We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

Humboldt Terrassen

$$ - $$$
German, European, Cafe, Central European
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Schlossplatz 5, 10178 Berlin, Germany
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 22: English reviews
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

If you are looking place to make a pause, have a drink with a nice view, then this is the place. But don't eat there!!!! The worst hamburger I have ever tried! Disgusting meat! When the waitress asked if it wasn't good, I told her, but they charged it even though I have barely eaten it. Very disappointing.

Thank MariPS_12
Level Contributor
493 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Great place for a lunch, small party or just admiring the views. The latter one is a real point of differentiation versus other restaurants. It is worth walking up all the stair ( there is also a lift probably ) to admire breathtaking views at Berling Cathedral, TV tower and the main street leading to Branderburg gate. The place offers... More 

Thank valkirius
Level Contributor
53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

It may not be the best restaurant, but the location is spectacular and we experienced that you get a seat at a nice table even in tourist season. If you want to take a short break from sightseeing- that may be the right place to go offering a stunning view down to the Brandenburg Gate and up to Alexanderplatz.

Thank MartinBellin
Berlin, Germany
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

I visited with a few friends and we had a light lunch followed by coffee and cake. Very nice surroundings and spectacular views of the city. Good value for money. Service was a little slow but that gave us time in between courses. A very nice café/restaurant in a superb location. Note that dogs are not allowed in this establishment.... More 

Thank Sue F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

After wandering through the free exhibition, we made our way to the cafe at the top. After being offered a useful menu in English for our limited German, I also admired the large selection of enticing cakes. The cake was sumptuous, the service helpful and friendly, the coffee was good, the currywurst was acceptable. The views are stunning out over... More 

Thank Claire J
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
76 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

This box open at 10.00 a.m everyday and is free entry. The box had a interactive Video that sensed your Emotion. Lovely view overlooking the Old St Paul Church and the Altes Museum. The box itself explained how Berlin Palasts looked like before it was destroyed but now being rebuilt. The coffee shop up in the rooftop does not really... More 

1 Thank Maria H
Level Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

It took ages before we got our food and didn't bring the extra drinks we ordered for the food. Had to walk three blocks to find an ATM because they didn't accept credit cards. Is this Berlin 1971?

Thank Simen H
Roskilde, Denmark
Level Contributor
184 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a really wonderful curry sausage in the restaurant of the Humboldt-box 2 years ago. So we came back here last week only to find an ordinary sausage with ketchupsauce and currypowder. Anyway this restaurant has a wonderful view at the cathedral, the Lustgarden and the Unter den Linden. So I will come back here and follw the reconstruction... More 

1 Thank ClausLiisbergKamp
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The view and interior design are worth those 3 Eur for entrance. I save wonderful memories from this place. Plus Kaisef Kaffee with dark chocolate tasted so goood!

1 Thank Radek M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2015

i visited here in february 2015, i stayed for about 15minutes and left. the entrance wasnt clear, the building is dirty inside. i went up to the third floors, to be followed by the security guard as if i was going to rob something. I then walked over to a table which was at hip height with an acrylic reconstruction... More 

Thank Jade867

Travelers who viewed Humboldt Terrassen also viewed


Been to Humboldt Terrassen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Cafe, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schlossplatz 5, 10178 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighborhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: 493020625076

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Humboldt Terrassen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mitte

Neighborhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighborhood