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August 2015

    Places & Spaces Whilst Away

    Two and Two in Berlin

    August 31, 2015

    Today I’ve got another gem for you. Two and Two in Berlin is a coffee shop also selling stationery. How cool and innovative is that?

    The story is that two friends (Eri and Tose), one from Paris the other from Tokyo met over a cup of coffee and ended up opening their own little venture together.

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    Both fairly inexperienced in this, they ventured and found this little spot in Neukölln and created a real labour of love. The sign here below alerts you to their matcha latte, home-made chai latte and stationery from Japan. Not the kind of combo you see everyday. Oh, and they also have free WiFi.

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    The french/japanese signature is felt throughout. You’ll find french cakes and pastries like freshly baked Madeleines, and japanese treats like Korumi Kokuto.

    two and two in berlin

    They’re well known for their extensive menu of hot drinks and this place has quickly become a favourite in the neighbourhood.

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    Of course, I was instantly smitten with the stationery. What better way to spend a creative afternoon than by combining a nice cup of hot drink and buying a notebook and pen to write down the next big idea.

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    The place looks rather small from outside. Once inside you’ll find a big room at the back with plants, comfortable seating and a mini library filled with books and magazines. It really is the place to hang out and maybe even do some work.

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    two and two in berlin - colourliving

    A true gem and one I will return to over and over again. Care to join me for a cuppa?

    Here Tose tells the story of how they met and opened Two and Two.

    Two and two,
    Pannierstr. 6,
    Neukölln, Berlin
    Mon – Sun: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    This post will stay live until Monday 7th September.

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