June 11, 2020

  1. One-third of Germany is still covered in forests and woodlands.

  2. You might think that Sunday is the perfect day of the week to check some things off your to-do list - mow the lawn, vacuum the carpets or put a new shelf on the wall. But put the hammer and drill away. In Germany, Sunday is "Ruhetag," or "quiet day." Shops will be closed everywhere and neighbours will complain if your noise disturbs their...

July 3, 2019

You know those pallid, ghostly folks that hang out behind bars? The scowling, hard-to-please people who don’t seem to understand that you’re an all-round classic legend? You have to talk to them - they stand between you and the booze - but why don’t they love me and realise how amazing I am? 

Is This Your First Rodeo?

The rules of the pub, like the rules of society, have been developed over hundreds of years to p...

June 6, 2019

Most people consider Oktoberfest to be the biggest drinking celebration in Germany. Often overlooked is the country's Father's Day celebrations.

Father's Day in UK is celebrated in much the same way as it is celebrated in US. In UK too, Father's Day festival is celebrated on the third Sunday of June and therefore the date of the festival is never fixed. People celebrate the occasion by honouring their father and...

April 30, 2019

There are many food challenges in London these days but none of them are symbiotically as challenging and sumptuous as the Octoberfest Pub’s Lumberjack Double knuckle Challenge. To complete this epic challenge you’ll have to take on two incredibly  succulent slow-roasted pork knuckles served on a bed of crispy fries with sides of potato salad and sauerkraut. This is topped off with a stein of ice cold, imported...

March 28, 2019

If you do not happen to be one of the lucky millions who get to participate in the Oktoberfest festivities in Bavaria, never fear, as we have brought a taste of Bavaria to you right here on Fulham Road!  So, without further ado, here are the four Bavarian dishes to try all year round. 

Weisswurst (Bavarian White Sausage)

This traditional Barvarian sausage literally translates to "white sausage”, wh...

March 1, 2019

In 1984, in the southern part of Brazil, a city called Blumenau hosted its first Oktoberfest party? What began as a bid to raise not only money in order to repair the town but also the town's morale, after it has suffered a disastrous flood soon, turned into popular success. The festival is said to attract three-quarters of a million people annually, which is why it comes as no surprise at how quickly it had gr...

January 8, 2019

  1. Did you know that Oktoberfest to the locals isn’t really about the Beer? Oktoberfest is the celebration of the anniversary between Bavarian crown prince Ludwig and his wife, Princess Therese of Saxony - Hildburghsusen. When they got married in 1810, the royals commemorated their union with a public party!!

  2. Did you also know that Oktoberfest is actually a celebration of Bavarian traditions, so the only...

February 13, 2018

I asked myself: “What is the Bayern Munich Official UK Fan Club”?

So, I started back working at the Octoberfest Pub and was curious about this fan club. Then, I started to do some research to learn more. Along with my own research, I also talked to one of the founders of the pub and a few customers and other staff members.

Our founders created the club in 2005 because of all the Bayern fans that where coming to w...

November 29, 2017

Read this blog to find out how you can get a free drink in December.

  • Did you know Munich’s oldest structure isn’t a church or town hall, but a toilet! It is as old as from the year 1260! It was found during excavations at the Marienhof.

  • Almost half of all German breweries are in Bavaria. In total, there are approximately 1,300 breweries in Germany producing over 5,000 brands of beer. The highest density...

November 9, 2017

Remember “Follow the Bear”? Probably not, if you were born in the 90’s (or after). Let me explain: “Follow the Bear” was a memorable slogan in an advertisement for ‘Hofmeister’ back in the 80’s when the Lager was really big and popular in the UK.

Wanna catch up?  Here is the link (It’s definitely worth watching):

So, after watching it, what do you think?

Let me tell you something else: The ‘Hofmeister’ back then...

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