Legend has it that the Bavarian capitals first Biergarten (beer garden) was founded at the location of the Augustiner Keller at the Arnulfstr. 52. The establishment opened in 1812, but began to serve beer in the open in 1842, when it became legal to serve alcoholic beverages outdoors in Munich. Nowadays, the Augustiner Keller is a restaurant and beer garden.
The Augustiner Keller lives and breathes tradition and customs. It’s not just one of the many beer gardens in Munich, nor is it just one of the many good restaurants of the city, but simply the Augustiner Keller: one of the most popular meeting places for locals and guests from all over the world who value the charm of Bavarian tradition in one of the original large establishments of Munich beer garden and pub culture.
The Augustiner Keller is a safe bet if you want to eat and drink Bavarian in Munich. A Maß (1 litre) of Augustiner Beer costs €7.20, but you can also order a “Halbes” (“half” 0.5 litre). At the Augustiner Keller Restaurant, you can enjoy a traditional, slightly touristic, cosy atmosphere combined with food of the highest quality all year round. From the extremely cosy Bierstüberl to the large Festsaal hall, as well as the Lagerkeller with its unique vaults located eight metres underground, the historic building has various spaces and rooms to suit a wide range of preferences and occasions.
The restaurant is open every day from 10am, which is the perfect time for you to try the traditional BavarianWeisswurst breakfast. One Wurst costs €2.95 and comes from Wallner. The Augustiner Keller has the complete menu available in Englisch on their home page at augustinerkeller.de. The restaurant specialises in traditional Bavarian cuisine, but you can also get international specialities, light snacks and vegetarian dishes
Augustiner Keller Beer Garden
Enjoy one of the oldest and most beautiful beer gardens of Munich. Underneath one of the 100 chestnut trees, for example, with a Mass of Augustiner Edelstoff straight from the barrel and numerous delicacies from the tasting stalls or kitchen. Everyone will feel good here, from those with a student card to those in traditional costume, those wearing ties and those who enjoy celebrity status. This, of course, also includes guests with children as well as numerous regular guests.
The extensive beer garden, which now has 5,000 seats, was first listed on the city map of 1812, and its exterior has not changed since 1895. And that’s a good thing in our book because this amazing building, which is a splendid example of Bavarian beer garden culture, simply could not look any more beautiful than it already does. The Biergarten of the Augustiner Keller opens on May 1.
Augustiner Keller, Arnulfstraße 52
Tel.: +49 (0)89 59 43 93
Open daily from 10am to 1am
Public Transport: S-Bahn stations Hauptbahnhof or Hackerbrücke