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Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Munich, Germany
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Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

I just stumbled across the fact that now some of the smaller (i.e. civilised, not party) tents allow reservations online using the opentable reservation platform.

The smaller tents are normally more family orientated, food orientated and if I'm honest, often way more ornate than the bigger tents. Oktoberfest when it started was only small tents, and only after many decades the larger tents appeared with their amplified music.

For many visitors from abroad, this will not be of interest as they just want to get smashed drunk , jump up and down on tables, and all that type of messy stuff, which is what the big tents are there for.

If instead you want to get a bite to eat in a civilised atmosphere, then this might be of interest.

I did a test for a table for tomorrow afternoon in Glöckle Wirt (which looks lovely inside) and there was no issues getting a table for 4 .

Heres the link to all the places instantly bookable online :

https:/…

And the Glockle Wirt

https:/…opentable

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6 replies to this topic
Indiana
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1. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Thanks for the information. Is there a website that has descriptions of all of the tents for comparison in terms of size, music, beer, food, etc?

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2. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Keep in mind that most of the small tents have only good music in the evening. And these reservations are likely to be daytime only, when it is more of a restaurant ambiance.

Munich, Germany
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3. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

yep, on the official oktoberfest site you'll see the big tents which hold from 2 to 7 thousand indoors https://www.oktoberfest.de/en/ressort/The+big+tents/

and also the small tents which are from 100 to 400 places https://www.oktoberfest.de/en/ressort/Small+tents/

Of the small tents, you can kindof guess from the name of it whats their speciality. The Bratwurstl funny enough is big into their sausages, the fisch-bada is big on fish, the "sausage and chicken grill" ...... anyhow, you get the idea.

Edited: 7:40 am, September 25, 2018
Indiana
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4. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Thanks for the links. Google kept sending me to commercial sites that did a lot of advertising.

Dallas, Texas
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5. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Thank you for the information! I was able to get 2 afternoon reservations for next week for a group of ten. I didn’t see anything available for the evenings but that is not surprising. Thanks again

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6. Re: Last minute Oktoberfest reservations

Awesome info🤗

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