Natalie Maisie gives a mini Berlin guide of what seems to be the city of the hour…
Berlin has it all, really; culture, cool people and curry wurst. From the infamous queues to the nightlife, to the frankly fantastic architecture, there isn’t a dull moment in the city that seems to never sleep. We can’t tell you how to get into Berghain, but we can tell you where to eat, shop and chill in the German capital.
EAT: THE STORE KITCHEN
So I’ll let you in on a secret… You don’t have to be an elite member of the Soho House group to experience a little bit of the Soho House charm here in Berlin. The Store Kitchen is located within the flagship ‘Store’ in central Mitte, great for browsing new season Loewe and Vetements and re-fueling on poached eggs and avocado toast!
Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin, Germany
SHOP: VOO STORE
Everybody is talking about this Kreuzberg-located concept store. Hidden in a courtyard just off Oranienstraße, it’s hard to find – only those in the know are invited to pay a visit. It is worth tracking down though if you love Acne, Marni and trainers or are after some little Berliner homeware pieces and books. Don’t forget to have a break (after all that shopping) in their coffee shop – Companion Coffee.
Oranienstraße 24, 10999 Berlin, Germany
We stumbled upon Luzia by complete chance, looking for somewhere to rest our legs, up our caffeine levels and connect to some Wi-Fi to post some Instas. Located in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district, the bar was unsigned, shy and undemanding – obviously loved by locals. We sat in the window, ordered some ice coffees and juices and watched the world go by outside as young creatives gathered around us. It’s antique decor feels unfinished, but it’s the kind that seems only fitting for a place like this.
Oranienstraße 34, 10999 Berlin, Germany
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