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FACIL

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The FACIL, Berlin's oasis of culinary culture, offers a refreshing combination of elegant lightness and pure luxury, modernity and understatement. The restaurant treats diners to the very best cuisine and it has an easygoing feel. The service is excellent and you have the chance to relax and escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The core of the FACIL philosophy is the lightness of being. In culinary terms, the food will melt on your tongue. The restaurant offers a selection of natural cuisine which is both unpretentious and ingenious.
PRICE RANGE
US$39 - US$216
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
International, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous restaurant with fine food and excellent service in heart of Berlin. Very expensive (perhaps overpriced even though it’s an excellent restaurant)More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sklar56
THE-MANDALA-Berlin, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your recent visit at FACIL. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We work hard on offering our guests the best service and we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my wife from London to celebrate her 75th birthday here and it was a smart choice. The 5-course tasting menu with wine pairing was stunning, with immaculate presentation of sublime dishes and excellent unassuming service in a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect – well worth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank octopussy7777
THE-MANDALA-Berlin, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for sharing your great experience about your recent visit at restaurant FACIL on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you and your wife enjoyed our 5-course menu so much. Your remarks about our service and the atmosphere...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful night here! The food was absolutely gorgeous, at first I thought portions night be a bit small but they're so decadent and rich in flavour that they're definitely just right! Wine was sublime, nd the service was amazing, I'm just really...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Helenjames7432
THE-MANDALA-Berlin, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Helen, Thank you very much for your kind words about your visit at restaurant FACIL. We are incredibly happy to hear that you had a great time with us and that your dinner was perfect according to your expectations. Your remarks about our employees...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

We were In this Restaurant 3 days ago and we were satisfied with the menu. For 121 Euro 4 course codfish/caviar, goose liver, lobster and Wagyu beef. Really excellent however small portion all of them. Good service and modern restaurant inside hotel Mandala. We will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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THE-MANDALA-Berlin, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Dear Wilsa, Thank you very much for providing us with great feedback about your visit at FACIL. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the dishes you chose from the menu, as well as our service. Furthermore, we are pleased to hear that you...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Lunched at FACIL last Friday. We selected a three course menu option with suggested wines by the glass. Rock Octopus, wagu, veal, ceviche of sea bass, soup, were all picture-perfect in presentation and a taste sensation in the mouth. The wine recommendations were perfect accompaniments...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 240vaughanh
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for sharing your great experience about your recent visit at FACIL on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you not only enjoyed the taste of your lunch menu, but also the creative presentation. Furthermore we are glad,...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

If you love deserts the here is your heaven, other then that a little over rated. The service was very good and as I mentioned the deserts were some of the best ever but the food was not at the same level. Overall a very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GetMyFood
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear valued guest, thank you very much for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our restaurant FACIL. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the desserts of our patissier Thomas Yoshida, as well as the atmosphere and the service in our restaurant....More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

The last time I visited this restaurant was over 3 years ago and it was excellent. Today’s lunch was even better than I remembered, originally presented , super fresh food was delicious. Service was top quality as well. Very interesting wine list , great choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mansell22
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for sharing your great experience regarding your recent visit at FACIL. Receiving positive feedback is always a great pleasure and we are very happy that you enjoyed your birthday lunch with us. We are delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had lunch here in a beautiful and tranquil setting, almost like dining in a glass house among bamboo gardens. The service was professional and efficient with a smile. The food was delicious and of fine quality. All the dishes were presented beautifully, matching the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wai_yee7
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Dear valued guest, thank you very much for providing us with your great feedback about your visit at restaurant FACIL. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our restaurant and that you had a flavorful lunch with us. We will happily...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

I was invited to Facil restaurant for dinner with friends. the where 4 people and got a nice table. This place is a great looking with modern interior. The staff is trained in the best manor you can ask for. One of us knew the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chefhilmar
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for sharing your great experience about your recent visit at our restaurant FACIL. We are delighted to hear that your visit was very pleasant and that the atmosphere, as well as the service were perfectly according to your...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

I have an apartment around the corner so this is my "local" restaurant. It is also my favourite dining venue in Berlin. While nobody will accuse Facil of being underpriced, it is still well worth the few extra euros to dine here, especially for lunch....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ChrisBerlin33
THE-MANDALA-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at FACIL, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for sharing your great experience about your recent visit at our restaurant FACIL. We are truly delighted to hear that you chose our restaurant as your favorite dining venue in Berlin. Our entire team works very hard on offering...More

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jamesM421UR
April 24, 2018|
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Response from M290ZJpeterr | Reviewed this property |
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Response from 552sylvial | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, everyone was dressed elegantly but in different styles So, as far as I know there is not a dress code. If you go, I think it is nice to also dress nicely for a special restaurant.
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from THE-MANDALA-Berlin | Property representative |
Dear Tara, thank you very much for your question on Tripadvisor. The Facil Restaurant is closed from 24th of July until 11th of August. It will open again on the 14th of August. We can not guarantuee a reservation at our... More
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