Gatherings are planned for the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. Our first get-together was in April at a local coffee house in Birkenwerder. Here are a few photos from the evening:
That's possibly the worst picture of me in the past decade. I didn't have that much to drink, really. Although the atmosphere and food in the restaurant were well suited to such a meeting, the attitude of the service personnel at Kaffeehaus Birkenwerder made it clear why some of the reviews on Qype were not very favorable. After my partner tried to meet us shortly before 10 pm and was turned away at the door, I resolved never to set foot in that joint again.
The following month (May) we switched to a beautiful lakeside restaurant about 10 minutes walk from the city rail station:
A bit more expensive, but you can't beat the view and the service is great. We had a good time; wine and beer flowed freely and everything eventually went to the dogs:
So it looks like our new meeting location every third Thursday at 7 pm will be
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