Cretan Earth

Wine shop


Der Kretaner Great Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.


Because nowhere else are serving such authentic traditional Cretan Dishes and products. And the combination of great Greek country kitchen with contemporary Mediterranean recipes is characteristic. In addition, wine lovers will find here an incomparable selection of the best quality Greek wines and wines from controlled organic farming.

Greek hospitality and cuisine


Owner and Chef is Dimitris Psallidakis. He comes from Ágios Nikólaos, the “Greek St. Tropez” from the island of Crete. Together with his wife Elena Spanopoulou, he has been your host since 2003 and welcomes you with southern charm in his restaurant in the landmarked building in the Bruno Taut settlement. With his team of six chefs, he prepares daily fresh specialties based exclusively on Cretan olive oil and aromatic herbs.

The best Mediterranean fish, fillet from species-appropriate conduct as well as fresh vegetables directly from the market are the basis for each dish. Vegetarians are offered special specialties.


Popular from guests and the press


DER KRETANER is popular with guests from all over Berlin and the surrounding area. This is shown by the large number of regular guests, including numerous celebrities, politicians and diplomats. And this is also proven by the many positive restaurant reviews and press reports.

The best celebrations take place at Der Kretaner!

Are you looking for the perfect location for your next celebration?

Company, club and family party, birthday, Christmas party, anniversary or wedding –the cretaner- offers culinary delights of the highest quality for every occasion – from the snack buffet to the gourmet menu as well.

  • Flexible combinable rooms for up to 100 seats
  • Individual buffet and menu options
  • Best wines from our wine cellar
  • Catering service from 10 to 100 people

Whether you are dining in the restaurant, want a buffet organization or catering, our kitchen and service team organizes, plans and designs everything professionally for you.