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Basim

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Imanuelkirchstrasse 7, 10405 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 40056810
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Gourmet food served in one of Berlin's best neighborhoods. The chef has a wonderful sense for flavors and presentation. Excellent ambiance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

The evening we arrived in Berlin we walked to this restaurant that was at a corner of 2 streets close to our hotel. It was a hot summer night, all tables outside were occupied. But we were seated inside, close to the door and open windows. I was starving for a beer, and my wife had a Chardonnay. I had... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Everything was outstanding and eye opening and fun. Never has interesting food tasted so good. My only regret is that we had too much good food and didn't have room for desert.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

Great cuisine, tasty food with a twist, big portions even for my teenager sons. Worth going. The only minus came from a long wait between the starter and main course.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

This is absolutely one of the best restaurants in the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood of Berlin. Perhaps it's because he is half Lebanese that Basim knows how to take fresh, regional ingredients and turn them into delightful continental meals. His chicken with chanterelle mushrooms is light but satisfying, his shakshuka is wonderful and his pumpkin soup is divine. We've eaten there... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012 via mobile

The corner is as beautiful but not as crowded as the streets around Kollwitz Platz on the other side of Prenzlauer Allee. We went here one warm Friday evening when tables were moved out to the pavement in order to seat all the guests outside. It seemed that waitresses were more busy than usual but they coped reasonably well and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Imanuelkirchstrasse 7, 10405 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 40056810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Prenzlauer Berg

Neighbourhood Profile
Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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