Starter:

Warm Tarte of mushrooms, courgettes & chickpeas with lime-sour cream and roasted lamb fillet 13 €

Pink roasted leg of may buck with medlar, baked Beelitz asparagus and potato-chanterelle strudel  28 €

Baked Risotto-sorrel-balls with Beelitzer asparagus ragout 16 €

A portion of fresh white asparagus from Beelitz with potatoes & Hollandaise Sauce  18€

   with this we warmly  recommend:

   Thuringia rosemary baked ham & smoked ham of region Tyrol 8€

   Smoked tsar salmon fillet    10 €

   Original Wiener Schnitzel    13 €

   … or all three in one…  ham, salmon and Schnitzel    14 €

“The Aigner stands for high-quality products - sourced primarily from the local area. We source our game, for example, rabbits, pork and lamb, directly from Brandenburg suppliers in the surrounding area. We want to indulge you with more dignified cuisine and hand-picked ingredients.”
Herbert Beltle - Owner
“Very happy with this place.” Chris Carson
“Super service, very nice atmosphere and great food.”
Gordon Gorski
“Here, Viennese fried chicken meets Havelland apple-fed pork.”
Head Chef Andreas Klitsch

The Aigner restaurant on Berlin’s most beautiful square, the Gendarmenmarkt, offers a blend of classicism and modernity from its interior design down to its dishes. The cuisine combines the best of both Vienna and Berlin.

The interior dates back to Vienna during the Imperial and Royal period. The famous Kaffee Aigner establishment was disassembled in 1998 and was rebuilt to integrate modern lighting concepts in the Gendarmenmarkt.

Since 1999, restaurateur Herbert Beltle and head chef Andreas Klitsch have focussed on classic Viennese dishes, like schnitzel, and exquisite creations with regional ingredients.

The restaurant seats 120 inside and 60 outside under the arcades, with a spectacular view of the French cathedral and the Gendarmenmarkt.

“Excellent restaurant, perfect service, nice setting... and btw: The best Wiener schnitzel abroad I have ever had!”
Tho Jo Mel
Vienna? Berlin? Aigner is the best of both.
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Our Dishes

Dear guests,

Alongside our menu, we offer you a range of freshly made ‘specials’. We buy fresh ingredients for these dishes each day. Please see the menu board in the restaurant’s foyer for the selection of main courses available.

Occasionally, we may not be able to offer some dishes if fresh ingredients are not available. We appreciate your understanding in these circumstances.

Please let us know if you have a food intolerance or allergy. We offer an excellent ‘allergy menu’ to suit your needs.

Menu

Starters

  • Tyrolean ham, dried in the mountain air and sliced with our Volano meat slicer, served with gherkins, horseradish & fresh rye bread

    €12
  • Steak tartare from a young bull, served with condiments to be added according to taste, fresh rye bread & butter Starter 90g / Main 120g

    €17 / €22
  • + Chunky chips and Béarnaise sauce

    €4.50

Aigner`s ‘Seasonal Salad’

  • Garden salad with wild garlic-tomatoes, baked Parmesan cheese-Polenta and spicy nuts

    €13

Traditional German Dishes

  • Thin potato cakes with tsar-cut smoked salmon and bottarga

    €14
  • Nuremberg sausages served straight from the grill with sauerkraut, mustard and mashed potato

    €13

Soup

  • Aigner’s beef tea (concentrated beef bouillon cooked & served in the carafe)

    €10
  • ‘Festive soup’ (a clear broth-based soup) fortified with vegetables, pancake strips, boiled beef, Swabian ravioli and bone marrow dumplings

    €8
  • Liver dumpling soup with vegetables and parsley

    €8
  • Cream soup of Beelitzer asparagus with Aigner´s garnish

    €9

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MAIN COURSES

  • Boneless Styrian fried chicken raised free range by Kikok, coated in breadcrumbs and served with a lemon- mustard mayonnaise and potato salad with bacon and pumpkin seed oil

    €18
  • Viennese schnitzel from saddle of German veal, served with potato bacon and gherkin salad warmed slightly, and cranberry jelly

    €24
  • The ‘Aigner Schnitzel’ made with saddle of ‘Saalower Kräuterschwein’ pork, served with potato bacon and gherkin salad warmed slightly, and cranberry jelly

    €20
  • Fillet of beef (250g) seasoned with pepper and coriander, served with Béarnaise sauce, chunky chips, vine tomato gratin & sweetcorn

    €38
  • Original Königsberger klopse (German meatballs) served with beetroot, caper sauce & mashed potato seasoned with chives

    €18
  • Oven-baked Brandenburg duck served with creamed cabbage, Boskoop apples and filled potato dumplings

    €24
  • Brook trout fillet fried in nut butter on a bed of potato and black salsify salad with rucola pesto and marinated cress

    €24
  • Berlin-style fried calves’ liver with Boskoop apples, mashed potato and fried onion rings

    €23

We recommend

  • Boiled fillet of Simmental beef served over 2 courses

    €29

We serve the fillet of beef in a copper pan together with a generous helping of beef broth and root vegetables. For the first course enjoy the broth with pancake strips, followed by the main course of boiled beef served with creamed spinach & roast potatoes, as well as horseradish, apple and cream sauce, and sour cream and chives.

Menu

Desserts

  • Crema Catalana, caramelised at the table, served with blueberries in cassis sauce

    €10
  • Our homemade warm Valhrona chocolate cake with a molten centre served with frozen custard

    €11
  • Aigner’s cheesecake, served warm with marinated strawberries

    €10
  • Cheese duel - goat’s cheese vs cow’s cheese (1:3) with walnuts, fig mustard & port grapes

    €13
  • Viennese Kaiserschmarrn (shredded pancake) served with apple sauce, cranberry sauce and vanilla ice cream - for 2 or more people (takes approx. 20 minutes to prepare)

    €12 per person

Events & Catering

Plan your event with us in Aigner style – which can be held either in our restaurant for up to 200 people, in our separate Billiard Room for up to 16 people or in Delphinium, our exclusive events room, which holds up to 200 guests.

The illuminated glass floor gives the room an air of exclusivity.

Delphinium and the Billiard Room

We are happy to organise the catering in your home, at your place of work or any other place of your choice. You will find a selection of culinary delights already on our menu, however, there is no replacement for a one-on-one conversation. We look forward to hearing from you and will be happy to discuss your future event:

Tel. +49 (0)30 203 75 18 50

We can also offer you other venues for your private functions and events. Why not visit the Altes Zollhaus restaurant on the Landwehrkanal in Kreuzberg or the Rotisserie on Gertraudenstraße in the city centre. Click on ‘Events’ to find other venues:

Booking a Table

We look forward to your visit from 12pm, daily. Book your table here using Open Table, or call us on:

AIGNER am Gendarmenmarkt

Französische Straße 25
10117 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0)30 203 75 18 50
Fax 0049 (0) 30 203 75 18 59
info@aigner-gendarmenmarkt.de
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Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday, 12pm-1am

The kitchen is open from 12pm to 11.00pm

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.

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