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Oxymoron

#216 of 7,236 Restaurants in Berlin
$$ - $$$German, European,
Rosenthaler Str. 40-41, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 28391886
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Rosenthaler Str. 40-41, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

People complain that there’s too much meat on the menus in Germany....not here. Two vegetarian and one vegan course on the menu, and the two we tried were excellent..a linguini and a risotto, preceded by excellent salads, and followed by a wonderfully presented strawberry dessert....More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed two meals here on a recent trip to Berlin. Outside dining here in the gorgeous courtyard of the Hackescher Hof is a delightful experience. At a lunch visit, my wife had a tasty mushroom risotto and I had an enjoyable...More

Thank 56gc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we had breakfast at Oxymoron after we did so in 2009. It's something like a hidden treasure on a little square surrounded by buildings. The food is excellent and the service was good. Recommended!

Thank LCH1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon the restaurant while lost...best surprise ever. Charming place, eating inside or out, blankets provided. It appears that they change their menu daily and offer about 10-15 items. I had a pasta dish with apricots, spring onions fresh mushrooms. The flavors literally exploded...More

Thank bitler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here several times over the years, best for brunch in my opinion. The service is always good, and the quality of food and value for money good too. The setting is 1920’s Berlin, and in the beautiful Hackescher Höfe. Well worth a visit.

Thank RaymondM535
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this beautiful restautant by chance. We enjoyed excellent dishes of fish, ravioli, carpaccio, gazpacho and salad. Every dish was perfect by quality, display and portion. The bonus is the perfect location amidst the Hackescher Hofe.

Thank einatgs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, complex subtle flavours and our service was excellent. A oasis hidden away from a busy street.

Thank MikePortMacquarie
Reviewed 10 June 2018

In general the food we order and service was excellent. Waiter was very friendly, knowledgeable and food was very good, except a little short on salt, but it is "today tendency" to make food less salty. Although by our request cook made additional cup of...More

Thank deapas1
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place in a cool spot with terrible service. It may have due to the language barrier or the fact that we were foreigners and black Americans at that? I hope not. It just seemed odd that the table of four locals who were seated...More

2  Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It’s in the Hackesche Hofe and offers great breakfast and coffee. Located in a lovely neighborhood where you can stroll around Hofes and enjoy art installations and atmosphere

Thank Albena G
Nearby
Mitte
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
...More
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Jaxx0711
14 November 2016|
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Response from Betty L |
No it is not child friendly
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Jaxx0711
14 November 2016|
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Response from kizkouz | Reviewed this property |
only was there for brunch, it was pretty empty, I think Berlin is pretty friendly in general, it's more about how you wanna enjoy the experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rosenthaler Str. 40-41, 10178 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 28391886
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