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Lowenbrau Keller - CLOSED

18 Argyle St | Corner of Playfair & Argyle Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 7785
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“pork knuckle” (139 reviews)
“german beer” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
German, Bar, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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18 Argyle St | Corner of Playfair & Argyle Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 793 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2017

The pork Knuckle is second to none & the servings are generous. However, it's super noisy and then on top of a cavern filled with people and the sounds coming from the kitchen they add a german folk band! The band was great but on...More

Thank Jody R
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great German beer & food. Generous portions. Live music & good atmosphere. The pork knuckle is a must. You can order half portion or whole.

Thank Tammy O
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I was born in sydney to a German mother. Oh those Germans! This place is a great place to have a German Beer or food and the rocks area is always bankable. Highly recommended

Thank jeffandlauren
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Visited with my family on recommendation from another family member. Food was delicious (although not a huge amount of choice if you are a vegetarian!) as was the beer. Selection of wines, cocktails and soft drinks available for non-beer fans too. We enjoyed the food,...More

Thank FoodFashionTravel
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great atmosphere, good staff. However, the food and drink are outrageously expensive for what they are. $25 for 2 sausages and sauerkraut? Having lived in Germany, you could feed a village with sausages for that! The beers aren't cheap either. Highchairs had belts, but no...More

Thank as_goodfoodguide
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We have tryed different restaurants in Sydney, but somehow, we always end up at Lowenbrau . So while waiting for VIVID light show to start, it was nice to sit down for late lunch, early dinner. Once again, the whole atmosphere was very inviting. We...More

Thank Ozy2000
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

A good, cold pint of dunkle (dark or brown) lager, great schnitzel, with red cabbage and potato salad...all perfectly served. Place was packed for lunch as food is great and beer is cold! They have a good selection of authentic schnapps too! I saw the...More

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 22 March 2016

My husband and I visited for a long overdue and eagerly anticipated pork knuckle lunch. The service was slow, unresponsive and the food was just awful. My husband needed the litre of beer, just to assist in swallowing the extremely dry meat. The waitress was...More

Thank SiobhanD1
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I am from Germany but live in the USA. It is so sweet when people recommend a German restaurant when I travel. Well, the Lowenbraeu Keller brought a taste of home. and did not disappoint at all. Our waiter made a valiant effort to speak...More

1  Thank ukusa2155
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Having lived in Sydney for 3 years now this was on our list of places to go for their signature pork knuckle. The crackling was by far the best bit. The knuckle was dry and hard to eat. A bitter disappointment

Thank Phil D
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Argyle St | Corner of Playfair & Argyle Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9247 7785
Description
Housed in a stone, heritage-listed building, in the heart of The Rocks, Munich Brauhaus is the place to be if you're looking for a range of thirst quenching (unpronounceable) Bavarian craft beers. This historic venue has had a makeover, morphing into a refreshed, more modern version of its former self - meaning the haus party just got bigger and better! While there is a strong emphasis on beer, the authentic Bavarian style menu also sets tongues wagging. The Munich-style restaurant and bar will transport you straight to Germany with their traditional dishes and female waiters dressed in traditional Dirndl dresses (settle down boys, we know you're excited!). Famed for its stellar selection of hand-crafted burgers and haus-made hot dogs, this venue has all the key ingredients to draw a crowd - and has no trouble doing so - night, after night, after night. Prost!
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