in tradition, the beer house and restaurant has been located
since 1905 at Mommsenstraße 45, between Mommsenstraße
and Giesebrechtstraße on Hindemith square with its
beautiful Bavarian fountain.
pub, as well as the street, received their names from
the honorary citizen of Charlottenburger, Theodor Mommsen
(1817 -1903), a lawyer and historian who was Professor
of ancient history in Berlin from 1858, and who received
a Nobel Prize in 1902.
respectable age has had its effect on the interior; everything
appears real and substantial. A portion of the wall paneling
from 1905 is preserved to this day. Through the years
Mommsen-Eck has constantly been growing. A clever architect
harmoniously fitted a glass-walled winter garden onto
the interior rooms. Also, a pleasant beer garden surrounds
the Mommsen-Eck from April to October. Pub fans and beer
freaks, skat aficionados, theater enthusiasts, thinkers
and debaters, singles and pairs, academics and common
laborers have all been meeting since way back when in
like Eise Lasker-Schüler and Erich Mühsam, theater
people like Rudolf Nelson or filmstar Hildegard Knef,
as well as the "Bacillus doctor", Robert Koch,
frequented the Mommsen-Eck. Even today, one meets famous
and prominent people from Berlin and elsewhere.
a time when the customer is all too often dealt with as
a nuisance, it is important that there are places where
"the guest is not a disruption of the work, but rather
its end and be all," as one waitress put it.
from 14 taps, we draw lager and dark beers of world-famous
breweries such as Warsteiner, Jever, Bitburger, König-Pilsener,
Budweiser, Pilsner Urquell, Berliner Kindl Jubiläums
Pilsener, Köstritzer, Weihenstephan Hefeweizen, Kloster
Andechs, Gaffel Kölsch, Diebels Alt, Duckstein and
is something for every taste. We serve the finest draft
beers in Berlin and we serve them right.
draft beer is served right:
the temperature of the beer in the keg is about 5°C
and about 8°C out of the tap;
the beer lines are refrigerated all the way to the taps,
are not longer than 3 meters, and are cleaned every
the beer is served in a fitting, wet glass
the beer is expertly drawn with the correct pressure
the ambience is right
well-drafted beer takes time.