Meaning of bierkeller in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbɪəkɛlə/


  • A bar or pub in Austria or Germany, especially one in a basement.

    ‘Munich's bierkellers were quite the splendid place to spend a day’
    • ‘Suddenly the Bierkeller is almost full.’
    • ‘After all, shouting "oi, serving wench, bring us a stein of your finest foaming ale" is within the capability of all but the most sozzled Bierkeller regular.’
    • ‘He looked like a man who could clear out a Bierkeller in 10 minutes, bodies hurtling through the air.’
    • ‘He supported himself through a wide range of musical occupations, from playing organ in a synagogue to piano in a Bierkeller.’
    • ‘A stocky individual with light-coloured hair and blue eyes, he looked as if he had just emerged from a German bierkeller.’
    • ‘The bands played military music, traditional brass band music, plus a couple of "bierkeller" songs.’
    • ‘I lived and worked in Jersey for 20 years, mostly playing for dancing, cabaret, and in German Bierkellers.’
    • ‘The aspirins could well be needed next Wednesday morning after a night celebrating another famous Reds win in the Cologne bierkellers.’
    • ‘At various times it has boasted a steak house, a bier keller and a pool lounge.’
    • ‘I was in a semi-dark noisy Bierkeller with some friends.’
    hostelry, tavern, inn, wine bar, cocktail bar, taproom


German Bierkeller ‘beer cellar’.