In Munich and Bavaria beer is an important part of life. Housing some of the country’s best beers and breweries, the city is also understandably home to some of the best beer halls and gardens. Visitors can treat themselves to a hearty German feast and beer in a famous beer hall or soak up the sunshine with a Maß, or litre-mug of beer, in one of the city’s picturesque beer gardens. With plenty of great brews and authentic vibes on offer, we’ve uncovered the best beer halls and gardens in Munich.
Home to another locally brewed beer, Löwenbräu, the Löwenbräukeller is a beloved beer hall, restaurant and beer garden. Known for its regular Bavarian music and traditional dances and events, it’s a popular watering hole and restaurant in Munich. The large building also includes roof terraces, ideal for overlooking the nearby, lively beer garden, which is popular during the warmer months.
If you’re craving craft beer when in Munich, Tap House is the place to head. Boasting over 200 varieties of craft brews, including local names like Camba Bavaria, their philosophy is great, unique beer. Housed in a basement-style bar, it’s a modern take on the traditional beer halls and breweries of Munich and offers something a little different.
Located in the lush, sprawling English Gardens, Chinesischer Turm is the beer garden and restaurant at the Chinese Tower. Visitors can tuck into freshly made, tasty Chinese food and refreshing beers in the sunshine, while enjoying the animated atmosphere at one of Europe’s most monumental parks. Head to this popular beer garden to soak up the picturesque surroundings and enjoy the unique view.
Located in the culinary centre of Munich, Biergarten Viktualienmarkt, is one of the most central beer gardens in the city. Nestled between market stalls from the surrounding produce market, this bustling beer garden invites guests to enjoy a range of Munich beers and Bavarian treats.