Ten of Berlin's Best Cafes for Coffee, Cake and So Much More

Rachel Beckley

By , Local Expert, Berlin
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Café culture is rife in Berlin, and its not hard to find a nice place to stop for Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and cake.) This made selecting the 10Best both a blessing and a curse as there really are a number of places (cute, quirky or otherwise) worthy of a mention. And so, this list developed into more of a compilation of ten un-missable places, varying in specialty and atmosphere but never quality. So whether you’re after a world class coffee on-the-go, a family friendly place to enjoy a nice drink and delicious nibbles or a cozy spot to sit with a refreshment and connect to free wifi to get in touch with your loved ones at...  Read more »

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    Cafe Rix

    • Cuisine: European
    • Neighborhood: NeukÖlln

    Local Expert Tip: "If you've got quite an appetite, make sure to order the English breakfast."

     
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    Lucky Leek

    Local Expert Tip: "For those keen on avoiding an awkward ordering exchange, one need not fret: all the staff at Lucky Leek are friendly, speak good English (native or otherwise), and are most willing to explain the menu."

     
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    Vux

    Local Expert Tip: "VUX's Sunday brunch has become a Neuk--lln staple so its important to arrive early to ensure you snag a spot."

     
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    Bonanza's Coffee Heroes

    Local Expert Tip: "If you find yourself visiting Bonanza's Coffee Heroes on a particularly busy day and struggle to find seating, grab a take-away and wander a little further down the street until you reach Mauer Park (Wall Park) which as the name would suggest, contains remnants of the Berlin wall as well as hosts Berlins best flea Market every Sunday."

     
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    Five Elephant - Coffee Roastery & Cake Shop

    Local Expert Tip: "You can't go wrong with a fruity cake option as it will only be available if the fruit is in season and delicious!"

     
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    The Barn

    Local Expert Tip: "The ideal spot when you're after coffee and something a little more than just cake."

     
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    Katie's Blue Cat

    Local Expert Tip: "The same quality coffee as Bonanza's Coffee Heroes with a more comfortable cafe atmosphere and great variety of baked goodies to accompany your beverage."

     
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    napoljonska cafe

    Local Expert Tip: "The salted-caramel flavored ice cream is mind-blowingly delicious making it a definite must-try and the waffles are among the best in the city!"

     
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    Bagel Coffee Culture

    Local Expert Tip: "The café provides W-LAN, so if you're looking for somewhere quiet and atmospheric (and not a coffee chain) to do some work or reconnect with those at home, this is the place to go."

     
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    Pfeiffers Cafe

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss out on their great coffee and cake deal for just 3.50euro- yum!"

     

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