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Cafe Restaurant Babette

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German, Cafe, European, Central European
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Brandenburger Str. 7, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 291648
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Berlin
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stopped for something to drink during a quite hot sommer day at the late afternoon, we were very disappointed. The service was incredible slow and it was hard to get the attention of the staff. We saw also a number of other guests having the same problem. We didn't looked after the prices while ordering - which was a big... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I visited Potsdam in October. On a beautiful autumn morning we went to the terrace to have breakfast. Although there were only a few tables occupied lasted 1 hour up to receive the order. Then when I asked for extra bread, it lasted more than 30 minutes until I got a bagel. It is a shame that the staff has... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the first cafe from Sanssouci Park to city center is Babette near Brandenburger Tor. Only this can be the reason of your choice after long walk especially in rainy day. The place is not bad, but average with nothing special. Nevertheless, a number of locals inside can mean that it is not bad place.

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Thank Casual_Vita
Romania
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330 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We came here for breakfast, had to wait 1.5 hours for one of the standard offers in the menu. I asked for bread and had to wait an extra 20 minutes for one single bun. I repeatedly asked for explanations and I was told that this is not a fast food and they don't serve take away food. I got... More 

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Esher, England
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164 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a very pleasant lunch here, sitting inside on a showery day. A nice ambiance with classical music background. Menu only in German, and I got the impression that staff were not particularly orientated towards non German speaking customers, which may explain some comments about unwelcoming service. With my limited German I found the service perfectly OK. Food was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Concur with some of the past reviews. Good location only plus. Had deer meat, not freshly cooked, drenched in sauce. Pricey black coffee, a cup cost 4.10 euros, a big bottle of 750ml water was 5.90 euros. Try the ice cream next door though, 1 euro plus, good value.

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Thank mark m
Berlin, Germany
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This cafe has great location but poor food and worse value. The salad was tiny (for 11Eur) and not very good. A further dish had come directly from the freezer via the microwave. Avoid!

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Thank James D
Bergen, Norway
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

The cafe is quiet with a good atmosphere. The waiter was polite and did everything to make my visit and meal comfortable.

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Hamburg, Germany
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134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

Nothing wrong with this eatery. Nice and pleasant. I had a spinach gratin which was okay, a bit watery, however. The service was adequate, not overly friendly, but efficient.

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Thank Bud101
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

Food was ok (haddock one evening, pork the next), service was good and it's a great place to sit and watch the world go by round the Brandenburg gate. Not cheap but I don't think anywhere in Potsdam is of an evening. 3 stars feels a little mean but not quite 4.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Cafe, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brandenburger Str. 7, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +49 331 291648

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?