FAQ

Drinks

What kind of beer is served at Oktoberfest?

Specially-brewed Oktoberfest beer in Bavaria, Germany, 5% ABV. It is brewed by Bavaria Festbeer Brewery and transported in a gigantic tank.

Are there other types of drinks besides beer?

Yes! There is cider, wine and soft drinks. Redbull and Jaegermeister (German schnaps).

Entertainment

What are the songs to learn before going to Oktoberfest?

Anton aus Tyrol

Cowboy und Indianer (Kom hol das Lasso raus)

Fliegerlied
Ein Prosit der Gemuetlichkeit

Zikke Zakke, Zikke Zakke hey hey hey

Food

What kind of food is served at Oktoberfest?

Traditional Oktoberfest delicacies such as Brezel (twisted-knot bread), Bratwurst (German specialty sausage), Schnitzel (deep-fried breaded pork cutlet), Hendl (chicken), Schweinebraten (German style roast pork).

Is vegetarian food available?

Yes, it is. Please ask our hostesses for more information.

General information

Where is the event held?

Jesus Green, Cambridge. It´s just a walk from the city center.

What are the opening hours?

7th November -9th November -, Thursday and Friday 16-23, Saturday afternoon 11-16:30 and Saturday evening 17:30-23:00.

What happens at the event?

German music, dancing on the benches, singing along with thousands of revelers and ofcourse wonderful German beer!

What is the age limit for Oktoberfest?

18 and above.

Are children not welcome?

Children are unfortunately not allowed due to the alcohol license.

What do I do if my question is not listed?

Call, email or Facebook us. We are here to help you! Info@cambridge-oktoberfest.co.uk

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

No, customers’ own food and drinks can not be brought to the Oktoberfest. However, you can order from the table if you booked tickets or buy at the bar.

Is there an ATM at Oktoberfest?

Unfortunately not. But you can pay by card. We accept all major cards except for American Express.

Is there a cloakroom at Oktoberfest?

Yes, there is a cloakroom at the reception. We charge a small fee of £2 per item.

Can the event be sold out?

Yes, it can so we advise you to book tickets or show up really early on the day to guarantee entry.

Gift Shop

Can I rent Lederhosen and Dirndl at the event?

Yes, you can rent at the rate of £29/costume. This is at the souvenier shop.

Can I buy souvenir Oktoberfest glasses?

Yes, at the gift shop we sell alot of Oktoberfest souveniers.

What can I buy from the gift shop?

We have great range of merchandise from clothing (dirndl, lederhosen, socks, hat, etc.) to decorations (flag, display truck, etc.) and souvenirs (glass, mustache, wig, lighter etc.)

Tickets

Are there special deals?

Yes, but they are subject to exclusivity and availability. Have a look for groupon and wowcher.
Normal prices for
Bratwurst and fries £6.5
1/2 pint Festbier £2.5
Jaegermeister (German schnaps) £3.5

Can I buy tickets at door?

Yes, you can (subject to availability). Most of the days there is free entrance

How do I pay for my tickets?

You can easy pay with your credit card we take all card except AMEX.

How does it work after I buy tickets online?

An e-ticket will be sent to you shortly. You will have to present the ticket at the event either print it out or show it on your phone – so very easy. If you are more people and dont arrive at the same time just give everybody a copy of the ticket.

What do I do if I want to add more people to my tickets?

Book under the same name and our system will automatically allocate your seats together. Alternative send us an email with the different booking ID´s

What do I do if I want to sit with my friends who have different tickets?

Contact us via email. In general will you not be seated together in higher cathegory so either you change your ticket (with no cost) or your friends down grade to your area.

Can the event be sold out?

Yes, it can so we advise you to book tickets or show up really early on the day to guarantee entry.