Oktoberfest in London
If you can't be in Germany celebrating with the Munich crowds, then celebrating Oktoberfest in London is the next best thing! There is an absolute bucket load of great German venues in London and plenty more places throwing Oktoberfest parties. Lederhosen at the ready friends, here's our list of recommended Bavarian bashes being thrown in the capital to celebrate Oktoberfest 2017.
Last updated on 22nd September 2017
Bavaria meets Berlin at Brixton Rooftop's Oktoberfest offering. Taking their influences from the underground beats of Berlin, this is a side step from the traditional knee slapping shenanigans, but still offering all you would want from your Bavarian based night out. Expect steins of beer, cocktails and prosecco, street food with a German twist and more.
Oktoberfest 2017 is landing in Proud Camden and as part of the Bavarian celebration they are offering you two steins per person with every table of 8 and entry.
They're one of the biggest pub names in the city, and they're going all out this Oktoberfest in London. Join Fuller's at a broad range of their pubs across the city as they're promising steins, live music and more.
Bierschenke in the City isn't doing things by halves when it comes to Oktoberfest. The Bavarian spot is pulling out the beer-y stops Wednesday - Saturday every week for a month. Expect live music, German food and plenty of beer.
Where else would you celebrate Oktoberfest but at the Munich Cricket Club? They’ll be hosting 6 weeks of partying, including Oompah bands, competitions and lots of steins.
Head over to The Narrow Boat for this beer-filled event. Getting you ready for Oktoberfest celebrations early, there will be comedy, five beers to try and personalised goodie bags and beer cans to take away with you.
Taking place this week, The Three Crowns is bringing you Oktoberfest. The traditional Shoreditch boozer usually serves 18 types of craft beer and five real ales as minimum and for Oktoberfest it will be bringing some special guest beers from Germany.
Taking place in the gorgeous Porchester Hall, Notting Hill Oktoberfest is bringing you a taste of the traditional German celebration. Drink some of Germany's finest beers, try traditional treats and listen to the Bavarian band at this huge event.
Less sitting down drinking tonnes of steins, more standing up, dancing and having the time of your life (while drinking loads of steins), the Shoreditch Oktoberfest will be filled with dancers, performers, DJs and much more.
Head to the Bohemia for a full-on Oktoberfest party, featuring Oompah bands, steins, games and prizes, and a DJ playing till late. And lots of pretzels.
Don your lederhosen and get ready for stein-upon-stein of beer - Oktoberfest as arrived at The Exhibit in Balham. Think delicious themed eats and authentic beers at this South London celebration of Munich's world-renowned beer festival.
Don't worry if you're in the deep south, Forest Hill's The Signal is bringing Munich shenanigans to you. The cosy pub is Oompah banding with the best of them and along with steins, you will get a free bratwurst if you dress in traditional clothing.
The Islington Town House is making sure you don't have to spend all your money on flights over to Munich. The traditional old boozer is bringing the best German beers to town, giving Bratwursts to those in lederhosen and dirndl, and partying with a live Oompah band.
Lederhosens? Check. Stein upon stein of brilliant German beer? Check. Authentic entertainment, live Oompah bands and a serious amount of schnitzels? CHECK CHECK CHECK. It's almost as if The Bavarian Beerhouse in Old Street was made to celebrate an event like Oktoberfest...
The George on the Isle of Dogs is celebrating Oktoberfest for the majority of October with German dishes and tonnes of Bavaria's best beer. Go all out with them on 18th of October as a live band comes to tootle out traditional songs, there's dress up and plenty of fun.