Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
BA SCORE
59%
Liked Their Beers
3.68 w/ 6,629 ratings
Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Platzl 9
München, 80331
Germany

+49 89 290136-100 | map
hofbraeuhaus.de

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BEER STATS
Beers:
18
Reviews:
2,337
Ratings:
6,629
Liked:
3,914
Average:
3.68/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
81.1%
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
196
Liked:
159
Avg:
4.12/5
pDev:
10.68%
 
 
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Ratings: 196 |  Reviews: 86
Reviews by kingcrowing:
Photo of kingcrowing
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

It's been said, this is a must see in Munich, It's very huge and classically Bavarian and when I was there they even had a band playing so it's quite fun. If you're by yourself or with a small group sit at one of the big tables and chat with the other people, you'll meet locals and tourists from all over the place, I at lunch with a guy from Switzerland who was biking around Germany and had a great time.

The beers here are all solid but fairly standard German Lagers and you can get them by the liter! The food is very reasonable, I got the Bockwurst with potato salad and it was really tasty and went very well with a liter of helles.

Don't limit yourself to this beer hall but make sure you check it out.

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Photo of tux_alin
3.46/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of wc94wc
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of IckyT2012
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Come for the history. This place is mobbed as it is one of the top tourist destinations, but its worth a stop for a liter. Its incredibly large and filled to capacity both inside and out. The beer is ok, but its worth seeing such an important part of history.

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Photo of Mothergoose03
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of smcolw
3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Here's the real deal--one of the very first buildings to be rebuilt after Munich was flattened in World War II. The place is huge with a large courtyard. The place is filled with tourists and (perhaps) locals. I did see some lederhosen but that may be the performers on break.

The place is happening with lots of frenetic activity, mostly from the servers racing around, scurrying between visitors and gawkers.

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Photo of Dactrius
3.71/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Cristoph
3.83/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of South2NW
4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of madelf66
3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Drogon
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4.25

I don't see a listing for the HB house tent at Octoberfest so I'm writing it under this listing. Just at the Octoberfest this year 2016 which is just ending now. It was quite a wait to get in and I would recommend going early in the morning unless your going on a weekday. It took us about two hours to get in to the no reservation area, but once we got in it was awesome. I would say there was about three thousand people in the tent with about 3/4 of the tables reserved. If you want a table you have to reserve one for ten people about a year in advance so good luck with that. Otherwise it standing style tables. You can get the big beer mugs from the German girls going around and pay them directly, But no real food unless you have a table reserved. They do sell the big pretzels which is what we got. Over all it was like the biggest party you have ever seen with the German music band playing in the center and everything. If you want a less crowded quieter experience to to the main Hofbrauhous in Munich. Make reservations a week or more in advance if your going during Octoberfest! Prost!

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Photo of Leiermann
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of smanders
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

If you are traveling in Germany (i.e., do not live there), you HAVE to experience the Hofbräuhaus in München. When people think of Germany, this is the picture that comes into their minds. Oompah band, sauerkraut with a variety of wurst, and gemutlichkeit; if you don't have a good time here, you are dead.

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Photo of djkrause
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Photo of btravers13
3.7/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Tourist trap in Munich. Much better restaurants and beer to be had with a better atmosphere.

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Photo of Blepore01
3.5/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.61/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of khutch39
4.86/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Dallas0469
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of beerimthere
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

A must if you are in Munchen, music, food, beer with great atmosphere.

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Photo of chitowntink
3.66/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Photo of Sparky44
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Hofbräuhaus München in München, Germany
Brewery rating: 59% out of 100 with 6,629 ratings
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