The best beer gardens in Munich

Paulaner Keller Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Paulaner Keller ©Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Bavaria is one of the most significant tourist destinations of Germany. It is famous for its unique visitor attractions, historic cities, typical cuisine and let’s not forget about its great beer gardens. The beer gardens of Bavaria have a history of 200 years and are very attractive for tourists. Bavarian beer is world renowned, therefore it is not surprising that beer gardens are so popular among visitors.

One of the best destinations of Bavaria, Munich is also abundant in beer gardens. There are about 180 such gardens in the city which attract tourists of all ages and social classes. Tasting the Bavarian beer in such authentic places is one of the best activities of your German summer vacation. Are you planning a trip to Bavaria? Read the following guide which will present you the best beer gardens in Munich.

Augustiner Keller

Augustiner Keller is situated on Arnulfstrasse and has been here since 1812. This beer garden is very popular among both locals and tourists. It is a large beer garden which was awarded several times for its outstanding service and preservation of tradition. For a tourist this beer garden is a great experience. They store the beer in huge, authentic wooden barrels and after 16:00 guests are served with only one-liter steins.

Augustiner Keller Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Augustiner Keller ©Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Paulaner Keller

The popular Paulaner Keller stands vis-a-vis to a former brewery where the dark and strong Salvator was began to be brewed. Situated on Hichstrasse, this fantastic beer garden is famous for serving excellent beer and food. The Paulaner Keller was voted five times the best beer garden of the city by the locals. If you want to taste the specialty of the garden, ask for a Nockherberger.

Paulaner Keller Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Paulaner Keller ©Bernt Rostad/Flickr

Hacker-Pschorr Bräuhaus

The Hacker-Pschorr Bräuhaus can be found on Theresienhöhe Street. It is a great place to stay at and watch the world go by. From its terrace you can have great views over the Theresienwiese, the place where the world famous Oktoberfest is held each year. Inside there are several TV screens, perfect for watching football matches. If you love both football and good beer, this is the place to go.


Standing on the Stiglmaierplatz, the famous Löwenbräukeller is very popular among both local people and visitors. There has been a beer garden here since 1883. Just like the previously mentioned one, this beer garden is also famous among the adepts of football. In case there are important matches, large screens are placed out in the garden.


Known as one of the most famous beer gardens of Munich, the Hofbräukeller attracts numerous guests each day. This beer garden is shady and large, just perfect for a great afternoon with excellent beers. You can find this one on the Innere Wiener Strasse. I suggest you not to miss it!

Beer at the Hofbräukeller J-Cornelius/Flickr

Beer at the Hofbräukeller ©J-Cornelius/Flickr






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