Wed–Sat D. www.kochkunst-ereignisse.de. Sächsische Str. 7 T: 030.89068290. U Adenauerplatz. B4
The chic, hip décor is matched by a menu of equally creative German cuisine, which was awarded a Michelin star in 2013. Meat dishes made from local game are a highlight. €€€. Daily L&D, closed Sun. www.paulysaal.com. Auguststr. 11–13. T: 030.33006070. S Oranienburger Straße. E2
The nondescript street belies the splendor of Richard’s gourmet creations and interior, which includes carved wooden ceilings and stained-glass. The 19th-century architecture gets a modern boost from the décor. €€–€€€. Tue–Sat D. www. restaurant-richard.de. Köpenicker Str. 174. T: 030.49207242. U Schlesisches Tor. G4
Italian. A place to relax and enjoy a carefully selected glass of wine from their well-stocked shelves together with an innovative creation from the kitchen, like ravioli with eggplant, feta cheese, and swordfish. You can also take home a bottle of wine from their shop next door. €€€. Mon-Sat L&D. www.enoiteca-il- calice.de. Walter- Benjamin- Platz 4. T: 030.3242308. U Adenauerplatz. B4 Locals usually leave a tip of approximately 10% if they are happy with a restaurant's
service. Chef Daniel Achilles didn’t earn two Michelin stars by playing it safe. The two nightly dinner menus at Reinstoff – one focused on regional tastes, the other incorporating influences from farther afield – are successful experiments in exciting, avantgarde cuisine. €€€€. Tue–Sat D. www.reinstoff.eu. Schlegelstr. 26c. T: 030.30881214. U Naturkundemuseum, S Nordbahnhof. E2
Café Wintergarten im Literaturhaus
German/Austrian. Classic elegance permeates the high- ceilinged rooms of this café, reminiscent of turn- of-the- century literary salons. Snag a table in the greenhouse-like vestibule, or settle down by one of the grand windows to enjoy breakfast, bistro- style meals, or a glass of wine. €. Daily B, L, D. www.literaturhaus- berlin.de. Fasanenstr. 23.
T: 030.8825414. U Uhlandstraße. C4
Enoiteca Il Calice
Steakhouse. This meatlover's restaurant offers its guests prime cuts of meat from the finest cattle breeds around the world, including Black Angus, Galloway, and Charolais, cooked on a first- class charcoal grill. Iberian pork, organic poultry, and fresh fish and seafood, complemented by fine wines and creative cocktails, round- off the menu. Reservations required. €€. Daily L&D.