit DUDU31 – the second restaurant belonging to the family-run business, which is located in the west of Berlin. Here you can experience a fusion of traditional Vietnamese kitchen with western culture.
Neni Berlin… recommended by Srisu // Head of Production
Placed on the 10th floor of the 25hours hotel Bikini Berlin, NENI Berlin is a great mix of Persian, Russian Arabic, Moroccan, Israeli, Turkish, Spanish, German and Austrian influences. The concept, which was created by Haya Molcho, gives guests the opportunity to try out everything as food is served in little pots and pans delivered directly from the kitchen. It’s the perfect place to ease into a busy Fashion Week day by starting with a brunch.
Zenkichi Berlin… recommended by Sarah // Head of Online
If you want to enjoy an exclusive dinner in elegant surroundings you should visit Zenkichi Berlin. The modern Japanese brasserie is the best place to experience the Japanese way of dining and to escape from the daily routine. If you have a date night or just want to focus on your company, the sound of Jazz in the background will let you forget the Fashion Week stress in seconds. Mouth-watering delicacies like sashimi, exquisite sakes and handmade tofu will please even the pickiest eater.
Bosco… recommended by Kate // Social Media
If you love antipasti, secondi, primi and amazing desserts you will be in good hands at Bosco Berlin. The Italian restaurant in the middle of Kreuzberg is a cool place to spend relaxed and cosy evenings with colleagues and friends. Added bonus: it’s ideal if you want to get away from the fashion-obsessed crowds.
The Store Kitchen… recommended by Maria // Flagship Store Berlin
If you want to combine a sport of shopping with your lunch or brunch, go to The Store Kitchen, located on the ground-floor of the well-known Soho House in Berlin Mitte. Besides great cold-pressed juices, the daily menu promises great nourishment for fashionistas who appreciate seasonal food. It’s also great for grabbing a cup of coffee and browsing in one of the exhibited fashion magazines or books.