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Restaurant Margaux

Unter den Linden 78 | Eingang Wilhemstr., 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
+49 30 22652611
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Ranked #1,118 of 5,655 restaurants in Berlin
Price range: $68 - $223
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Mitte
Description: "Margaux restaurant right on bustling Unter den Linden in the heart of Berlin is a wine-lover’s mecca. Named for its top-flight wine list, Margaux cellars thirty vintages of this noble liquid. The cooking is renowned, too. It’s a new thing, styled Avant Garde Classic and chef Michael Hoffman has earned a Michelin star creating it. Based on the truest French classical techniques, Avant Garde Classic brings Hoffman’s prodigious powers of creation to combine new flavours in complex new ways. Menus include the Voyage de Cuisine, AC Classique with many options for substitutions, and daily recommendations. Dishes include marinated turbot with cream of sea urchin with watercress salad with passion fruit vinaigrette, parfait of Gilllardeau oysters with Champagne Beaumes de Venise and roasted pancetta, stewed lobster with black Perigorde truffles and braised celery in veal jus. The restaurant is luxuriously kitted out, with onyx-clad walls, lovely woods, warm velvet upholstery, imported antique mirrors, all styled to modern tastes. A temple to gastronomy. "
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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I asked for her and she wasn't there, so my experience there was frustrated. Maybe you have the luck of meeting her!! ;);)

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This was a fabulous restaurant but unfortunately it closed in Mid February.A real shame as the food was excellent.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Went there with my husband and kids. He and I had the 8 course meal and the kids about 4 courses. Amazing food and exceptional service. If you have the money definitely worth going to experience. The children didn't appreciate at much so I suppose it is better for adults. Nevertheless great dining experience but at a hefty price.

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Meise
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96 reviews 96 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I went their with 2 friends during a citytrip in Berlin. It's a very expensive restaurant (220 € per person for menu 8 courses with glass of champagne as apero, water and a bottle of wine) but it has 1 Michelin-star and is exceptionnaly good: - surprising and beautiful decor - very friendly service - every dish is a discovery... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

this famous restaurant fulfills all promises. Food execellent, interesting presentation, staff very professional and warm. The dining room is very particular, with all jars of products. the vegetarian choice is the best. even if portions are of course very small (normal standard for this type of restaurant) the flavour are fantastic. prices are average for this high standing restaurant. i... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Visited Berlin in November 2011 for a long weekend. My newest favorite European city. We always make it a point to find at least one fine restaurant to dine at while doing our little road trip thingy. We chose Margaux just so that we could try something different. What the hell heh? NEVER AGAIN..... I got it on the whole... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I've been to this restaurant in May 4th 2013. They are known for its vegetarian menu, but they also have an option of a menu with meat. The food has regular despite the plates were very beautiful. Although the food is not worth the price. The most negative point of the restaurant was the service. One of the waiters was... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is the place to go if you want to spend around 1000 dollars on Asparagus! The food did introduce a variety of garnishes. After approximately five hours, we looked forward to alternative uses of garnishes on different takes of asparagus. Sure, it was in season, a constant source of gloating by the restaurant staff, but to stuff us with... More

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Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had a wonderful evening at Margaux. While the decoration of the restaurant is a bit formal and uninspiring, the food and the service outperformed our (high) expectations. While we are not vegetarians we chose the vegetarian option as this is the fundament of Michael Hoffman's cuisine and also the base for his reputation as one of the best chefs... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

This was a very Interesting experience. We went with anticipation of a fantastic meal. What we had was a very different experience from our expectations. I firmly believe that the owner hostess and chef believe they are serving up the most artful and interesting combinations of food on the planet. And they are. However the word delicious was never used... More

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