Hofbräuhaus

Hofbräuhaus

Bavarian Restaurant, Brewery, and Beer Garden€€€€
Altstadt, Munich
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    This Bavarian restaurant is famous for their breweries. It's one of the most popular in the city!
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    Dennis B.
    "Best place for bavarian food drinks and fun"(12 Tips)
    Andrew P.
    "Pork knuckle, pork belly and Dunkel (dark) beer is recommended"(19 Tips)
    Lyly F.
    "wonderful traditional atmosphere ?"(6 Tips)
    Arturo A.
    "Great pork knuckle and beer.. also the pretzels are amazing."(26 Tips)
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  • David H.heart icon on user image
    David HudsonOctober 16, 2016
    Pork knuckle was great. Beer was great. Pretzels were the size of a small child. Be prepared to sit with strangers but that's part of the fun. Great experience and a must see if you're visiting.
  • Alex C.heart icon on user image
    Alex ChiritescuDecember 30, 2017
    Tried the roasted pork chop and it was tasty, crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Get sauerkraut with it, it is quite fat. Don't wait to be seated, just go and grab a seat. Very crowded.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Jake S.heart icon on user image
    Jake SmithJuly 6, 2015
    A must do once in your life (at least!). Get a pretzel from the pretzel girls, listen to the oompa band, order a schnitzel, and enjoy the beer (I loved the Dark Radler in particular).
    Upvoted Jan 26
  • Brad H.heart icon on user image
    Brad HagerNovember 9, 2015
    Good place, yes it's touristy & loud but still fun. The pork knuckle, veal sausages & big pretzels are great. Dunkel beer is the BEST!! I do NOT recommend the apple strudel, MUCH better other places.
  • Joey H.heart icon on user image
    Joey HernandezMay 19, 2017
    a must visit if you're in munich. the original! go on a friday or saturday evening to get a great experience. sit anywhere you can find a spot and order a gigantic beer. obatzda and sausages are great
  • Алёнка В.heart icon on user image
    Definitely a MUST GO! 🥨🍺Try pretzels and white sausage -truly delicious!👍🏼At 18-00 Bavarian band starts playing live music so quite difficult to find places, come earlier. Amazing atmosphere!
  • Katrina
    KatrinaNovember 8, 2014
    Best Pork Knuckle I've ever had with 1L Radler! Best combo. Friendly service. Lovely locals who helped me get service & order while we shared a communal table. Very busy. Large grp should book table.
  • Nicole M.heart icon on user image
    Nicole MillsNovember 20, 2023
    No trip to Münich is complete without a visit here! Find a spot amongst the many communal tables. The schweinshaxe is a firm favourite, but it’s best to share if you don’t have a big appetite!
  • Jason L.
    Jason Lai PmpMay 23, 2018
    1st floor is much better and quieter, also with great Bavarian music playedSchweinhaxe is good here!Don't miss the Blaukraut as side dishTheir own-brewed Hofbräu Dunkel dark beer is AWESOME!
  • Biliana R.heart icon on user image
    Biliana RoussevaJanuary 4, 2015
    The best fish soup ever and the first time ever I saw so many people gathered at a single place! The way those guys work reminds a factory production - from the meals in line to the flying waiters!
  • Tihana Ana R.heart icon on user image
    Tihana Ana R.April 3, 2016
    Among all historically significant details related to this place, the coolest thing is that there is a separate room with personalized beer glasses of some, so called, members of Hofbräuhaus.
  • Yves D.heart icon on user image
    Yves DOctober 12, 2017
    Great beer! Very spatious place with good live music. Best ti spend the night in the center of Munich with friends or family. A little bit expensive but worthy 😉
  • Dasha 👻 S.
    If you want to try bits of different things - go for cheese+meat platter, which is huge and delicious, rather than sausage one that has only 4 usual pieces. Weiss radler is awesome for non-beer lovers
  • Ashleigh G.heart icon on user image
    Ashleigh GardnerNovember 11, 2017
    Yes, very touristy, but in a charming way with great atmosphere. Centuries-old beer house with great service and good food. The main room is stunning!
