Best friends day: Girls just want to have fun

Shopping, wellness, cocktails: a perfect day out on Potsdamer Platz with your best friends.

frühstück9.30 am: Breakfast in ‘the coffee shop’
As you look out through the glass panes of the breakfast café you can see the Platz coming to life. Businesspeople hurry by, tourists stroll along the street, while you indulge your taste for a savoury filled ciabatta or a soft and flaky croissant with your coffee made from the coffeeshop chain’s specially roasted house-mix — the perfect start to the day.

Alte Potsdamer Straße 7
Monday to Saturday 8 am to 8 pm
www.the-coffee-shop.de

shopping10.30 am: Shopping in the Potsdamer Platz Shopping Arkaden
This airy and expansive centre combines 120 shops, cafés and restaurants under one roof — a trendsetter’s paradise. All the major fashion chains, from H&M to Mango, are represented. The Spanish shoe manufacturer Camper and denim experts G-Star have their own stores. Once your outfit is bought and bagged, exclusive accessory brands like Swarovski or Mandarina Duck and the hairstylists Icono and Essanelle are ready to give that new look a final shine.

Alte Potsdamer Straße 7
Monday bis Saturday 10 am to 9 pm

lunch1 pm: Lunch in Weilands Wellfood
The salads alone are worth a visit, including such stand-outs as salad with brie, grapes, peas and mint or with marinated cauliflower, potatoes and cashew seeds. The Weiland cooks are creative and come up with something new every day.

Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 1
Mo-Fr: 10:30 am to 8 pm, Sa & Su: 12 – 8 pm
www.weilands-wellfood.de

wellness2 pm: Wellness in Holmes Place Spa
Soothe your cares away in this elegantly designed day spa from Holmes Place, with three saunas, special showers, an ice chamber and a vitality pool warmed to 30˚C. Particularly alluring is the Himalaya relaxation room with a panoramic view of the awe-inspiring mountain range. You can also book a mani-pedi treatment in the Nail & Foot Spa or try a beauty application or massage.

Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 17 a – d
holmesplace.de/potsdamer-platz.c/de

l&w6.30 pm: Dinner in Lutter & Wegner
With meals that hark back to the golden ’20s, Lutter & Wegner offers a selection of wines, some of the best Viennese schnitzels in the city — and a unique flair. And lastly, the restaurant, which doubles as a wine merchant, is situated in the Huth House, the only building on Potsdamer Platz that dates from before the Second World War.

Alte Potsdamer Straße 5
daily 11 am to 3 pm
l-w-berlin.de

ladies night8 pm: „Ladies Night“ in CinemaxX
Comfy seats, excellent sound system, the widest selection of films in Germany — and once a month, “Ladies Night” provides girls with an ideal night out. The offer includes the screening of a pre-première, a bottle of sparkling white wine and a magazine crammed with the latest filmstar gossip.

Potsdamer Straße 5
Ladies Night once a month
cinemaxx.de

bar10 pm: Cocktails in Vox Bar
No cinema trip would be complete without a nightcap. The Vox Bar in the Grand Hyatt Hotel is renowned for its extensive range of cocktails and whiskeys.

Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 2
Su-Thu: 6 pm to 1 am, Fr-Sa: 6 pm to 2 am, live music Thu-Sa from 10 pm
berlin.grand.hyatt.de