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“Romantic dining place!”
Review of FACIL

Ranked #1 of 8,662 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $226
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Charlottenburg
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.
Reviewed October 10, 2012

I like the atmosphere of the restaurant and the dishes are wonderful presentations. I choose the food menu and it was an excellent service the food came in the right time but you need 3 hours to finish the menu. it just a bit touristic but maybe that the way is it... i think the woment might like this restaurant because of the atmosphere and quite romantic instead.
I would rank as my favors restaurant in Berlin. Thank you for a grate time and wonderful evening. I will come back again!

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Reviewed September 26, 2012

We came here because of the glowing review. Yes, the restaurant is gorgeous, the setting, unique. But, The service, while formal, was not attentive enough to get our orders correct. In a kitchen of this rank, everything is timing and, since my order had to be re- done, everything that followed was pretty much a disaster. Some of our courses were divine, others, more arty or experimental than tasty. There was also some difficulty getting our desired desserts but after yet more waiting, the problem was resolved gracefully. After an ill informed waiter told us desserts would be complimentary, we found that they were not. We were compensated with free water but charged the full 4 course menu. Good manners prevailed all around but with several Michelin starred restaurants in Berlin, this would not be our first choice again.

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Thank carolboca
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

The restaurant is flat out beautiful and the service is very good, slightly over-attentive really. It's the kind of restaurant where the waiter stands above the food when it is served and points out each and every ingredient for each person. With four courses and two hubgry people that was a little over the top for me. The portions are very small but beautifully presented. You pick out four choices for 86 Euro's, Of the four items I picked out, two or three seemed to have a clash between the item presented and the "sides" that went with it....i think it was apple jelly with the sardine for example. It just didnt quite work. One of the dishes, the bison filet, was excellent, but the rest were just not super. A lovely restaurant though.

Thank royturk611
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Reviewed September 15, 2012

Been here a few times over the last few years - never dissapoints. Get the slow cooked bison, octopus and/or the char. Very good service & friendly, helpful staff. Lunchtime especially good value 13 euros per course. There's some nice 'amuse bouche' thrown in for good measure. Michael Kempf is a truly great chef.

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Thank John H
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Well, one-star Michelins can really be a lot of things; from simply very good restaurants to three-star wannabes (with outrageous prices). This one is certainly in the first category.
The place is oozing with relax. Ambiance simple and perfect, you feel very comfortable without any hint of over attention. Staff very knowledgable and easy. Tempo between meals perfect - you neither have to wait nor feel stressed. This was true on my visit - the restaurant was full, but no slip in attention or service.
Your'e treated with several nice amuses and the courses are both inventive and traditional. You can choose 4-6 or more courses from the menu and the portions are perfectly balanced. Exquisite wine cellar. The sommelier know his trade - to the point recommendations. In view of what you get the price/performance is more than very good - it's almost astonishing.
I'm extremely satisfied with this place and can recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who wish for a high quality eating experience in the city of Berlin. Go there!

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