  • Aleksandr Z.
    Aleksandr ZakusilovOctober 13, 2019
    Come in and realize you haven’t been in a beer place before. The best beer in the whole world. Sausages (all types) are a best pick, if you’re not a fan of German cuisine.
  • Mark B.heart icon on user image
    Mark BJune 14, 2016
    Love this place. Food is good & you can't beat the atmosphere for a true Bavarian experience.Very crowded and may have to circle hall a few times to find seats.Don't be shy as you can share tables.
  • Dimitris T.
    Dimitris TzourisFebruary 28, 2015
    Must check this place out. Traditional Bavarian beer house with very good food and live music. The place is huge, but always very crowded and extremely noisy!
  • Emma R.heart icon on user image
    Emma R*January 31, 2016
    An essencial in Munich. Bavarian tradition & history. Live music, funny place. Order a pretzel + some beers and shout "PROST!" when make a toast! Don't forget to go upstairs, at least to have a look!
  • Marcia B.heart icon on user image
    Marcia Baroni SmithNovember 7, 2015
    They might say this place is a tourist trap, but I had a great time: wonderful beer and food, fair price, decent service. Try blaukraut and a potato cake called knödel. 1st floor = no crowd.
  • Stef B.heart icon on user image
    Stef BakJanuary 11, 2017
    Extraordinary beerhouse!The best i have ever seen!The beer is local, tastes really really good and is served in large quantities (0,5-1lt).The food is absolutely amazing!!!! Dedinitely worth visiting!
  • Alexis M.heart icon on user image
    Alexis MackFebruary 11, 2017
    Huge beer hall, always crowded and you share the table with completes strangers but that's part of the charm. A traditional band plays music and the food is great too. A must visit in Munich.
  • Katerina K.
    Katerina KuvJanuary 21, 2017
    Trendy, nice Bavarian restaurant in Munich. Unspeakable atmosphere, get it classy. Join somebody, make a friends, try tasty food and delicious beer, listen amazing traditional music
  • Francisca N.heart icon on user image
    Francisca NachtApril 20, 2016
    Leave your hipster cool at the door and come in to have beer chugging singing fun! Order pork knuckle, obstler shots, pretzel, say prost, sing, drink and be merry. Tourist trap? Whatever! Fun!!
  • Eliaheart icon on user image
    EliaFebruary 4, 2017
    Very authentic restaurant! They have live music and the food is ok! It's a really big restaurant, a bit chaotic but cool! Visit is a must
  • Alexandros S.heart icon on user image
    Alexandros StamatelatosJanuary 20, 2017
    The beer is better than other places or beer-gardens in town. The atmosphere is very "Bavarish" and also they have live German Music played by a band
  • Matt D.heart icon on user image
    Matt DermodySeptember 15, 2016
    An obvious tourist spot but still worth seeing. I suggest catching a beer there during the day and then heading to a less touristy Biergarten like the Augustiner at night.
  • Kevin D.heart icon on user image
    Kevin DulinOctober 20, 2018
    The kassespatzle is very good!
  • Francesco Paolo F.
    Italians, Italians, lot of Italians (me included)! The brewery is huge and typical, need to find a quieter time to visit and really judge
  • Javier S.heart icon on user image
    Javier SotoFebruary 4, 2017
    Orinal place! Liters of beer! Bavarian atmosphere with mix of local and tourist people. Traditional food! The place to be in Munich! 🍻
  • Kerem A.heart icon on user image
    Kerem AkbasliJuly 11, 2017
    Preferrably crispy pork belly and master steak👍🏻original HB beer..bitter taste ...atmosphere is authentic and traditional..always crowded..
  • M K.heart icon on user image
    M KJuly 12, 2018
    First place in Munich we had dinner at. Seat yourself (you can ask other patrons to share their table when busy). They have English menus. As well be ready to order when they come.
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    Social News NetworkDecember 3, 2013
    These people drink gallons of beer! They make Americans look like wimps. Great to visit during any World Cup. Amazing atmosphere of football fans. Everyone is friendly. Tip to Americans... Don't tip.
