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Weihenstephan

Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4908 1615360
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Delicious food, lovely setting, multiple vegetarian options

The restaurant has three sections: inside eating, outside eating, and round the corner of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny H
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Regensburg, Germany
Lovely Gardens

Lovely walk through the gardens. Great views of Freising and Munich with the countryside beyond... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tandyjo_2000
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Louisville, Colorado
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Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 4908 1615360
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"oldest brewery in the world"
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"great beer"
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"beer garden"
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"brewery tour"
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"self serve"
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"traditional bavarian"
in 3 reviews
"beer tasting"
in 2 reviews
"bier garten"
in 3 reviews
"munich airport"
in 3 reviews
"train station"
in 5 reviews
"pretzels"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"college campus"
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"great tour"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
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"bock"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has three sections: inside eating, outside eating, and round the corner of the outside eating area (still in the garden) is a walk-up window if you want to get something quicker than using the sit-down and order service. The multiple options for vegetarians...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk through the gardens. Great views of Freising and Munich with the countryside beyond. Must stop at the beer garden to sample a Wienstephaner beer!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We climes the big Hill to find this gem. We sat in the bier garten which is self serve. We tried the pork roast and potato salad with the apple kuchen for dessert. Food was excellent but the beer was better. Take the time to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had intended to come to Freising earlier to visit the brewery, but time had flown by and we were going home, but had a few hours to kill before the flight. We made the (daft) decision to go to Freising with our bags (hand...More

Thank Lynsey H
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We had limited time for a visit, so we opted to taxi to Weihenstephan instead of bus/train. The plave has great beer and food available. Being a beer geek, this was a must stop for us on our way home from a great Amsterdam/Belgian vacation.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Weihenstephan got their license, to legally brew beer, back in the year 1040. You read it 1040! This makes the brewery the oldest in the world and they are still located at the same hill, with no attention to leave....ever. The brewery do tours but...More

Thank Magnus H
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

if you come to munchen than you just must visit this great place where one of the most if not the most( tastiest beer is made

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Well worth the trip to have lunch at this place, wonderful German brewery, traditional food and excellent beer. Great views from the top of the hill.

Thank Catherine L
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A trip to the oldest operating brewery in the world is worth the visit; ~30-40 min east of the Munich Airport and not difficult to locate. They have a small store to purchase beer and other items. We had lunch in the restaurant; the ambiance...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have been to a few breweries and tours but this was different. Very clean and tidy, ultra modern interior and old exterior. All well maintained to the highest standard. Oldest brewery in the world is quite impressive and the story was well told with...More

Thank Erik W
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Debbie H
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Response from vtgrules | Reviewed this property |
The tour was all in English - You should not have any difficulty at all! We did not spend a lot of time in the town as we were coming for just the tour from Munich.
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