Your guide to Charlottenburg

A curated guide of 20 places and things to do in Charlottenburg, recommended by locals

Know Your Neighborhood: Charlottenburg

Welcome to this extremely diverse and colorful pocket of Berlin. With many old and new gems to uncover, we've selected some of the best within a 1km radius of your new home. Eat, drink, enjoy Charlottenburg.

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  • Closest supermarket: REWE City, Charlottenburg

    Fresh • Market • Close by

    Stock up on everything you need at the closest supermarket. Check out their fresh goods and enjoy the variety.

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    transport • u bahn • travel

    Get around using Berlin's rapid transit railway system, right by your door.

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    Saftpresse Charlottenburg

    juice • morning • superfood

    Drink truly fresh juice at Saftpresse. It's made right in front of you with energizing ingredients that will surely give you the boost you need. Spirulina galore, drink up.

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    What Do You Fancy Love?

    cafe • breakfast • coffee

    Fresh juice, great bagels, superfood shakes, mueslis, killer coffee. Take a seat at this super charming coffee and stay a while.

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    Restaurant Grosz

    brunch • German • food

    Travel back to 1920s decadence via the spectacular interiors and elegant menu of this West Berlin institution. Get there from 11:30am and get stuck into the plat de jour before they stop serving it at 3pm. Enjoy, darlings.

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    Oxfam Shop

    shopping • second hand • Thrift

    Buy fair and make a difference! This store contains second-hand clothing, books and other gimmicks. All the profits go to the Oxfam organization, who work for famine relief and social equality.

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    Langer Blomqvist Buchhandlung

    Book • Shopping • Unique

    A bookstore bursting with reduced books (often 50%) with small mistakes (which you sometimes don't even see). Pick up a charming read.

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    Komm & Sieh

    shopping • clothes • second hand

    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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    burger • food • Popular

    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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    Le Petit Royal

    restaurant • food • lobster

    Fine dining, exquisite interiors. Things like oysters, calamaretti, pulpo confit, lobster bisque, and grilled meats complete the menu of this seemingly French-style restaurant. And, it's right around the corner!

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    Berliner • Market • Fish

    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.

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    Buchbinderei Simon Prey

    books • paper • shopping

    Pay a visit to our beloved old book-binder. This workshop is home to leather-bound books, gilding, and marbled papers - and it's paradise.

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    893 Ryōtei

    Japanese • Restaurant • Popular

    This Japanese restaurant is the definition of Berlin. It is a popular hole-in-the-wall with exquisite cuisine. Book ahead.

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    Pizza Como

    Pizza • Fresh • Cheap

    Get your fix of great pizza in this tiny, simple, hideaway trattoria. It's incredibly cheap, and really quite ugly - but we love it, just the way it is.

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    Cooking Papa

    Korean • Fast • To go

    Get your fix of authentic Korean staples like Bibimbap, Kimchi, and leek pancakes. Friendly staff, convenient location (when moving between Wilmersdorfer Straße and Ku'damm), lots of Koreans, not too crowded, fast service. Take home a jar of kimchi!

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    Lon-Men's Noodle House

    Popular • Noodles • Delicious

    In need of a soup to make you feel better from the inside? Go to West-Berlin and try to find Lon-Mens Noodle House. If you manage to get a table, you are the luckiest person on earth.

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    sushi • japanese • food

    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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    Jazz Club A-Trane

    live • Jazz • music

    There's no better way to unwind after a long day than to head down to the A-Trane jazz club in Charlottenburg. On Wednesday night, the Gary Wiggins Band performs from 21:00. Reserve in advance to secure your place.

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    KTV Karaoke Bar

    Karaoke • Fun • Enterntainment

    At this good times joint, you can connect your phone to their TV to access your YouTube favorites. Take a drink and mic, and get cracking.

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    Paris Bar

    West Berlin • Champagne • Small Bites

    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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