プラハガイドPrague cafes and restaurants near our apartments

Restaurants:

you will find plenty of good restaurants in Prague - for prices much lower than in Western Europe. Once you get tired of local cooking (we love it but you might find it too rich !), you can experience all from Italian and French to Thaï, Afghan and World food. You can check a sample of our favorites here, and find more on www.praguepost.com (prices here are for a whole menu including Hors-d’œuvre, main meal, dessert and drinks):

Czech:

  • Kolkovna (Czech, 15-35 € ) : voted Best Czech restaurant in Prague in 2004 - Open daily 11 - midnight. V Kolkovně8, Praha 1 (near Old Town Square – Staromestské Námestí) [B5] - tel +420 224 819 701 www.kolkovna-group.cz
  • Olympia (Czech, 15-35 € ) : same group and similar menu to Kolkovna - Open daily 11 - midnight.- Vítězná 7, Prague 1 (near National Theater - Narodni Divadlo) [D3]- +420 251 511 080
  • Celnice (Czech, 15-35 € ) : same group and similar menu to Kolkovna - has a club downstairs - Open daily 11- midnight.- Namesti Republiky, Prague 1 [B5]- +420 224 212 240
  • KampaFish (Czech Fish, 30-60 € ) : - Has a specialty of Czech fish in traditional or innovative ways Open daily 11- midnight.- U Luzickeho Seminare 42, Prague 1 (on Kampa near Charles Bridge [C4]- +420 257 531 799
  • Potrefena Husa (Czech, 20-30 €) : cozy atmosphere, grill and Czech specialties, Bilkova 5, Praha 1 - Stare Mesto (every day open till 11pm, phone: 222 326 626)
  • Nebozízek (Czech, 20-40 € ): Czech specialities including venison. Nice panoramic view of Prague. Open daily . On Petrin hill [C3], you can get there using the funicular across from Újezd 24. www.nebozizek.cz
  • Palffy palac (Czech, 25 - 40 €): Hidden in an old palace near Malostranske Namesti Open 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. - Tel 2 53 57 05 22 - Valdštejnská 14 Malá Strana, Prague 1, [B3]www.palffy.cz
  • U Svejku (Czech, 15 - 30 €): Under the Petrin hill, choice out of Czech cuisine with live musicians playing accordion in the evening. Opened from 11am till midnight, phone: 257 313 244, Újezd 22, Malá Strana, Prague 1, [plan C3]

Italian and American :

  • Ambiente I (Italian-American, 10-40 €): Very good pasta and barbecue ribs, and cocktails in a colored setting. Open daily mo-fr - 11:00 a.m.- 12 p.m.; sa, su 1 p.m.- 12 p.m.; Mánesova 59, Prague 2 [D7] tel.: +420 222 727 851, +420 222 727 858 www.ambi.cz
  • Bella Vista (Italian and French, 20-50 € ) : - Has a nice view of Prague Open daily 11- midnight.- Strahovske Nadvori 1, Prague 1 [C2]- www.bella-vista.cz - Tel. +420 220 517 274
  • CowBoys: (Steaks and more, 20 - 50 €): superb terrace lighted by torches that dominates Prague, phone: 257 535 050; open every day from midday till midnight; Nerudova 40, Prague 1, very close to the castle [B3]
  • Ristorante Pasta Fresca (Italian, 15-30 €): Pasta Open daily, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Celetná 11, Prague 1 (Near Old Town Square) [C5]; tel.: 2 24 23 02 44

Asian:

  • Haveli (Indian, 30 - 50 €): Go down to the cellar which is the nicest room and enjoy delicious asian specialties. Open daily from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. ; Dejvická 6, Prague 6; (near the Hradcanská metro station) [ A3] tel.: 233 344 800 - 3 www.haveli.cz
  • Lary Fary (Sushi and Czech specialties, 20-60 € ) : - Open daily 11- midnight.- Dlouha 30, Prague 1 [B5]- +420 222 320 154
  • Ariana(Afghan, 10 - 20 €) : Open daily 11a.m. - 11p.m.; Ramova 6 Prague 1, [B5] tel. : +420 222 323 438 http://sweb.cz/kabulrest
  • Orange Moon (Thai, Barmese, and Indian): open daily 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Rámová 5, Prague 1 [B5]; tel.: 222 325 119 www.orangemoon.cz
  • Lemon Leaf (Thai, 10 - 30 €): menu and the lunch buffet especially reasonable, open every day, Myslikova 14, Prague 2 [D4]; phone: 224 919 056 www.lemon.cz
  • Tian Tan (Chinese, 5 - 25 €): Excellent chinese cooking in a nice setting. Újezd 5, [D3] open daily 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Cuban:

