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Bars and Restaurants at Gasteig HP8

Culture & Cuisine: GAiA at Gasteig HP8

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Gasteig HP8 invites visitors to linger and enjoy. The catering at HP8 goes by the name of GAiA and includes the GAiA Deli & News reading café, the GAiA Bar in Hall E and the GAiA Restaurant in Building K with its large outdoor terrace (expected to open in the spring or early summer of 2022).


GAiA Deli & News

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The Deli & News reading café on the ground floor of Hall E will serve snacks for visitors throughout the day:

  • In the mornings, freshly baked bread and coffee specialities are on offer.
  • Breakfast is healthy and light, sensual and fast, regional and sustainable.
  • At lunchtime, enjoy a quick meal, also to take out in the tried and tested VYTAL reusable packaging system.
  • In the afternoon, choose from a selection of home-made cakes and sweet or savoury snacks.

Courtesy of the Munich City Library, the day’s newspapers and current magazine issues are available to read in the News & Deli, complementing the Library’s online services, which can be accessed on two public screens.

Before your visit, please check the current Corona regulations.

Opening hours and directions

Daily from Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 6 PM (subject to the event schedule). You can find detailed information on how to get to Gasteig HP8 here.

GAiA events hospitality

The GAiA bar on the ground floor of Hall E opens 90 minutes before the start of each event, so that visitors can enjoy delicious food and drink over a chat in the unique ambience of the listed industrial hall both before and after the event. For large audiences, the small bar on the mezzanine of Hall E is also open during intermissions. You can make reservations for the intermission on site before the concert.

GAiA Bar drinks menu

Concept and operator

Florian August, the managing director of August GmbH, already runs the »Mona« in the Hilton on Rosenheimer Straße and the »Babà« in the Glass Hall of the Gasteig in Haidhausen. Read our interview with the operator to learn more about the Gasteig HP8 hospitality concept.

Working at the GAiA

Would you like to be part of the cafe and bar team at the Gasteig HP8? August GmbH is looking forward to your application :


To book a private reception or catering in Gasteig HP8 for your guests, contact our catering department, which will be happy to receive your enquiry. Click here for the enquiry form.

Photos: © Julia Schmitt/GMG