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Bars & Restaurants near the conference venue
Harry's New York Bar, one of the oldest cocktail bars in Europe, is situated in the Esplanade Grand Hotel. It has won several awards and is known for its international menu, offering more than 200 drinks. Live piano music complements the atmosphere.
Lützowufer 15, daily from 7 p.m; www.esplanade.de
Bar at Lützowplatz
Restaurant Lochner at the Lützow square in front of the hotel is an elegant yet down-to-earth place. Its highly praised dishes are influenced by Southern German and Mediterranean cuisine.
Lützowplatz 5, Tue - Sun from 6 p.m; www.lochner-restaurant.de
Other options for restaurants or nightlife in Berlin
Savigny Platz is located in the western part of the city, right in the heart of former "West Berlin". Its easy atmosphere is enjoyed by celebrities as well as normal Berliners. It offers lots of restaurants and bars, ranging from the Italian restaurant "12 Apostel", famous for its stone-oven pizzas, to the bar "Schwarzes Café", a Berlin classic, open 24 hours. To get to Savigny Platz within 15 minutes, take Bus 100 from Lützowplatz to Zoologischer Garten. Change there to take the S-Bahn (suburban railway) to Savignyplatz (just one stop west of the Zoologischer Garten).
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Prenzlauer Berg is a popular neighbourhood in former East-Berlin, especially visited in the evenings. Russian and Jewish restaurants are among the special culinary and cultural experiences this place has to offer. Around Kollwitzplatz and the "Wasserturm", there are restaurants serving food from all around the world. Prenzlauer Berg is about 25 min. by bus from Lützowplatz. Take Bus M29 towards Hermannplatz, change at U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park. From there, take U-Bahn U2 towards Pankow and get off at Senefelder Platz. From there, you can walk down Kollwitzstraße, which passes by Kollwitzplatz. The „Wasserturm" is located a few steps into Belforter Straße, the first cross-road of Kollwitzstraße.
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