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Restaurant Refugium

#404 of 7,197 Restaurants in Berlin
$$$$German, European,
Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2291661
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely salads, extremely high service, lovely wine list. Premium prices, yes, but situated basically in the basement of the French Cathedral on the Gendarmenmarkt with the patio view of the plaza, you're paying for the location as well as the impeccable service. My simple salad...More

Thank Bona Fide B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Berlin for a business meeting and a dinner was organized in this lovely restaurant located in a great place, one of the most charming squares of Berlin. The restaurant has also outside tables, but it was too cold to stay outside, so...More

Thank johannesguigard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us had a reservation for dinner. As we didn't want to cram around a table you'd put 4 people around, we asked if we could get a bigger table if we went inside (it was a beautiful spring evening). After a mild hesitation,...More

2  Thank Axel D
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We entered the restaurant and only two tables were occupied. We got scared, considering that all other restaurants around it where fully packed. We took the risk and our courage was largely rewarded. First of all it’s a very nice place with its amphitheater shape....More

7  Thank Sandro S
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We had a corporate work lunch there. Set menu included risotto which was almost uncooked. The chicken was tasteless, pannacota was not impressive at all. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. So many better options out there in the same area

Thank Taclan T
Reviewed February 17, 2018

It was delightful and charming where this restaurant is located. During the holiday seasons was quite festive .the food were delicious. The duck with blue berry was delicious so was the Caesar salad.

Thank Marisa C
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Great location, good menu with German cuisine. Great wine, excellent deserts. Very friendly & helpful staff, could not have been made more welcome. Nice & spacious, not sat on top of each other.

Thank Clare D
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Great outdoor and indoor dining spaces. Having eaten here a few times I stick with the chefs special selections which are always outstanding. Other items off the menu have been fine, but nothing special.

1  Thank I7990PRdonnat
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

We ordered pumpkin soup, lamb’s lettuce salad w potato(?) dressing , trout dish, a fish filet and a duck dish. Every dish was really good. This place used to be a church basement but now converted to a cool spacious looking restaurant. Servers spoke English...More

Thank Johanna K
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

A total of 4 tables only were taken. The food was mediocre and much too expensive. It was recommended to us by a friend who must have known it from better days. There are more than 6000,- retaurants in Berlin, many of which are certainly...More

Thank Pierre K
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $41
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighborhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 2291661
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