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FACIL

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Charlottenburg
Eclectic, International
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Potsdamer Strasse 3 | The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
030 59 005 12 34
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The FACIL, Berlin's oasis of culinary culture, offers a refreshing...
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 179
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
its a bit...

...hidden, compared to all the other great food temples around Potsdamer Place. Yet it is almost perfect. The composition of the setting, the view, the room, the interior and almost all staff is the surrounding to enjoy the menu and the selected wine list. a calm fest in the middle of the day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
uhelnik
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

...hidden, compared to all the other great food temples around Potsdamer Place. Yet it is almost perfect. The composition of the setting, the view, the room, the interior and almost all staff is the surrounding to enjoy the menu and the selected wine list. a calm fest in the middle of the day.

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Zomergem, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch today. The total package is perfect. From the amuse bouche till the praline, it was great. My desert was absolutely stunning. (Something to do with forest). If in Berlin don't hesitate.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a most agreeable lunch here in November 14. The food was assured and well presented. Staff professional and the room was lovely. All combined to create a great dining experience. It was all done straight, no quirkiness which is probably because it is dominated by businessfolk. The sommelier is particularly helpful.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A 2 Michelin star gourmet experience at the Mandala Hotel. Facil is set out according to Feng shui. It is very peaceful environment. The food and service is second to none.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I booked this restaurant and stayed at the mandala. We made our booking 2 months prior. Was really looking forward to it, especially because was meant to be a treat for a friends bday. I don't know why I felt a bit let down, maybe because I probably ordered the wrong dishes which were not to my taste. I had... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

amazing dished, great food, better than you can think of the desert Wood Flavor is amazing!!!! MUST eat at least 3 course to enjoy such amazing deserts.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Went for my husband's 40th bday. Had an absolutely flawless experience. Food is really good, wine list also pretty impressive, especially in half bottles. Service - perfect! Prices are also very ok for a 2 stars restaurant. Would absolutely go back!

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Lovely restaurant for a special occasion. My wife and i dined there while on a recent trip to Berlin. Food was amazing. Each course was an absolute delight - presentation was superb and taste matched. We had 7 course menu (skipped one course) on the best of kempf menu. Setting was lovely and place had a good atmosphere. The Sommeliere... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We were enjoying the "Best of Kempf" menu during the Xmas Break. We mixed some of the vegetarian options into our menu. Nibbles and surprises were were good, but not more. Black Cod with deconstructed salted pickles and almond milk was quite interesting. The gras carp with vienniese fish soup (or foam) and black truffle was excellent. With rock octopus,... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Potsdamer Strasse 3 | The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg
  • Neighborhood: Charlottenburg
  • Phone Number: 030 59 005 12 34

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
  • Cuisine: Eclectic, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Things to do Nearby

Neighborhood Profile
Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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