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English translation: Bürgerstube (a traditional inn, pub or restaurant)

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22:57 Aug 20, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Bürgerstube
Bayrische Küche wird hier im rustikalen, gemütlichen Ambiente einer alten deutschen Bürgerstube geboten. Am Gemütlichkeit verheißenden Kachelofen schmeckt das Bier dann auch gleich doppelt so gut.
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:55
English translation:Bürgerstube (a traditional inn, pub or restaurant)
Explanation:
There is more to a "Bürgerstube" than just "Pub" or "Kneipe".

"Kneipe" is a straight forward "pub" that sometimes also serves a bit of food or snacks. But it is mainly a place for drinking.

"Bürgerstube" (literally: citizen's room) is a place where traditional German, in your case Bavarian, food is served along with the local beer. The word "Bürgerstube" goes along with the image of rich, traditional food in an traditional atmosphere (which your sentence also implies).

The food in a "Bürgerstube" is usually called "Gutbürgerliche Küche" (traditional (German) food. I saw this expression in an earlier posting.

I would probably use the German word "Bürgerstube" here and then explain it in English (i.e. "a traditional inn, pub or restaurant).

If your target audience is familiar with the German word "Wirtshaus" rather than "Bürgerstube" you could also use this word.

Therefore your first sentence would be something like:

"Bavarian food is served here in the rustic, cosy ambience of an old German "Bürgerstube", a traditional inn."



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Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 15:55
Grading comment
that sounds more like it!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2Bürgerstube (a traditional inn, pub or restaurant)
Karl Apsel
na +1burghers´ parlorMartina Ley
na +1local pub
Mats Wiman


  

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30 mins peer agreement (net): +1
local pub


Explanation:
or
local 'Kneipe' to use the German word


    Google+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alison Schwitzgebel
54 mins
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
burghers´ parlor


Explanation:
meant is here a pub parlor where the burghers, especially the ones from the town hall ... meet, met

burghers - term used in reference to e.g. 17th or 18th century, industrial revolution ...

pub parlor as per Google

Regards,

Martina


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Martina Ley
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 94

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Klaus Dorn: that's it, in this context, especially because it's old
7 mins
  -> thanks
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Bürgerstube (a traditional inn, pub or restaurant)


Explanation:
There is more to a "Bürgerstube" than just "Pub" or "Kneipe".

"Kneipe" is a straight forward "pub" that sometimes also serves a bit of food or snacks. But it is mainly a place for drinking.

"Bürgerstube" (literally: citizen's room) is a place where traditional German, in your case Bavarian, food is served along with the local beer. The word "Bürgerstube" goes along with the image of rich, traditional food in an traditional atmosphere (which your sentence also implies).

The food in a "Bürgerstube" is usually called "Gutbürgerliche Küche" (traditional (German) food. I saw this expression in an earlier posting.

I would probably use the German word "Bürgerstube" here and then explain it in English (i.e. "a traditional inn, pub or restaurant).

If your target audience is familiar with the German word "Wirtshaus" rather than "Bürgerstube" you could also use this word.

Therefore your first sentence would be something like:

"Bavarian food is served here in the rustic, cosy ambience of an old German "Bürgerstube", a traditional inn."






    native German speaker with lots of relations in Bavaria
Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 15:55
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 94
Grading comment
that sounds more like it!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bernard Adelt
34 mins

agree  Mats Wiman: Ich bin erbaut! Danke!
4 hrs
  -> Haha, Danke! :-)
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