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The beer garden is partly shaded by chestnut trees and sun-umbrellas. A mixture of locals, tourists and school classes often make this a lively and mixed crowd beer garden. It is unusual to see anyone bringing home cooked meals, perhaps because most visitors do not come from Bavaria and are not necessarily aware of the custom. The Andechs beer garden management is however not at odds with Bavarian tradition and so to bring one's own food is always allowed and not discouraged in anyway. The self service food stall offers a selection of typical Bavarian cold and hot meals, and of course, the Andechs
' famous beer brewed at location served fresh from the tap.
A fish stall offers Steckerlfisch (grilled fish-on-stick) prepared to perfection by a dedicated cook using fresh trout from a small lake in the nearby alps topped with 19 different herbs and spices from an organic garden at Andechs. At €20 (about twice the price of a Steckerlfisch in any other beer gardens) this is no ordinary Steckerlfish! Other offerings at the food stall including the beer are moderately priced. The available beer types are Spezial Hell and Bergbock Hell (lagers) at €5.80 p/[[Maß]], Weißbier Dunkel (Bavarian wheat-beer) at €3.20 p/pint and Doppelbock Dunkel at €6.80 p/Maß (the extra strong dark lager variety).