Drawing politicians from the nearby City Hall (Rathaus) and journalists who cover them, Eiles is a historic cafe in District 8. Despite the size of the place, which opened in 1840, there are many snug booths coated in plush red upholstery and ringing small marble-topped tables. Pick one with a view, tuck yourself in, order a cake from the glass display upfront, and observe the scenery. Prices are on the higher end, the food is just average, but you're here for the vibes.

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