For country-house charm in the middle of Berlin, look no further than the Altes Zollhaus restaurant, directly on the Landwehr Canal in Kreuzberg. The half-timbered building was originally built as the depot for Berlin’s city cleaning service, and then, at the beginning of the 20th century, was used as a control point for Berlin’s steam ships.

For over 25 years our restaurant has boasted and offered guests space in the 5m high attic underneath original exposed wooden beams, as well as in the guestroom. In summer, you can also eat and enjoy a glass of wine in our garden, which looks directly onto the Landwehr Canal.

„At Alten Zollhaus, we are committed to DELICIOUS LOCAL CUISINE, and try our best to prepare both classic and modern dishes using only the best regional ingredients.“
Herbert Beltle - Owner

On our menu, you will find only dishes prepared using ingredients sourced from regional suppliers, created by our owner, Herbert Beltle, and Head Chef, Günter Beyer.

Our wine list focuses on wines from Germany and Austria, and offers an abundance of rarities and grand crus.

Our Dishes

Head Chef Günter Beyer: “Our classic is the roasted Brandenburg farm duck with savoy cabbage and potato fritters. It’s been on the Alten Zollhaus menu for over a quarter of a century and is still one of our guests’ favourites.

But we are also happy to indulge you with entrecôte or zander.

Another classic is the crema catalana with blueberries in a Cassis sauce, which is caramalised in front of you at your table.

But take a look at the menu for yourself...”


Starter and Soups

  • Air dried Tyrolean ham

    thin slices from our der Volano-machine

    with Spreewald cucumber & spicy horseradish


  • Black Red Gold - Smoked salmon fillet with mullet caviar and potato pancake



  • Our Zollhaus salad

    Corn salad with gratinated goat cream cheese Cranbeeries & roasted nuts


  • Beef-Carpaccio  with lime basil pesto & tomato bread

  • Giblet soup with own deposit & fresh marjoram




Main Courses


    Brandenburg duck or oven-roasted goose roast

    (3 Euro extra charge for goose in the menu) with red cabbage and kale, baked apple and melted Thuringian potato dumpling

  • Pink saddle of deercalf "Baden Baden" with cranberry pear, porcini savoy cabbage & hazelnut spaetzle


  • Roasted pike-perch fillet

    from the fisherman Lechner on riesling cream sauerkraut & potato thymian-gnocchi

  • Baked potato waffle with wild mushrooms in herb cream & candied chestnuts


  •  2-Courses Zollhaus - Menu       32 Euro

     3-Courses Zollhaus - Menu      42 Euro

     4-Courses Zollhaus - Menu      52 Euro



  • The Catalonian Cream caramelized at the table vanilla cream with blueberries in Cassis sauce

  • Warm Christmas crumble pear with ice cream of roasted almonds & tarnished cream

  • Selection of cheese from Farmer Ander`l

    served with fig mustard and fruit bread



Celebrate with us in one of Berlin’s best and most beautiful restaurants. Whether it is for a wedding, family event or business function, we look forward to welcoming you. You have a choice: the restaurant which holds 60 guests, the garden overlooking the Landwehr Canal, which also holds 60 guests, and in the upper area of our restaurant, the Smugglers barn, which holds 100 people. For over 30 people, we are happy to open our doors to you outside of normal restaurant hours with a minimum spend of 3000,00 €.

Family celebrations

Whether it is for a wedding, birthday or anniversary, we can provide the perfect atmosphere to be together with friends and family, and to indulge in delicious cuisine.

Business functions

Contact us when you wish to celebrate with partners and business associates. Together, we can plan your event. Rely on our experience, gained over more than a quarter of a century.


We can also offer you other venues for your private events or business functions. Please visit the Rotisserie in Gertraudenstraße in Mitte. 

Click on ‘Events’ to find other venues:

Booking a Table

We look forward to your visit from 6pm, Tuesday to Saturday.

Book your table here using Open Table, or call us on:

Altes Zollhaus Restaurant

Carl-Herz-Ufer 30
10961 Berlin

Tel. +49 (0)30 692 33 00

Fax +49 (0)30 692 35 66

Opening times

Tuesday to Saturday: from 6pm

Sunday and Monday: Closed. The restaurant is wheelchair friendly. We accept all credit cards.

Our Horcher wines and many more delights from our restaurants are also available in Beltle’s world of flavours shop.

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Restaurant Altes Zollhaus
Carl-Herz-Ufer 30
10961 Berlin

Owner Herbert Beltle

Tel. +49 (0)30 692 33 00


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