Berlin is a city bustling with culture and vibrant events. With around 369 million tourists descending on the country every year, Germany is the seventh most visited country in the world. It therefore comes as no surprise that the capital city has a buzzing nightlife to tantalise and entertain every visitor.
Here are just a few fantastic places to visit if you’re planning on stopping over in Berlin.
Dine at Vau
Book a reservation and indulge in some delectable German classics at the Vau, located on the scenic Gendarmenmarkt. Michelin-starred Chef Kolja Kleeberg serves up dishes with an international twist, such as braised pork belly and exquisitely fresh seafood. The sleek designer interior are ideal for an elegant night out and for €50 you can tuck into two courses and a glass of wine.
Drink at Prater
The Prater is the oldest beer garden in the city, dating back to 1837. Unwind on a cool summer evening in the large shaded courtyard and chow down on a hot dog for just €2-€3. With plenty of affordable drinks and hearty German food, Prater serves up a great atmosphere and a slice of history, all washed down with lashings of beer.
Dance at Berghain / Panorama Bar
Named the ‘best club in the world’ by DJ Magazine’s in 2011, the industrial space of Panorama bar has become infamous amongst the city’s club goers. The doors of Berghain are thrown open until late, with crowds coming from far and wind to dance the night away to a mix of international guests and house DJs. Enjoy thumping techno beats on the Berghain floor or head on upstairs to the Panorama bar for a spot of house and disco. Entry is a little steep at €12 on Saturdays, but you can’t go wrong with such a lively and fun experience.
Play at Grand Hyatt Casino
Hop over to the Grand Hyatt Casino for a little flutter. If you’re planning a trip to Berlin around summer, then make sure to visit the casino in March, when it will be playing host to the PokerStars European Poker Tour. The event attracts tops names in the industry to compete in a huge variety of tournaments, so learn how to play online and brush up on your skills for you chance to leave with a pocket full of cash.