Neighborhood Guide: Neukölln

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


Welcome to Wonderful Neukölln!

Hidden bars, green spaces, superb coffee, and quality nightlife. You're in luck. Darling Neukölln is filled with treasure and we've picked out some of the best bits for you - chosen by locals. We hope you have the best time.

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  • DAS KAPiTAL

    Bar • Local • Outdoor

    Pick your poison at this great neighborhood bar. In an informal salon setting, many artist talks take place and the very best vibes ensue. There's outdoor seating, too.

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    KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art

    Contemporary • Art • Collection

    Kindl is a contemporary art space in Neukölln. It is one of the best in Berlin, not to be missed for its impressive collections, statements and experiences.

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  • Lovely Day

    Shopping • Beauty • Minimal

    This very cute little beauty store has great service and excellent botanical products. Clean, minimal, beautiful. Swing by here to pick up some lovely goods.

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    Humana

    Shopping • Second Hand • Thrift

    Support the local Humana and buy some second-hand summer clothes that are just as good as new. It's so much fun to spend an afternoon in the shop, trying on crazy coats and shoes, and making a sustainable purchase.

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    Körnerpark

    Jazz • Garden • Renaissance

    This hidden gem has a very french renaissance vibe. It's a well-preserved park with an orangery, which is used as an art gallery. In the summer, there are often free jazz and swing concerts in the evening.

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  • Board'eau

    Cafe • Vegan • Brunch

    This café has an uplifting surfer vibe and offers a large vegan brunch on Sundays. A must for veggie-lovers. They also offer a pretty delicious cup of coffee, enjoy!

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    Griessmühle

    Cocktail • Popular • Garden

    Make your way to Neukölln's culture hub, Griessmühle. The monthly cocktail d'amore parties are epic - otherwise, get there on a Sunday to avoid the touristy Saturday crowd. Check out the garden while you're there, as well as Latitude -- the record store situated next to the club at Sonnenallee 221.

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    Pee Pees Katzencafé

    Cafe • Cats • Unique

    A cat café! These are pretty rare so take advantage. Drinking great coffee while being surrounded by cats? Sounds fantastic. Meow.

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    Passage Kino

    Cinema • Unique • Boutique

    One of the cute little movie theaters of the Yorck company. Replace large cinemas with this boutique spot for an extra special experience.

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    Prachtwerk

    Coffee • Study • Performances

    This is a lovely café in Neukölln, close to Karl-Marx Straße. During the day pair amazing coffee with the ultimate setting for studying and working. In the evenings (especially Wednesdays and Saturdays) there are concerts and open stages, where musicians from all over the world perform.

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    Nini e Pettirosso

    Pizza • Wine • Outside

    Take a seat outside at Nini e Pettirosso to eat some of the city's greatest pizza and drink lots of wine.

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    Der Dritte Raum

    Croissants • Cafe • Breakfast

    It's all about fluffy, light and buttery croissants at Der Dritte Raum, the understated and very reliable Neukölln cafe. They also do great breakfasts, and weekend buffets and great smatterings of cheeses. Try the extra thick hot chocolate, while you're there.

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    Sameheads

    Unique • Club • Techno

    A late night bar and club hangout. A laid-back atmosphere presents an alternative selection of house and techno music.

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    Caligari

    Cheese • Fish • Italian

    This Italian restaurant creates beautiful dishes from the freshest produce around. We come for the fish and stay for the provola cheese.

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    Sowieso Neukölln

    Jazz • Unique • Bar

    A Neukölln favorite, this small and cozy jazz bar has original old tiling spread from floor to ceiling. On the right night, it's the ultimate spot to while away the hours to some live jazz.

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    Roasters Kaffeerösterei

    Coffee • Bagel • Quaint

    Best coffee in town? Time to find out. Great bagels, too. In addition, it's quite affordable. Head down to grab a light breakfast in Berlin.

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    Stadtbad Neukölln

    Pool • Artsy • Adults

    A beautiful art deco style swimming pool with special allotted times for adults only. Well worth a dip for the beautiful surroundings.

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    Flaschenzug

    Drinks • Games • Ambient

    Perfect ambiance for pre-drinking before you head off dancing. Flaschenzug has yum drinks and foosball tables.

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    Schloss Neuschweinsteiger

    Cocktail • Bar • Hidden

    The best cocktail bar in town is hidden in Neukölln. Trust the bartender, every cocktail on the list is exquisite.

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    Promenaden Eck

    Drinks • Late • Local

    A typical Neukölln bar, Promenaden Eck is made for late night good times. Enjoy stiff drinks, artistic interiors, and a local crowd of creatives.

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