Where THE GUIDELINES
This directory, grouped by category, is a compendium of establishments recommended by the editors of Where Magazine and includes regular advertisers. Every effort is made to provide accurate and updated information. However, information may be subject to last minute changes, so it is always advisable to call ahead.
INDEX TO ABBREVIATIONS T: Telephone number S: Above-ground train system U: Underground
MAP LOCATIONS Note that the reference bolded at the end of each listing (A1, B5, etc.) refers to the coordinates on the street maps on pages 72-73.
OPENING HOURS Opening hours may vary so it’s best to call ahead. Shops are open Mon–Sat only, and Sunday shopping is only possible on some Sundays of the year. This month, these are: 7 December and 21 December. Groceries can be bought on Sundays at major train stations (Hauptbahnhof, Friedrichstraße, or Ostbahnhof ). Shopping malls are open 10am–8pm and smaller stores only until 6pm.
TOURIST INFORMATION VisitBerlin is the official source of information on the city. Call T: 030 25002333 for specific Berlin information, or go to www.visitberlin.de for details on all information centers, events and sights.
Tourist Info Points: Neues Kranzler Eck – Kurfürstendamm 22, Mon–Sat 9:30am–8pm. Brandenburg Gate – Pariser Platz, daily 9:30am–6pm (until 7pm in summer). Hauptbahnhof – Europaplatz 1, Level 0, daily 8am–9pm. TV Tower Alexanderplatz – Panoramastr. 1a, daily 10am–4pm.
famous for its bags, often inspired by vintage themes. Find it at Galeries Lafayette, Friedrichstr. 76-78, or online on www.coach.com.
Etienne Aigner The Munich label is one of Germany’s most important leather accessory brands, combining tradition and innovation with luxury classics. Choose between handbags, belts, and luxury travel luggage, as well as gift items such as leatherencased cigarette lighters, corkscrews, keyrings and backgammon boxes. Kurfürstendamm 50. T: 030.88683638. U Uhlandstraße. B4
Falke Flagship Store This legwear shop caters to both men and women with all kinds of socks, stockings, tights, knee- highs, and anything that will keep your legs warm. They also have a good selection of sports accessories and knitwear, as well as delightful kids’ socks. www.falke.com. Kurfürstendamm 36. T: 030.88553565. U Uhlandstraße. B4
ic! Berlin This is the only ic! showroom in Europe and where it all began over 10 years ago. These designer glasses are made to last, with a genius, screwless spring-hinge clip. Flexible and feather-light, they are also a real pleasure to wear. www.ic- berlin.de. Max- Beer-Str. 17. T: 030.24727200. U Weinmeisterstra ße. F2 MCM Mode Creation Munich, or MCM, crafts luxury leather goods, handbags, apparel, footwear, and accessories for the world’s most seasoned travelers. www.mcmworldwide.com. Kurfürstendamm 186. T: 030.8811104. U Uhlandstraße. B4 Mulberry The British accessory label is synonymous with timeless elegance. Famous for their top quality leather, Mulberry carries everything from bags and belts to shoes and clothes. www.mulberry.com. Kurfürstendamm 184. T: 030.23257450. U Adenauerplatz. E3