One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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’
hostelry, tavern, inn, wine bar, taproomView synonyms
- ‘A stocky individual with light-coloured hair and blue eyes, he looked as if he had just emerged from a German bierkeller.’
- ‘He looked like a man who could clear out a Bierkeller in 10 minutes, bodies hurtling through the air.’
- ‘The aspirins could well be needed next Wednesday morning after a night celebrating another famous Reds win in the Cologne bierkellers.’
- ‘I lived and worked in Jersey for 20 years, mostly playing for dancing, cabaret, and in German Bierkellers.’
- ‘The bands played military music, traditional brass band music, plus a couple of "bierkeller" songs.’
- ‘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 supported himself through a wide range of musical occupations, from playing organ in a synagogue to piano in a Bierkeller.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Suddenly the Bierkeller is almost full.’
German Bierkeller ‘beer cellar’.
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