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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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
To find the perfect dish to offer during the Oktoberfest wasn’t difficult. The “Brathendl” is a delicious and mouth-watering dish and one of the most popular choices during the Oktoberfest. The free-range chicken is prepared by being marinated with different herbs and spices and being slowly roasted in our rotisserie grill. It is served half with chips and a side salad for £14.50. Please visit…Published: Aug 17, 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
With Euro 2016 in full swing and England, Wales, Germany and Northern Ireland already through to the next round, we wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who has visited us so far. It has been absolutely amazing and, at times, extremely busy and we appreciate your patience at those times when our staff have been run off their feet. We hope that you will continue…Published: Jun 22, 2016 | Read more