Although it's name conjures images of Alpine fireplaces, the only southern German flair about in this legendary Mitte hangout is the deer head that stares down at you from above the bar. A Boho crowd occupy the well-worn sofas in winter and spill onto the pavement in summer. It's a cool place to hang out on any night of the week (except Sundays, it´s closed!). "Held", the original Berlin vodka that dates back to the golden 20s, is served here. In fact you can even buy small bottles of the feisty firewater to take-away. Prost!