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Hofbrauhaus Munchen

Platzl 9, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #2 of 183 nightlife in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Beertasting, Drinking
Traveler Description: Go in, find a place at a table big enough for your backside, sit at it! If you stand around waiting to be seated you'll die waiting...and be pushed... more »
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I eat 2 huge pretzels. My first ever beer that I finished. Forced interaction with people because we do need to squeeze ourselves to get a table. Language is not even an issue. Everyone is just happy to sit, eat, drink and laugh. Enjoy it a lot. Would love to go back..

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We went there on the last day of our trip and it was packed! Such an amazing atmosphere!! We found a table and felt at home instantly! Food and drink were both amazing and reasonably priced which is a bonus! Service was also good! Defo recommend going its a must see! The place itself was also beautiful and so authentic.... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Inside is huge, but even so it was very difficult to find a table to join. Luckily we did and the atmosphere is amazing; a mix of locals and tourists, waiters in traditional dress, girls selling pretzels, a live band playing...it was an experience in itself. The food was delicious and reasonably priced for the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant looks like just your average German food establishment until you enter the dining area. Beautiful arched and hand painted ceilings reminiscent of something you'd see in Italy! Food was delicious and not too expensive depending on what you order. We loved the potato soup.

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Tirana, Albania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Went here twice. If you love people watching this is the place to be. You might need to do a few laps around to find a place to sit. Be aggressive and don't be afraid to ask if there is room for you at the table. The atmosphere is amazing with a band playing traditional music, complete with tuba and... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The Hofbrauhaus is a great place to visit, despite it being a huge tourist destination. Spread over three floors, there must be over 2000 seats available, with some in a courtyard, but most inside. While it is customary to drink beer in steins (1 litre) the staff will server in 500ml if it's not too busy. If you don't want... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband and I didn't plan on staying too long when we visited Hofbrauhaus. We realize it is considered a bit tourist-y, but it also made it very fun. We are not the most outgoing people, but spent several hours with a group of German and Finnish groups that were great fun. The beer was delicious. The food was decent.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I am NOT a fan of dark beer, but Hofbrauhaus' dark beer is great. So, go have a litre of their dark beer (it's the first one listed in the menu). It comes in a 1 litre glass, which has bubbles in the glass. The aim is to drink one bubble at a time (so you drink a litre of... More

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Brilliant place. Try the Pork Knuckle with a litre of Weiss bier to wash it down. Can be hard to find a chair, but once you do, sit back & enjoy the largest beer house in Germany. Noisy & amazing!

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Lots of lots of tourists in this place. The locals said that this place is too expensive to go and places like Augustina houses are lot better.

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