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 64-65. 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 year, these are: 8 March, 3 May, 6 September, 4 October, 25 October, 6 December, 20 December. Groceries can be bought on Sundays at major train stations (Hauptbahnhof, Friedrichstraße, at Ullrich at Zoologischer Garten, 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.
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 Mall of Berlin, Leipzigerplatz 12. T: 030.20647995. U Mohrenstraße. E3
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
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