Party Earth Review Less than a mile south of the famed Nymphenburg Palace, tree-lined Hirschgarten is a testament to duality: a simple but beautiful park arm-in-arm with one of the largest beer gardens in the entire world. Harkening back to its former incarnation as a hunting ground for noblemen, deer still roam a feeding area near the original ... more
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Party Earth Review Whether patrons want to eat, drink, or be merry, they’ll find a place to do it at Park Café, a versatile space that offers three different vibes all in one spot. An airy, upscale restaurant serves modern interpretations of classic Bavarian dishes to a mixed crowd of families, students, and business people, while the traditional ... more
Party Earth Review What separates Augustinerkeller from all the other beer halls in Munich – at least in the minds of the locals – is its reputation for having the best brew in town served straight from the taps in the oaken barrels. On any warm day, the place is packed with regulars and visitors alike tossing back liters of beer under the ... more
Party Earth Review Named for the tall, centuries-old Chinese pagoda rising at its center, Chinese Tower is reportedly the second largest beer garden in the world and can accommodate up to 3,000 guests. Situated in the middle of Englischer Garten, the outdoor bar features row upon row of picnic tables that are regularly flooded with a mix ... more
Inside Englischer Garten
Beer Hall / Drinking Activity
Party Earth Review Arguably the most famous beer hall in Munich, exuberant patrons flock to Hofbräuhaus every day and night of the year to sample some of the best Bavarian beer and food in the city. As soon as patrons walk through the big swinging doors, the smell of Bavarian specialties, the roar of laughter, and the traditional live music ... more
Party Earth Review One of Europe’s largest municipal parks, Englischer Garten is a beloved destination where Munich’s residents and visitors come to enjoy the greenery and soak up the blue Bavarian sky. Park-goers can spend some time wandering the vast grounds, jogging or biking on the sandy trails, or enjoying a traditional tea ceremony ... more
Party Earth Review Located in a former city power plant, Muffatwerk is one of Munich’s most versatile venues and consists of a concert hall, beer garden, and club. The unusual location and excellent acoustics of Muffathalle – the spacious concert venue – draw internationally acclaimed artists, especially rock, indie, and reggae bands, who ... more
Party Earth Review Since the Löwenbräu beer hall is located right next door to the brewery, patrons can rest assured they’re getting the freshest brew possible at Löwenbräukeller. Like many traditional Bavarian establishments, the venue looks like a castle and gives the impression of splendor with its ornate moldings, spires, and regal stone ... more
Party Earth Review Over three-and-a-half decades after Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Olympiapark, the park remains an inviting green haven for lovers of the great outdoors. Whether visitors go rollerblading or biking around the perimeter of the lake, swimming in the Olympic pool, or simply strolling through one of the craft ... more
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Party Earth Review One of Munich’s more alternative clubs, Backstage is a sprawling complex with both indoor and outdoor spaces for live concerts, movie showings, and club nights. Popular with an edgier crowd of teens, students, and young professionals looking for a change from the usual upscale clubs and tight door policies, the venue sports ... more
Drinking Activity / Tour
Party Earth Review It’s hard to beat Mike’s Bike Tours for unique sightseeing trips around Munich, most of which are led by gregarious expats and attended by a diverse clientele hailing from all corners of the globe. Tours begin with a brief overview of the city’s history, after which the participants pick out their ... more
All tours meet at the old city hall in Marienplatz
(the tower with the orange roof)
Party Earth Review Incredibly popular, and intensely dedicated to serving Paulaner beer, Wirtshaus Zur Brez’n has the look and feel of a typical Bavarian beer hall, but on a slightly smaller scale. Located in the heart of Schwabing amid trendy cafés and bars, this beer hall’s traditional charm draws a diverse and dynamic crowd that includes ... more
Nobody will ever accuse the Germans of not knowing how to knock back a few steins, and with a plethora of expansive outdoor beer gardens and cavernous indoor beer halls, it’s no surprise that most of the drinking activities in Munich involve beer.
Ticking off every great beer garden in the city would be a drinking activity of Olympic caliber, and what better place to start than Olympiapark? Built to host the 1972 Summer Olympic Games, the park remains an inviting green haven for lovers of the great outdoors, and Olympiapark Beer Garden promises lovers of great hops will have a fabulous time here too.
Across town in the middle of Englischer Garten, Chinese Tower is reportedly the second largest beer garden in the world and can accommodate up to 3,000 guests at its row upon row of picnic tables.
Still need drinking activities in Munich? Then go check out what is arguably the most famous beer hall in Munich, Hofbräuhaus, where exuberant patrons flock every day and night of the year to sample some of the best Bavarian beer and food in the city. Or check out the Löwenbräukeller beer hall, where you can rest assured you’re getting the freshest brew possible seeing as the Löwenbräu brewery is right next door.
Of course, if all these ways of drinking in Munich have you worried about your waistline, it’s hard to beat Mike’s Bike Tours for unique sightseeing trips around the city. The tours regularly include a stop for some suds but, hey, you’ll have burned it off by then.