  • La Bodeguita del Medio (Cuban, 20-50 € ): Very lively with a wide choice of delicious meals and cocktails; sometimes with live music. Open daily 10 a.m.- 2 a.m. – Tel 224 8139 22 - Kaprova 5, Prague 1 – Near Old Town Square - Staromestské Námestí [C4] www.bodeguita.cz

World/French:

  • Ambiente Brasileiro (20 - 50 €) if you would like to taste out of a broad choice of delicious grilled meat in vaulted cellar then you are at the right place. Buffet - as much as you can eat of grilled meat. Attention, you should reserve in advance, since there is a high risk that they will be full. Right at the Old Town`s Square - U Radnice 8, Prague 1 [plan C5 up to the left, near to the Namesti Franze Kafky - the name of the street U Radnice is not visible on our plan; it has been replaced by the (12)]. phone 224 234 474 www.ambi.cz
  • La Veranda ( 47 €): Executive chef Radek David was awarded the "CHEF OF THE YEAR 2001/2002" . Mo-Sa 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Su 4 p.m.-11 p.m.; Elišky Krásnohorské 2/10, Prague, [B5] Tel.: 2 24 81 47 33, www.laveranda.cz
  • Le Café Colonial (French, world; 25 - 40): Open daily 10 a.m. -12 p.m.; Široká 6/25, Prague 1 [B4]; Tel.: 2 24 81 83 22
  • Kampa Park (Fish specialties, 50- 80 €) : Great location by the river. Open daily 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.. Na kampe 8b, Prague 1 - Malá Strana. [C4] . Tel.: 257 532 685 www.kampapark.cz
  • Charleston : very cozy atmosphere with old time styled furnishing. Variety of cuisine. Jazz music, concerts and dancing downstairs. Krizikova 55, in Prague 8 (a little less central than the other restaurants of this list). Phone: 222 322 098 www.charlestonrestaurant.cz
  • La Bastille (french and czech cuisine, 10-20 euros): variety of french specialities - ratatouille, french potatoes, frog legs... and the Czech Gulash, etc. well prepared for a reasonable price. Address: Ujezd 26, Praha 1 [plan C3] www.labastille.cz

Vegetarian:

  • Lehka Hlava: extraordinary furnishing and warm atmosphere with the offer of original vergetarian specialities that can also please the "meat eaters". Address: Borsov 2/280, Praha 1 - Stare Mesto [C3] a little street upright to the Karoliny Svetle street, nearby the Charles Bridge, open every day from 11.30 until midnight. Phone: 222 220 665 www.lehkahlava.cz

Open late :

  • N11 (5-20 €) : Open 6 p.m. – 4 a.m.. Národní trída 11, across the street from the National theater in Prague 1 [D4] www.n11.cz
  • Ultramarin (15-30€) : Open from11h30 to 4 a.m..Also a bar and a disco. Ostrovni 32, Prague1 [D4] tel.: 224 932 249 www.ultramarin.cz

Cafés:

Whether you are looking for a rest during a walk around Prague or a good place for a brunch, your choice will be wide. Again, you can find many of them on www.praguepost.cz, and here are our favorites:

  • Kavárna Slavie : Great view on the river and the castle. Brunches. Across the street from National Theater. Smetanovo nábreží 1012/2 Prague 1 [D4] Tel. : 2 24 23 96 04; 2 24 21 84 93 www.cafeslavia.cz
  • Café Louvre : Nice setting, pastries and billiards. Open daily. Národní trída 20, Prague 1, [D4] Tel. : 2 24 93 09 49 www.cafelouvre.cz
  • Kavarna Obecni Dum : Recently renovated wonderful Art Deco setting. Open daily 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Namesti Republiky 5, Prague 1; [B5] Tel. : 2 22 00 27 63 http://www.vysehrad2000.cz/obecnidum/index_en.htm
  • Dahab : Oriental style. Very slow service, nice setting. Open daily, 12 a.m.- 1 p.m. . Dlouha 33, Prague 1 [B5]www.dahab.cz
  • Grand Hotel Evropa : Famous for its Art Nouveau decoration. Václavské námestí 25 , Prague 1 [C5] www.evropahotel.cz
  • Kava Kava Kava : Three-time winner of "Best Coffee in Prague." Open Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.. Narodni 37 Prague 1 [C5] (Hidden in a courtyard across Tesco)
  • Le Patio : Great furniture. Open Mo- Sa 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ,Su 11 a.m. to 11 p.m www.lepatio.cz

Sports bars

Sports bars with TV and often giant screens : you will find plenty of them, those we mention here are in the center and have websites allowing to check their programs :