Czech Republic > Cesky Krumlov
geauxT (61) Virginia | August 2, 2009
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Indifferent service in the Formaka/Hospoda; but beers and atmosphere were authentic and only locals were there. Quite cheap compared with the touriosty palces in the center of town. Did not try the food; but thye sausages being grilled over an open wood fire out front smelled wonderful. Best place to drink in Cesky.
HarryInWarsaw (18) , | February 10, 2015
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
Love this place! Superb beer, good food (if you stick to the basics), excellent value and friendly service. One of my very favourite places in one of my very favourite towns.
blipp (137) Newark, New Jersey | January 19, 2015
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
IMPORTANT: Despite the address on Latran, you need to enter via Pivovarska. We had a light dinner here, and sampled all the drafts offered (3) and one of the bottles. Food was decent, beers were average, and everything was incredibly cheap. We had four people eat and have a few beers for, like $30. The brewery was closed for tours due to renovations, so I can’t speak to that, but they are normally available. Cesky Krumlov is a cool little town for a day trip, though this brewery isn’t exactly a "destination" type of place. However, if you’re in the area on holiday, the town is worth a stop, and the brewery is probably the best place in town to grab a beer.
bhensonb (500) Woodland, California | October 6, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Huge hall wth lots of old wood. Good service. Great food. Decent beer. Nice 10 hole WC. Really nice venue.
Perun (26) Rostov-on-Don, Russia | August 24, 2014
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
sturmthis (59) Ohio | April 6, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 13/20
I went on the tour. The tour guide was very good, even though he had to speak his third language (German). The beer isn’t anything special, but atmosphere was pretty cool. Cesky Krumlov is a great city to visit and the brewery is also worth the visit.
TheCametron (56) , Czech Republic | April 2, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
A historic large brewery building in the town at Cesky Krumlov. It’s nice inside but we sat in the courtyard. It had been an intensive and enjoyable couple of days of rafting on the Vltava and this place was were we signed off. The food was great and I was significantly hungry. The beer is to a good enough standard. It’s a great place to end up.
Roublard (37) Prague, Czech Republic | November 10, 2013
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Good food, but a very tourists place. Anyway, if you have some time and you are nearby - go visit this brewery, there are a lot of places and a lot of Eggenberg beer, which is not really awesome, but always fresh.
brugmanneke (42) , Germany | June 18, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 13/20
We did not get to do a tour of the adjacent brewery, we just had a beer and a snack at the Formanka, where we were the only guests at 6 p.m. in the evening. Very high ceilings and a little dark, but cozy enough. Certainly a good place to try their beers on tap, among them a kvasnicový ležák, that are also incredibly cheap. Cannot say much about the quality of the coooked meals - our cheese and bread were fine though. We had some trouble accessing the place: starting in Latrán street, follow Pivovarská street to the end (Nové Město street only leads to a closed gate).
lillepersille (12) , Norway | January 30, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
first of all, everything in the area s super cheap and great value. We had a private tour of the btewery, which unfortunately was not brewing at the time. Afterwards, complimentary beer at the brewery restaurant. Not so great food, but the eggenberg dark and light beer are really good, especially unfiltered. If you have a week in prague, definitely come to Cesky Krumlov and to the brewery!
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | July 13, 2010
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
This charming rustic and very old brewery has a small beer garden that contrasts greatly with the rest of the town where tourists are legion. Here, expect to find local workers that like to down a couple of pints after a hard day of work. The beer could not be fresher. While quite simple, 4-5 beers are offered, the surrounding air is fresh, the beer is bright and the spot is peaceful. A nice drinking experience and some of the pints I’ve drank the fastest in Czech Republic: a good sign I suppose. Despite speaking no English, I appreciated the barman coming to my table and gesturing me a "last call" sign so I can get a last beer as the sun slowly left the sky.
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