Lunch breaks in Berlin

Mittagspause in Berlin

You’ve survived half of the working day. Your stomach is rumbling. Time for your lunch break! Luckily you’re in Berlin. No matter which Berlin district you work in, you will find a large selection of restaurants, cafes, fast-food options, street food markets and take-away restaurants throughout the city.

Be it Asian, Italian, German, Mexican, Indian, Japanese, vegan or sweet – you can enjoy a different international cuisine every lunchtime in the capital. Grab your favourite colleagues and discover the restaurant landscape around your workplace!

The lunchtime menu

Many Berlin restaurants offer good and affordable lunchtime menus, which are usually available between 11 am and 3 pm. During this period, you can enjoy delicious meals that are normally available à la carte at a discounted price. This also includes the Factory Kitchen in Berlin-Mitte and Café Miro in Berlin-Charlottenburg. Bon appétit!

Lunch spots in Berlin

There are also many fans of business lunches in Berlin. From 12 noon onwards, many working Berliners flock to their nearby restaurants to chat about the latest gossip. The most popular lunch spots include Hafenküche in Berlin-Treptow, Mani in Pasta in Berlin-Kreuzberg and MARS in Berlin-Wedding. Start your tour of discovery!

Having lunch delivered in Berlin

If you’re short on time, you can also have your lunch delivered directly to your workplace. This is made possible by the large delivery services such as Wolt or Lieferando, as well as many of Berlin’s restaurants who deliver directly. While you usually order from a restaurant by phone, it is common to order from the delivery giants via an app or website.

Canteens in Berlin

Berlin has a selection of public canteens, such as the Kiez-Küchen and Rathaus-Kantinen. Canteens are accessible to everyone and the perfect option for an inexpensive lunch in Berlin. In Berlin, the Kantine Kreuzberg is a popular option. Enjoy!