What are the Top 10 Beer Gardens in Munich?

Undoubtedly Munich big 6 breweries deserve closer attention. Together Paulaner, Hacker-Pschorr, Spaten, Hofbrau (Court Brew), Augustiner (the oldest-since 1328), and Lowenbrau (Lion’s Brew) create nearly 580 million liters of beer per year. And like all beer in Germany, they must follow the “purity order” of 1516, (called the rheinheitsgebot) the oldest law of its sort which specifies that only water, hops, barley, and x can be used in the fermentation process.

Munich’s Top 10 Beer Gardens Beer Served Address Telephone Comments
 Hofbrauhaus Hofbrauhaus Am Platzl 9 (City Center) (089)221676 Most famous beerhall in the world
 Augustiner-Keller Augustiner Arnulf Strasse 52 (089)594393 Close to main train station(hauptbahnhof)
 Lowenbraukeller Lowenbrau Nymphenburger Str.2 (Stiglmaier-Platz) (089)526021 Great location, on site since June 14,1883
 Viktualienmarkt Many Types Viktualienmarkt 6 (089)297545 Close to the Marienplatz in the Alstadt(old city)
 Chinesischer Turm (Chinese Tower) Lowenbrau Englisher Garten 3 (Schwabing) (089)383870 Great setting in English Gardens has 7000+ seats
 Hirshgarten Many Types Hirschgartenallee 1 (Nymphenburg) (089)172591 Largest beerhall in the world with 8000+ seats
 Paulaner Keller Paulaner Hochstrasse 77 (Giesing) (089)483274 Formerly Salvator Keller, closed till May 2003
 Waldwirtschaft Spaten Georg-Kalb Str. 3


(089)795088 Live jazz and big bands on weekends
 Menterschwaige-  Gutshof Lowenbrau Menterschwaigstrasse 4 (089)640732 Beergarten where King Ludvig had illicit love affair with Lola Montez
 Schlosswirtschaft     (Zur Schwaige) Hofbrauhaus Schloss Nymphenburg (089)174421 Since 1600, actually part of Nymphenburg Palace grounds

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