WINE & COCK­TAILS

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Bar Tausend

Celebri­ties min­gle while watch­ing the ex­pert mixol­o­gists do their magic at this fu­tur­is­tic bar. Thu–Sat from 7:30pm. www.tausend­ber­lin.com. Schiff­bauer­damm 11. T: 030.27582070. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Buck and Breck

You’ll need to ring the door­bell to get into this tiny bar, hid­den next to a Mitte po­lice sta­tion. Sleek and el­e­gant in­te­rior, dim light­ing, and great drinks. Daily from 7pm. www.buckand­breck.com. Brun­nen­str. 177. U Rosen­thaler Platz. E2

Das Ho­tel

The old wooden ta­bles, chan­de­liers, and high ceil­ings at this re­laxed bar re­call the Paris of yes­ter­year. Next door, the DJ plays vintage clas­sics from the '60s to the ' 90s. Daily from 2pm. dashotel­clas­sic. blogspot.de. Mar­i­an­nen­str. 26a. T: 030.84118433. U Kot­tbusser Tor. F4

Die Weinerei

One euro will get you a glass, which you can fill as many times as you want. Be­fore you leave, leave as much money as you think your evening was worth. Friendly, un­pre­ten­tious at­mos­phere, and good, or­ganic food. Mon– Fri 1– 8pm, Sat 11am– 8pm. www.weinerei.com. Veter­a­nen­str. 14. T: 030.4406983. U Rosen­thaler Platz. F2

Green Door Cock­tail Bar

One of Ber­lin’s most re­lax­ing cock­tail bars, with a retro style and kitsch dé­cor. The cock­tail list is long and the bar­man fa­mous. Daily 6pm– 3am (Fri–Sat un­til 4am). www.green­door.de. Win­ter­feldt­str. 50. T: 030.2152515. U Nol­len­dorf­platz. D4

Harry’s New York Bar

An in­ter­na­tional drink menu with 200+ dif­fer­ent cock­tails, served to a jazz sound­track. Mon–Sat from 4pm. www.es­planade.de. Grand Ho­tel Es­planade Ber­lin, Lüt­zowufer 15. T: 030.254780. Bus M29, stop Lüt­zow­platz. D4

Knutschfleck Cock­tail­börse

At Ber­lin’s first cock­tail stock ex­change, the more peo­ple drink, the more prices drop. Along­side an en­ter­tain­ment pro­gram packed full with Moulin Rouge Bur­lesque nights, Stu­dio 54 dance- offs, karaoke, and open mic on Sun­days. www.knutschfleck- ber­lin.de. Alexan­der­str. 3. S+U Alexan­der­platz. F2

La Banca

The Ho­tel de Rome’s bar team spe­cial­izes in avant­garde cock­tails made with un­usual in­gre­di­ents such as bal­samic vine­gar, rose petals, or ginger beer. Aper­i­tivo ap­pe­tiz­ers also served. Live mu­sic Wed–Sat and rooftop ter­race in sum­mer. 9am–1am. www.hotelderome.com. Behren­str. 37. T: 030.4606090. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

New­ton Bar

Cigars, cham­pagne, whiskey, and cock­tails de­fine this lux­u­ri­ous bar, which is ded­i­cated to fash­ion pho­tog­ra­pher Hel­mut New­ton. Daily 10am3am (Fri–Sat un­til 4am). www.new­ton- bar.de. Char­lot­ten­str. 57. T: 030.20295421. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Rein­gold

A clas­sic cock­tail bar, 1920s style. El­e­gant leather so­fas, sump­tu­ous light­ing, and gilded el­e­ments with a sound­track rang­ing from soul and funk to R&B. Tue–Sat from 7pm. www.rein­gold.de. No­valis­str. 11. T: 030.28387676. U Oranien­burger Tor. E2

Sch­warzes Café

A 24-hour com­bi­na­tion of a bar and a café, with a good se­lec­tion of beer and wine and hot meals any time of night. Lovely gar­den in sum­mer. 24h ex­cept Tue from 3–10am. www.schwarzescafe- ber­lin.de. Kantstr. 148. T: 030.3138038. U Uh­land­straße, U Sav­i­gny­platz. B4

Times Bar

A fine and lux­u­ri­ous bar in­side the Savoy Ho­tel, of­fer­ing mod­ern drinks and Caribbean cock­tails along­side a se­lec­tion of Cuban cigars. Daily noon to late evening. www.wein­rot-res­tau­rant.com. Fasa­nen­str. 9-10. T: 030.311030. S Sav­i­gny­platz. C4

Vic­to­ria Bar

Top-notch cock­tails and a marvelous, el­e­gant in­te­rior with dark-wood walls, leather couches, and art aplenty. Daily 6:30pm– 3am (Fri–Sat un­til 4am). www.vic­to­ri­abar.de. Pots­damer Str. 102. T: 030.25759977. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D4

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