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Cafe am Engelbecken

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Mitte
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Michaelkirchplatz / Engelbecken, 10179 Berlin, Germany
+49(0)30 28376816
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son told me this is a good spot for lunch. I went on a Sunday when it wasn't too busy and seats were available. You can sit on the grass too if you like. A bottle of fizz water was about 5 Euros. A lot compared to the shops. Nice little area though.

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Thank Komakino66
north east scotland
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624 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you follow the Berlin Wall walk in this area you walk along the old ditch of a canal built in the 1920/30s? to connect the Land Canal with the River Spree. The canal never took off and lay in disrepair until relatively recently when the wall fell. Now there is a fine lake where the basin must have been... More 

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Thank yandinazetland
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We were originally trying to get to Henne's for fried chicken, but they were closed. Due to forgetting everything is the other way around (left/right hand side etc) to what we're normally used to, we went the wrong way and ended up having to walking back. Along the way we came upon this little park, and decided that we'd come... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

An outdoor café at the border of an astonishing little lake in the centre of town, part of a narrow strip of park that stretches out at the other side. High flats are partly hidden from view by trees and shrubs. The wind rustles through the reed, fountains clatter, ducks quack, and the sun shines. Dolce far niente. You'd eat... More 

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Ely, England
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this cafe a number of times. It is a short walk from the bustle of Oranienplatz. The cafe is located on a lake with ducks and tortoises. It has a surprisingly good brunch menu and is great for lazy meetings with friends. Service is not fast but you can spend the time looking at the wonderful view.

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Thank GhengisKitty
Exeter, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

What a place! Definately worth a visit if you are in the area. The cafe overlooks a lake and park where the staff and service is wonderful. We chose toasted sandwiches, coffee and beer and with the sun shining and clientele charming I would return at any chance!

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Thank steelhead2013
Leipzig, Germany
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166 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

A small rescue island amongst the busy streets of berlin. Locals and tourists come here. Standard service, good for a coffee or cold drink in between.

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Thank sischka
Austria
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91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Cool and trendy place for a great coffee break by the water. It feels very peaceful and allows to escape the city for a while. The decor is hip and the staff is nice, yet tables and seat could be a little cleaner.

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Thank Manue1989
Arezzo, Italy
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441 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Sunny day in Berlin, perfect place to have late breakfast . Lots of seating outside overlooking the lake. Large breakfast , great coffee. Super location

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

The food was not great butway madeit worse was the impolite personnel. It's a pity because the location is quite nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, European, German, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Michaelkirchplatz / Engelbecken, 10179 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighborhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49(0)30 28376816

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mitte

Neighborhood Profile
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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