Originating in Germany in the 19th century, beer gardens became widespread throughout Europe and they’ve recently gained popularity in the United States. Always an outdoor affair, beer gardens typically allow guests to sit at shared tables and enjoy a wide range of beer and a sampling of food items. This festive atmosphere is a great way to meet up with friends in a low-key setting. Houston is fortunate to have some great options for those looking for a lively beer garden. Here are a few of the best beer gardens around Houston worth exploring!
Located in Midtown, Axelrad makes its home in a renovated historic building with a spacious outdoor area. In addition to a large beer garden, Axelrad also offers a cozy grove filled with hammocks and native plants. With a mission to bring the community together, Axelrad features local artists as well as film screenings and live music. While no food is offered on site, customers are encouraged to have food delivered from local restaurants.
Heights Bier Garten
Found in the Heights section of Houston, Heights Bier Garten offers a large beer garden as well as a modern industrial-style indoor area. With over 90 beers on tap, Heights Bier Garten is a German-inspired bar with an array of beer styles including sours, ciders, and meads. In addition to its beer list, Heights Bier Garten also offers a full menu of snacks and plates such as Curry Wurst, Pork Belly Cobb Salad, and a Pork Shank Platter.
Spring Street Beer and Wine Garden
Making its home in the First Ward, Spring Street Beer and Wine Garden is a relaxed bar, nestled within an artsy neighborhood. With a sleek and streamlined decor and a roomy garden, Spring Street Beer and Wine Garden offers 14 beers on tap as well as hand-crafted cocktails and a large selection of wine. To complement the beer and wine options, Spring Street Beer and Wine Garden offers an array of food options from local food trucks.Back to all posts