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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Wellington's first authentic Bavarian Food Hall & Bier Haus. Hofbrau on tap, schnitzels, sausages and pork knuckles galore. Prost!
US$14 - US$25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Hey Munchen, a few things: - your portions are getting smaller - both things I tried to order on the menu were not available - cant have a decent conversation due to the loudness of the music (both inside and the live band outside) -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ShimKwan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First issue was that a lot of items on the menu, such as the gravy wedges, weren’t available as they had apparently run out of supplies. I’ve never been to a restaurant before like that! We had a waitress who seemed VERY new, she got...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank H3243TGlaurab
Reviewed 6 days ago

Did what so many men do and ordered the Pork Knuckle if your not in an eating mood try something else. Boy it was worth it tender and tasty. With a good selection of beer and great staff you can have a really nice meal...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gary M
Seaside754957, Marketing Advisor at Munchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Gary, thanks for the great review, we're stoked you enjoyed your experience with us, especially the pork knuckle. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here with friends, a group of 10. One of us can’t eat mayo so she was given mayo. I had a salad with Parmesan but was given a salad with no cheese and then told they had no Parmesan. Several items on the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank louiseo511
Seaside754957, Marketing Advisor at Munchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise, thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are sorry you did not have a good experience with us and the food was not up to our usual standard. The manager has been made aware of this and if you...More

Reviewed 13 January 2019

Called in for a few beers before having dinner. Service was very good, the pilsner was perfect, and there was a pleasant atmosphere even though it was fairly quiet.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gentrymark55
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately I can not give a 0 star rating!! So much - basically it is disinterested staff and lack of hospitality experience and training. We’ve been here before several times and loved it but will not go back again unless they have a massive change...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brooklynwlg
Seaside754957, General Manager at Munchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hi Brooklyn, Please accept my sincerest apologies for your negative experience with us. Our commitment is to prioritizes the needs of the customer and deliver great outcomes every time. It saddens me to read that we did not deliver on this occasion. That night was...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

My friends and I wanted to have a nice German dinner after 30 min waiting for the waiter he finally came to us and said that they don’t have any food left. If you are in Wellington do not go there there is a much...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Larspetersen16
Seaside754957, General Manager at Munchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Our commitment is to have staff that prioritizes the needs of the customer and deliver great outcomes every single time. Unfortunately, this didn’t happen and we would like to apologise that you had this experience. We would like to thank you for bringing this to...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Went here specifically as we had an entertainment book voucher for '1 main free value up to $40' ordered the pork knuckle ($42) and sausage platter ($45). All other mains valued at less than $40. Food was tasty but when we went to pay were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HannahW3113
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Such a great spot and everything wrong with this place you can possibly think of. Loud, dirty, terrible service, staff don’t give a toss, long long waits, communication very hard work, tiny servings, average food but worst of all COLD mash potato..so so disappointed. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anita C
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Myself and 4 friends (all in our 50’s) went to Munchen on Saturday night 1/12/2018 to have dinner. It was a pretty quiet night with not many people there. We sat outside in the elfresco area at the front. Firstly we were given a bottle...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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