For a complete list of Berlin's Michelin-starred restaurants, visit wheretraveler.com/berlin. 5 – Cinco by Paco Pérez Catalan star chef Paco Pérez's very first endeavor outside Spain is this Michelin- starred restaurant in Das Stue Hotel. His aim is to tickle all five senses with avant- garde taste experiences that take full advantage of the flavors and ingredients of his home country. €€€€. Tue–Sat D. www.5- cinco.com. Drakestr. 1. T: 030.3117220. S Tiergarten. C3 Facil Situated in a glass atrium of The Mandala Hotel and ringed by the courtyard's trees, Facil has mastered understated elegance in both its décor and cuisine. Double- Michelin- starred chef Michael Kempf is particularly masterful with seafood when creating his fine menus. €€€€. Mon– Fri L&D. www.facil.de. Potsdamer Str. 3. T: 030.590051234. S Potsdamer Platz. D3 First Floor Named Best German Restaurant of 2012, recipient of a Michelin star, and with head chef Matthias Diether named Berlin Master Chef 2013, First Floor has clearly earned its gourmet stripes. Part of the Hotel Palace Berlin, the fine dining spot serves inspired French haute cuisine. €€€€. Daily D, closed Mon. www.firstfloor.palace.de. Budapester Str. 45. T: 030.25021020. S+U Zoologischer Garten, U Kurfürstendamm. C4 Fischers Fritz Pure, straightforward luxury is the formula at this restaurant in the Regent Berlin Hotel. One of just a handful of Berlin restaurants to earn two Michelin stars, Fischers Fritz will not fail to impress with its elevated cuisine and finely honed service.
€€€€. Daily B, D. www.fischersfritzberlin.com. Charlottenstr. 49. T: 030.20336363. U Französische Straße. E3 Frühsammers Sonja Frühsammer is Berlin's most celebrated female chef, and her culinary prowess was further confirmed when her restaurant received a Michelin star in late 2014. This gourmet getaway in a green corner of the city is much loved for its relaxed, approachable take on excellent cuisine. €€€. Thu– Fri L, Tue–Sat D. www.fruehsammers-restaurant. de. Flinsberger Platz 8. T: 030.89738628. S Hohenzollerndamm. A5 Horváth Austria- born chef Sebastian Frank built a reputation – and earned a Michelin star – with his highly creative, oftentimes minimalist use of seasonal ingredients, from sunchokes to candied parsley root to spruce needles. Wooden interior and lovely outdoor patio. €€€. Wed–Sun D. www. restaurant- horvath.de. Paul- Lincke- Ufer 44a. T: 030.61289992. U Kottbusser Tor. F4 Hugos On the 14th floor of the InterContinental Hotel, Hugos offers panoramic views of the city along with Michelin- starred French- German cuisine, with a well- earned reputation as one of Berlin's go-to gourmet destinations. €€€€. Tue–Sat D. www. hugos- restaurant.de. Budapesterstr. 2. T: 030.26021263. S+U Zoologischer Garten. C4 Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer The Hotel Adlon restaurant boasts two Michelin stars and a well- earned spot in the upper echelon of Berlin's finest restaurants. No detail is spared in the creation of an unforgettable dining experience, presided over by chef Hendrik Otto.
€€€€. Tue–Sat D. www.lorenzadlon- esszimmer.de. Unter den Linden 77. T: 030.2661196. S+U Brandenburger Tor. E3 Pauly Saal
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
Reinstoff 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 Rutz Wine bar, wine shop, and restaurant in one, Rutz offers perfectly paired meals by Chef Marco Müller, whose six-, eight-, and 10- course “Inspiration Menus” combine simple yet diverse ingredients into creative taste sensations. €€€€. Tue–Sun D. www.rutz-weinbar.de. Chausseestr. 8. T: 030.24628760. U Oranienburger Tor. E4 Tim Raue From his humble beginnings growing up in Kreuzberg, Tim Raue has become one of the bestknown culinary names in Berlin. Plumbing the Far East for inspiration, his namesake restaurant serves refined interpretations of Asian cuisine, such as his famed personal take on Peking duck. €€€€. Tue–Sun L&D. www.tim-raue.com. Rudi-DutschkeStr. 26. T: 030.25937930. U Kochstraße. E4