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Claerchen's Ballhaus

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On September 13th 1913 Fritz Bühler opened the dance hall “Bühlers Ballhaus” (Bühler’s Ball- room) in the backyard of another building. It became known as “Clärchens Ballhaus” after Bühler was killed in WWI and his widow, Clara, took over the...more
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Auguststr. 24, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2829295
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled from the USA with a group of 70 people. We hosted a dinner at the Ballhaus and had an amazing time! The private room upstairs was a beautiful room with rich history and a great ambience. It would be great for parties, wedding...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Berlin resident friend took me and my mom here on our most recent trip to Berlin, and, boy were we glad she did! I was a little bummed that I missed out taking a shot video of the dancing (was going to wait for...More

Thank Buddles1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

True...the decorations are outdated, but that's part of the charm as the Ballhouse was in East Berlin. Live bands and djs make this a great night out regardless of your age!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Super traditional beer garden in a hip neighborhood of Berlin. The outside area is strung with lights with little tables tucked under trees. Have a Berliner and some wiener schnitzel and then head in and 💃🏻 dance the night away. The first time I went...More

Thank jessicakH4003VG
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This dance house is part of the history of many such places that you will find around Germany. It was a place where you could socialize and meet people of the opposite sex. I find it remarkable that they still use it for basically the...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 29 September 2018

First you can not dance there, only the students and the teacher can dance. Secondly the music is only Michael Jackson or Tina Turner and not couples music like tango. This place may be more suitable for kids that just want to eat some pizza...More

Thank Aviva S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Food is nice, but the place itself, the ballroom, like stepping back in time! great place to sit, have a beer and imagine what Berlin used to look/be like.

Thank Jeroen M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I have just visited for the second time this week. First trip just for a drink with our fantastic historical tour guide who showed us the venue. We loved the atmosphere and appearance so much we returned for dinner. The service was great, we chose...More

1  Thank Stay593271
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We were a large group and had a good laugh here. When we arrived there was a salsa class going on. When one class finished, another started, and then we could all join in. It was a laugh. The food was good but (I thought)...More

2  Thank Cairokid
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The food was very good - we had the cucumber soup and the fish and apple strudel for dessert. However, getting a table was an issue(one person sat us at a table and then a surly host or manager told us we had to move...More

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gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Simon M
9 March 2018|
Response from Marcus K | Reviewed this property |
Based on my experience, this room is for Events and regular dancing lessons.
Patty G
19 July 2015|
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Response from Deborah R | Reviewed this property |
We made the request in Englishh and the confirmation came back in German and English! which was comforting. I hope you have a good time. Denorah