Review of the brewery itself, not the restaurant (Klášterní Šenk). Visited Thursdag May 21, 2015. Got there roughly at 16:00 (4pm) and had booked a tour of the brewery via email. Had an open door, walked in there and spoke to one of the workers at the brewery who fetched the guy who gave us the tour. So a tour in English of the brewery, then we got to sample one beer from lager tank plus two they had from PET bottles. Tour and tasting was free, at least with our pre-booking. Also purchased a few bottles at the bottle shop at the other end of the brewery. Very nice and very generous of the people at this brewery to take their time and also treat us to beer. Getting answers to emails did take some time though, do not think this is usually part of their work. Glad to have been able to visit!
Please note this is a review of the actual brewery, not the usual public restaurant which is also inside the Monastery grounds. Organised brewery trip on 7th Oct 2014. Interesting set up, only opened in 2012 but in an old stable close to where brewing took place thousands of years ago. We used the tasting room in the same building as the brewery: the head brewer (Peter) poured three of his beers for us over a two hour period, cheese, cold meats and bread were also available to take from the buffet table. We had a good couple of hours as the beers flowed. If you go, please take a look inside the main church before you start drinking, very impressive place.
No bar, but a brewery with a bottleshop. You’ll find their brews in several pubs and restaurants in Praha. The beers are excellent. Last time there I bought more beers than I could carry from a very friendly gentleman who spoke good english. Their light lager and weissenbock are worth the trip alone.
Edit: The Restaurant across the courtyard does not serve all the beers from the brewery (not the same owners I think) but from at least 3 different breweries. Visited twice and there was only 2 from the BKP. Easy to get confused as one of the other breweries is called Klaster.
Easy reachable with tram no 22 and a easy walk, aim towards the right side corner entrance, and turn right again when inside the courtyard. Walk past some brewery euipment and thyere is the samll bottleshop, very good service and talkative man with perfect english. Also some nice old brewery equipment on the premises, grat place for a visiit, especially if you come in the afternoon, when the restaurant Klasterni Senk can be visited on the other side of the courtyard.
A bit of cross referencing here as just across the courtyard from the brewery is a brewery bar and restaurant where all the beers can be tried and very good they are too. It’s listed under Klasterni Senk in Rate Places restaurants but is as near to a brewpub as it could be. Tram 22 or 25 will get you close.
You just have to love a place like this! It says Pivovar on the wall outside, but no more information. You have to open a wooden door and suddenly you are one the middle of the brewery, next to the tanks. You have to walk through the brewery to get to a bottle shop. Noone knew a word of English when I visited, but they had a list of available beers. I bought five beers, mostly packaged on 1.0 l plastic bottles, or 75 cl glass bottles. I found a door close to the shop on my way out, but it was locked. Only way out was through the brewery once more...