Prinzipal - Reminiscent of scenes from Moulin Rouge and Cabaret, this stylish bar is well worth a visit. Order a delicious Date with Dita (A bourbon based cocktail) from the hunky barmen and enjoy a truly glamorous burlesque performance.
Where? Oranienstaβe 178, 10999 Berlin
ČSA - Stepping into this bar is like walking back in time - in a seriously retro-chic kind of way. It used to be a Czech airline's headquarters, and you'll discover a quiet euro-style 70's charm here with some delicious cocktails to boot.
Where? Karl-Marx-Alle 96, 10243 Berlin
Becketts Kopff - One for any literature buffs out there, this fantastic cocktail lounge greets you with an illuminated portrait of Samuel Beckett and the menus are made from the ageing pages of his plays. Effortlessly classy and super friendly, this is a truly sophisticated watering hole.
Where? Pappelallee 64, 10437 Berlin
Factory Girl - A European trip essentially demands a continental start to the day's dining, and this fantastic all day breakfast spot offers some seriously unique and stylish options that'll see you eating both 'brunch' and 'brinner' in retro-chic surroundings!
Where? Auguststraβe 29, 10119 Berlin
Curry 36 - Currywurst is a local delicacy in beautiful Berlin, and it provides a great excuse to ditch any diets for the weekend - it's certainly one for the foodies! Many Berliners think this excellent street vendor provides the best sliced & curried wursts around...
Where? Mehringdamm 36, 10961 Berlin
Sights & Sounds
After a big night out in some of Berlin's fabulous clubs and bars, you could find yourselves feeling a little worse for wear. But don't fear hens, Berlin's spectacular Tiergarten is one of Germany's biggest urban public parks, and it's exactly the kind of stunning natural space that's perfect for letting the sun wash away the excesses from the previous evening's antics.
Where? Str. Des 17. Juni 31, 10785 Berlin
Watergate is where Berlin's style icons go to party, this fabulous club is slick, classy and a paradise for visiting techno fans. So if you and the girls get down to 'house every weekend' then this is definitely the club for you. It's got a terrace overlooking the river providing stunning views for when you feel the need for some fresh air!
You can try to get into the infamous Berghain, but the door policy is frighteningly enigmatic and party-goers have been turned down after a three hour wait. But if you're willing to take the risk, there are Europe's best club nights behind those pesky doormen!
In the Diary
June - Berlin Pride Festival. If you thought Pride festivals were fabulous at home, wait until you see this celebration of equal rights. This is feel-good stuff that's sure to be a highlight of your stay.
July - Berlin Fashion Week. You and the girls will get the chance to see the new hot trends & styles coming out of Europe before Vogue have even published them at home!
September - Pop = Kultur. It's time to get the festival face-paints out hens! This is Berlin's answer to T in the Park and as the capital's premiere music festival you're guaranteed a spectacular time.
November - Berlin's beautiful Christmas Markets provide the perfect excuse for a bit of last-minute shopping for any hard-to-buy-for friends and family.
Top of the Shops
Unlike some European cities, Berlin's fashion sense is either deceptively simple or flagrantly glamorous, and there seems to be very little middle ground. If you're looking to dress for the city, boogie on down to some of Berlin's finest vintage fashion stores to get a taste of what's cool in Deutschland.
Garments - Just northwest from Alexanderplatz, this seriously chic boutique has a wide range of looks that range from bargain buys to bank breakers - leaving the credit card at the hotel might be a wise decision!
Where? Linienstraβe 204/205, 10119 Berlin
Humana - 'I'm gonna pop some tags, only got twenty Euros in my pocket...' This is a charity shop on a massive scale, it might take some digging, but there's more diamonds than there is rough in this thrift shop. Head southeast from Alexanderplatz.
Where? Frankfurter Tor 3, 10243 Berlin
Das neue Schwarz - On one of Berlin's most important fashion streets you'll find this unique boutique. If you're looking for a special purchase, then the range of designer pieces you'll find here are sure to tantalize your passion for fashion.
Where? Mulackstraβe 38, 10119 Berlin
Girls About Town - Getting around Berlin...
With the wide range of shops and unmissable sightseeing opportunities in die stadt you might end up feeling a little rushed off your feet. Berlin's U-Bahn, S-Bahn, bus and tram systems are all great ways to travel this sprawling metropolis with minimal effort. You can buy a WelcomeCard that'll allow you instant access to all of this in set zones for a fixed period of time.
Or if you're feeling fit you can hop on a public NextBike. Sehr, sehr gut!
So apart from some fabulous shopping options and spectacular sightseeing opportunities, what does Berlin offer your hen party? Quite a lot as it turns out! Test your mettle on an exciting High Ropes course, and learn some devilishly sexy moves in a Burlesque Dancing session. Obviously, it's not a hen party unless you're Pampering, and our Makeover Photoshoot guarantees girly giggles all round!
Berlin is infamous for having the most pulse-pounding parties in Europe, all of the city's stylish young things come out at night, and once the sun goes down this Deutsch metropolis transforms into a neon wonderland. Tour the town and malen sie rot on our spectacular Bar Crawl, or why not treat the nearly-wed to a Strip Dinner where the entertainment looks tastier than the main course. For hens looking for sophisticated fun, our River Cruise Evening is always a great option and guestlist nightclubbing can guarantee that you won't be left in the cold queuing for Berlin's most exclusive venues.