  • Felipe G.
    Felipe GentilDecember 14, 2014
    The place is really nice, the dishes are delicious and so is the beer! But make sure your order has been made properly, I was fooled by a waiter for 40min and had to ask to another one for a pint.
  • E.
    E.July 11, 2013
    After drinking the beer , u' ll understand that what the beer is! Meals are tasty and delicious! The stuffs are great! The music is traditional ! U' ll love it! The best place in Munich !
  • Jane K.heart icon on user image
    Jane KellyAugust 28, 2017
    A brilliant Bavarian experience. The steins of beer and pork knuckle were a winner. Cracking band playing throughout the evening. A must visit when in Munich.
  • Maximheart icon on user image
    MaximNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best restaurants in Munich. Sit downstairs in the "Schwemme" for the real Bavrian HB feeling, or go upstairs to the equally authentic, quieter restaurant. Same kitchen! All food is great
  • Dakota M.heart icon on user image
    Dakota MancillasOctober 17, 2018
    Be aware it is expensive here. Although I recommend the ruß’n to drink. It is a white beer with lemonade. Also don’t wait to be seated, you seat yourself where ever you want. ask for English menus
  • Ishwarya V.
    Ishwarya VenkatachalamSeptember 10, 2018
    Don't be shy! Grab a table and the waiters will come to you. They take card here, but the pretzels that are carried around the room by the waitresses are cash only!
  • Maximheart icon on user image
    MaximNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    personal favorites: hendl (either half with potato salad or quarter with a delicious salad), leberknödelsoup, haxn. get a side of reiberknödel! The apple strudel is a MUST for dessert - best Ever
  • Enrico G.
    Enrico GennariAugust 16, 2013
    Huge beer hall, the must-go place when in Munich. Home for the world-famous beer HB, make sure you've spotted the toilets BEFORE you start drinking. Too bad there's always plenty of tourists...
  • Maximheart icon on user image
    MaximNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    THe big Oktoberfest-style pretzels sold in the Schwemme by pretzl-girls are delicious. Kitchen is open till midnight or later, though a smaller menu is offered after 10pm. Get chicken and apfelstrudel
  • Melissa C.heart icon on user image
    Melissa ChinOctober 19, 2018
    Good atmosphere and great live band. Food is ok. The term crackling we thought meant crispy pork skin, which it was not. The schnitzel was not as crispy as expecting.
  • Cris C.heart icon on user image
    Cris Cris CristinaMarch 22, 2019
    A must! Maybe seems like a tourist trap, but it is a nice experience to have a beer.
  • Alejandra R.heart icon on user image
    Alejandra R. G.November 4, 2015
    Great place to eat and drink beer with a traditional environment. Be careful with the menu, you could have a great dinner o get disappointed. Anyway, enjoy!!
  • Andrew B.heart icon on user image
    Andrew BykovAugust 29, 2017
    Hands down the best beer place I've ever been. Beer, food, atmosphere - everything about is just unbelievable!
  • Natalie M.heart icon on user image
    Natalie MarioniFebruary 11, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The building itself is beautiful and they have a traditional band which makes for a nice atmosphere. Service isn't great and the food is below average. Augustiner HBhaus is significantly better.
  • Håkan F.heart icon on user image
    Håkan FAugust 5, 2015
    It's a must if you are in Munich even if it's crowded and all tourists come here, also for the shady history in the 1930-s
  • Lukáš M.heart icon on user image
    Lukáš MattaJuly 15, 2016
    Awesome historic Bavarian restaurant since 1516! Excellent beer and meals, great atmosphere.
  • Dogan G.
    Dogan G.October 6, 2013
    Good city center alternative to beer houses at the Octoberfest Grounds, Theresienwiese where its difficult to get in especially when you are late during the day. Octoberfest food with live band.
  • John 忠威 suɐɥ D.heart icon on user image
    This is centrally located icon and a must for visitors. There is a shop for souvenirs whether you drink there or not. The atmosphere is pure fun and enjoyment
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