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Diekmann

#272 of 6,421 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Charlottenburg
French, European, Central European, German
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Meinekestr. 7 | 10719 Berlin, 10719 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 8833321
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Halifax UK
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In a city which has a reputation for heavy-handedness when it comes to restaurants, Diekmann brings a deftness, a lightness of touch, a welcome freshness in its cooking. The menu is reassuringly short, pleasingly seasonal, and carefully crafted. Typifying this, a starter of grilled goats' cheese with a mango and celery chutney and sautéed pfifferlinge (chanterelles) was simply exquisite, as... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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261 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

In a side street of the Kurfurstendamm, this restaurant has a nice interior and atmosphere. Some of the dishes are experimental (ravioli of chocolate), but overall it was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had the "surprise" menu where the chef cooks what he has and it was really excellent. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Although not cheap, it was good quality (55 Euros per person, including wine)and I thought very good value.

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Thank Nicholas H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

I have to say.....entering you getting the feeling of an old aristocratic establishment of the 19th century....you will love it , we did ! When having a look on the very short menu , you will realize that " few is good" And very good indeed. Food is cooked superbly , every attention is given from the hosts , our... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

My husband and I dined here last week on recommendation from a friend and what a good recommendation it was. The small restaurant has a wonderful feel about it with a great atmosphere. Interior design gives the impression of shabby chic and a little quirky. The menu is limited which can only mean one thing the food is good. I... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

My husband booked this restaurant for New Years Day evening meal. I was very pleased that he did. The food was delicious, the service was good, and the ambience was excellent. I would definitely go back. The restaurant is quite small, so it is worth booking ahead to guarantee a table. It's easy to book online... Don't hesitate! The menu... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Much better than average in all respects, modern lighter dishes than in other, nearby restaurants, nice wines, friendly personnel. But this all has a price, of course.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Diekmann is close to Kudamm. The scenery is very nice. They have a good menu. The food and drinks are good and reasonably priced. service is excellent. A reservation is needed.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Went here for the second time and I hope to visit again. The courses are inventive and really well prepared, alot is made from local and organic produce, wines are excellent, service is top nodge, prizes are fair and the ambiance relaxed and good for conversation. Just a lovely place in every way.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We thought Diekmann was a splendid place to eat. The menu is varied and interesting, and there was a great 4 course menu, with dishes that could also be ordered separately. We had a great table almost in the back. The decor is lovely and authentic. The service was friendly. The food was very satisfying and tasty. We did have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Central European, German
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meinekestr. 7 | 10719 Berlin, 10719 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg
  • Neighborhood: Charlottenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 8833321
Description
Restaurant Diekmann is located a few minutes walk from the big shopping street Kurfurstendamm.
Therefore it is right in the center of West Berlin although it is hidden in a small and quiet street.
Once you have discovered what awaits you behind the ivy-covered
entrance, you will be unable to resist its charm.
The atmosphere inside is distinctly influenced by furniture from 1870; giving a hint of the simplicity of the general store it used to be before the Diekmann became a restaurant – step by step.
It all began in 1982 when the founder started to sell plain lentils and rice. Quickly it became a bistro and then it first opened as a restaurant in 1985.
Gourmets and connoisseurs appreciate the classy but privat atmosphere and details like the menu written by hand that gives the Diekmann its special touch.
The German and French cuisine serves as the basis, special focus is given to regional products. The oysters are coming straight away from Bretagne, France, where we know the oystercatcher himself.
Another focus is given to wines. There are vineyards on the menu which are well known but also some smaller ones, to whom we have enjoyed a good relationship for many years.
Since 30 years, Patrice Voisin is the restaurant manager and some kind of soul of the house.
From February 2015, Sebastian Schmidt is at the stove and guests find their culinary instincts indulged at the highest level. He was head chef at several other places in and near Berlin and we are happy he found his way here to Diekmann.

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Staying in Charlottenburg

Neighborhood Profile
Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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