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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“The beer garden Chinesischer Turm is located in the English Garden (Englischer Garten), Munich's largest park area. With a size of 417 hectares, the English Garden is larger than Hyde Park in London or Central Park in New York. Due to its close distance to the university, the beer garden often attracts a young crowd, mixed with park visitor including many tourists. In 1789, on Great Elector Karl Theodor's initiative, the creation of the English Garden began with his plan to convert a former hunting area located at the Isar into a recreational nature. In 1790 the Chinese Tower (Chinesischer Turm) was built. The Chinese Tower is a pagoda-style, all-wooden tower with five storeys. The 25-metre tall tower has a diameter of 19 metres at ground level and six metres at its top level. The Chinese Tower was destroyed during World War II in 1944. In 1952 the tower was rebuilt to its original and current style. The Chinesischer Turm beer garden is the second largest beer garden in Munich and has about 7,000 seats in the self-serviced area and about 500 seats in the serviced area. Guests in the self-serviced area can sit on regular beer garden benches, some of which have back rests. The benches are arranged around the tower. The food stalls offer traditional beer garden food such as Steckerlfisch (grilled fish on a stick), Hendl (roasted chicken), Schweinshaxn (roasted pork knuckle), Obatzda and Auszogne. The beer served is Hofbräu and a Maß Hell (lager) costs €7.90 (May 2016). A highlight of Chinesischer Turm is the yearly Kocherlball which is held in memory of the cooks and servants of the noble families of the 19th century. In the late 19th century, up to 5,000 Munich servants met during the summer months every Saturday morning for a dance at the Chinese Tower. Usually they met before work between 4am and 5am. Today the Kocherlball takes place on the 3rd Sunday in July between 5.30am to 10am (if the weather is bad a week later). The ball attracts thousands of participants, many of which wear historical outfits and Bavarian costumes. Depending on the weather, the beer garden is open from 10am to 11pm. In Winter, End of November till December, 23rd, a christmas market is held here. PS: Don't eat there anything except a Brezl because the food is not the best ;) Rather go for a Beer!”
  • 142 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“German food. A beautiful Biergarten in the English garden. Not the cheapest, but definitely worth it. The pictures only show the restaurant, there’s an amazing outside area with the typical wooden tables. Locals love it as well!”
  • 105 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Best Schnitzel, excellent Brunch & great atmosphere. Try to catch a spot outside ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Beergarden. Visit the often neglected beautiful northern part of the English Garden (which is much bigger than New York's Central Park).”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Restaurant in former mill from the 19th century. Wood decor , chic beer garden , modern Bavarian cuisine . Suitable for a wonderful Spaziegang through the English Garden. Telefon: 089 953971, www.emmeramsmuehle.de, Preiskategorie: $$”
  • 14 locals recommend
Trattoria/Osteria
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“A bit loud but great huge pizzas (you can share them) and good italian style food.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
“Nice location close to the flat directly at the English Garden. Great to sit outside in the sun, spacious inside and outside A nice selection for breakfast and super juices”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best and also cheapest burgers in town. They have a restaurant as well as a delhi (wich is cheaper) at the same location. My favorite place in the neighbourhood”
  • 20 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“LUNCH / DINNER: Nice Restaurant & beer garden located at the edge of the Englisch Garden. They serve traditional bavarian dishes.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“best asia food in town, you must make a reservation,, to get a table. very beautiful designed and most delicious food.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Great Burger Restaurant around the corner. Great drinks and friendly staff. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Stylish yet cozy New York style Deli with a versatile menu. Perfect choice for a dinner after a day in the English Garden park and before drinks in the many bars of the Münchener Freiheit neighbourhood.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Amazing place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Amazing outdoor seating area and affordable prices”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Most of the time I cook at home together with friends. If you want to go out for some authentic Italian food at a very good price, this is the place to go to.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“About 15 min very nice walk through the gardens. Good for a bite, or for a beer and relax ”
  • 14 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Dicke Sophie has good food and a nice beer garden. It is popular and reachable in 15 minutes by foot, or one stop on the S-Bahn if you have timed it right.”
  • 11 locals recommend