The Brandenburg Gate is Berlin’s most iconic landmark, and no trip to Germany’s capital without a stroll around its arresting neoclassical structure would be complete. While exploring the highlights of Berlin’s tourist circuit, you’re bound to get hungry. So instead of using up precious energy searching for an eatery, opt for one of these fabulous restaurants situated around the Brandenburg Gate.
Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer
Restaurant, Hotel Restaurant, European, Vegetarian, $$$
Starting with the most fancy establishment, Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer is all about sophistication, elegance and epic views of Brandenburg Gate. Chef Hendrik Otto creates artful dishes to be savoured with a glass of the finest wine, which has earned this food palace no less than two Michelin stars.
Moving from fine dining to the everyday man’s snack, sometimes all the belly needs to be happy is a quick sausage and fries combo. Currywurst is Berlin’s most treasured dish, a wurst drenched in a kind of curried tomato sauce. Since seeing the Brandenburg Gate and eating currywurst are both mandatory activities on any trip to Berlin, you might as well kill two birds with one stone at the Wurst am Brandenburger Tor
Since you’ve made it to Germany, and are standing right outside the nation’s most iconic landmark, you might as well stay with that theme and fill up on some local German cuisine for lunch. Quarré, part of Berlin’s prestigious Adlon hotel, offers traditional dishes and good honest service in a comfortable environment.
This is one of the best Indian restaurants the city has to offer. India Club is just a stone’s throw from the Gate and offers a feast for all the senses, not just the tastebuds. Dripping with exquisite and grandiose decor, the service is a delight and the spices are out of this world.
This Asian gem will have your lips smacking with its delicious offerings. The portions are small and delicate, but make up for it with huge flavours especially designed to delight your tastebuds. Besides, you wouldn’t want to be unable to continue sightseeing on account of an overfull belly. There’s also a cheeky cocktail bar for added fun. The perfect dinner and drinks option.
Samadhi is a contemporary, stylish eatery that still retains an authentic East Asian taste. There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options on the menu, and they offer a daily lunch menu at very reasonable prices. Enjoy the tastiest specialties from Vietnam and Thailand in a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere.