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Berlin’s Best Cocktail Bars | Berlin City Guide | Rich Hunt


hey guys welcome to drinks tube and welcome to Berlin this is an amazing city with a fantastic cocktail scene so I’m going to be showing you some of the best bars this city has to offer when you’re in Berlin you’ve gotta come check them out. When the weather’s as good as this the rooftop bar the Amano hotel here in Berlin is a place you are never gonna want to leave it’s got fantastic views of the city including the Fernsehturm or TV tower and during the day is a lovely relaxing kind of place to hang out but at night it turns into a wicked party venue the cocktail menu is imaginative the service is great the people are cool so it’s no wonder this place is when a whole host of awards. This is a Thai massage a cheekily named little number with Bombay Sapphire gin and then all the kind of flavours you’d expect from thai cuisine fresh lime juice ginger juice some lemongrass and then these wonderful little chili flakes on top that is top-notch you really have to come here enjoy the view and try their wonderful drinks. if you’re getting dressed up and you’re looking for a cool exclusive cocktail bar, then Tausend is about as cool and exclusive as you can get it’s hidden away under a railway bridge with a relatively unmarked entrance so what you’re looking for is a big metal doorway behind which you’ll find this incredibly stylish slick space. It’s almost cinematic with this amazing eye-like lighting installation. It’s unlike anywhere else I’ve ever been the music is awesome and there’s even a restaurant out the back but the drinks are really innovative give Life After Porn a try it’s like a next-level pornstar martini with all the usual vanilla passion fruit flavours along with Grey Goose vodka and a pineapple and passionfruit foam and it’s banging so guys get dressed up look for the iron door come to Tausend and enjoy their incredible drinks what you waiting for monkey bar is a fantastic venue on the tenth floor the 25 hours hotel just next to the Tiergarten Berlin’s world famous urban park which literally means animal garden. The views over the city and the park are incredible and the design is so cool and relaxed its great any time of day for a view but if you come in the evening they have some top djs playing music that they describe as atmospheric making it perfect to enjoy a drink while the sun sets. the drinks are excellent too if you come here you have to try this their Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai. Named after the infamous bar owner and bona fide creator of tiki bars and restaurants it has aged Bacardi rum fresh grapefruit and exotic spiced liqueur. It looks great It’s absolutely delicious it looks amazing it tastes amazing this place is amazing. come check it out Das Stue means living room in Danish and this place is so cozy and effortlessly stylish that it really could be it’s also right next to the ostrich enclosure at the berlin zoo so you might just catch a glimpse of one past the massive windows which just pour in this lovely natural light ‘Why Danish?’ I hear you ask. Well this place actually a hotel used to be the Danish Embassy come here on a friday night for live music and the promise to revive some Berlin’s old-world glamour their take on 1920s and 1930s cocktails will really make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time make sure you try the Miss Rockefeller it’s a delicious refreshing sipping drink made with Martini Rubino fresh grapefruit juice and bitters it’s perfect to sip on while you relax and pretend that you’re on the set of the Film Noir. Prinzipal Kreuzberg is quite unlike any of the other places we visited it’s like 20th century Paris landed in Berlin and boy is it fun they’re famous for their entertainment they have cabaret burlesque magicians but they also make amazing drinks they make their own syrups bitters and infusions and you can just tell how much care passion and attention goes into all of their cocktails when you taste them this one is called an Amorena. It’s sour amarena cherries with maraschino liqueur on this lovely soft bed of Dewar’s 12 scotch whisky and it’s just delicious so if you want a good time fantastic entertainment and some great cocktails head down to Prinzipal Kreuzberg. So there you go guys if you’re coming to Berlin you have to check out these spots and if you have any other recommendations in the city let us know in the comment box below make sure you check out our tour of Barcelona just here and let us know where you want to go to next. Cheers! Bye!

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