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Potsdamer Str. 3 | Im Mandala-Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 590051234
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Friday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I visited with my brother for the lunch menu. The restaurant is located on the 5th floor of the Mandala Hotel in a courtyard surrounded by trees. There is also a tranquil garden terrace for summer. Their lunch menu changes frequently based on the availability of the ingredients. The stand out dish for me was the beet root with yuzu... More 

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Bath
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I suspect I'm being a little harsh for only giving 4/5, but FACIL didn't really blow me away as I was hoping it would. The restaurant itself is a stunning place, perfectly relaxing. I only had 3 courses which, with amuse bouche and petit fours, was good value for money at 51 euros. The food was all impeccably presented with... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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927 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,094 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dinner at FACIL, a Michelin 2 star restaurant. Everything was top notch - service was impeccable and the tasting menu was creative and delicious - excellent wine pairings. Well done!

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1 Thank denver60
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was an unforgetable night. The summellier is a great proffessional. The foie and salmon was very taste, all the dishes to try before the mains were awesome and the special steak was the best cooked I never ate. Expert and very good service. The desert chart is very original.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful Christmas present from our sons. The highest level of attention without being over-faced set the scene. Between the two of us we had Fillet and Caviar of Birnbaum's Salmon Trout -Rapini Char - Kohlrabi, Indian Cress and Mace An amazing Lamb Curry Hokkaido Pumpkin with Ginger, Toffee and Banyuls Ice cream King Bolete, Brazil Nur, Chestnut Cross Some... More 

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Milan
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

everything just stylish and perfect. Ambience, comfort, lighting, service, personnel, cuisine, mise en place, wine choice, atmosphere. Blessed experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Excelent! Top quality restaurant in Berlín. Food and service Is wonderful. I will try to hoy back to The restaurant.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if the Michelin star was given for service or food but both were very good and worth the price for lunch. The restaurant is not big, but it is clean and modern. The food will not disappoint. The service was second to none.

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Athens, Greece
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

The restaurant is well-lit, modern and comfortable (and especially practical if you're staying in the hotel). The welcome was warm and we were seated immediately. However, the menu was overly complicated and I found the idea of having four or five dishes daunting. So I ordered three, two of which were unremarkable, while the third was quite a good dish... More 

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THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this review

Dear VW81, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your experience at the FACIL Restaurant in THE MANDALA HOTEL. We are delighted to hear about your satisfaction of our establishment and service we offer. However we are disappointed to read that neither we couldn´t fulfill your needs nor convince you of our creative and with high... More 

Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you are looking for a good place for a lunch. FACIL is ideal. The service was attentive but not over so. The advice was excellent. We enjoyed our anniversary and am grateful to my German friends for their good counsel.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $205
Cuisine
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potsdamer Str. 3 | Im Mandala-Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg
  • Neighborhood: Charlottenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 590051234
  • This restaurant is at The Mandala Hotel
Description
The FACIL, Berlin's oasis of culinary culture, offers a refreshing combination of elegant lightness and pure luxury, modernity and understatement. The restaurant treats diners to the very best cuisine and it has an easygoing feel. The service is excellent and you have the chance to relax and escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The core of the FACIL philosophy is the lightness of being. In culinary terms, the food will melt on your tongue. The restaurant offers a selection of natural cuisine which is both unpretentious and ingenious.

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Staying in Charlottenburg

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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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