Bavarian Restaurant and Brewery€€€€
Altstadt, München
  • Gabriel C.
    "I took my family here to try the Bavarian food and they loved it!"(11 Tips)
    Andrew P.
    "Pork knuckle, pork belly and Dunkel (dark) beer is recommended"(15 Tips)
    Arturo A.
    "Great pork knuckle and beer.. also the pretzels are amazing."(20 Tips)
    Dimitris T.
    "The place is huge, but always very crowded and extremely noisy!"(15 Tips)
371 Tips and reviews
  • lively
  • good for groups
  • beer
  • authentic
  • German food
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  • David H.
    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.
  • Brad H.
    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.
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiNovember 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.
  • Jake S.
    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).
  • Biliana R.
    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.
    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.
  • 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
  • Gabriel C.
    Weinbauerschnitzel is great! I took my family here to try the Bavarian food and they loved it! Also the speed that the dish arrived at the table was quite good.
  • Mark B.
    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.
  • Emma R.
    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.
    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.
  • Alexis M.
    Alexis MackFebruary 11
    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.
  • Stephanos B.
    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!
  • 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 !
  • Social News Network
    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.
  • Maxim
    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
  • Francisca N.
    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!!
  • Maxim
    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
  • Maxim
    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
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comSeptember 21, 2011
    This world-famous beer hall is where you'll get the taste of true Greman brew (served in 1-liter steins) as well as local treats like veal sausage and pork roast. Just near central Marienplatz.
  • Alexandros S.
    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.
    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.
  • Katerina K.
    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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Javier S.
    Javier SotoFebruary 4
    Orinal place! Liters of beer! Bavarian atmosphere with mix of local and tourist people. Traditional food! The place to be in Munich! 🍻
  • John 忠威 Hans D.
    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
  • Roy K.
    Roy KraftFebruary 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    No visit to Munich is complete without a visit at this famous "Wirtshaus". Ask for the price of a locker for you mug :-) In summer I prefer the small beer garden in the back.
  • Jacobo G.
    Jacobo GómezDecember 26, 2012
    You can't miss with this classic Bavarian Bräuhaus! Even if u're in München for just a few hours, you've gotta check it out! Get beer (1L) and giant pretzels!
  • 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.
  • Alejandra R.
    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!!
  • 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!
  • Natalie M.
    Natalie MarioniFebruary 11, 2016
    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.
  • 🦄
    🦄August 24, 2013
    This place is the HEAVEN of the beer! Good food and also live typical music. You cannot find a place like this anywhere. If you're in town, don't miss it!
  • Elia
    EliaFebruary 4
    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
    Upvoted Feb 10
  • Håkan F.
    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
  • Frau P.
    Frau PageAugust 6, 2014
    When in Munich this is where you have to go!! First order a Maß of beer and then choose anything from the menu, you won't be disappointed!! Waiters can sometimes be a little rude..
  • Lilu
    LiluAugust 9, 2014
    Big brezeln and good beer...don't miss them! To find a place to sit is an hard mission but you can be lucky!!
  • Hélo
    HéloDecember 29, 2013
    Great music, a bit of octoberfest ambiance during the year is always good! The food is average... May be because it is very touristic
  • Lukáš M.
    Lukáš MattaJuly 15, 2016
    Awesome historic Bavarian restaurant since 1516! Excellent beer and meals, great atmosphere.
    Upvoted Mar 8
  • Moris R.
    Moris RevahJune 15, 2016
    With all do respect to its history, the place is extremely packed, very hard to find a seat. You bearly hear what you talk to the person next to you due to loudness of the crowd.
  • Rebecca R.
    Rebecca R.August 13, 2014
    Very big place a bit crowdy and loudy but if you come to Munich you defenitely have to drink a beer here! This is the oldest brewery in town!
  • Paul L.
    Paul LomaxAugust 19, 2012
    Very touristy, but worth a visit. The veal sausage is tasty but the locals recommend removing the skin. Also, it comes in water, it's not soup! Don't drink it!
  • Bauke
    BaukeMay 13, 2016
    Sit anywhere, get yourself a huge litre glass of delicious beer and a pretzel, and enjoy this traditional (but touristy) beer hall.
  • Lulu F.
    Lulu FengJuly 28, 2013
    After we changed table and got a proper server, we surely enjoyed the beer and roasted pork :) Delicious!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CassidyFebruary 21
    A must visit location for a quintessential Munich trip. Enjoy a giant pretzel with a liter of either their Original or Dunkel beers!
  • kill k.
    kill kennyDecember 17, 2014
    Great atmosphere and lively people. I'm not a massive fan of the Hof beers compared to Franziskarner and Augusteiner but still wonderful stuff
  • UEFA.com
    UEFA.comMay 14, 2012
    If you're not visiting during Oktoberfest, then this is the next best thing with beers sold by the litre along with half-chickens and giant pretzels.
  • Cory K.
    Cory KincaidJuly 5, 2016
    Great stop - must go in at least once. Ground floor is community seating. Ask to join a table with a free spot!
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