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Friendly Society Berlin

Griebenowstr. 23, 10435 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 28046190
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Must visit little shop

An amazing little shop full of unique one off items run by what must be the two nicest and... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
sherryt8862
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Marvelous!

Ich mach die Welt, wiedewie sie mir gefällt! Love it! At "Friendly Society" you'll find exquisite... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
Alessa E
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The Friendly Society is a little fashion, art & culture department store with a mini café in the city district Berlin-Mitte, close to Kastanienalllee/Zionskirchplatz. You will find paintings and sculptures of contemporary artist, ladies and men's fashion "Made in Germany" (approx. 20 design lines from casual to extravagant, made for the red carpet), accessories (jewellery, handbags, ties, bow ties, etc.) and hand-craft works (porcelain, glass objects, wooden pedestals/mounts, picture frames, etc.) on two floors. In our basement salon we have an extensive display of original fashion jewellery and handbags on sale, with emphasis on the 1950es and 1960es. Our art cabinet offers a wide spectrum (over 600 exhibits) of high quality works of art. Beside our monthly Sunday Salon (music, readings, performance) we organize approximately 6 thematic art exhibitions a year, and we also participate in the Berlin Fashion Week. It is possible that almost every article we have on sale can be made-to-measure fitting your needs. We will gladly help you find the correct matching frames, mounts, and glass for your pictures, and the ideal solution for the presentation of your sculptures, artefacts, or antiques. When you visit the Friendly Society please bring some time with you, because a professional, fair, individual consultation leads to excellent results. We are open: Sat. & Sun.: 12:00-6:00 pm, private Showroom Appointments: Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 10pm We will be happy to great you personally in the Friendly Society. The Friendly Society was founded over 12 years ago, the middle of 2003 by Gregor Marvel-Wyrwich and Christian Heinrich. Until August of 2006 we were located in the Gipsstrasse 23, in Berlin Mitte. Since September of 2006 you can visit our little art department store now located in the Griebenowstrasse 23, close to Zionskirchplatz and Kastanienallee on the border to Prenzlauer Berg.
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Sep 13, 2017
“Must visit little shop ”
Feb 22, 2017
“Marvelous!”
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Griebenowstr. 23, 10435 Berlin, Germany
Mitte
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+49 30 28046190
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

An amazing little shop full of unique one off items run by what must be the two nicest and friendliest people in Berlin. Spent a good part of an hour in this amazing little shop on a Sunday afternoon.

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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Ich mach die Welt, wiedewie sie mir gefällt! Love it! At "Friendly Society" you'll find exquisite stuff in form of art, jewelry and even a good chat :) Thanks!

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We chanced upon this gallery, when asking for directions. We spent a delightful hour looking at the wonderful and diverse art works, all of which were for sale at reasonable prices. Our guide to the gallery, Christian, was enthusiastic and informative and generously shared his...More

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Christian and Gregor are two of the most interesting and friendliest guys we've ever met. Visiting the Friendly Society is an experience not to be missed.

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Reviewed May 6, 2016

Located in a unique little boutique, this art showcase is a must-see! In addition to the attractive art, Christian and Gregor left a lasting impact on myself and friends as they welcomed us on an off day and not only provided superb lattes but gave...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed April 6, 2016

These people are just great! If you are art-, design-, humour- and coffee-lovers, you really should visit this place.... We had really nice time there. Thank you:)

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Reviewed September 14, 2015

What a breath of fresh air. Christian and Gregor have created a deliciously calm, peaceful and welcoming place for those seeking something new and inspiring in Berlin. Unique fashion for all shapes and sizes, excellent arts and gift items, but best of all - 2...More

3  Thank dayna s
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Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Run by two amazing guys. Underground glam fashion, dazzling exhibits, concerts and excellent coffee. Must-See for every Berlin visitor.

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

Whenever I am in Berlin I stop by the Friendly Society. There is always something new to see whether paintings, sculputures, or fashion; there is something for everyone. The owners, Gregor and Christian are always a pleasure to speak with and are extremely helpful in...More

2  Thank bkvf_de
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Reviewed May 25, 2015

I spent over an hour in this wonderful oasis of art, clothing and personable owners. Everything they carry is by wonderful artists/designers. Most of the clothing is Vintage 20's-40's. Had a great cup of coffee while Gregor, one of the owners sat down with me...More

Thank MsEnergy
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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
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oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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