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Grocery shopping in Berlin

Supermarkets in Berlin

Berlin has a wide selection of different grocery stores. Therefore, it shouldn’t be too difficult to find one within close distance to your apartment. In general supermarkets can be divided into two main categories of stores: the discounters like ALDI, LIDL, NETTO and Plus which offer a limited assortment of goods for reasonable prices and the more expensive ones like Kaisers, Rewe, Real and Kaufland, which offer a greater range/selection of various products. A special tip for busy students is Ulrich convenience store at the Station Zoo. This supermarket is also open on Sundays.

REWE

REWE is one of the biggest supermarkets in Berlin. It offers a wide variety of all kinds of goods and high quality. Additional to the standard assortment, Rewe also offers local specialties and store brand goods, which assure high quality. In general the opening hours are Mo-Sa from 07.00am -10.00pm. To locate a store close to your place click here.

Tip: Some stores extended their opening hours till midnight:

Rewe Berlin:
Address:
Schönhauser Allee 10  
10119 Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Sa: 8:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Schönhauser Allee 36-39  
10435 Berlin/Prenzlauer Berg

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr: 8:00am-12:00am Sa: 8:00-23:00

Address:
Am Ostbahnhof 9  
10243 Berlin/Friedrichshain

Opening hours:
Mo-Sa: 7:00am-12:00am

Further information here

ALDI North

ALDI, Germanys biggest discounter, is one out of six different discount stores in Berlin.. ALDI offers its customers a lot of different products mainly generic brands. Based on their strategy to ensure low cost, ALDI doesn’t offer the same broad assortment customer find in bigger supermarkets. In general, the opening hours are Mo-Sa from 08.00am -08.00pm. To locate a store close to your place click here.

Further information here

LIDL

The German discount supermarket LIDL is also one of the most known discounter in Germany. However, additionally to the generic brand products, Lidl also offers some name brand goods which tend to be at a lesser discount. Opening hours vary from store to store, therefore click here to check the the opening times for your nearest store.

Tip: The LIDL branch at the Ostbahnhof is open from Mo.-So. 8am-10pm.

Further information here and here

Kaisers

Kaisers can be found in Rhine-Westphalia and in Berlin. The stores are dispersed all over Berlin. Compared to the other supermarket chains, Kaisers is one of the more expensive ones, although many prices are comparable to discounters. Besides the friendlier crop/layout of the stores, customers like the opportunity to shop online. The opening hours vary between the different locations of the stores. Therefore just click here to find out location and opening hours of the store, which is next to you.

Tip: A lot of the Kaisers stores are open till midnight. Due to the number of stores, we provide you some suggestions. Further stores can be found by clicking on the above mentioned link:

Kaisers Berlin:

Address:
Fehrbelliner Str 12, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Ostseestr./Mandelstr. 0, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Do 07:00am-12:00pm, Fr-Sa 07:00am-11:30pm

Address:
Greifswalder Str. 86, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Greifswalder Str. 86, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Fischerhüttenstr. 68, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Prenzlauer Allee 104, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Address:
Yorckstr. 78, Berlin

Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 07:00am-12:00am, Sa 08:00am-11.30pm

Further information here

Further locations of super markets can be found here.
In case you are more interested to try local grocery stores rather than the big chain supermarkets, click here or for fresh markets here and here