Best brunch hotspots in Berlin
Global Blue guides you through some of the top places to stop for brunch in Berlin. With the trend for healthy eating and Instagram-worthy breakfasts showing no sign of relenting, we explore the best brunch hotspots in Berlin which offer both style and substance
House of Small Wonder
House of Small Wonder is one of the coolest cafés in Berlin and a must-visit for those looking for something slightly different for breakfast. Following in the footsteps of its original Brooklyn location, the café has become a top destination for all-day dining and is perfect for late risers. The menu offers a Japanese twist on classic American dishes. Customers should try the home-made Biscuit Benedict, served with wasabi hollandaise sauce, or, for something sweeter, the croissant French toast.
House of Small Wonder, Johannisstrase 20, 10117 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2758 2877
Roamers is a true hidden gem in Berlin. Seating approximately 20 customers, the small café doesn’t take reservations, but it’s worth waiting for a table here. With its rustic décor and warm and inviting atmosphere, this Instagram-friendly venue is one of the most picturesque brunch hotspots in the city. Dishes are seasonal, exquisitely presented and home-made on-site. Brunch is a highlight here, with favourites such as poached eggs in tomato sauce and top cakes including lemon cheesecake and brownies made freshly everyday.
Roamers, Pannierstrasse 64, 12043 Berlin
Silo Coffee is a favourite breakfast and brunch haunt of Berliners. With spacious wooden tables, exposed bricks, cosy interior and an inviting aesthetic, it is the perfect place to stop for breakfast or a leisurely brunch. All the coffee is made using specially selected beans roasted at Silo Coffee’s own roastery, and its delicious cakes and biscuits make the perfect accompaniments. The menu also boasts top brunch options, from pancakes with bacon and maple syrup to poached eggs with avocado and sourdough bread.
Silo Coffee, Gabriel-Max-Strasse 4, 10245 Berlin
CaBSlam the California Breakfast Slam
Offering a classic American breakfast experience, CaBSlam the California Breakfast Slam is well worth a visit. Queues here indicate how good the food is and dishes include generous portions of French toast stacked with fruit, large blueberry pancakes served with lashing of maple syrup, and plenty of different egg options. More unusual offerings include black bean huevos rancheros with fried egg, guacamole and sour cream – a sure winner.
Cabslam the California Breakfast Slam, Innstrasse 47, 12045 Berlin, +49 (0)30 686 9624
The borough of Mitte is famous for its top coffee scene and offers a wide range of superb cafés. Distrikt Coffee goes one step further, with beautiful interiors and incredible food, as well as its delicious coffee. The café doesn’t take reservations so customers can simply stop by. Don’t be put off by a queue as the menu is worth waiting for. Highlights include fluffy pancakes served with yogurt and caramelised nuts, home-made granola and perfectly poached eggs on sourdough bread.
Distrikt Coffee, Bergstrasse 68, 10115 Berlin
Café Einstein is a Berlin institution. Styled with small marble tables, wood panelling and a wide range of newspapers, it is reminiscent of a Viennese coffee house. The chic interior and elegant waiters make the café a wonderful place to while away a morning. The breakfast menu is served until 11am and offers customers a wide range of traditional German foods, such as home-marinated salmon with horseradish, crayfish cocktail with rye bread, home-made bagels and a wide selection of eggs.
Café Einstein, Kurfürstenstrasse 58, 10785 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2639 1918
Hotel am Steinplatz
If you’re looking for a luxurious venue for a leisurely brunch, head to the beautiful Hotel Am Steinplatz. The stunning interior is the perfect setting in which to savour the breakfast menu. German dishes are a particular highlight here and include savoury offerings such as poached eggs with pickled cucumber or roasted sourdough with hams, as well as buttermilk pancakes with honey and butter for those looking for a sweet option.
Hotel am Steinplatz, Steinplatz 4, 10623 Berlin, +49 (0)30 554 4440