Bavarian Craft Beer in Taichung


Another option for craft beer in Taichung is Le Blé d’Or, a German-themed restaurant and craft brewery that offers four in-house lagers. It may not have won my heart like Taichung’s awesome chain of Belgian beer bars, but it’s definitely worth a visit.



It’s a basement sort of place with booths and tables made of barrels.


Of the four beers on tap, I preferred the dunkel. But they also have lager, honey lager, and a wild card “seasonal.”






The nachos — seriously, why do I order nachos at a German restaurant in Taiwan??? — were pretty dismal. But I wasn’t so hungry, they were the cheapest snack on the menu, and I figured How bad could they be? Now I know.





I’ve had a sausage plate here before. It won’t be getting any culinary awards but it went OK with the beers.




For some reason it makes me giggle to see Asians in German clothing. The staff is super nice, but then again you are in Taiwan so that’s not surprising.





A street level/sidewalk bar which I’ve never seen in use, but seems like a fun idea.




They also do sample flights, so that’s nice if you are unwilling to commit to a beer untasted. Final verdict: these are not bad lagers. It was a nice walk from my hotel.

Go To the Beer:


Le Blé d’Or
403, Taiwan, Taichung City, West District, Gongyi Road, 68號 MAP
+886 4 2329 5911
11:00 am – 12:00 am

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Kevin Revolinski is a beer-friendly travel writer and author of a number of travel books including a couple of brewery road-trip guidebooks. While traveling the world, he makes a point to seek out the local brewers and best beer bars. He has had a beer in at least 60 different countries. His home website is Google Plus