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In the Vicinity
Whether you are looking for a place to eat before or after the concert or if you decided to stay in Berlin for a couple of days: this is the section where you can find a range of restaurants and nice hotels within walking distance. Please note that coronavirus-related hygiene regulations may apply.
Food & Drinks at the Pierre Boulez Saal
Lunch and Daytime Café
Due to the current situation, the Café Divan remains closed until further notice.
On weekdays from 11.30am, a selection of hot and cold dishes of Arab cuisine is available for lunch in the foyer of the Pierre Boulez Saal.
On Concert Nights
The concert menu in the evening includes delicacies such as hummus, couscous salad, tabbouleh, and baba ghanoush, served in conveniently sized portions. You may also place pre-orders for intermission right at the counter.
All food served at the Pierre Boulez Saal is freshly prepared by Casalot Catering. Their home base, the restaurant Casalot, is located on Claire-Waldoff-Strasse 5 in the district of Mitte, across from Friedrichstadt-Palast, approximately one mile from the Pierre Boulez Saal.
Restaurants within walking distance
Within walking distance of the Pierre Boulez Saal, you will find several excellent restaurants and bars that offer timely service. Please mention your visit of Pierre Boulez Saal when ordering.
We would like to point out that some restaurants may have background music.
A special recommendation is the original restaurant of our caterer, Restaurant Casalot. It is famous for its Arab cuisine and its warmhearted welcome.
Claire-Waldoff-Strasse 5, next to Friedrichstadtpalast, restaurant open until midnight.
The restaurants Gendarmerie and Austernbank, just 300 meters from Pierre Boulez Saal, offer either modern brasserie dishes and exceptional patisseries and deserts (Gendarmerie) or bouillabaisse and seafood (Austernbank).
Oysters are very reasonably priced before the concerts (4-6pm).
Behrenstrasse 42, food served until midnight.
Across the street from Pierre Boulez Saal you will find an ideal meeting point for all meat lovers – the Beef Grill Club of Hotel Titanic offers flexible and timely service.
Französische Strasse 30, restaurant open until 11.30pm, selected bar menu on Sundays.
The Hotel de Rome on neighboring Bebelplatz welcomes you either in the elegant yet relaxed restaurant “La Banca” or on its stunning Rooftop Terrace.
Before concerts, from October till March, traditional Afternoon Tea is served in the “Opera Court”.
After the concert, drop in for a drink at the bar with its spectacular view of Bebelplatz.
Behrenstrasse 37, Terrace open until 11pm in summer.
The slow-food restaurant Meisterstück on nearby Hausvogteiplatz features wooden furniture, open fire, handmade sausages, and craft beer.
Hausvogteiplatz 3, open until midnight.
Take a few steps in the direction of the Federal Foreign Office and you may stop at the Town Bar of the Arcotel John F. - almost an insider´s tip. The restaurant, aptly named Foreign Affairs, offers a light pre-concert meal.
Werderscher Markt 11, restaurant open until 11pm, bar until 1am.
A Quick Bite During the Day
Casalot Catering welcomes the visitors of Pierre Boulez Saal not only before and after concerts, but also with a daytime café. On weekdays, from 11.30am, a choice of freshly made warm and cold oriental food is offered for lunch.
Lunch and daytime café: Monday - Friday from 11.30am
In Berlin´s City West, a few outstanding hotels can be found, such as the spectacular Das Stue right in the Tiergarten, the new Hotel Zoo on Kurfürstendamm and the cosy Boutiquehotel Hommage à Magritte in Grolmanstrasse.
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