You Can Celebrate Oktoberfest With Schnitzels And Steins At This Revamped Bristol Friary

Alice Lorenzato-Lloyd Alice Lorenzato-Lloyd - Staff Writer


Bringing Bavaria to Bristol!

Oktoberfest may be cancelled in Munich this year, however luckily for Bristolians they can still celebrate the festival with plenty of steins, schnitzels and sausages. One Bristol bar and restaurant bringing this traditional German event to us is none other than Klosterhaus.

The landmark 18th century Grade I listed Quakers Friars building which was redeveloped into a luxurious restaurant serving Central European dishes will be celebrating Oktoberfest in style. From September 17 to October 3, you can enjoy classic German beers alongside dishes such as schnitzels, various flavoured sausages, as well as sides of spätzle (a type of egg pasta) and sauerkraut.

Plus in true Oktoberfest style, staff at Klosterhaus will be donning traditional dirndls and laderhosen to serve your steins. The restaurant boasts a number of beers including a range of German beer on draft and bottled, plus local Bristol beers and ciders too.

And according to Klosterhaus, in true German style, they have an array of beers from the legendary 229 year old German brewery Rothaus located at an altitude of 1,000m deep in the Black Forest, which can be enjoyed by the glass, mug or stein. Prost!

Klosterhaus will be serving brunch, lunch and dinner throughout Oktoberfest, and it also has set lunch and dinner menus available. Dishes on the menu include authentic German chicken and veal schnitzels accompanied with glorious sauces; slow roast duck with potato dumplings and braised red cabbage; and enough wurst to fill your boots served with either triple cooked chips or potato purée.

Room for dessert? Klosterhaus serves Central European favourites like their decadent Sachertorte and warm apple strudel served with vanilla ice cream. And of course the best chocolate, cherry and Kirsch filled dessert that is the Black Forest gâteau. With those desserts available, you’ll definitely want to make room.

Plus to celebrate Klosterhaus turning one, the restaurant will be hosting an alfresco HAUS party on their terrace. On October 4, 6-7pm, you can enjoy a complimentary cocktail and nibbles on the terrace. Plus, if you stay for dinner in the restaurant or on the terrace, you can also enjoy 20% off your bill by mentioning “BIRTHDAY PARTY” when booking. Walk-ins also accepted if space available. Book a table here.

Klosterhaus, The Friary Building, Quakers Friars, Broadmead, BS1 3DF

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