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Potsdamer Strasse 3 | The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany (Tiergarten)
030 59 005 12 34
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Ranked #18 of 5,978 Restaurants in Berlin
Price range: $36 - $144
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Eclectic, International
Neighborhood:
Charlottenburg
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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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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Overall you really cannot complain about the quality of the dishes. It's top notch and well thought off. Our starters were OK but our main dish and desserts were of exceptional quality really showing why this restaurant has two Michelin stars... In short the bill is for sure at the higher side and what you get is worth it but... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This fancy and elegant restaurant on the Potsdammer Platz is probably one of the best restaurants in Berlin. It has 2 Michlein stars and probably deserves the third! Try their tasting menue. 4 dishes are enough,since the Cheff will send you extra surprises. I most liked the Feasan and the desert. Quite expensive, be ready to spend over 100 Euro... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Second time dining here, previously was dinner and only one michelin star. Unfortunately, as our evenings were already arranged, we were only able to make it to lunch. Both opted for 3 courses and matching German wines. A couple of amuse bouches got the taste buds working. Presentation, taste and wines were all excellent, as too was the service. Polite,... More 

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London, England
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I dined at Facil at the end of November 2014 and it was one of the best meals we have ever had. The two Michelin stars are very, very well deserved. The food: We ordered beef tartar and mackerel with foie gras to start and the flavours and presentation was absolutely spot on. Veal and beef shoulder... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I turned up just after opening at 7 pm without a reservation and sure enough there was one place available! I am surprised how often this approach works at high end and popular restaurants, but perhaps it helped being on my own since I was led to a table at which two places would have been a little bit of... More 

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Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Facil is the Michelin starred restaurant of the Mandala hotel in Berlin. The first time we went dining there, the evening was a complete surprise. I mean, knowing what traditional German Cuisine usually means ... Every time we went back, we never were disappointed. Combinations of flavours, textures, ever perfect wines ... Awesome. Don't forget to make a reservation when... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a great place for a special meal. My family went here for our special meal in Berlin and it was a fabulous choice. The place is on the roof of a hotel; the ambience is memorable. I felt we were dining in a gorgeous greenhouse with a great view. Most of us had the 4 course tasting menu;... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This place is enjoyable for luch. The set up of the restaurant is very nice. Food is very good. Expensive but worth it.

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Lee, Massachusetts, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have traveled to Berlin every year for the last 15 years and have sampled some of the best restaurants. And I've lived in Bologna so you understand my bona fides. Facial was a great surprise. I was with a friend; we were both dressed very casually, sloppily actually and had no reservation but were welcomed in and we felt... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

If you have one restaurant to visit in the next year, I highly recommend the amazing FACIL in Berlin. Innovative and delicious food that was presented in a fascinating manner yet amazing in flavor. Fantastic wine selection by the glass recommended by skilled personnel. Flawless presentation; outstanding service, worth every dollar spent on the entire experience

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Additional Information about FACIL

Address: Potsdamer Strasse 3 | The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 030 59 005 12 34
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Tiergarten
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
Cuisine: Eclectic, International

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