Home of John F. Kennedy’s Ich bin ein Berliner speech is the district of Schöneberg. Alongside Tempelhof and bordering Potsdamer Platz the district offers everything from the upscale shopping center Kaufhaus des Westens, better known as KaDeWe, to some of the most traditional smoking bars in the city. Balancing upscale with authentic, the sometimes underrated district offers a wide range of places to drink, eat, and enjoy the best of Berlin.
Healthy & Homemade Food
Trying to find a place to cater to your vegan friends, your friends that can’t decide whether they want breakfast or lunch, or your friends who are watching what they eat? The menu at ErnteZeit offers a variety of options that are sure to make everyone happy. Inside the impeccably decorated cafe, their chefs prepare everything from vegan coconut chanterelle soup to Japanese rise bowls and pancakes or porridge. They also offer an large selection of smoothies, salads, pastries, and baked goodies. Bring your friends and win the award for picking the perfect place to eat.
Satisfy your Sweet Tooth
Calling all chocolate lovers! Located in the central shopping district of Schöneberg is Winterfeldt Schokoladen. Housed in a former pharmacy which they kept true to form, the shop offers an array of chocolates from all over the world as well as a cafe where you can enjoy coffee, cakes and of course drinkable chocolate. For the upcoming cold winter you can browse through their selection and order online to eat during your Netflix and chill marathons.
From popular teen hangout to grown-ups night out, bowling seemingly never gets old. Challenge your date to a friendly competition of seeing who can score the most strikes at Berolina Bowling Lounge. If you’re not the best bowler, don’t worry, there are also table and archade games plus a full bar. Despite who wins, you’re sure to be in for a night of carefree fun.
For a trendy bar with a welcoming vibe and crafted cocktails check out Salut! Classic Bar. Frequent visitors, out of towners, and locals alike take their seats inside the posh bar to enjoy the ever changing cocktail list, including drinks like Cats Pajamas (Bacardi 8 Años, PX sherry, maple syrup, egg white, nutmeg) and Chicago Lightening (Bombay Sapphire gin, Absinth, gum Arabic, lemon, saline solution). Although the drinks are a bit pricey, with their impeccable attention to details like large square ice cubes that don’t water down your drinks as well as tons of homemade syrups, extracts and cordials, you can’t go wrong no matter what you choose.
Girls Night Out
Grab your squad for an all night dance marathon at Havanna. A nightlife favorite since 1997, the club offers four floors with DJs spinning different types of music from Reggae to Merengue to House. Check out their website for their full list of events such as ladies night on Fridays or Salsa dancing on Wednesdays. Best of all it’s non smoking so you wont leave smelling like you were rolling in tobacco.