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Zum Paddenwirt

#871 of 7,053 Restaurants in Berlin}
$$ - $$$German, European,
Nikolaikirchplatz 6, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2426382
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nikolaikirchplatz 6, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time that my partner and I have eaten here and it's just as good as the first time. We were frozen after a snowy day outside at the markets and Zum Paddenwirt was the best place to warm up. Great beer...More

Thank Ourhols
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, quaint homey German restaurant. Very reasonable prices and a healthy portion with great taste. Pig knuckle with Saur kraut, potatoes and salad, pork medallions cooked perfectly, Berlin potatoe soup with a light broth and a mushroom soup with a light broth that was filled...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

+ : good food; reasonable prices; English speaking staff - : service can be slow Tip- eat inside & near the bar

Thank Miss B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 9pm after a late flight and sat outside. The seating area was very nice, there were a few crowds eating good looking food and it was a warm evening. We had been travelling all day and were looking forward to a beer and...More

Thank alibroon
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at Zum Paddenwirt Sunday evening. Sat inside to enjoy the old world atmosphere. Ida was an excellent server, understood English very well. Had their wild mushroom soup which was excellent and their Berliner meatball, which was a tasty spiced meat paddy plus potatoes...More

Thank G B B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You know those places you find that you love, and aren't sure if you should share? That's Paddenwirt. My partner and I have been coming here for over 20 years. This last time was as wonderful as ever. Roasted duck and a sausage platter that...More

Thank JonesC
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Whilst trying to avoid all the typical touristy places around Alexanderplatz, we wandered around the edges and saw this place across the main road. On approach it was nearly empty outside, which was a surprise as it was a fairly hot day. But we decided...More

Thank SarkaCZ
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Once a waitress finally brought us menus it became a fine dining experience. Excellent food (Tuna fish salas and an extremely tasty Vegetable-schnitzel). Place decorated with frogs - it was explained that tortoises (Padden) wer harder to find.

Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Typical German restaurant with good quality and affordable German food. Nice Haxe and Soups, good Beers, not so good wine and coffee. Excellent location in Nikolaiviertel. Open extensive hours. Customer service friendly but not really efficient: they forget serving some of the ordered food (...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The place is located quite close to the Museum Island which is a good thing after a day of sightseeing. Lovely interior (old-worldly), many locals (always a good sign), an extensive menu with hearty German dishes, a good selection of wines and beers, v friendly...More

Thank ThaisWH
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikolaikirchplatz 6, 10178 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 2426382
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