Berlin Specialties and German Cuisine

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Welcome to “Gambrinus meets Bacchus”

Here in “Gambrinus meets Bacchus” hospitality has tradition. For more than 100 years locals and guests from all over the world have been meeting in the basement of the corner house on “Oranienburger and Krausnick” streets to enjoy good food and beverages.

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Berlin in the 1920s, experience the charm of Berlin with typical regional dishes from Berlin and Brandenburg and hearty home cooking – all prepared according to traditional recipes.

“Gambrinus meets Bacchus” perpetuates a gastronomic tradition that was started in 1896 just some 100 yards away by Family Deutschbein. The public room is decorated in the style of the 1920s with tables covered in white tablecloths. On the walls, historical photographs record the history of the Spandauer Vorstadt neighborhood. When sitting at the imposing beer counter with its impressive back wall buffet and watching the entrance, you expect Franz Biberkopf, the central figure of Alfred Döblin’s legendary novel “Berlin Alexanderplatz”, to walk in and order his favorite “Molle with Korn” [beer with clear spirit].

We of “Gambrinus meets Bacchus” will be delighted to welcome you and be your host. It is then that you will experience what it means when King Gambrinus, the legendary inventor of beer brewing, meets up with Bacchus, the mythological God of wine and inebriation.