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FACIL

Potsdamer Strasse 3 | The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany (Tiergarten)
030 59 005 12 34
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Ranked #28 of 5,828 Restaurants in Berlin
Price range: $36 - $144
Cuisines: Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Tiergarten
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The FACIL, Berlin's oasis of culinary culture, offers a refreshing combination of elegant lightness and pure luxury, modernity and understatement. The restaurant treats diners to the very best cuisine and it has an easygoing feel. The service is excellent and you have the chance to relax and escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The core of the FACIL philosophy is the lightness of being. In culinary terms, the food will melt on your tongue. The restaurant offers a selection of natural cuisine which is both unpretentious and ingenious.
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I just want to remark that this is a 2 michelin star restaurant and I have no doubt that the food might be very good as well as their table service. We had a booking for Friday lunch to celebrate my b-day and was really looking forward to it as the head chef of 5 by Paco Perez (also in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Excellent food; great service. Initially ordered the two coarse meal, as we figured that we wouldn't need dessert at lunch; but changed our mind and ordered the third - the 2nd best decision we made that day. The first was going to Facil in the first place.

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leeds
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Dinner reservation was made a month in advance but on arrival, there was no record. I was able to show emails confirming my exchange with the restaurant but to no avail. Somebody somewhere had cocked up with our booking! The front of house chap was mortified. Luckily for us one table was a no show so we took their place.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

What can I say about this place? Amazing They made a big fuss over me for my birthday with complimentary desserts and numerous petit fours and Amuse Bouche. I had the pork which is by far the best pork dish I have ever had in my life. I have been to numerous michelin star restaurants but this takes some beating.... More

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San Jose, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

A 2-Michelin-starred restaurant located in the Mandala Hotel, where we stayed. Our 8-course dinner lasted over four hours. Each dish was well prepared. Our substitution requests were accommodated without difficulties. I substituted a fish course with the steak tartare, while my husband opted to forego the tripe course in favor of an onion-themed course. We shared one bottle of German... More

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New York City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had a fantastic evening here. Perfect, delicious food. Service was flawless without being overly formal or fussy. Lovely space. A1.

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Lovely tasting menu, service, and atmosphere. However, I was not blown away by this Michelin starred restaurant. I definitely recommend eating at Facil, but the intangible 'it' factor was missing that would have made it an unforgettable evening.

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Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have ever dine in. State of the art. Extraordinary service. We'll trained stuff. Great hospitality. Food is like a piece of art - lookers amazing, tastes - even more. Find a good opportunity, nice company - and simply enjoy.

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San Rafael, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had breakfast there every day of our visit as we stayed in the Mandala Hotel where the restaurant is located. Excellent food, excellent service, beautifully decorated. It feels like your in a garden although you are in the middle if a very busy big city.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great setting and divine food. We had a mix of the tasting menu and the lunch menu between the 5 of us. The lunch menu really is tremendously good value and the ability to choose which courses you want and thus eat with people having the tasting menu is a great idea. Wine list is very good: we had a... More

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