Located in the prime Berlin location, within the 103-meter-high Kollhoff Tower at Potsdamer Platz 1, awaits essenza® – a true gem among the restaurants in Berlin’s historic center.

essenza® offers Italian cuisine with all its regional influences at a high level. Our motto: Absolute freshness, highest quality, and originality – this is the essence, “l’essenza,” the perfect essence of the taste of each dish! We master the Italian-regional variety of culinary specialties, and despite our own creations, we remain true to the tradition of the dishes. The typical sequence of a true Italian menu, from Antipasti to Primo and Secondo Piatto, all the way to the sweet temptation of fantastic Dolce, offers a unique taste experience.

Our passion and dedication to our products are reflected in every dish. The joy of providing you with enjoyable moments is the driving force behind our work. Our selected range of specialties brings together the essence of Italy – the purity of the ingredients and the passion, which is also reflected in our extensive wine selection. A true delight for all lovers and connoisseurs of Italian cuisine. Immerse yourself in the Italian way of life that delights your palate – un gusto perfetto.


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The bartender pours the grappa or liquor in small shot glass on the old bar counter. Vintage wooden background in pub or bar, night mood. Place for text, toning, selective focus

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Potsdamer Platz 1
Kollhoff Tower
10785 Berlin


Indoor and outdoor dining
Events & separate rooms


Tel: 49 30 25 79 68 56
Email: info@ristorante-essenza.de

opening hours

Lunch: Monday – Saturday 12:00-17:00
Dinner: Monday – Saturday 17:00-23:30
Sunday closed

Parking Details

Public parking spaces

Public transport

S-Bahn S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf S1, S2, S25
U-Bahn S+U Potsdamer Platz U2
Bus Varian-Fry-Strasse 200, M41, M48, M85, N2
Bus Stresemannstrasse M41

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Tel: 49 30 25 79 68 56
Email: info@ristorante-essenza.de

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