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Velvet

4.8
4.8
25 Reviews
€30 and under
Cocktail Bar
Velvet is a hyperseasonal cocktail bar (no food) in Berlin Neukölln. It’s weekly changing cocktail menu reflects the flavours available from Berlin’s surrounding at the time of the year and has earned the bar the title "Bar of the Year Germany" twice by Mixology Magazine & No.77 in the World's 50 Best Bars Top 100 in 2023. After harvest on their regular foraging trips in and around Berlin, the team turns seasonal plants into liquids on the weekly Lab Day. The bar focusses on light spirits aswell as sake, madeira, sherry or dry vermouths, to leave space for the natural plant flavours to shine.

Awards:

No.77 in the World's 50 Best Bars Top 100 in 2023
»Bar of the Year Germany« 2019/23 | Mixology
Currently highest rated bar DE/AT/CH | Falstaff
Ruben Neideck (Headbartender) – »Bartender of the Year« DE/AT/CH” 2020/23 | Mixology
Sarah S. Fischer (Bar Manager) - »Barwoman of the Year« 2023 | Falstaff
»Berlin Bar Culture« 2022 | Berlin master chefs
»Bar Team of the Year« 2020 | Falstaff


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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    €30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Cocktail Bar, Regional German, Farm-to-table
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Sun 7:00 pm–2:00 am Fri, Sat 7:00 pm–3:00 am
  • Phone number
    0163 4605031
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Eurocheque Card, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Ruben Neideck / Sarah Swantje Fischer
  • Neighborhood
    Neukölln
  • Cross street
    Karl-Marx-Straße
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    U7 Rathaus Neukölln<br />U7 Karl-Marx-Straße
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Late Night, Non-Smoking

What 25 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.9Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseEnergetic

25 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great evening with delicious cocktails - we will definitely come back! The service is very friendly and attentive. You can also ask them to prepare a drink that is not on the menu and they get very creative. Nice music and comfortable seats. Price is like expected but very good in comparison to other places.

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  2. Mykhailo

    Berlin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great cocktails, wonderful vibe and staff, interesting concept!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Hamburg

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great experience here. Super good quality, great tasting cocktails. Also all the staff are super friendly, great vibe

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  4. KristineB

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very knowledgeable bar team with great communication and education on their program and the cocktails. Not to mention the cocktails were well thought out and delightful. The Hazelnut and Lavender cocktails were very impressive and will be in my mind for a while. I will return next time I am in Berlin for sure.

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  5. SN52

    Berlin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely table in the back room and it was perfect for our group of 6. We sat comfortably and chatted for hours.

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  6. fhedbo

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the cocktails, the bar, the vibe, and the staff! Really appreciated being able to reserve a few seats, made the evening a memorable event!

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  7. Alex

    Berlin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place! I was not there for the first time, it certainly wont be the last. Lovely atmosphere and cocktails. I haven't tried the food tho thus 3 stars. Keep up the good work guys! Cheers

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  8. Jonathan

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The cocktail experience was immensely exciting, creative and original. The staff is extremely pleasant, and you can tell that they love doing what they do. Would definately recommend.

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  9. Kyne

    San Francisco

    164 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    164 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Newly chose as 'one of the best bars in the world', people that have been going here for years always knew that. This may be the best cocktail bar in Berlin, certainly one of the best in the world. Innovative, fun, great service and, through their seasonal foraging, SO unique. A must stop, always.

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  10. Nasia

    Berlin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We were a table of 10 and 2 of my friends had their drinks on the table 40 minutes after they order it.

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FAQs

Velvet is rated 4.8 stars by 25 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for Velvet

Ganghoferstraße 1, Berlin, BE 12043

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Karl-Marx-Straße
  • Neighborhood
    Neukölln
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Sun 7:00 pm–2:00 am Fri, Sat 7:00 pm–3:00 am
  • Price
    €30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Cocktail Bar, Regional German, Farm-to-table
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    U7 Rathaus NeuköllnU7 Karl-Marx-Straße
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Eurocheque Card, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Ruben Neideck / Sarah Swantje Fischer
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Late Night, Non-Smoking
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