Singles and lovers prefer very special places for their first date. In a pleasant atmosphere, they look deep into each other’s eyes for the first time, chat and get to know each other thoroughly. A delicious drink at a bar, the finest food and a friendly atmosphere are memorable. And far away from iconic bars, there are even more dating ideas in Berlin. In the following, we at EastSeven Hostel in Berlin will tell you which ones are guaranteed to provide unforgettable moments.
Wohnzimmerbar: cozy ambience in the middle of Berlin
The living room bar in Prenzlauer Berg is the trendy location for young couples and lovers. Everything here is cozy and the classic style is popular with every generation. It’s rare to find a pleasant place like this in Berlin. In the living room bar you will find many retro places with a very special touch. Together you can choose the most beautiful spot and make your dating evening the start of a wonderful journey.
Try the round sofa in the center of the living room bar, for example. Equally popular are the baroque armchairs placed around the tables, inviting you in for drinks. Speaking of drinks: There is a good selection of the finest beers at the bar. The drinks menu also has something for lovers of sweet drinks.
Address: Lettestraße 6 in 10437 Berlin
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 16:00 – 03:00 h
On the bar’s homepage you can get a first impression of the living room bar and find the contact details.
Larks & owls: Ideal meeting place for love
Numerous dates have already taken place at Lerchen & Eulen in Berlin-Kreuzberg. This restaurant is also all about the past. If you have a passion for retro furniture from the 1970s, Lerchen & Eulen is the place to be. Open daily from 3 p.m., the restaurant invites you to enjoy a good cup of coffee.
One highlight is the hotel’s close connection to Mexico, where its own organic Arabica wild coffee originates. A visit is a must for couples in love. By the way: thanks to the many snacks, you can also satisfy your hunger at Lerchen & Eulen. Best of all, you’ll have the peace and quiet you need as a couple. Nothing will disturb your conversation.
Address: Pücklerstraße 33 in 10997 Berlin
Opening hours: Daily from 15:00
The Lerchen & Eulen will bring food and drinks to your table on site. Pick-up is possible. Further information can be found here.
The Black Lodge: Rustic flair for dating in Berlin
Tired of Tinder? Then try The Black Lodge. This place is an insider tip for dating in Berlin. It’s all about Twin Peaks, one of the most iconic series of all time. The bar has a dimly lit ambience. Everything has a gloomy look. There is a special pattern on the floor and a screen hangs high above.
But not only movie and series junkies are welcome. The Black Lodge dims the lights so that there is plenty of opportunity for romance. There are bright roses in beautifully shaped vases on the tables and the crew is very friendly. The bar has a smoking area at the back. So it’s not just your love for the other person that you can enjoy.
Address: Sanderstraße 6 in 12047 Berlin
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 20:00
The Black Lodge is the perfect place for an evening out. It does not offer a delivery service, but is barrier-free. More details can be found on the website of The Black Lodge.
Villa Neukölln: Events for the ultimate date
Villa Neukölln is one of the bars that should not be missed on any sightseeing trip. Inside, the bar is a delight in an antique dress, while outside it offers delicious drinks in the open air. The outdoor area is small and uncluttered, which is exactly what makes it so cozy. On summer nights, you can easily spend a few hours here and enjoy the events with your date.
Behind the front door, you encounter a wild furniture culture from different eras. What initially looks a little confusing has a charm all of its own on closer inspection. At the edge of Villa Neukölln, there’s always a place for a little togetherness. And there’s definitely enough time for a photo with the stylish furniture from earlier times.
Address: Hermannstraße 233 in 12053 Berlin
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 16:00 – 03:00 h
Villa Neukölln has a cozy atmosphere. The house does not offer a delivery service. The latest information can be found on the Villa Neukölln Facebook page.
EXIT Live Escape Game: Not just for lovers in Berlin
Escape rooms are typical destinations for company events and stag and hen parties. However, they are also very popular for dating. Young people in particular have an eye for that certain something and love the escape room as a tip for a colorful leisure activity. The EXIT Live Escape Game is ideal for a special kind of date.
When visiting, make sure that the person you are visiting has no problem with confined spaces. He or she should also be someone who enjoys puzzles. A little tip: Many people like to go on a date with friends. This allows you to see straight away whether the object of your desire fits in harmoniously with your circle of friends. A date away from a larger group can also be very nice for two.
Address: Klosterstraße 62 in 10179 Berlin
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 15:00 – 22:00, Friday to Sunday 10:00 – 22:00
The highlight of the escape event is certainly the use of VR glasses. Find out more about the VR Escape Room in Berlin here.
Flea market in Mauerpark: a great tip for a first date
In addition to bars and other cult places in Berlin, there are also extraordinary flea markets. First and foremost, we recommend the flea market at Mauerpark. It is not far from EastSeven and therefore the ideal starting point for your trip to Berlin. Pure romance is guaranteed when you see the unique antique items.
If you are more into art and design, you will also find real treasures in these categories. There are plenty of opportunities to take a short breather between the sales tables. Many people like to take a break at the legendary grilled sausage stand.
According to the operator’s website, there is pleasure for body and soul here. If that’s not a guarantee for beautiful first moments with your partner.
Address: Bernauer Straße 63 – 64 in 13355 Berlin
Opening hours: Sunday (all year round): 10:00 – 18:00
Do you like karaoke? Then don’t miss the open-air karaoke event in the park’s amphitheater. Take a look around the Mauerpark flea market gallery and read all about the latest developments.
Piano Salon Christophori: Something for the heart
If movies, streaming and rock concerts don’t warm your heart, it can be more cultivated. You’ll delight your date with a first date at the Piano Salon Christophori. Classical chamber concerts in a pleasant atmosphere with fine drinks are the perfect way to end the day.
You won’t meet a lot of people here. The Miniature Philharmonic sees itself as a restorer of old grand pianos with a family touch. The pianos resound here, as it were. For an evening with your crush in one of Berlin’s most extraordinary places, you don’t have to follow any special dress code. Just be yourself.
Address: Uferstraße 8 – 11, Gesundbrunnen
Opening hours: The concerts take place at different times. Find out more on the homepage of Piano Salon Christophori.
Experience an unforgettable date in Berlin at So36
To make dating in Berlin a complete success, here’s a special tip: So36. This is a roller skating disco where you will redefine dating. Everyone should enjoy moving around. The queer club is extremely tolerant and offers an event every evening.
For a more dignified date in the open air, we recommend a walk through Treptower Park. Of course, you can also do this with skates on your feet. In the park, you can sit right by the water and enjoy your date in peace and quiet. From here, you can reach all the cafés that are popular for dating in Berlin. If the sun is shining, there are beautiful backgrounds for a photo together. And the EastSeven Hostel is not far away either.
Address: Oranienstraße 190 in 10999 Berlin
Opening hours: depending on the event, check the So36 homepage.
The So36 program is lavish. There are new events every day, which is why you should definitely drop by regularly.
Campfire on Tempelhofer Feld – with a view of the countryside
A walk in the open air knows how to ease the tense mood on a first date. How about a walk across the famous Tempelhofer Feld? This is a park in Berlin with an area of 3.55 square kilometers. Surprise your date with a picnic in the middle of the city. In the evening, you can then take a look at the stars
Would you like a bike tour? Tempelhofer Feld is also open for this. If you want, you can use the barbecue areas and bring your friends to the first meeting.
Address: Tempelhofer Damm in 12101 Berlin
Opening hours: in summer from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., shorter in the other seasons
For first-time visitors, it is advisable to take a close look at the entrances to Tempelhofer Feld before arriving. The park can be reached from anywhere, although visitors must comply with the park rules.