Constance is a blessed beer town: the hop-growing region on Lake Constance is one of the leading in Germany and fascinates with the finest aromatic hops, prized by brewmasters worldwide.
Tastings in the beer boutique, brewery tours at Ruppaner, a beer-bike-tour and much more: Constance and the western part of Lake Constance invite beer lovers and those who would like to become beer lovers to enjoyable experiences with tastings, interesting facts and glimpses behind the scenes of the breweries and pubs. And the numerous beer gardens directly on the water with a view of the lake and the Alps offer pure sensory enjoyment - sociable, tasty, golden...
Beer gardens in Constance
Refreshing, idyllic, open-air: Constance spoils locals and guests with a unique atmosphere, moments of pleasure for all the senses and a mild southern flair - also or especially in the numerous beer gardens directly on Lake Constance, in the historic city centre and in the idyllic suburbs. The heart of the four-country region offers an extraordinary mix of urban bustle and experiences in unspoilt nature. Water is the DNA of Constance and has a high status in the cityscape. That's why there are so many beautiful beer gardens with views of the majestic lake and alpine panorama, as well as cool drinks and hearty delicacies, inviting you to stop and relax.
A selection of beer gardens can be found here - simply choose your favourite, visit alone or with your loved ones, experience moments of pleasure the Konschtanz way and enjoy with all your senses:
Pure enjoyment on the terrace of the historic Inselhotel: with a unique panoramic view of Constance harbour, the Seestraße and the Alps, Constance's newest beer garden is already a success story. What used to be an exclusive treat for hotel guests and restaurant visitors is now open to all - a box seat by the lake with savoury as well as sweet treats and a wide selection of sparkling refreshments.
Auf der Insel 1, 78462 Konstanz | www.steigenberger.com/konstanz
Located directly on the Seerhein, the beer garden of the Constanzer Wirtshaus offers a wonderful view of the Rhine bridge, the Pulverturm and the old town. The historic building was built in 1899 by Kaiser Wilhelm II as an officers' mess and impresses with its historic flair. Culinary delights include a classic pub experience, ranging from Brotzeit to classics such as Schweinshaxe (knuckle of pork) or Zwiebelrostbraten (roast beef with onions) and regional specialities. In addition, there is a large selection of quality wines from Lake Constance and, of course, the house beers on tap.
Spanierstraße 3, 78467 Konstanz | www.constanzer-wirtshaus.de
Swaying sailboats, chattering waterfowl and the sound of ship's horns: in the beer garden of the Hafenhalle, you can enjoy the magnificent view of the marina with six types of freshly tapped beer, hearty snacks, grilled sausages or crisp salads. The beer garden, shaded by trees, is the perfect place to watch the hustle and bustle on the harbour promenade and sit back and relax.
Hafenstraße 10, 78462 Konstanz | www.hafenhalle.com
Charmingly located directly at the harbour, the beer garden on the flower island of Mainau offers the opportunity to relax extensively and escape from everyday life. On particularly hot days, eleven trees provide pleasant shade and invite you to linger in the fresh air. Thanks to the location directly on the water, the dreamlike view over Lake Constance and the Alps is of course included.
78465 Mainau | www.mainau.de
Fish & chips, hamburgers, currywurst and much more: the Seekiste directly on the Seerhein spoils its guests with modern hearty dishes and a diverse selection of cool drinks. During a walk along the Rhine or on the way from the city centre to the other parts of the city, you can relax here. The view wanders from the bicycle bridge over the boat landing stages to the Seerheinpromenade, which is a popular meeting place in good weather.
Reichenaustraße 15, 78467 Konstanz | www.seekiste-konstanz.de
Shady chestnut garden with space for enjoyment on the edge of the Lorettowald forest, only 100 metres from Lake Constance: the Restaurant Waldhaus Jakob spoils its guests in its beer garden with freshly prepared pizzas and cool drops. The unique view over Lake Constance and the Alps towards the Swiss shore of Lake Constance also invites you to simply unwind.
Eichhornstraße 84, 78464 Konstanz | www.restaurantwaldhausjakob.de
Newly built, cosy, idyllic: the beer garden of the Ziegelhofstüble in the Constance suburb of Wallhausen combines good home-style cooking with cool refreshing drinks. The oasis of enjoyment in the greenery offers space for locals and guests alike and, with the playground just a few steps away from the beer garden, is a popular destination for families in particular for a short breather or an evening out together.
Ziegelhofweg 31, 78465 Konstanz-Wallhausen | www.ziegelhofstueble.de
Picturesquely located in Niederburg - the oldest part of Constance - the small, fine beer garden of Brauhaus Johann Albrecht offers a secluded oasis to linger in the bustling city centre. In addition to down-to-earth cuisine, it is above all the home-brewed beer specialities that invite regulars and newcomers alike to enjoy hours of pleasure.
Konradigasse 2, 78462 Konstanz | www.brauhaus-joh-albrecht.de/konstanz
Enchanted gem in the countryside: from the Eulenbach forest car park it is only a few minutes' walk to the beer garden at the Burghof in Wallhausen. In the 12th and 13th centuries, noblemen ruled here high above the lake. Today, the restaurant is a surprising insider tip and enchants with its unique location above the shores of Lake Constance with lively hospitality. Picturesque walking paths lead directly from the beer garden into unspoilt nature. Especially beautiful: Venture the steep descent through the forest towards the shore of Lake Constance and be rewarded there with clear water and unique views of the picturesque towns of Überlingen and Goldbach.
Burghofweg 50, 78465 Konstanz-Wallhausen | www.burghof-wallhausen.de