Browse Our Recommended Pubs
You can see a map of the entire selection. Or scroll thru the alphabetical list below.
BraufactuM am Alexanderplatz
Taproom and restaurant for the BraufactuM, the "craft beer" arm of the Radeberg Group.
BraufactuM am Hausvogteiplatz
Formerly Das Meisterstück now owned BraufactuM, the Frankfurt based "craft beer" arm of the Radeberger Group.
Brauhaus Lemke am Alex
Former Brauhaus Mitte reopened as a new Lemke location. I am glad they kept the old sign on the roof.
Coffee and beer bar.
Löwenbräu am Gendarmenmarkt
Bavarian style beer hall serving Löwenbräu München and Spaten beers.
Bavarian style beerhall with beers from Paulaner, In the central atrium of the building.
Upstairs in the Pfefferberg complex.
Old movie theatre (2nd oldest in Berlin) with a bar and brewery. You can drink in the bar without watching (and paying for) a movie.
Sion Kölsch and Budweiser Budvar are the most interesting beers. Food is salads and various meat and cheese plates.
Beers not especially interesting but its early hours and location at the Alexanderplatz station makes it convenient for a quick beer when passing thru.
Tapas bar with Augustiner Hell and Flötzinger Pils and rotating beers of the month.
Bavarian style beer hall with beers from Augustiner Mniche. A wooden barrel of Edelstoff tapped daily at 6pm.
Self-described New York-style bar with Augustiner and Schneider Weisse on draft, some craft beers in bottles. And, they claim, a high tech ventilation system.
They have 18 taps but mostly national brands. After 5pm the price of beers fluctuate based on popularity -- a "Beer Stock Exchange"
New bar by the Biererei bottle shop across the street.
The Schoppe brewery tap.
Bottle shop with 6 taps of interesting beer for onsite drinking. Huge bottle selection with a large number of Berlin beers. No corkage fee for bottles consumed onsite.
New store from the Bamberg based Bierothek chain of bottle shops. Bottles to go as well as ten taps.
Funky biergarten with Pilsner Urquell tankovna.and Spaten beers on draft.
Italian Craft Beer Bar recently opened by Manuele Colonna of the famous Rome pub Ma che siete venuti a fa Also has a beer from Brauerei Knoblach in Schammelsdorf (Franconia)
Jarosover "Schwarzbier" from Pivovar Breznak. Otherwise a typical locals pub pretty much unchanged in recent times. There is a hotel in back.
Brewpub on a quiet street in Prenzlauer Berg.
Second brewpub for Brauhaus Lemke
New brewpub in the Neukölln district. Cash only.
One standard beer and monthly special beers. Hotel as well.
Finally open after a couple years in planning. Roughly half the taps are Brewdog beers and the rest guests. Only food is a selection of Pizzas.
Tap room for the Berlin brewery.
Twelve taps of interesting beers.
Neighborhood restaurant/pub with an unamed Czech Pils and Czech Schwarzbier, plus Flensburger and Wernesgrner Pils.
They have moved, now in Mitte across from Nordbahnhof, It is now beer and coffee so they open early. Fifteen taps of interesting beer plus a few you'd expect from this history as a British pub,
Hostel with real working nanobrewery inside.
30 bottled craft & good traditional beers with freshly prepared Chinese dishes.
Old corner bar taken over by Scottish couple, who added better (mostly German) bottled beers. Separate smoking room (after 10pm) and reportedly the best haggis in Berlin.
Andechs Hell and Schneider Weisse are most interesting taps.
Formerly Stone Brewing, now owned by Brew Dog and their first European tap room.
Six of the taps are beers from Ratsherrn in Hamburg. Most of the rest are German craft beer with the odd American or Belgian favorite.
Corner smoking pub with two Rollberg beers on draft, along with Schneider Weisse.
Pub in a residential neighborhood with an excellent selection of beer. Food is cheese and some sausages. Cash only.
Franconian restaurant with Rittmayer, Hallendorf on draft and bottled Franconian beers.
Tap room of the Cologne brewery.
Brewpub in the old Nikolaiviertel. Decent fresh unfiltered helles.
Restaurant in an old building with Schneider Weisse and two house beers.
Biergarten with Becks and Löwenbräu. And possibly Augustiner.
Corner pub that serves food until 8pm and allows smoking after 9pm. Some unusual beers on tap make it worth a visit.
Brewpub in the Market Hall
Swabian pub with decent beer selection.
Bavarian style beer hall with beers from Hofbräuhaus Mnchen
The taps are a mix of local and international beers. A good bottle selection as well.
Corner pub with a great beer selection.
I don't usually include bottle shops but if the weather isn't too bad you can sit outside and drink your beer -- bring your own glass, though.
Pilsner Urquell tankovna on an island beer garden.
Smoking room. Interesting but not exceptional beer list.
