hofbrau [hof-brou] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- an informal, German-style restaurant or tavern.
Origin of hofbrau by shortening of Hofbrauhaus (German: literally, court brewery), a typical name for such restaurants Examples from the Web for hofbrau Historical Examples of hofbrau
He ordered a stein of Hofbrau, and carried it into the main hall, which was just off the bar-room.
He had heard of the place and the praise of its Hofbrau and Munich beers.