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The Best Rooftop Restaurants In Berlin

The Best Rooftop Restaurants In Berlin

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Everyone knows that Berlin is a wonderful city to wander around to explore its rich history and culture. What many may not yet know is how beautiful it is from above. We list great rooftop restaurants in the German capital that combine a breathtaking views with an exciting culinary experience.
Solar restaurant | Courtesy of Solar
Solar restaurant | Courtesy of Solar


A wonderful, well-designed place in an unexpected location, ideal for enjoying amazing 360-degree views of Berlin, especially at sundown. Of course, the view is not the only thing you will enjoy up there, as Solar offers a wide range of delicious dishes based on German cuisine, as well as refreshing drinks and cocktails. As far as the restaurant is concerned, chef Jon Cremin and his team won’t let you down with their tasty creations, which include roasted jumbo prawns for starters, and wiener schnitzel, gnocchi and much more for mains. You also have the opportunity to order from a set menu.

Puro Sky Lounge

Puro Sky Lounge is a stylish place with dimmed lighting, wooden walls and fireplaces, offering impressive views of Berlin, while the friendly staff add to the cozy atmosphere. It hosts some amazing jazz and swing music nights with live DJ sets. Apart from the frequent live music nights, Puro Sky Lounge is also worth visiting to taste the gourmet creations of the restaurant, which is open from 7pm to 11pm.

Neni Bikini

Located on the top floor of 25 Hours Hotel in Berlin’s Charlottenburg neighborhood , Neni Bikini offers diners views of the Zoologischer Garten and delicious freshly cooked food. The cuisine is inspired by the Middle Eastern culinary tradition, and is also friendly to vegetarian visitors. With a warm atmosphere and friendly service, Neni Bikini is definitely worth a visit.

Funkturm Restaurant

This 55-meter high restaurant is located atop Berlin’s radio tower, the Funkturm, which says it all about the kind of views you are going to enjoy from up there. The restaurant’s design is classy, reminiscent of the 1920s, and the menu is sophisticated and tasty.

40 Seconds

The rooftop bar and restaurant 40 Seconds offers amazing views of the city. Its name refers to the time that the elevator takes to get you up to the eighth floor of the Löser & Wolf building. In 40 Seconds you’ll find elegant design with marble floors and a lively bar that hosts some great dance nights with pop and house music.

40 Seconds, 48 Potsdamer Strasse, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 89064210

Kaefer roof | Courtesy of Kaefer
Kaefer roof | Courtesy of Kaefer

Dachgartenrestaurant Kaefer

Dachgartenrestaurant Kaefer is located within the German Parliament, which means you first have to make a reservation and go through a security check, don’t forget your passport! The restaurant is popular due to its location, as many visitors of the Reichstag decide to accompany their visit with a delicious breakfast or meal. The quality of the food in Dachgartenrestaurant Kaefer is good, and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Facil restaurant | Courtesy of Facil
Facil restaurant | Courtesy of Facil


The Michelin-starred Facil combines classic culinary tradition with modern ingredients and spicy tastes to create innovative and well-presented dishes, such as steak tartar and the foie gras with basil and Thai mango. First class food and service, as well as excellent views of a bamboo garden through this restaurant’s glass walls offer a relaxing meal and experience in the heart of an eternally busy city.

Humboldt Terrassen

This café-restaurant offers a great view of the Cathedral and the LustgartenHumboldt Terrassen has a broad menu, which is based on the German culinary tradition. Try the seasonal Humboldt salad, the Berliner Kalbsleber and the grilled chicken breast. The service is charming.