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Bateau Ivre

#1,105 of 6,768 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Oranienstr. 18, 10999 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61403659
09:00 - 03:00
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123 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great gin tonic, friendly service and a great place to hang out with friends and discuss about the next stop.

Thank Barbara V
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Spent New Years Eve here and the locals and the staff were very welcoming and great fun. Nice to see a less touristy side of Berlin. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Ray B
Munich, Germany
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142 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visiting Berlin Kreuzberg area we found this little bar in the nice Oranienstrasse/street. This is a typical Kreuzberg bar with drinks. Also Tappas are offered, which we didnt take. We have been there for a small break and a beer. They sell Munich Andechs beer also and not beer from Berlin. Service is good, the walls and toilett is painted... More 

Thank JMichelCM
Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walk across the street to Heinrichplatz and take a pic of this place. People eating on wooden tables outside of a restaurant covered in lots of graffiti. It's so Berlin - and I mean that in a good way.

Thank Scott R
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I want to come back here when I can - it's rare to eat such tasty breakfasts in such a lovely place. Friendly staff will help you choose something from the menu, and the breakfasts always appease mine's hunger compared to many places in the world. As extra coffee and dessert make it one of the best places in Berlin,... More 

Thank Jakub K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent place, great service, for people who loves to live a city far from tourists routes...drink and tapas

1 Thank Manuel M
Dublin, Ireland
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912 reviews
674 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Visited this bar a few times on our trip. We sat at the bar and just had a couple of drinks. There is lots of outdoor seating but it's just as nice to sit inside and people watch through the large open windows. The staff were quick to serve drinks and chatty enough too.

Thank Beanie14
Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Tried cheating on us on the bill, booked big drinks delivered only small drinks. Don't care about people sitting outside , we've been waiting 20min and finally ordered inside

Thank Darkwing-Duck666
grimsby uk
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

...croque monsieur, we sat on on rickety chairs outside, huge salad, great service, decent for the price, so good the local people eat here. Busy roads, great for people-watching, no Starbucks!

Thank GrimsbyUkWatsun
London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We went there on a Saturday night. Easy going crowd and nice waitress. Ordered a couple G&Ts (they didn't skimp on the gin) and feeling a bit peckish ordered some olives and cheese which was presented really nicely with some bread at a bargain price of 3 euros for this delightful bar snack. Pretty lamp shades too!

Thank vixenpearls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, Cafe, European, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oranienstr. 18, 10999 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Kreuzberg
  • Neighbourhood: Kreuzberg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 61403659

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kreuzberg

Neighbourhood Profile
Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighbourhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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