Bars with a view and rooftop restaurants in Berlin – Scenic views over Germany’s capital

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Rooftop Hotel de Rome, Berlin
Rooftop Hotel de Rome, Berlin

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Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) is known for its comprehensive restaurant and bar scene. Over the last couple of years more and more restaurants and bars opened in the German capital pulling visitors with amazing views over the city.

Besides some excellent rooftop bars, Berlin offers many high floor and covered rooftop restaurants with scenic views just in case you are visiting the capital during winter or bad weather.

A popular and unique rooftop restaurant in Berlin is located next to the dome atop the German Bundestag (parliament). It belongs to the Käfer Group, a delicatessen and fine dining restaurant chain that originated in Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide), Bavaria. To access the restaurant you have to pass security and have to provide personal information in advance and bring your passport to gain access at the security checkpoint.

The effort is worth it since you will be rewarded with a scenic view over Berlin’s skyline and Spree River. Thanks to floor to ceiling windows you can enjoy the panorama all year long. In summer the restaurant offers additional seating on the patio. More info is available under: The restaurant is located close to metro station “Unter den Linden” and “Bundestag”.

If you are looking for a trendy restaurant and bar in Berlin the Solar is the right place for you. The Berlin rooftop restaurant and bar with a view is located on the 13th floor of a former CIA lookout point and impresses with a modern German cuisine. Please go to their website for further information: The Solar is located at Stresemannstraße 76, close to metro station “Anhalter Bahnhof” and “Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park”.

Another VIP view awaits you in the Humboldt-Box at the “Schlossplatz” in Berlin. The rooftop restaurant opens first class views over the historic museums island, Berlin cathedral and the famous boulevard “Unter den Linden”. For reservation and more info go to: The restaurant is located at Schlossplatz 5, close to metro station “Hausvogteiplatz” and “Alexanderplatz”.

If you are looking for a bar with a view you can expect a very fancy vibe at the rooftop terrace of the luxurious Hotel de Rome in Berlin. The rooftop bar opens views over the city’s historic center and landmarks and is open from April – October, depending on the weather. More info is available under: The hotel is located at Behrenstraße 37, close to metro station “Franzoesische Straße”.

A panoramic view over the city no matter the weather conditions is waiting at Potsdamer Platz within the Panoramapunkt building. The Panorama Café on the 25th floor has floor-to-ceiling windows and a sun deck on the roof. Both locations offer spectacular views over Berlin during day. For more info and their opening hours go to: The café is located inside Panoramapunkt at Potsdamer Platz 1 close to metro station “Potsdamer Platz”.

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This travel guide has been written by Patricia Eggers.

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