Your guide to Neukölln

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


Your Berlin Neighborhood, Unpacked.

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

    Groceries & food

    Pharmacy & medical

    Police & tourist office

  • Closest U-Bahn: Grenzallee


    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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    Pee Pees Katzencafé

    Pet Café

    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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    Prachtwerk

    Café
    $$$$

    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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    Roasters Kaffeerösterei

    Café
    $$$$

    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.

  • Food

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    Der Dritte Raum

    Café
    $$$$

    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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    Nini e Pettirosso

    Italian Restaurant
    $$$$

    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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    Caligari

    Italian Restaurant
    $$$$

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

  • Culture

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    KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art

    Art Gallery

    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.


  • Lovely Day

    Cosmetics Shop

    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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    Passage Kino

    Indie Movie Theater

    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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    Sowieso Neukölln

    Jazz Club

    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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    Stadtbad Neukölln

    Pool

    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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    HUMANA Secondhand & Vintage

    Thrift / Vintage Store
    open

    HUMANA is the perfect place to find old clothes or new ones. They are well-kept and astonishingly cheap. This store is big, so come prepared to spend some time hunting or head right to the category you're looking for.

  • Nightlife

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    Sameheads

    Bar
    $$$$

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


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    Flaschenzug

    Pub
    $$$$

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


  • Craft Beer Private Tour

    Set your evening off to a great start on this private beer tour and explore the local expertise throughout the vibrant area of Neukölln.

    From 38€

  • DAS KAPiTAL

    Bar
    $$$$

    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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    Schloss Neuschweinsteiger

    Cocktail Bar
    $$$$

    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

    Bar
    $$$$

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

  • Outdoors

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    Körnerpark

    Art Gallery

    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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    Griessmühle

    Nightclub
    $$$$

    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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