Oktoberfest is the biggest Volksfest in the world but in the last few years its reach has extended far beyond Bavaria and it is now firmly established in London with any number of pop-up events cashing in on the Capital’s desire for a good party. However, amongst the permanent German bars and restaurants in London, Bierschenke, established in 2010, has consistently surpassed all others in terms of attendance, turnover and ratings.Published: Sep 18, 2018 | Read more
May has always had a special place in the calendar. The Romans celebrated Floralia in May, a festival to Flora, the goddess of Spring and flowers and since those early, pagan times, most Northern European cultures have celebrated May Day and the coming of the warmer weather.Published: Mar 01, 2018 | Read more
Many Bavarians would consider themselves Bavarians first and Germans second. Respect for tradition and the observance of cultural institutions remain significant features of Bavarian life and to understand this sense of identity, we have to understand the history of this landlocked state that has been amidst every thrust and parry of European geopolitics for the last thousand years.Published: Jan 29, 2018 | Read more
Carnival is a Catholic tradition, celebrated almost exclusively in those countries or regions with a strong Catholic heritage but in Germany, Karneval, also known as the Fifth Season, is also celebrated in some Protestant regions, notably in Berlin, as a season of fun before the austerity of Lent.Published: Jan 03, 2018 | Read more
We thought we’d give our regular customers, a little heads-up. We have planned a magical Christmas at Bierschenke but with the available dates filling up quickly, if you are planning to visit us, you need to book early. Please contact our dedicated Events Team for more information on email@example.com.Published: Nov 21, 2017 | Read more
There is no need to travel all the way to Germany to enjoy the most popular Oktoberfest beers. Hacker-Pschorr, Paulaner and Augustiner will be available during the Oktoberfest. You will also be able to enjoy the traditions of Bavarian craft brewing with our four signature beers, created in collaboration with the Bavarian brewery Müllerbräu – a traditional craft beer brewery since 1768. The Bierschenke…Published: Sep 15, 2016 | Read more
Why travel to Munich when you can experience the unique atmosphere of Oktoberfest, right here, in the City of London? Come and join us as Bierschenke will be transporting the Munich Oktoberfest to London!
Between 14th September and 29th October 2016, we are dedicating six weeks to Europe's biggest, annual festival and will provide everything you need to celebrate Oktoberfest…Published: Sep 14, 2016 | Read more
Why wait until September for Oktoberfest when you can enjoy it every Saturday at Bierschenke.
Live entertainment is on hand from 8pm, in the incomparable form of the Bavarian Strollers, who have travelled the world playing a blend of traditional and modern music, in their unique style. Less Oompah and more Oom-pop, they they are the perfect accompaniment…Published: Jul 19, 2016 | Read more