hofbrau

[ hof-brou ]
/ ˈhɒfˌbraʊ /

noun

an informal, German-style restaurant or tavern.

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Origin of hofbrau

by shortening of Hofbrauhaus (< German: literally, court brewery), a typical name for such restaurants
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Example sentences from the Web for hofbrau

  • He ordered a stein of Hofbrau, and carried it into the main hall, which was just off the bar-room.

    The Puppet Crown|Harold MacGrath
  • He had heard of the place and the praise of its Hofbrau and Munich beers.

    The Puppet Crown|Harold MacGrath