I was familiar with The Barn even before landing in Berlin – its glowing reputation as a coffee shop and roaster had come up in coffee conversations back home on multiple occasions. The Barn has two outposts, both in Berlin’s
House of Small Wonder had great success in Williamsburg NY, so the owners decided to cross the Atlantic and set up in Berlin. This second outpost opened at the end of 2014, located on quiet Johannisstraße, just off bustling Friedrichstraße.
You can spot Distrikt Coffee from down the road by the large sign announcing that pancakes are served until 3pm every day (4pm at weekends). Such an advertisement naturally tends to draw a crowd at weekends, so be savvy with