Situated along the Havel River, Potsdam, with its Baroque palaces, regal charm and a traditional atmosphere, is a perfect weekend escape from Berlin. The city has a range of culinary hot spots, offering everything from traditional German spreads to fusion cuisine. Brunching in Brandenburg’s capital is made easy with our guide to the best breakfast spots.
Located just outside Park Sanssouci is the Viennese restaurant Wiener, which has Viennese-style décor, including rich, dark wood, offering a touch of opulence to its guests. Wiener’s brunch menu is diverse, offering à la carte options, a traditional Viennese brunch and tasty coffee to help visitors start off their day right.
Just a short walk from Brandenburger Tor, in central Potsdam, is the cosy, casual café, Bagels & Coffee. It offers a traditional German breakfast, a platter with bread, cheese, fruit, jams and meats, as well as fresh, homemade bagels and coffee. It’s an ideal place for a cheap, traditional brunch in the heart of the city.
Located in one of Potsdam’s many cosy courtyards is A Slice of Britain. With a range of cooked breakfasts, this joint serves a full English breakfast, as well as some dishes with a German edge, such as the Potsdamer’s Breakfast, which is a fresh take on a traditional German spread. Offering a diverse brunch menu, amazing coffee, a vast selection of tea, and a welcoming atmosphere, A Slice of Britain is a must-try when in Potsdam.
In Potsdam’s Dutch Quarter is a quaint local gem known as Quo Vadis. Serving up a three-tiered authentic German breakfast with delicious coffee, it’s a traditional experience with a cosy, warm atmosphere. The friendly staff and central location make this local café a great place to start off the morning.
Located in lush Wiesenpark, Das Haus im Park is a lovely Sunday brunch spot for people wanting some nature and a weekend walk. As it offers a small but seasonally changing menu, strong coffee and a selection of cakes, it’s an exceptional spot for a simple, well-located and fairly priced breakfast.
Housed in a traditional red brick building in the Dutch Quarter is La Maison du Chocolat, known for their hot chocolate and selection of amazing French-inspired treats. This local favourite, however, also serves up a range of breakfast options. With a French-style breakfast, German breakfast, healthy breakfast options and eggs with bacon or salmon, guests can indulge in a hearty brunch or keep things lean. Perfectly located in a bustling part of the city and offering a great selection, La Maison du Chocolat is an excellent brunch spot in Potsdam.
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