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Restaurant "Sphere" Berlin TV Tower

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Panoramastr. 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 247575875
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

View is ok, but hugely overpriced. Just to get to the restaurant with kids you need to pay ~60 EUR (2 adults + 2 kids). Food is not that expensive, but not cheap, and really nothing special. There is no absolute "wow" effect. Yes, restaurant is spinning around the tower, which could be somewhat unusual, but I don't think it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the restaurant just before sunset.. The view of the entire city of Berlin was great as the sun went down.. food was expensive.. but all together- a wonderful experience !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us had our lunch 'in the air'. What an excellent experience!! Shown straight to our table; order taken swiftly; drinks brought rapidly; our meals arrived in good time and were of good quality; the cost of the meal plus extra for the window seat still seemed very reasonable and we were not rushed. Staff were exemplary throughout. This... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its all about the view..not the food , which is OK, but hardly memorable. Unlike the view. Go on a clear day or evening or don't do would be my advise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A spinning restaurant where you get to watch the city rotate slowly below is an amazing idea. Booking the earlier of the two meal slots, for late afternoon rather than evening, was a great idea over the winter because sun sets early so you get to see the city, the dusk and the night lights. Food was good; expensive but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We sat for a couple of hours at a window table watching Berlin slide by beneath us. The views were spectacular. Food and service were both excellent. Giving 4 stars rather than 5 because of value for money: it's an expensive thing to do if you choose to eat a full meal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Needless to say, the ticket for the tower + dinner at the Sphere (I reserved a table by the window) is very expensive. However, the view is beautiful, service is very pleasant and food is much better than what I would expect in such a "touristic" place. Dinner with view of the city at sunset was really enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The vieux is beautiful. You can see all of berlin from the air. Order your tickets before so you have not to wait in the long line. It's a stunning view from above!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited both the Sphere restaurant and the observation platform at the TV tower, located in Alexanderplatz. Although our breakfast at the Sphere was pricey (€24.50 per person), our meal was wonderful - service was excellent, food was very good and the 360 degree early morning views overlooking the city were spectacular. Recommend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great building but their "entrance fee" is crazy. Was in Berlin recently and I really wanted to go up because I was up there back in 2005, but I decided not to because it is unfair they want people to pay at least 15€ to go up to. (I think if I remember correctly it was somewhere between 15-18€).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 38
Cuisine
German, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panoramastr. 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 247575875
Description
Do you want to discover Berlin 360°? Then you’re in just the right place at the TV tower. From 203 and 207 metres high you can look out over the entire city with its large number of tourist attractions: you can see the Reichstag (Parliament building), the Brandenburg Gate and the Main Railway Station from here, as well as the Olympic Stadium, the Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and the Potsdam Square (Potsdamer Platz).

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Staying in Mitte

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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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