Your guide to Kreuzberg

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


Your Berlin Neighborhood, Unpacked.

Get ready Kreuzberg - the creative heartbeat of Berlin filled with cheap food finds, awesome coffee, dive bars, cool stores, and artistic experiences. Get up close and personal with your 'hood via this locally-curated selection of hits.

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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: Heinrich-Heine-Straße


    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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    Kremanski

    Café
    open
    $$$$

    Kremanski is a beautiful and cozy cafe and bar right at Kottbusser Tor. Start with coffee, continue with lunch, and end up there in the evening for some drinks.


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    BARETTO Kaffeeladen

    Café
    $$$$

    This is a nice, small coffee place where everything is organic and homemade. Chill in the friendly atmosphere, sip on a chai latte for breakfast and try a pasta dish for lunch.

  • Food

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    La Cevicheria

    Peruvian Restaurant
    $$$$

    Craving Peruvian food? Cevicheria Berlin is a small family restaurant in the heart of Kreuzberg. It offers, among many other options, their famous "Ceviche. Since they don't have that many tables, you ought to book ahead.


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    Der Goldene Hahn

    Italian Restaurant
    $$$$

    For some of the best Italian food outside of Italy, book a table for 9pm (you have it until close) and soak up the atmosphere. Word of warning, it's not your typical Berlin pricepoint - so consider it a treat. It is, however, well worth every cent.


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    Katerschmaus

    Gastropub
    closed
    $$$$

    This cool but cozy restaurant is frequented by a hip crowd. It's right next to the famous electro club Katerblau with food made with love by very special people from former Bar 25.

  • Culture

  • photo: Hamam, das Türkische Bad für Frauen im Frauenzentrum Schokoladenfabrik e.V. - Hammam - Spa

    Sultan Hamam

    Spa
    open

    As you get over to Kreuzberg, you should try to visit one of the traditional hamams. The Turkish way of wellness. Bliss!


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    Voo Store

    Boutique
    open

    Voo Store is a culturally empowered, creatively driven concept space located in the heart of Berlin Kreuzberg, occupying a charming 300 square meter courtyard space on the ground floor of a former locksmiths.


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    Hard Wax Record Store

    Record Shop

    Das Hard Wax is a record store for electronic music, reggae and dub. Located in Kreuzberg, it's one of the most famous and oldest record stores in the city. If you are into techno, this is the place.


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    Holzmarkt 25

    Cultural Center

    Welcome to Berlin's urban oasis. An adult playground to explore for its various little food and drink treasures. Grab a beer and sit by the Spreeufer. Find it between Holzmarkt 25 and Holzmarktstraße 19-30.


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    YAAM

    Music Venue
    open

    YAAM is a well know Reggae and African Music and Culture Club. Go there by day to hang out at the beach, or by night for a party or a live show.

  • Nightlife

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    Trinkteufel

    Pub
    $$$$

    These guys play heavy metal and offer a bar setting for you to relax into at all times. Cheers.


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    KitKatClub

    Nightclub
    $$$$

    Want to dance all night? KitKatClub is the place. Check their website to find out what's on, don't get there before 2am, and don't be shy!


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    Kater Blau

    Nightclub
    $$$$

    Dance, hippie, electro at Hopper; light techno at Acidbogen. Come with a good mood and leave any tourist or bourgeois guide behind you This is the place where you can wear a wonder woman costume, an old shabby frotte-morning gown, a Zylinder, a Circus-Jacket, a Marine-Boy outfit - and it will totally make sense. Time to dance.


  • Bar-hopping at Kreuzberg

    Get a glimpse of Berlin's signature nightlife culture in the lively district of Kreuzberg. Hop between bars, consume some local beer and enjoy the awesome street food that this neighborhood has to offer.

    From 32€

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    Tresor

    Nightclub
    open
    $$$$

    A night club in an old abandoned power plant. Can it get more 'BERLIN' than that? Yes, it can - it's also in a basement. Enjoy epic club nights at Tresor.


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    OHM

    Nightclub
    closed
    $$$$

    Ohm is one of the best clubs Berlin has to offer at the moment. Pay attention to the event hours on Facebook, the bouncers won't admit you to certain events if you only show up a couple of hours after the party has started. Berlin rules. Make sure to check out Trade Label night.


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    Golden Gate

    Nightclub
    closed
    $$$$

    This is the city's legendary after-party spot. It's also insanely fun on a Thursday. Small, like a local's smokey living room, but perfectly formed.

  • Outdoors

  • Hip Berlin Tour: Craft Beer & Kreuzberg

    Discover the real Berlin- accompanied by a local, who will make sure that you always got a beer in your hand, this tour will introduce you to the most authentic parts of this eclectic neighborhood.

    From 30€

  • Stern und Kreisschiffahrt GmbH

    Tour Provider

    Stern und Kreis is Berlin's leading boat trip operator, everyone here in Berlin has done at least one tour with them. They offer different tours along the river Spree or to the Havel, towards Potsdam.


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    Viktoria Park

    Park

    On a sunny day this is the perfect location to have a picnic with your friends. Stroll around the park, choose a nice spot and enjoy those rays.

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