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Refugium

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5 Am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
030 229 1661
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good classic french quisine

Beautiful location. Classic food, ditto professional service. Extensive if a bit pricey winelist. Would return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Neerpelt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

In recent years I have come to appreicate the "wild" meats. Tonight we ate at a little restuarant that served back-strap of wild venison. It was to die for. The meat was perfectly cooked to a medium rare & served with broccoli & a peach compote & pumpernickle bread. All I can say is I ate the whole thing! My... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is not a place I would recommend. It is in a good location close to the Westin and Sofitel and the decor is nice but the food is a total let down !!! It is mediocre at best, the portions are on the small side but that was ok since a few bites are enough when you are served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had a lovely evening meal in this most refined classic restaurant. It is located in a beautiful semi-cellar beside the French Hugenot Church on the Gendarmenmarkt - Berlins most beautiful square. Service was exceptionally good. The salad with lemon dressing was one of my all time bests. My husband was also thrilled by his seafood starter and our pork... More 

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Neerpelt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beautiful location. Classic food, ditto professional service. Extensive if a bit pricey winelist. Would return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Reasonable and fast light 3course lunch, with classical street musicians to entertain. Outdoor seating, under protection from weather, professional waitrons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We liked the look of the restaurant in the Gendarmenmarkt and decided to eat there without looking at the menu very closely. It's at atmospheric location, in basement of the church with slightly old world furnishings. The menu is

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent set menu with choices soup/entree/starter/main/dessert. Foods in season including woodruff - very German. Efficient and friendly service. Portions a good size with nice addition of amuse bouche to begin! Would recommend. We sat outside in the lovely square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

It took them almost 1 hr to bring the starters..but the dishes were excellent . The steak was one of the bestvi ever had

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Nice ambiance. Quiet and good service. Menu, although short, is complcated and the descriptions do turn quite a few clientes away right at the door. Good cost-benefit ration. The restaurant is in the cellar of the Old Huggenot Chrurch and museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Great food, well presented with impeccable service. The atmosphere, both inside and out on the terrace is lovely and well worth a visit for a special meal.

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Address: 5 Am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 030 229 1661
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
Cuisine: German

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  • Address: 5 Am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighborhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: 030 229 1661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

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Mitte
The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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