Some swig, some swag: it’s Oktoberfest!

The biggest German beer celebration has made its way to the city in style. Here’s all the Dilli-fied Oktoberfest action you can’t afford to miss!

india Updated: Oct 07, 2012 00:14 IST
Hindustan Times

Bonding sessions over beer, unlimited food platters and lots of flavours from Germany are all a part of the Oktoberfest celebrations taking place in various pubs, clubs and restaurants across the city. This 16-day long festival, which earlier took place in Munich, Bavaria and Germany to celebrate beer, is also being celebrated in Delhi with lots of pomp and fervour. Oktoberfest began on 12 October 1810, with the marriage of the Bavarian King, Max Joseph who later became King Ludwig I.

Back to the present, here is your chance to enjoy the festivities in the city. Take a look at some of the Oktoberfest offerings and packages we’ve brought for you to make the most of.

Pint @ a neat Rs.99
A pint of freshly brewed beer comes for a neat Rs.99, and you can add a Bacardi shot with it for as less as Rs.50. There are board and beer games to complete the fun along with live music by renowned artists to sooth your nerves. Where: Lemp Brewpub, Star Mall, NH -8, Gurgaon
Tel: 8800766144
Meal for two: Rs.1,000.

Unlimited burps
Enjoy unlimited beer at a price of R999 plus taxes. You can also choose from five pints of Indian Beer at Rs.799 or five international beers at Rs.1499. Combine this offer with German street-inspired delicacies.
Where: Out of the Box, 9A, Hauz Khas Village
Tel: 9650177778
Meal for two: Rs.1200 plus taxes

12 types of beer here
Taste authentic German brews of 12 different varieties, and German delights such as bratwurst, potato salad, curry wust all under one roof. On through the month of October.
Where: The Beer Café, Scindia House, Janpath
Tel: 011 43528754
Meal for two: Rs.2,000

German generosity
The Unlimited package with unlimited sausages, unlimited beer, with a helping of German potato salad and Bavarian chocolate cake is priced at Rs.999 (plus taxes). If that’s too much, check out the ‘limited’ option with 2 grilled sausages, mug of draught beer, German potato salad and chocolate cake at Rs.499 (plus taxes). Where: 4, Khan Market,
Tel: 9717480055, 9717590444
Meal for two: Rs.2,000

Polka punch
The German microbrewery here will give you the authentic taste of German beer. German music, performances by music bands, polka dancers and a traditional German buffet will give a true feel of Oktoberfest. On till today.
Where: 7° Brauhaus, South Point Mall, Sector 53, Gurgaon
Tel: 8800267162
Meal for two: Rs.2,000

The West goes East
In here, it’s Oktoberfest with a Chinese twist. While you indulge in these delights, combine them with special offers on beer such as 1 pitcher (6 glasses) of draught beer at Rs.499 plus taxes. The offer is on till today.
Where: The Yum Yum Tree, First Floor, Community Centre,
New Friends Colony
Tel: 011-42602020
Meal for two: Rs.2,500

First Published: Oct 06, 2012 19:20 IST