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“Very good steaks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grill Royal

Grill Royal
Friedrichstrasse 105b, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
+49 (30) 288 792 88
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Ranked #557 of 5,941 Restaurants in Berlin
Price range: $0 - $110
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Mitte
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Very good steaks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Visited for an evening meal and was very impressed. The service was efficient and the ambience of the restaurant was good. We had a table booked for 6pm and it didn't take long for the restaurant to fill up.
The quality of the food was very good. We had steaks which were perfectly cooked. Side dishes have to be ordered separately and therefore it becomes quite pricey. Impressed that the side dishes were served in very hot dishes though, so the food remained warm.
Its not a cheap place to eat but you get what you pay for. Worth a visit.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great steak but over priced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Very expensive. €200 euros for a couple: starters, mains and one bottle of wine. For this type of money I do not expect Bernaise Sauce delivered in a chipped jug nor a small chip in the rim of a red wine glass. If you go skip the starters (very mediocre artichoke dish for €13) and go straight for the kill with the steaks. The Temmener Queen fillet was delicious as was the Bernaise. Tables close together. If you have to move your table to allow guests at the next table to stand up and leave their table to visit the powder room then surely they are too close together?? Overall style over substance.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Service need improvement”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Short of waiters and with lack of training. Personally this was enough to ruin the experience. When a waiter discusses if the meat I have been served is red or medium,, when you ask for another bottle of wine and you need to repeat it three times before it arrives, when you have to wait 20 minutes to get the bill.... Something is wrong
The rest of the experience could have been perfect. The place is great, location on the riverside, the decoration nice and atmosphere is trendy-crowdy.
The food quality is OK but we came with high expectations.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Trendy, Modern, Excellent Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Very trendy restaurant, with lots of locals and great vibe. Very popular in the evening, so make reservations ahead of time. Great location next to Friedrichstraße.

The setting is modern and functional and you can see the wine cellar with a great selection. The place is very busy with locals and tourists alike, specifically with the young well-off German crowd.

The menu offers a selection of cuts from Argentina, Germany and the US. There are the usual fillets and chateaubriands and also some more prime cuts such as porterhouses.

For starter, I had the steak tartare, which is rare fillet steak with raw egg yolk on top. It was excellent quality and highly recommended. My wife had the green salad, which was very tasty. For mains, we had the fillet steak and french fries from regular and sweet potatoes. Both were excellent.

Overall, for steak tartare, green salad, two fillets and two glasses of wine, we paid 150 Euro. Not cheap, but well worth it!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great Meat Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Went for a business trip to Berlin and came accross this Gem. Having visited a steak house on the previous night was expecting good things of this place and was not disappointed. Service was spot on, meat selection and taste was phenomenal and the atmosphere was everything that you would want from a top restaurant. Will definitely be paying this place a visit when next in town!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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