Alexanderplatz is one of the oldest and largest public squares in Berlin, offering a mixture of top tourist attractions, shopping opportunities and a chance to enjoy some original Berlin experiences. This includes Berlin’s favourite culinary treat, currywurst. Here are the best spots in and around Alexanderplatz to try currywurst.
Located in the heart of Alexanderplatz, in the shopping centre Galeria Kaufhof, Dinea Restaurant is a casual, family-friendly restaurant offering a range of traditional German dishes. The food-court style spot serves up a large currywurst plate including their house-made curry ketchup and crisp fries. Reasonably priced and conveniently located it’s a great spot to try currywurst in Alexanderplatz.
If you want your currywurst with a view then head up to the TV Tower Restaurant. Located in the city’s most iconic venue, the Berliner Fernsehturm and hovering 203 meters above Berlin, this stylish, 360-degree restaurant serves up a gourmet version of currywurst, with a Lenôtre Curry Roll on their bar menu. A rather touristy spot, the dishes aren’t cheap but the view is priceless.
Since 1998 Schlögl’s 40 seat restaurant has been serving up traditional German dishes in Mitte, just a short walk from Alexanderplatz. The menu is well priced and includes two versions of original Berliner currywurst, either with fries or fried potatoes and salad. The interior is cosy and welcoming and their small adjoining beer garden is perfect in the summer, providing a quiet oasis in the heart of Berlin.
Located in the Park Inn, directly at Alexanderplatz, Zille Stube Restaurant is the German restaurant with a variety of traditional dishes. Due to its location, this is probably one of the most expensive spots to try currywurst in Alexanderplatz. However, for those looking to have a few beers in a relaxed, modern environment while they dig into this Berlin treat, it’s the perfect, close by spot.
One of the best currywurst spots in town is located just a short trip from Alexanderplatz station, at Hackescher Markt. Curry 61, is a small food stand serving up currywurst, at legendary low prices and drowning in rich ketchup and curry powder.
Curry Mitte – located on Torstraße just two stops on the train from Alexanderplatz –uses 100% locally sourced meat for their infamous currywurst dishes. Offering both pork and beef wursts, this small food stall has outdoor tables and a super local vibe. Head here to try the city’s favourite fast food with its locals.