The Best Restaurants in Berlin for Large Groups

A group of friends enjoy lunch in the sun in Berlin | © Sascha Kohlmann/Flickr
A group of friends enjoy lunch in the sun in Berlin | © Sascha Kohlmann/Flickr
Photo of Alice Dundon
29 January 2019

Dining out in the German capital promises plenty of great options but when you’re in a large group it can be difficult to stumble upon a place that can fit you and your posse. Fear not, we’ve found the best spots to wine and dine with a large group.

Clärchens Ballhaus

Bar, Restaurant, European, German, Austrian, Wine, Beer, $$$
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Salon de baile. Clarchens Ballhaus dance club, Auguststrasse 24. BERLIN
Clärchens Ballhaus is a prime spot for dancing soirées and live music performances | © Alberto Paredes / Alamy Stock Photo
Clärchens Ballhaus is a century-old ballroom in Berlin. The huge venue has a large outdoor garden dining area, perfect for the summer, as well as spacious indoor seating, for the cooler months. Dark wood, candlelit tables and charming fairy-lights make up the atmosphere and groups can treat themselves to some ballroom dancing, or live music after dinner. This popular, unique spot can fill up fast so make a reservation to secure a spot for you and your crew.

BRLO Restaurant

Restaurant, Contemporary, Fusion, $$$
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BRLO stylish and industrial restaurant | © Seren Dal / Courtesy of BRLO
BRLO is the Berlin-based craft beer brewery and modern restaurant housed in former shipping containers by the Spree. Having mastered the craft beer game in Berlin, BRLO has opened a restaurant with the aim to elevate the relationship between food and beer to a new level. The huge two-levelled restaurant offers a contemporary, seasonal and delicious menu, which goes well with their signature beer.

Villa Rodizio

Restaurant, South American, Brazilian, $$$
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Grilled meat and vegetable | © stu_spivack/Flickr

If you’re craving authentic South American cuisine in Berlin, then look no further than Villa Rodizio. This Brazilian-style grill and buffet restaurant promises large portions, low-prices and plenty of space in its modern, unique restaurant. Perfect for large groups who are hungry for a feast.

Prater Biergarten

Pub, Restaurant, German, $$$
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Prater Biergarten | © valakirka / Flickr
Prater Biergarten is located on the trendy street, Kastanienallee in the heart of Berlin. The city’s oldest beer garden, it has a vast yard and picnic-style seating. Perfect for larger groups, here visitors can enjoy traditional German beers, along with delicious traditional German food under the shade of chestnut trees and fairy lights.

Restaurant Jolly

Restaurant, Chinese, Asian, $$$
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Steamed dumpling of pork and garlic chives | © Shou-Hui Wang/Flickr
Restaurant Jolly is the Asian cuisine restaurant, with a large, open interior, perfect for large groups. Serving up a rich menu of traditional Chinese dishes, this centrally located spot is perfect for groups looking to indulge in a feast.

Hofbräuhaus Berlin

Bar, German, European, $$$
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Friends enjoy traditional beers and food at Hofbräuhaus Berlin | © Ronnie Macdonald/ Flickr

The Hofbräuhaus in Berlin brings a taste of traditional Bavarian dining and spirit to the heart of Berlin. With a huge indoor restaurant and some outdoor seating in the warmer months, this über-traditional joint is perfect for large groups. Live bands often play, giving this Bräuhaus an easy-going atmosphere, which makes it a great spot to enjoy their Hofbräu Weißbier served in the iconic half-litre steins. A favourite amongst locals and tourists, it’s best to make a reservation and secure your spot.

Il Casolare

Restaurant, Italian, $$$
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Il Casolare in Kreuzberg | © david rush / Flickr
Il Casolare is ideally located on the leafy streets of Kreuzberg, right by the canal. Serving up cheap, but tasty wine, traditional Italian dishes and some of the most authentic Mediterranean flavours in Berlin, it’s a favourite for Kreuzberg locals. Offering indoor and outdoor seating, usually on large bench-style tables, it’s great for large groups. However, because of its inviting location, it fills up quickly in the summer, so making a booking is advised.
These recommendations were updated on January 29, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.