If you are looking for good food and some locally brewed German beer than the Hopf Brew House in Pattaya should be at the top of your list of places to try. The brewery and restaurant has been a popular spot along Pattaya’s beach road for over a decade and shows no signs of slowing down.
The Hopf Brew House (Brauhaus) is a large bar and restaurant which can hold a lot of customers, and often does. Most nights are packed and you may find yourself waiting for an available table. On the night I arrived I got the last open table and watched as tables were cleared and a new group soon seated. It is a very busy establishment.
The place has a good, relaxed vibe to it. On some nights there is live music and depending on where you are seated it can be quite loud. The tables near the stage exceptionally so.
The live music is great and really ads to the atmosphere of the place. The band busts out a mix or songs from rock to today’s popular songs.
They serve a wide range of food at the Hopf Brew House. Pizza’s, German, Thai, and seafood are on offer. You’ll find everything from pig knuckle to hamburgers, something to suit just about everyone.
I had heard that there pizzas were quite good and ordered a peperoni pizza to try it for myself. I was not disappointed. The pizza was one of the best I’ve had in Pattaya and was done just right.
Hopf Brew House Beer
They offer two kinds of German beer that they brew themselves, a wheat and a lager. I opted to try out the lager and was pleasantly surprised. While not my favorite beer of all time, it was enjoyable. Although I will probably be sticking with San Miguel as my go-to beer of choice while in Thailand.
For a local German beer in Thailand I thought it was good. I’m not a fan of wheat beer so I’m not sure if I will give that a try.
While I was seated quickly, I found the service to be quite slow – even by Thai standards. The place was hopping and a buzz with people so that could have been the issue. But for a place that is busy almost every night I would expect that they were used to it by now.
Once my order was taken, the food came out in a timely fashion. However as my beer ran out I struggled to find my waiter and order a replacement.
All in, the service was OK and I would not let that put me off from returning to the Hopf Brew House in Pattaya again. The atmosphere is good, and the food was excellent. It is a little pricey for Thailand, however most good restaurants in Pattaya usually are, at least the Western ones.
Location: 219 Beach Road Nongprue Banglamung,Chonburi 2015
Opening Hours: 2am – 2pm, Daily