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Aug 22, 2009 08:38 AM

Berlin - Margaux or Vau?

Hello - which would you pick for your one blow-out dinner in Berlin? Thanks much for your responses. (Not interested in Ma this time around)

Also, any opinions on Dressler in Mitte and on Altes Zollhause in Kreuzberg would also be appreciated.

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  1. Margaux, hands down. Fischers Fritz and Reinstoff might also interest you.

    Altes Zollhaus is solid, Dressler uninteresting. I'd probably take Traube (Mitte) over Zollhaus, tho.

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    1. re: linguafood

      Thanks linguafood - I enjoy reading your posts on this board. I was asking about Dressler because we were looking for something close/walkable to Arcotel John F in Mitte, and we will have completed a walking tour at around 6:30PM - so in the neighborhood and not too dressy as we're up next morning and out @ 0430 to Vienna. So do you think Traube is a good replacement for Dressler?

      We then return to Berlin for 5 nights after Vienna and right now I have booked Margaux, Renger-Patzsch, & Altes-Zollhaus - Reinstoff looks great - on the other end of the spectrum, what about Henne, should we go for the fun of it?

      Also considering Cookies Cream.

      Thanks for your help.

      1. re: livetotravel

        Henne is one of my faves in Berlin. Sometimes, you just gotta have that fried chicken, potato salad or slaw, and Bavarian beer. Make sure to call at least 3 days ahead, I had a _very_ hard time getting a spot for just 2 people almost all summer. And see if you can sit outside, weather permitting.

        1. re: linguafood

          If you like more classic French food and the presentation, Margaux. If you prefer more modern great food, Vau. Actually I enjoyed both very much.