Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Anita Wronski
A landmark on the Prenzlauer Berg's café scene Anita Wronski is consistently busy.
Anna Blume
Coffee and flowers are served under the one roof but best come for the hearty lunches and breakfasts‰Û_.
April
The charming April is one of the nicest cafe's in up and coming Schöneberg.
Barcomi’s Deli
Delicious aromatic coffee and fluffy cheesecake are the order of day in this New-York style deli.
Bateau Ivre
A cafe to some a bar to others Bateau Ivre is a Kreuzberg institution.
Café am Engelbecken
Café am Engelbecken overlooks the lake in the peaceful Freidrichshain Volkspark.
Café Bilderbuch
Wonderfully elegant, deceptively capacious, and filled with hundreds of books.
Café Bistro Im Nu
In an area awash with fabulous cafés it's quite something to boast the best home-made food.
Café Bravo
A real find modern stylish Café Bravo is favoured haunt of artists and design students.
Café Brel
This lovely cafe/restaurant in Savignyplatz is perfect for lunch or a relaxed supper.
Café Einstein
Café Einstein is a classic example of an old-fashioned Viennese coffee house.
Café Engels
Poised on a quiet street corner near the entrance of Tempelhof Park, Café Engel epitomizes the new Neukölln cool.
Café Fleury
This French-owned and run café really stands out from the crowd.
Café November
One of the most popular options for weekend brunch this café is always buzzing.
Café Savigny
This smart Viennese coffee house rings with the beat of clacking Manolo's.
Café Schonbrunn
A young and effortlessly cool crowd while away the hours with cocktails and great tunes.
Café Swingdiele
This tiny café will take you back to golden age of the 1920s and 1930s.
Clarchens Ballhaus
A charming garden café by day and dedicated dancing (think tango and swing) club by night.
CODA
An experimental fine dining dessert restaurant in Neukölln, CODA serves up high-end patisserie and uniquely delicious dishes with well-crafted cocktails.
Curry 36
A local budget snack bar that celebrates the German sausage in true Berlin style.  
District Mot
District Mot provides an authentic Southeast Asian street food experience, inside a colourfully decorated shabby-chic cafe. 
Duckwitz
This French deli-café serves up fantastic fresh dishes.
Ehrenburg
The cheerily lit Ehrenburg is the perfect spot for a mid-morning espresso.
Gagarin
This patriotic café pays homage to East Berlin's communist heritage.
Gretchen
Converted stables circa 1854, Gretchen provides an alternative setting to soak up the sounds of International DJs or resident live bands.
I Due Forni
Easily the coolest pizza joint in town I Due Forni serves up anarchy in a deep pan.
Il Ritrovo
The best pizza in Berlin and a shabby-chic interior make Il Ritrovo a great choice for a laid back meal in Friedrichshain. 
Ishin
The perfect place for a great sushi lunch just off bustling Friedrichstrasse.
Joseph Roth Diele
This eponymous café pays homage to the late 19th-century author who lived in the area.
Kaffee Am Meer
Light and airy this upbeat café/bar is one of the more stylish options in bohemian Kreuzberg.
Kakao
 Kakao is a must for anyone who considers themselves a chocoholic.
Kapelle
This organic café is the perfect place to relax over a long breakfast.
Kauf Dich Glücklich
Waffles and ice-cream are the main attraction at this trend-friendly café.
Knofi
This colourful café pays homage to Kreuzberg's Turkish community.
Marietta
Small but stylish a meeting place by day and bar to mingle in come night.
Milagro
Unlike most American cities, there wasn´t much in the way of upmarket Mexican restos in Toronto before Milagro burst onto the scene in 2006.
Mogg & Melzer
Sample home-made Jewish cuisine with an American inspired edge at this casual café.
Morgenrot
Harking back to East Berlin's more anarchic days this café is affiliated with the neighbouring squat.
No Hablo Espanol
Burritos with a difference; this is Mexican food with an international twist courtesy of Eiten and Joanna, two travelling foodies. &nb
Nola’s am Weinberg
This former park pavilion offers Swiss classics and a great view.

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