More than just the Beer Capital of The World, Munich is a vibrant city that offers a little bit of everything. But before planning your vacation, here’s a quick primer on what to eat and the best Munich hotels to base your explorations from.
[STAY] 25hours Hotel Munich The Royal Bavarian
This hotel opposite Munich’s main railway station brilliantly draws on the historic quirks of the infamous Bavarian aristocracy. Bikes and even Minis can be hired from the hotel.
[STAY] Roomers Munich
Located across the street from Munich’s oldest brewery, Augustiner-Bräu, Roomers Munich is a great base from which to explore the beer scene. The building’s black-and-white façade contrasts with the luxurious interior.
[STAY] LOUIS Hotel
Situated in the middle of the city’s fantastic old town, LOUIS Hotel offers a luxurious and creative take on mid-century vibes and Japanese minimalism. Hotel restaurant EMIKO underlines that with its Japanese cuisine.
The top nibble in Bavaria, soft dough is shaped into a twisted knot and dipped in a lye solution before baking. Its name supposedly goes back to the Latin word for “arm”, bracchium.
Often served with pretzels, this is a deliciously weighty mix of two-thirds aged soft cheese, like Camembert, and one-third butter. The calorie bomb is mixed with fresh herbs and even some beer.
A must-eat in any Munich or Bavarian beer garden, especially in summer, a whitefish is simply grilled on a stick in the traditional way of fishermen.
This article was originally published in the August 2019 issue of SilverKris magazine. Please check the establishments’ respective websites for opening hours as well as booking and seating requirements before visiting, and remember to adhere to safe-distancing measures while out and about.