Gallery of the Café at Bodemuseum, Berlin © Image (cc) by Gryffindor Insider Tips

Read off the beaten path with this guide to some of Berlin’s best theater and museum cafés, places where you might just run into artists after an evening’s performance, or simply sample a slice of culture outside the routine tourist trail.

Café Restaurant Deutsche Oper

Enhance an evening at the Deutsche Oper with a snack and opportunity to spot singers, chorus members or musicians having a quick nosh at the intermission. Or make it a total experience by dining in style with friends or artists before the concert or after.

Schaubühne Theater Café

Wind down post-performance with a drink alongside other theater-goers and even the actors themselves at the Schaubühne Theater Café. Or if you’re of the mind that “life is a stage”, enjoy a coffee and people-watching through large windows overlooking of the bustling Kurfürstendamm.

Piechas Cafe Bar and Spree Terrace | Radialsystem V

Craving a different atmospheric flavor? Check out this alternative performance space and the Spree-side gourmet delights of Piechas Cafe Bar. Equipped with lounge chairs and terrace seating and boasting one of the best sunset views in Berlin, this is the perfect spot to end your day.

Restaurant Sarah Wiener | Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart

Berlin food world cult figure Sarah Wiener gives you permission to indulge your inner hedonist, whether it’s a bite of cake with your contemporary art or a sumptuous breakfast on the banks of the Spree. With a cool coffee house atmosphere and Austrian/Mediterranean menu, this place is sure to be an artsy intellectual crowd favorite.

Café at the Bode Museum

Ascend the staircase and steep your tea bags in historical ambience at the Café at the Bode Museum situated inside this exquisite UNESCO site on Berlin’s Museum Island. Enjoy an impromptu treat within sight of the Great Elector, or if you’re more the planning type be sure to take advantage of the Bode Museum’s concert series featuring coffee and cake option with your ticket purchase.


Credits:Gallery of the Café at Bodemuseum, Berlin © Image (cc) by Gryffindor

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