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Hofbräuhaus München

Not Rated.
Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
BEER AVG
3.72/5
Based on:
17 Beers
2,058 Reviews
Place Score: 90
Reviews: 80
Visits: 164
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: n/a
Taps: 4
Bottles: 1
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

Platzl 9
München, 80331
Germany
phone: +49 89 290136-100

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hofbraeuhausmuc

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Reviews: 80 | Visits: 164
Reviews by JohnfromDublin:
Photo of JohnfromDublin
3.55/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

On a long weekend visit to Munich (December 2007), I deliberately avoided this place over the Sat/Sun and visited on a Monday at about 6pm. I was expecting something very touristy and overpriced. The reality was somewhat different.

The place itself is enormous; a cruciform shape with the band stage at the centre. Wooden tables (when you can get one!), and tables with tablecloths tend to be "Stammtisch" reserved for locals, unless the waiter sits you at one.
The Sandra Bullock lookalike waitress in Bavarian costume treated is with a degree of disdain at first. I did notice that when she saw that we were staying for more than one drink, she improved considerably in demeanour. I can't say that I blame them for attitude; the numbers of Japanese tourists who tramp through here, take photos and videos, and never even buy a beer. Okay, some do, but I saw some ask this pretzel waitress to pose for them (which she did), and then they shook her hand and left. Not even a euro tip!

I confess that we were sucked into its atmosphere. A couple of litres of their drinkable beer, and the will to leave decreases. And when the band play that fanfare, you are encouraged to stand and sing the toast "ein prossit, ein prossit, der gemutlicht keit" and then slam the stiens together and have a slug!

And at €6.60 per litre, it's one of the best "tourist" things you can do; music and waitress service included. I suppose they make a good profit on their pretzels (€3.20) must be €3 profit.

As so many have said; this place is somewhere is a must visit. Just do so when it is quieter than the mania of weekend nights. I will be back, and I never thought i would say so. Nice to be proved wrong! (1,697 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Barracudas
3.75/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

In the heart of Munich, this is why you come to this city. Dark wood, old world ambience. Oompah band in lederhosen cranking out the singing songs. Didn't eat anything , just come here for the bier and the atmosphere. Touristy? Yes. But, I don't live in Munich so I must be a tourist! (284 characters)

Photo of Crainjd
3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 5

Loved the atmosphere when we walked out in. Just what I was expecting from a traditional German beer hall. Very busy but we were welcomed when we asked to sit with two other men at one of the tables. It took awhile to get someone to take our beer order. Even longer to get our food order in. The giant pretzels were outstanding and the bratwurst and sauerkraut was out of this world. They had a band playing traditional German music and there were groups of patrons singing along with the band. Overall a terrific experience for an American. (541 characters)

Photo of captaincoffee
3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Kind of a must-go place in Munich, but the dream is better than the reality. Super crowded most of the time, so expect to wander around for a while or sit upstairs in one of the off-the-beaten-path areas of the place to get a seat. Beer is not great and is a little more expensive than other places. If you are in college, go for it. If you are visiting with your family, you might want to avoid the crowd and noise (or just walk through to check it out, but eat/drink elsewhere). (481 characters)

Photo of Silchenkov
4.69/5  rDev +17.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Rihup
4.43/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.63/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of leroybrown10
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of RickyHolden
3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of Sixpoint
4.31/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

The bierhalle that sounds like a football stadium.... (53 characters)

Photo of BigBadBeerSnob
4.34/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

The food is amazing but the beer is overpriced, as expected for a "tourist trap." (81 characters)

Photo of Doublechar0517
3.75/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of mozartandmadnes
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of benzalman
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Danielr26
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of TargaFlorio
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of aliu1193
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

this place is always packed. only had time for 1 the original . great nostalgia!! (81 characters)

Photo of jkhara12
4.15/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Stevedore
3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of almostjay
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

If you're in Munich, you have to go right? Just go. (51 characters)

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Hofbräuhaus München in München, Germany
90 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.