Music hipster bar with two beers on draft and decent bottle list.
Dive bar with Pilsener Urquell tankovna and some interesting bottles. Food is served from 12:30-3:30pm and 6-11pm daily. Large smoking bar in the basement.
Mainly a bottle shop and a growler fill shop but most beers can also be purchased by the glass and enjoyed in their small tasting room. Bottled beers purchased can be enjoyed on site for a €1 corkage fee.
Three house beers (Kellerbier, Pils, IPA) plus Weihenstephen Weizenbier.
Sports bar with Rollberg Helles on draft.
Bar with two house beers commissioned from Hoepfner. Food is "Bavarian Tapas"
Neighborhood pub with Hohenthanner Pils, Brewbaker Bellevuepils and Jever Pils
Whisky and British beers and sometimes even cask beers.
Former Stone Tap Room under new ownership and connected to Protokol.
Brewpub and brew your own beer.
Waterfront brewpub just over the border in Potsdam. Normally it would be outside the scope of this site but I had a Berliner Weisse from them that was very good.
Bottle shop and tasting room for Feisty Goat Brewing.
Smallish pub with a good selection of Mikkeller beers plus a few quality guests. Meat and cheese plates available for snacks.
Whisky, Rock & Roll and Craft Beer.
New craft beer bar (from October 2016) with an eclectic selection of beers.
Dive bar. Störtebeck Pils, Rollbert Rot and Augustiner Hell among the draft beers.
Soccer bar with locals from Eschenbräu and Bierfabrik plus several good bottled British ales.
Restaurant with beer from &Union from Munich.
Two house beers brewed by Brauerei Zukunft
Restaurant with a Bavarian-sized summer beer garden and two house beers of unclear origin. Venerable and shady. Cash only.
Modern craft beer bar with a mix of German and imported craft beer.
In the corner of the old Kindl brewery
Corner pub with some interest in craft beer. House Rotbier (of course) from BierFabrik and draft Pilsner Urquell.
Meat oriented restaurant with decent tap list.
They have moved and the picture is of the old location.
Long awaited taproom for Schneeeule, producers of the best traditional Berliner Weisse.
Traditional Berliner/German cooking, kids menu, and a house pils of unclear origin.
Swabian restaurant with Rothaus Pils and Hefeweizen and Augustiner Hell and now with Pilsner Urquell tankovna. Cash only.
Corner pub with good food and a decent beer selection.
Rhineland themed pub with a political bent and Gaffel Kölsch on tap. Same building as Die Berliner Republic.
Neighborhood collective pub with some interesting beers. The main room is non smoking but there is a separate smoking room.
Small brewpub with a wide range of generally good beers. No food but nearby restaurants will deliver.
Dive bar serving Pilsner Urquell tankovna, and featuring a couple of bowling lanes.
In a railway arch under the S Bahn. Full range of Lemke beers, many on tap, the rest in bottles.
Two Rollberg, Budvar and a rotating tap that was Heidenpeters last visit.
Beers are currently brewed off site but a brewery is in the process of being installed. Pizza available in the evening.
Small, one room taproom.
Beer garden in the courtyard in front of Vagabund's new (under construction brewery. Not clear at this point if there will be a taproom at a later point in time.
Augustiner tavern across the street from Sudstern. (Hasenheide is the border: Valentin is in Kreuzberg, Brauhaus Südstern in Neukölln)
Vegan restaurant that claims the house beers are from Brewbaker.
Schneider Weisse and the usual suspects. Don't exert any special effort to get here but worth a stop if your are thirsty and in the area.
New (Fall 2020) craft beer bar. Tag line -- "Drink to the East" and name would suggest Russian or Eastern European beers but at time of writing they have most German, Dutch and American beers.
Spare, slightly shabby corner pub with Augustiner, Störtebecker and others. Split-level seating area.
Restaurant and tap room for the Bavarian brewery. Full range of beers on trap.
Bavarian market with decent selection of bottled Bavarian beers, including many from Franconia. Beers are to go or can be drunk on site.
Great looking kitschy Bavarian pub with lots of white and blue, Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr beers.
Beers from Hohenthanner (Bavaria)
Restaurant near the Hauptbahnhof that has draft Augustiner (Hell and Edeldstoff). River side beer garden is open in the warmer months (restaurant open year round). A gravity barrel (holzfass) of Edelstoff is tapped daily at 6pm.
Brewpub and movie theatre.
Czech bar with Pilsner Urquell tankovna.
Fairly wide range of German beers from Früh Kölsch to Schneider Weisse. Worth a stop if you are exploring the Nikolaiviertel.
Burlesque bar with craft beer. You can enjoy a beer without the show.
Dive bar with Pilsner Urquell tankovna.
Claims to be Berlin's oldest pub. Beers are not that interesting but the pub is.