Koka 36

Oranienstraße 29, 10999 Berlin

Distribution Point, Music, Store

Ararat

Bergmannstraße 99a, 10961 Berlin

Boutique, Distribution Point, Souvenir/Gift Shop, Store

Boxofficeberlin

Zimmerstraße 11, 10969 Berlin

Boutique, Cafe/Coffee Shop, Distribution Point, Gallery

Berlin Story

Unter den Linden 40, 10117 Berlin

Distribution Point, Museum, Retail

Grober Unfug

Torstraße 75, 10119 Berlin

Comic, Distribution Point, Store

Schwesterherz

Gärtnerstraße 28, 10245 Berlin

Boutique, Distribution Point, Gift Ideas

Latte wie hose

Kopernikusstraße 13, 10245 Berlin

Accessories, Clothing, Distribution Point, Men, Shoes, Store, Women

Videodrom

Friesenstraße 11, 10965 Berlin

Mentions

A well respected and well stocked video rental store. Knowledgable, English speaking staff and over 15,000 titles including plenty of rare and underground gems to get your teeth stuck in to.

Distribution Point, Store, TV, Audio/Video & Electronics

Marga Schoeller Bücherstube

Knesebeckstraße 33, 10623 Berlin

The Marga Schoeller bookstore has been a beacon of literary light in western Berlin for over 75 years. After distributing illicit literature during the war, it was the first store allowed to re-open by Allied forces.

Books, Distribution Point, Store

Artificium

Rosenthaler Straße 40, 10178 Berlin

Lovely art bookshop in the depths of the Hackesche Höfe.

Books, Distribution Point, Retail, TV, Audio/Video & Electronics

Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Friedrich-List-Ufer, 10557 Berlin

Mentions

Although the city's extravagant Hauptbahnhof is touted as Europe's biggest railway station, only two of its five stories are actually for trains. The other three make up a giant mega-mall open every day of the week.

Distribution Point, Retail, Train Station

Les Climats

Hannoversche Straße 1, 10115 Berlin

Mentions

Berlin's first and only Burgundy-specific wine store lies at the back of a Mitte courtyard. Here, you'll find prestigious Grand Crus alongside affordable village appellations and bargain AOCs.

Bar, Distribution Point, Retail, Wine

Sputnik

Hasenheide 54 Berlin

A tiny anarchist cinema which has served as a launching point for many contemporary film producers and distributors, Sputnik is best known for its brick seats. It also occasionally hosts gigs and film fests.

Cinema, Distribution Point

The Sunflower Hostel

Helsingforser Straße 17, 10243 Berlin

Urban decay lends this Friedrichshain hostel its grungy cool, and despite its size (200+ beds), the rooms have character and there is a €3 breakfast laid out till noon.

Distribution Point, Hostel

Heimat Berlin

Kastanienallee 13-14, 10435 Berlin

Mentions

This hat shop in one of Berlin's trendiest shopping streets offers an inspiring selection of hats for everyone and every occasion - whether hip hop, Bavarian or cocktail.

Boutique, Distribution Point, Hats

Wombat's

Alte Schönhauserstraße 2, 10119 Berlin

The Berlin branch of this Austrian hostel chain offers ensuites and wireless internet in even the least expensive rooms, and its delightful roof terrace gives a superb view over the capital.

Distribution Point, Hostel

Café Hilde

Metzer Straße 22, 10405 Berlin

Mentions

A German-Irish venture, mainstays include quiche, soup and sandwiches - all home-made with care. Try their yummy self-baked cakes, Irish breakfast, or catch a folk, western, or blues gig!

Distribution Point, Irish, Restaurant

Goodies

Warschauer Straße 69 Berlin

Mentions

A haven of delicious salads, tasty lunch bagels and great coffee, Goodies in Friedrichshain also makes a wicked soup: the rotating selection of 25 recipes is all organic and vegetarian – with usually at least one vegan option.

Distribution Point, Fusion, Restaurant

Frittiersalon

Boxhagener Straße 104, 10245 Berlin

Mentions

One of Friedrichshain's most popular snack shops, Frittiersalon has taken Imbiss to a new level with organic chips and wurst.

Distribution Point, German, Restaurant