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Top Choice Beer in Westend & Theresienwiese

Oktoberfest

Legendary beer-swilling party running from mid-September to the first Sunday in October. Held on the Theresienwiese.
Top Choice Beer Hall in Westend & Theresienwiese

Augustiner Bräustuben

Depending on the wind direction, the bitter-sweet aroma of hops envelops you as you approach this traditional beer hall inside the Augustiner brewery. The Bavarian fare is superb, especially the Schweinshaxe (pork k…
Top Choice Club in Westend & Theresienwiese

Harry Klein

Follow the gold-lined passageway off Sonnenstrasse to what some regard as one of the best Elektro-clubs in the world. Nights here are an amazing alchemy of electro sound and visuals, with live video art projected on…
Top Choice Cafe in Westend & Theresienwiese

Marais

Is it a junk shop, a cafe or a sewing shop? Well, Westend's oddest coffeehouse is in fact all three, and everything you see in this converted haberdashery – the knick-knacks, the cakes and the antique chair you're s…
Multicuisine in Westend & Theresienwiese

Dinner Hopping

Be driven around Munich in an old yellow US schoolbus as you enjoy either an Italian, American or Bavarian three-course dinner to the accompaniment of a live act. It may sound gimmicky, but the food gets rave review…
Museum in Westend & Theresienwiese

Deutsches Museum – Verkehrszentrum

An ode to the Bavarian obsession with getting around, the Transport Museum explores the ingenious ways humans have devised to transport things and each other. From the earliest automobiles to famous race cars and hi…
Statue in Westend & Theresienwiese

Bavariastatue

The Bavariastatue is an 18m-high Amazon in the Statue of Liberty tradition, oak wreath in her hand and lion at her feet. This iron lady has a cunning design that makes her seem solid, but actually you can climb via …
Italian in Westend & Theresienwiese

La Vecchia Masseria

In an area traditionally settled by Italians, this is one of Munich's longest-established Italian osterie. Choose between the small beer garden out front or the earthy, rurally themed dining room with its chunky woo…
Vegan in Westend & Theresienwiese

Bodhi

This vegan restaurant has an uncluttered, wood-rich interior where health-conscious diners feast on meat-and-dairy-free pastas, burgers, salads, soya steaks and tofu-based dishes. Whether those same wellness fanatic…
Jazz in Westend & Theresienwiese

Café am Beethovenplatz

Downstairs at the Hotel Mariandl, this is Munich's oldest music cafe. It has an eclectic menu of sounds ranging from bossa nova to piano to Italian canzoni (songs). Reservations advised.