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Umspannwerk Ost

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Palisadenstr. 48, 10243 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 42089323
11:30 - 01:00
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Osijek, Croatia
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109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had our business dinner in this restaurant. Place is very nice, easily accesible with public transport. Food is very good and they don't have a huge choice but whatever we ordered was excellent. Service is also very good and ready to help in any way

Thank Erohrv
Vienna, Austria
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

The atmosphere was nice. The staff was very friendly. The food was traditional and good. There is a little less choices for vegetarians.

Thank Wolfgang H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We were recommended this restaurant for our first night in Berlin by our hotel reception staff ( it's a short walk) and it did not disappoint! Food very tasty and pleasant, friendly service. Drinks a bit slow ( served after the food)? But building is historic and atmospheric. Best mushroom soup! - my teenage son pronounced ! and and the... More 

Thank dk63York
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had a reservation over 6 months in advance for a group of about 70. They were ready for us when we arrived. The place is not huge, but had a very nice ambiance. We received our drinks in an organized fashion and we nibbled on bread while we waited for the soup. There were potato soup with bacon or... More 

Thank ExportLove
Berlin, Germany
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

I was here with my colleagues, for a company event, they were completely unprepared to serve such a big group, the waitress was very rude. The kitchen could be seen from the tables, it was pretty small therefore some of my colleagues had to wait 2 hours for their food. Not recommended for big groups, maybe for smaller groups or... More 

Thank DeniseDeLuca
Berlin, Germany
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242 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

Don't make a special trip here, but if you are in the area, it is the best option. The location is cool. The food itself sounds promising, but it just OK. It's not bad at all, but a bit over priced.

1 Thank justinehresman
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684 reviews
503 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere in old electricity transformer station. Nice selection of draught beer, friendly service and good food.

1 Thank sdmmb
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

What a wasted opportunity! An incredibly attractive building, a former substation, outside and inside, high ceilings, brick walls, tall windows, etc. but then the food, just disgusting. My pork fillets were dry, the mushrooms felt like from a tin, and it was all covered by a thick brown sauce. Similarly the salmon filets my daughter had, dry and overcooked and... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

I booked this restaurant based on Reviews from trip advisor. I really looked forward to go here and even if the restaurant is located a little outside it´s really a cool building. The service was fast but incorrect and we even got a complete different meal. And that mistake was hardly recognized by the staff. The food wasn’t bad but... More 

Thank Mickael E
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

It has a great location in a local theatre and the best food. I would totally recommend to stop by and order their squid pasta with salmon and shrimp... With no doubt one of the best pastas I've ever eaten.

Thank ItziarA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
German, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palisadenstr. 48, 10243 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Friedrichshain
  • Neighbourhood: Friedrichshain
  • Phone Number: +49 30 42089323

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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 Friedrichshain

Neighbourhood Profile
When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may find a bar with international crowds, electronic music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other, an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit buildings and live alternative music. No matter your taste, the best way to end a night out in Friedrichshain is sitting by the Spree River at the East side gallery, the longest and best preserved piece of the Berlin Wall, watching the sun rise over the beautiful Oberbaum Bridge.
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