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Gaffel Haus Berlin an der Friedrichstrasse

#548 of 6,847 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, Bar, European, Central European, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Dorotheenstr. 65 | Berlin-Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 31011693
12:00 - 00:00
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Budapest, Hungary
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet, typical German restaurant near Friedrichstrasse. I am not a beer lover, so we had wine, and a perfect asparagus soup followed by asparagus in hollandaise sauce and veal schnitzel. Unfortunately the veal was pretty chewy, but the vegetables were perfect. Worth of visiting.

Thank ANemeth
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1,021 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our daughter recommended that we met here for a drink before going elsewhere. It is a very pleasant Koln brauhaus serving beer in the 0.2 litre glasses. Our friends were a bit bemused by this and wanted larger glasses which are available. The waitress was very pleasant. We had a flamenkuchen as a snack and it was delicious.

Thank susanwalsh
Yermasoyia, Cyprus
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice Rhineland food and beer. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. It saved my day in Berlin, where is hard to find typical German food, where the majority of restaurants are Italian 😉

Thank Stevy1971
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place but limited choice of beers and a very abrupt and rude staff member meant we left before dining. Too many good places in the area to be subjected to that.

Thank George G
Halifax, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Good traditional German food and beer with excellent and friendly service, would definitely visit again when in the area

Thank Damian W
Berlin, Germany
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Some days ago I went to Gaffelhaus in Berlin to meet some friends. It was great. They serve specialities from Cologne. Kölsch beer! I chose the "Himmel an Äd" for 10.50 Euro. The service could have been better, but it was okay.

Thank Michael G
Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

pretty nice place, cold beer and the german kitchen is amazing. you should def. try it out when ur in berlin! :)

Thank Andreas D
Rome, Italy
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you are looking for German food this is the right place to go. Soup and meet very good. Cosy location and very friendly staff. I'll definitely go back , when in Berlin.

Thank MaxKalb2016
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Went in for dinner after finding info in our Hotel, nice traditional looking pub, very few tourist in on the evening we were there. Food was good, beer was good and we have a lovely friendly and helpful waitress.

Thank Lisa W
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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1,516 reviews
615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 706 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Popped in here for some early afternoon refreshment and it had everything we could want. It is a nice, traditional looking bar/restaurant. The waitress was lovely. The beer - Kolsh - is my favourite German beer by a country mile, and was perfect. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. What's not to like?

Thank johnhouston2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
German, Bar, European, Central European, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorotheenstr. 65 | Berlin-Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 31011693

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mitte

Neighbourhood Profile
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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