CHAR­LOT­TEN­BURG– WILMERSDORF

Where Berlin - - DINING -

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

Glass

Mediter­ranean. A 2013 ad­di­tion to the west-end gourmet scene, Glass is the baby of Israeli chef Gal Ben Moshe. Guests in the sleek, mod­ern space get wowed with an in­no­va­tive tast­ing menu that changes daily and the show-stop­ping “Candy Box” dessert, which in­cludes a choco­late mousse frozen ta­ble­side with liq­uid ni­tro­gen. €€€. Daily D, closed Sun– Mon. www.glass­ber­lin.de. Uh­land­str. 195. T: 030.54710861. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C3

La­mazère Brasserie

French. Proof that fine din­ing needn’t break the bank is La­mazère Brasserie, a much-lauded din­ing spot that earned “Bib Gour­mand” sta­tus in the revered Miche­lin Guide, a cat­e­gory com­mend­ing great food at good value. The three- course din­ner menu for € 35 will al­low you to sam­ple var­i­ous French food musts, like oeufs co­cotte baked eggs, char­cu­terie plat­ters, duck con­fit, beef tartare, and tarte tatin for dessert. What­ever the kitchen has cook­ing that night, ev­ery del­i­cacy has that je ne sas quoi that has made French cui­sine so fa­mous. €€€. Tue-Sun D. www.lamazere.de. Stuttgarter Platz 18. T: 030.31800712. S Char­lot­ten­burg. B4

Paris Bar

French. Many celebri­ties – in­clud­ing Madonna, Sophia Loren, and Robert De Niro – have pa­tron­ized this West Ber­lin in­sti­tu­tion over the years. The bistro- style menu in­cludes French clas­sics like oys­ters and steak-frites, though the leg­end alone is enough to draw guests. €€€. Daily L&D. www.paris­bar.net. Kantstr. 152. T: 030.3138052. S Sav­i­gny­platz. C4

Wil­son's – The Prime Rib Res­tau­rant

Amer­i­can. Juicy, high-qual­ity meats cooked the Amer­i­can way and served with sal­ads, pota­toes and ex­trav­a­gant desserts. €€€. www.res­tau­rant-wilsons. de. Crowne Plaza Ber­lin City Cen­tre. Nürn­berger Str. 65. T: 030.21007000. U Augs­burger Straße. C4

Zwölf Apos­tel

Ital­ian. The in­te­rior of this Char­lot­ten­burg res­tau­rant is fres­coed like a Re­nais­sance church, and the famed piz­zas are named af­ter each of Je­sus’s twelve apos­tles. The thin- crust, wood-fired piz­zas are sin­fully de­li­cious, as are the other Ital­ian menu items. Sec­ond lo­ca­tion: Ge­or­gen­str. 2, Mitte. €€. Daily B, L, D. www.12-apos­tel.de. Bleib­treustr. 49. T: 030.31 21433. S Sav­i­gny­platz. B4

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