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On September 13th 1913 Fritz Bühler opened the dance hall “Bühlers Ballhaus” (Bühler’s Ball- room) in the backyard of another building. It became known as “Clärchens Ballhaus” after Bühler was killed in WWI and his widow, Clara, took over the...more
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Auguststr. 24, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spend 3 hours researching on Ballhaus before leaving from Denmark to visit the place. There was only a table at 5.30 pm I was told, on several email correspondences. Never the less, the house was half empty until 8 pm. We could really have...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank charlottedanefeld
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

Intriguing place. You step into this old ballroom, which is completely timeless. An interesting mix of guests and smell of dancing and beer. You can imagine the loveliness of the place when there is music and dance, but we didn’t have that luck. And, to...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank wolffman1973
Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

A quirky traditional old restaurant and dance hall. Different dance theme every evening a good standard of food. A wee bit erratic on arrival of the courses, but forgivable given we were 16. The people watching is fantastic. It is a bit basic on the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank virtualwife
Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

I went to Clärchen‘s planning to take a tango lesson, but knowing they also are a restaurant/Biergarten, my sister, her husband and I all went for dinner first. The food was great; a somewhat typical German menu - and for October they had seasonal Pumpkin...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ZwillingNewYork
Reviewed September 16, 2019

We came for dinner on a saturday, With low expectations. The Food is fine, beer good, drinks not so good. at 9 PM the dancefloor 'opens', and the Music starts out With Walz and other ballroom Music, but quickly changes to more modern Music. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elisiv T
Reviewed August 30, 2019

This is a wonderful destination. During the day you can get refreshments and meals, sit outside and soak up the relaxing atmospehere. There is also the Spiegelsaal - if you go through the door on the right and up a flight of stairs you are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PtarmiganTraveller
Reviewed August 24, 2019

Eating outside in the UK is a challenge - not just the weather but creating a relaxed, buzzy ambience that epitomises the best of continental Europe! This was a recommendation from one of my tour guides - and I have to say there were any...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chris F
Reviewed July 29, 2019

I've always loved this place for its history and atmosphere, and the pizzas aren't bad, but the service is truly abominable. It feels like it gets worse every time I go. The waiters seem genuinely annoyed that you're there and would do anything to avoid...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jennytravelsto
Reviewed July 17, 2019

This is a very odd restaurant as you are sat in a ballroom with large tables around the main room. Be prepared to share your table with others although everyone is friendly. It may look like (and probably does) need a good decorator in but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DarenDVA
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Stopped in for a quick bite after exploring the neighborhood. Schnitzel was superb. Nice place for an afternoon lunch or early dinner.

Date of experience: July 2019
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