New restaurants, foreign chefs and a booming tech industry has taken Berlin from 10 Michelin starred restaurants to 25 in the last decade. Here are the six you’ll want to try on a fine dining tour of the city:


Brand new 12-seat eatery with a cutting-edge menu featuring more than 20 courses, each showcasing a handful of local ingredients like tomatoes, beets, carrots, fresh curd and potatoes from small-scale farmers in Germany.


Trendy counter-style, farm-to-fork eatery near Checkpoint Charlie with a Michelin star that serves a uniform 10-course menu based on the freshest seasonal produce by boutique farms. Think farm-fresh milk churned into ice cream served with wild chamomile from the grounds of Grete Peschken.

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One Michelin-starred restaurant serving thought-provoking cuisine with a focus on local produce, think carpaccio of button mushroom on a spread of reduced beer cream flecked with roasted bread. Lunch options range from three- to five-course sets while dinner options range from six to 10.


Light and clean flavours with a bias for acidity – think beef tartare with pickled radish, salty yoghurt and quinoa chips – are the central theme of the contemporary cuisine at this one Michelin-starred restaurant located in a former Jewish girls’ school. There are several set options at lunch, ranging from three to seven courses but dinner is fixed at seven courses.

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Two Michelin-starred Asian-inspired cuisine, featuring interpretations of dishes such as “Peking duck” and “suckling pig” in an elegant dining room just steps away from Checkpoint Charlie.

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Open for dinner only, this three Michelin-starred restaurant on the grounds of The Ritz-Carlton Wolfsburg – located 1.5 hours away from Berlin – serves French-inflected cuisine with a dash of German influence.

There are only two menus – the small journey and the grand journey – and both offer seasonally-inspired courses that conclude with the fixture of Ruinart Champagne sorbet crafted with butter.