The Best Restaurants Near Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburger Tor | © Pixabay
Brandenburger Tor | © Pixabay
Photo of Megan King
24 August 2017

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, $$$
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Table with a view
Table with a view | © Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer/ Facebook

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.

Wurst am Brandenburger Tor

Bar, Snack Bar, German
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Berlin's most beloved snack
Berlin's most beloved snack | © Pixabay

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


Restaurant, German, European, $$$
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Berlin at it's best
Berlin at it's best | © Restaurant Quarré/ Facebook

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.

India Club Berlin

Restaurant, Indian
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India Club Berlin
India Club Berlin

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.

Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus am Brandenburger Tor

Restaurant, German, European, $$$
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Quintessentially German
Quintessentially German | © Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus am Brandenburger Tor

The name might be a bit of a mouthful, but luckily so is the food. Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus am Brandenburger Tor is another restaurant serving classic German cuisine. You’ll find all the pork knuckles and wurst you can imagine here, and we hear the beer is pretty good too.

Sra Bua by Tim Raue

Restaurant, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian, $$$
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Delicious sophistication
Delicious sophistication | © Sra Bua by Tim Raue/ Facebook

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.


Restaurant, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian, $$$
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Stylish and relaxed
Stylish and relaxed | © Samadhi
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.

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