Berlin basks in sunshine, and so do its people! One of the city’s favorite ways to soak it all up? Biergartens! These open-air havens are more than just beer gardens – they’re social hubs with fresh air, friendly faces, and steins filled with delicious German brews. Ready to raise a glass? Let’s explore some of Berlin’s best biergartens.

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Berlin’s Best Beer Gardens:


Zenner Biergarten & Weinbar

Location: Alt-Treptow 15, 12435 Berlin

Nestled in the beautiful Treptower Park along the Spree River, Zenner Biergarten & Weinbar is a perfect blend of history and modernity. This biergarten has recently been revitalized, offering a wide selection of local beers and wines, along with delicious street food. Whether you’re here for the stunning riverside views or the live music events, Zenner is a fantastic spot to relax and vibe.


Prater Garten

Location: Kastanienallee 7-9, 10435 Berlin

Prater Garten, located in the heart of Prenzlauer Berg, is Berlin’s oldest biergarten, dating back to 1837. It’s a beloved spot for both locals and tourists, thanks to its spacious outdoor seating and timeless charm. Under the shade of chestnut trees, you can enjoy a refreshing Prater Pilsner and traditional German dishes like bratwurst and pretzels. 


Café am Neuen See

Location: Lichtensteinallee 2, 10787 Berlin

For a more tranquil experience, head to Café am Neuen See in Tiergarten. This idyllic biergarten sits beside a small lake where you can rent a rowboat before enjoying your beer. It’s a serene escape from the city’s hustle and bustle, offering a variety of beers, wines, and hearty German fare. The picturesque setting makes it an ideal spot for a leisurely afternoon with friends or family.


Republik Berlin

Location: Köpenicker Str. 74, 10179 Berlin 

If you’re looking for something a bit different, Republik Berlin in Friedrichshain is the place to be. This urban biergarten combines the industrial charm of Berlin with a laid-back atmosphere. Known for its diverse beer selection and creative cocktails, Republik Berlin also hosts a variety of events, from live music to flea markets. It’s a great spot to experience Berlin’s eclectic vibe.



Location: Holzmarktstraße 25, 10243 Berlin

Holzmarkt is more than just a biergarten; it’s a cultural hub on the banks of the Spree. This community-driven space offers a variety of activities, including workshops, yoga classes, and live performances. The biergarten itself boasts a fantastic selection of local brews and international beers, paired with delicious food from the on-site vendors. Holzmarkt’s vibrant, artistic atmosphere makes it a must-visit.


Tips for Navigating Berlin’s Biergartens:

  • Bring Cash: Many biergartens are cash-only, so be prepared.

  • Embrace the self-service: In most biergartens, you’ll order drinks directly from the counter and find your own seating.

  • Stay Hydrated: Cycling and beer can be a fun combo, but remember to drink water throughout the day.

  • Try Local Brews: Each biergarten often features its own special brews. Don’t miss out on these unique tastes.

  • Don’t drink and drive! Even if that’s a nice comfortable bike you rented from us for as little as €12 with a helmet we offered you.

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