Little table, spread yourself!
Have we overcome the meager culinary years in the Science and Technology Park Adlershof? New opportunities to eat and dine are mushrooming everywhere. Of course, Adlershof always offered ways to satisfy your hunger a few steps away from the office.
In the summer of 2015, however, many scientists and entrepreneurs of the Technology Park declared a state of lunch emergency, when the local companys’ cafeteria ABR (Adlershof Betriebsrestaurant) in the basement of Volmerstraße 2 went bankrupt and closed overnight and with it all its branches including “Steinkauz” (Volmerstraße 9), “Hummel” (Rudower Chaussee 29) and “Libelle” (Am Studio 16). The ABR used to give out around 1,000 meals every day. Those meals were suddenly no more. However, other Adlershof-based caterers quickly expanded their capacities and opened Esskultur Adlershof, Skykitchen and the esswirtschaft am Studio.
Caffè Kamee expanded in size and range and put three changing business lunches on the menue. Fans of Asian cuisine go to the Korean restaurant Mani Mogo, the Asia Sushi Bar and Azuma Asian Fine Kitchen. The newly built “Medienfenster” on Rudower Chaussee 5, which opened in October, now has a Greek restaurant, Eat Green and a bakery-cum-ice cream parlour. Growling stomachs in the new “Living on Campus” estate are taken care of by the Campus-Café and the bakery Steinecke.
More new office and commercial estates will open soon and make room for more places to eat. The café of the bakery Engelmann and the Van Tat-Asian-International Gourmet Restaurant have announced that they will open as soon as next year. Those looking for an authentic cafeteria experience go to the student cafeteria Oasis. The former cafeteria in Volmerstraße could not be replaced by a new catering company. The space will be transformed into an event location and co-working space.
I hope this issue will work up your appetite for Adlershof.
Head of Adlershof Print
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