Three course meat feast and bottomless beer at Oval Space’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest at Oval Space

Oktoberfest at Oval Space - Credit: Archant

Oktoberfest East has Bavarian specialities, DJs, games and Munich imported beer

There’ll be beer and bratwurst, pretzels and spatzel as Bavaria meets East London at the Oval Space.

Billed as an “epic beer festival” Oktoberfest East is an immersive drinking and dining experience under an Alpine canopy in a converted warehouse in Bethnal Green.

Inspired by the beer tents at the legendary Munich Oktoberfest there are two terraces decked out with long wooden tables where ticketholders can dine on a Bavarian feast of warm pretzels, schnitzel, pork and strudel.

Entertainment is courtesy of guest DJs with brass and beats from the Hackney Colliery Band to get everyone up on the dance floor.

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Games and quizzes will be set by a resident party host.

Oktoberfest dates back to the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1810 when Munich’s citizens were invited to attend festivities for which beer had been specially brewed.

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The all important beer at Oktoberfest East is imported from Munich brewers Hacker-Pschorr and served in authentic steins (around two pints) They include a crisp malty lager called a Marzen, a lighter Helles lager and a wheat beer as well as schnapps and favourite German soft drink spezi.

The full package of three course feast and bottomless beer costs £75 but for £15 you can gain entry and choose from a food market serving hearty wurst and other Bavarian specialities.

Bookings at Oktoberfest runs until October 9.

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