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Staendige Vertretung

Schiffbauerdamm 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
+49 30 28598736
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Ranked #173 of 6,079 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: German
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Chaska, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We took the train to the area near the Spree River known for its excellent restaurants. We had no idea where to eat and by good fortune alone, decided on the Standige Vertretung. We were all impressed by the umbrella-covered eating area just across the street from the restaurant, with its wonderful view of the Spree. The waiters have a... More 

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Rye, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is the perfect place for lunch. Convenient to Museum Island and the Bradenburg Gate, this large pub-style restaurant featured great German food, great service, and interesting pictures on 18-foot high walls of West and East German notables. Not to be missed.

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165 reviews 165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you miss your "Köllsch" in Berlin or the famous "Sauerbraten" or "Himmel and Eerd" come to this place, next to the "Bahnhof Friedrichstrasse". If you are interested in the history of the "two German states" you will find a lot of pictures on the walls. I would recommend this place for a nice lunch-break after the visit to the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We ate here on a Sunday evening, having been recommended by a local. The restaurant was busy and lively but we were able to be seated immediately. The decor and atmosphere added to the evening. We started with an amazing goulash which is quite possibly the best thing I've ever eaten abroad. The only downside was that we ordered two... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Found this place as we walked along River Spree and called in for a drink.Stunning place with amazing atmosphere created by photos and press cuttings covering the walls even in the toilets. Loved it so much we went back for lunch on our last day. Thanks to staff for booklet and Christmas hats.I had a flammekuchen which was superb but... More 

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River Forest, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate here on a Saturday. We had to wait, but it was worth it. The food was very good (I had Das Altkanzler Filet, a currywurst with potatoes). Plus the atmosphere was a lot of fun.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The 4 of us were recommended to eat here by our tour guide and WOW. Amazing atmosphere, beautiful authentic food and Zebra our waitress was brilliant. A phenomenal experience and well worthwhile

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126 reviews 126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The interior of the Ständige Vertretung stands out even in Berlin: every square centimeter of the walls is covered with pictures of the political past of West Germany. That's also where the place got its name: East and West Germany didn't have embassies in each other's capital, they only had a permanent mission - a ständige Verträtung. The menu offers... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Pro’s • Next to the river Spree and 2 minutes walking distance from Friedrichstrasse S-Bahn station. • Friendly and quick service and lots of seating inside and out. • Limited selection of draught beer but good quality. • Popular with locals (started filling up for lunch before we left). • I only had time for the Goulaschsuppe which was served... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

and very nice food. We had to wait a bit for a table but really enjoyed the evening sitting next to total strangers and having a lively chat and lots of Koelsch :-).

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Additional Information about Staendige Vertretung

Address: Schiffbauerdamm 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 28598736
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisine: German

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