THE GOLVET

A new kind of groundedness. Right in the heart of Berlin.

A restaurant at the very heart of Berlin and offering views of the skyline at Potsdamer Platz bids you a warm welcome: GOLVET. This is a place where precise culinary creations and purist design define a dining experience that is unique throughout the city. Björn Swanson and his team serve you regional, seasonal and creatively interpreted dishes in an interior that celebrates paired-back luxury and heightens one’s awareness of the essential.

Restaurant manager and sommelier Benjamin Becker enriches your culinary enjoyment with a wine menu arranged according to aroma and character, as well as innovative non-alcoholic accompaniments to our dishes. The GOLVET is rounded off with an impressive bar featuring a 13-metre-long counter top. Here bar manager Andreas Andricopoulos impresses our guests with his contemporary and timeless signature drinks.

Restaurant

Berlin’s culinary highlight.

Food

GOLVET stands for uncompromising, ingredient-driven cuisine that eschews short-lived trends and gimmickry. Classic basics, intelligently interpreted and paired with Asian influences, reveal a universe of flavour that offers our guests greater variety and is based on an ethos of sustainability and ethical awareness. Our respect for nature governs everything we do. We forge new paths, dispense with a “one menu” philosophy and offer a six-course tasting menu, an a-la-carte selection, and creative snacks at the bar, for up to 80 guests an evening.

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Bar

Cosmopolitan drinking culture above the city’s rooftops.

Drink

The GOLVET implements a unique concept whose aesthetic and flavours draw on the worlds of Northern and Central Europe. The “North Sea-Baltic Sea Journey”, consisting of ten specially designed signature drinks, represents both our particular recommendation and a tour of the countries bordering these seas. Whether it’s a German Kreuzberger Mokka, a Finnish Lapin Veri, or a Belgian Princess Charlotte – our bar caters to every taste.

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New year’s Eve

An unforgettable New Year’s Eve in the sky over Berlin

Pure pleasure

The Golvet invites you to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve in the sky over Berlin. Let yourself be enchanted by Björn Swanson’s culinary art and experience the fireworks from the first row. With a spectacular 180-degree view on Potsdamer Platz and on all the main attractions of Berlin.
We look forward to seeing you!

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Team

With its experienced staff, valuable expertise from some of Germany’s leading restaurants and bars, and uncompromisingly enacted passion for food and drink, the GOLVET team works tirelessly on behalf of our guests. We offer a perfectly balanced and holistic range of services – from the welcome guests receive when entering, through to our menu, and including that final drink at the bar or on our terrace.

Björn Swansson
Björn Swanson

Host Björn Swanson was born and grew up in Berlin. After working in Munich, Dresden and most recently at Relais & Châteaux’s Gutshaus Stolpe, he returned to his native Berlin in January 2017 in order to implement the GOLVET project together with Thorsten Schermall, owner of the 40seconds Group. Swanson honed his cookery skills at famous venues such as Herbert Belte’s Altes Zollhaus in Berlin Kreuzberg, Michael Kempf’s Facil, and at the Fischers Fritz in The Regent at Gendarmenmarkt under the guidance of Christian Lohse. He gained a Michelin star, and is now making his vision of modern, sustainable and ethically aware top-flight cuisine a reality at the GOLVET.

Björn Swansson
Benjamin Becker

Restaurant manager and sommelier Benjamin Becker is responsible for the GOLVET’s distinctive wine menu, which makes respectful use of natural resources and gives precedence to and promotes small and medium-sized producers. In contrast to the conventional focus on countries and regions, the Golvet’s wine menu is more interested in the character and story of the wines. Benjamin’s water kefir creations and non-alcoholic accompaniments to the dishes also form part of the unique range of drinks at the GOLVET.

Michael Schulz
Michael Schulz

Keeping Björn Swanson company in the GOLVET kitchen is chef Michael Schulz, whose most defining previous experience is his time working under Kolja Kleeberg at the Restaurant Vau. Drawing on his love of classic French cuisine, he pushes flavour to its fullest depths and limits.

Andreas Andricopoulos
Andreas Andricopoulos

A passionate bar manager. With the GOLVET bar, Andreas Andricopoulos defines new terrain in Berlin’s up-and-coming bar scene. With modern takes on popular classics, old stored spirits, the theme of “Scandinavia” and attention to small distilleries, his work has created an offering which, in Berlin, can only be found at the bar of the GOLVET.

GOLVET × THE HAUS

High-Class Gastronomy meets Urban Art

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What others say about us

The first impressions exceed our high expectations … The view from the former 40seconds out onto the Nationalgalerie is
spectacular, while the Golvet’s interior combines modern, purist design with real metropolitan flair in the most pleasing manner.
Tagesspiegel Genuss
Grounded, but superior. The Golvet is already at the very top of its game. Björn Swanson has returned to his native Berlin to give the city the gift of an impressively contemporary restaurant.
tip Berlin
Unpretentiously showcasing the region with great ingredients, world-class skill and a unique touch.
Tagesspiegel Checkpoint
The quality of the cuisine makes an impression on every plate…Golvet – Was für eine aufregende kulinarische Bereicherung.
Eichhorn
Bei der Planung des Interieurs stand das Panorama im Mittelpunkt. Um die bunt beleuchtete Architektur der Gegend im Restaurant wirken zu lassen, wurde die Einrichtung konsequent dunkel gehalten. Der Effekt kann sich sehen lassen. Denn: Mehr Manhattan gibt es in Berlin nicht!
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GOLVET

open tuesday to saturday from 6.30pm

Potsdamer Straße 58 · 10785 Berlin
tel. +49 (0)30 89064222 · info@golvet.de

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