Your guide to Westend

A curated guide of places and things to do in Westend, recommended by locals


Your Berlin Neighborhood, Unpacked.

Take a look around to discover an area that's brimming with things to enjoy. Great food, awesome shops,

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  • Essentials
    Here is everything you need to know in order to get around town.

    Groceries & food

    Pharmacy & medical

    Police & tourist office

  • Closest S-Bahn: Pichelsberg

    Light Rail Station

    Don't be late, you have lots to see! Get around using Berlin's rapid transit railway system, right by your door.

  • Coffee

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    Café Schaubühne

    Coffee Shop

    THE BEST coffee. we mean it.


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    Giro d'Espresso

    Café
    $$$$

    Really good coffee, bring some time cause they need it to prepare it ;-)

  • Food

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    Osteria Ferrari

    Trattoria/Osteria

    Rumor has it that Daniela and Marco are the best Italians in town. And the best chefs, too. Try gnocco fritto and tigelle.


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    Windburger

    Burger Joint
    $$$$

    Some say this is the best burger in Berlin. And there are a lot of burgers in Berlin. By the way, they have fries that are literally drowning in chili and cheese which we couldn't think more highly of. Thank us later.


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    Genki-Sushi

    Sushi Restaurant
    $$$$

    Take a seat around the conveyor belt at this cute little Japanese spot. It's time to pack away many a round of high-quality sushi as you please. Craving? Sorted.


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    Rogacki

    Gourmet Shop

    For a taste of bygone Berlin, make your way to this old Berliner market hall - and head straight for the very good fried fish. Not much has changed here since its 1928 inception.

  • Culture

  • Museum of Photography

    Photography Studio
    Museum of Photography / Helmut Newton Foundation

    The museum draws the attention of photographers and photography fans from all corners of the globe. Skip the line and shift your focus to 2,000 square meters of snaps, exhibitions, and insights into the history of photography, including works and cameras from the world-famous Helmut Newton.

    From 11€

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    Komm & Sieh

    Clothing Store

    This is probably one of the only 'secret spots' left in Berlin for buying cheap designer clothes. It's a small charity shop in a Charlottenburg mall. Let the treasure hunt begin.


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    Bocci 79

    Design Studio

    This wonderful place is a showroom for Bocci catalogue pieces and an archive for Omer Arbel’s free explorations and architectural projects. 79 is located in west Berlin inside a 2,200 m2 historic courthouse, constructed in 1896. Its always worth to go there for inspiration and for being tauchet by real beauty.


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    Villa Grisebach Auction House


    You don't need to be a collector of Contemporary Art to enjoy a world-class display of Modern Masters. That's what you're likely to find if you stroll into this restored villa from 1775, adjacent to the Literaturhaus.

  • Nightlife

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    Paris Bar

    French Restaurant
    $$$$

    If you want to experience West Berlin have a glass of champagne and some bites at Paris Bar - Berlin's original artist's hangout. It's one of the top places to see Charlottenburg's locals interact and enjoy life.


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    The Pearl

    Nightclub
    closed
    $$$$

    One of the finest clubs in Berlin, with fair prices, great lounge area, and wonderful parties. The lighting here is an experience in itself.

  • Outdoors

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    Lietzensee

    Outdoors & Recreation

    Nice little lake to chill at. Bring a blanket and some food to enjoy by the waterside. Don't forget some bread for the ducks!


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    Naturschutzzentrum Ökowerk Berlin eingetragener Verein

    Nature Preserve

    This beautiful outdoor space is dedicated to nature, you can stroll through their garden, watch frogs in their ponds or bees in their beehive. At weekends they often do lovely events for kids. The also offer homemade cake and cafe.


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    Field Station Berlin "Teufelsberg"

    Historic Site

    Former US listening station on the top of the hill, great view. History-feeling included.


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    Grunewaldsee

    Lake

    A large area of forests and lakes where the locals are allowed to let their dogs run free off the leash. A lovely area for a gentle days walking.

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