A huge German beer hall with salty pretzels, schnitzels and schnapps.
After opening a Munich Brauhaus in The Rocks, a Beerhaus on York Street and 15 Bavarians across NSW, it seems Rockpool Dining Group still isn't done with its mission to spread steins and schnitzels across the city. Sydneysiders can now enjoy all of the above at Beerhaus Barangaroo.
Situated a stone's throw from the harbour on Scotch Row, the huge restaurant and beer hall can accommodate 300 people inside on wooden share tables and bar stools, and 100 more in its wraparound outdoor area.
Visitors to any of Rockpool's other German drinking holes will know what they're in for. A range of 40 Australian, German and international brews on tap (served in one-litre steins, of course) features 12 dedicated to local brewery Pirate Life, such as the Beerhaus-exclusive Barangaroo Desert Lime Ale and a funky acai and passionfruit sour. There's also a lineup of boilermakers (beer served with a shot of whiskey), schnapps, wines and spirits.
Food-wise, there are two components to the menu. Firstly, German-style dishes such as pork knuckle, pork belly, pretzels and schnitzels. Then, there's a lineup of US-style eats, such as buffalo and boneless wings (available in serves of ten, 20, 50 or 100, with eight different sauces), burgers, loaded waffle fries and plates of slow-cooked barbecued meas. And, even better, complimentary snacks are available with $5 beer, wine and house spirits between 4–6pm daily.
Other daily specials include two-for-one schnitties on Tuesdays, all-you-can-eat meat platters for $35 on Wednesdays and 10-cent wings on Mondays.
The entire place blends its brewhouse vibe with modern touches — think concrete, exposed brick walls and touches of neone — and there are plenty of games and activities for when you need a break from eating, including ping pong, pinball, giant Jenga, cornhole and shuffleboard.