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Stopkova Plzenska Pivnice

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Bar, European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European, Pub
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Ceska 5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 517 070 080
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bergamo, Italia
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79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurant and good beer. Popular among local. Better to reserve during week end days. Serve local and international foods. Prices are inexpensive.

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Thank Piergiorgio P
Brno, Czech Republic
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly working pub in city center with tasty czech cuisine and good beer. First floor is nonsmoking. Service is fast and professional. Usually is crowded so make a reservation of the table.

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Thank Michal C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are near the main square and fancy a good meal with excellent beers and full bar service, Stopkova is an excellent choice.

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Thank qpofg
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a typical Czech pub. This place has very long history, was closed for a period of time, but then reconstructed and reopened and it's a good one restaurant in Brno. I would count this in a group of best places to go in Brno if you want to get good beer and food for reasonable money.

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Thank Strmik
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, the beer is top! Try the roast beef fillet, very nice. The food is quite good. The restaurant is well suited for groups, not for couples. On the other hand there should be a quiet place somewhere. The atmosphere is nice.

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Thank Ad O
Brno, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff (not everyone of course but it did happen in two of our visits there) can be very unfriendly and aggressive but to my understanding, that only happens if you're a foreigner. Don't speak Czech? There are other places in Brno that will treat you better... About the food, we ordered a chocolate fondant that came to the table... More 

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Thank goldie799
Warwickshire UK
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken here for last night treat by my Czech colleagues.great food and atmosphere. Friendly staff. The beer is excellent

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Thank AndyandLiz
Rogers, Arkansas
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445 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both had cordon bleu for our meal and fried cheese for an appetizer - we both thought it was ok, and service was fine. It was typical Czech food.

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Saint Jeannet, France
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went there with my czech buddies for a dinner. Goal was to take me to something typically czech. It started with a traditional soup Kulajda which i quite enjoyed. I was not a big fan of the potatoes bits, but the bacon was a lovely touch. Then i had the Roast pork knee... and this thing was HUMONGOUS. Not only... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Our experience matched most other reviews. Our waiter was awesome! He spoke very good English, was polite & attentive, and provided suggestions on ordering. We decided to try the cheese board as a starter to sample some Czech cheeses, and we're pleased with all entrees we ordered. Very nice atmosphere as well, would make for a nicer night out but... More 

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Thank Lisa C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
Cuisine
Bar, European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ceska 5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Moravia  >  South Moravian Region  >  Brno
  • Phone Number: +420 517 070 080
Description
The famous Stopek's Beer House has always been one of the pillars of Czech social and cultural life in Brno. There has been a pub here since the second half of the 19th century. It became famous with the arrival of the new owner, the genius Jaroslav Stopka, who took over the original Jonak's Beer House in 1910. Period advertisements always declared that the best Pilsner beer could be had at Stopka's. The pub retained its character and atmosphere even after its extensive modernisation. The author of the façade of the beer house is Czech painter and graphic artist Láďa Novák (1865 - 1944), a well-know Prague bohemian and also the author of the decorations on the U Fleků Pub in Prague, was also repaired and renovated. Pilsner Urquell and dark Velkopopovický Kozel, Fénix and Birell Light are all on tap. The head chef at Stopek's Beer House, Matěj Kovacs, recommends the excellent rosemary flavoured roasted lamb hock.

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