Berlin Awakens, Springtime Hotspots around Locke at East Side Gallery.

Berlin Awakens, Springtime Hotspots around Locke at East Side Gallery.

Berlin local, creator and friend of Locke, Lorena Schi shares her favourite spots around Locke at East Side Gallery, perfect for the new season.

Berlin comes alive with a vibrant energy that draws in visitors from near and far. The city's numerous parks burst into colour as iconic spots like the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall take on a new allure under the soft spring sunshine, while cosy cafes and bustling beer gardens offer the perfect spots to pause and soak in the atmosphere.  

Friend of Locke, Lorena Schi gives us the low-down on some her favourite spots around Locke at East Side Gallery, from coffee shops to our very own listening bar Anima. 

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Markthalle Neun.

A haven for fresh, regional foods. Every Thursday, it transforms into a vibrant Food Market until 10pm, complete with music, diverse food stalls, and refreshing drinks, creating a truly enchanting atmosphere. 


The perfect place for a walk or a relaxed picnic, Mauerpark has you covered. Sundays are particularly nice with its bustling flea market, opportunities to try out delicious food and drinks, and the chance to join in the famous Mauerpark karaoke sessions. 

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Café Odor.

Tucked away in a cozy corner, Café Odor offers a charming ambiance and lots of sweet treats. lovely spot for an afternoon Matcha, this hidden gem promises a memorable culinary experience. 

Spree River Walk.

On sunny days, nothing beats a scenic stroll along the Spree River. Enjoy the sights, including the East Side Gallery and various spots along the riverbank offering mouthwatering food options. 

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During the day, Anima provides a serene café experience with tasteful decor and views of the Spree. It's an ideal spot for co-working or simply unwinding. In the evening, indulge in delicious food, drinks, and music/vinyl sets. 

Hamburger Bahnhof.

Dive into the world of modern art at Hamburger Bahnhof, which boasts an array of local and international exhibitions. Visit on the weekend, especially the first Sunday of the month when admission is free, and explore their ever-changing events lineup.

Vin Aqua Vin

This cosy establishment transitions from a charming wine store during the day to a lively wine bar in the evening. Perfect for a memorable night out with loved ones, the friendly staff is always ready to guide you through their exceptional wine selection. 

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Locke at East Side Gallery. 

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Locke at East Side Gallery - River View Suite.

From its breath-taking riverside location, to the Berlin Wall inspired social spaces, Locke at East Side Gallery hotel makes an impact at every turn, from the audiophile bar and restaurant to the café and complimentary coworking.


Our Berlin aparthotel is your home on the River Spree. For central business and city exploring. Stay a week, a month or more and live like a local.


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