Ambiente Pasta Fresca Italian. Reliable eatery in the centre, but you'll find better noodles elsewhere. Lively atmosphere. Recommended: cotoletta do agnello con spinaci, filetto ala griglia, fettuccine al salmone. Celetna 11, Prague 1-Old Town. Tel. 2423 0244. Open daily 11 a.m.-midnight (Cafe open 9 a.m.-midnight). Major credit cards. 300-500 Kc. |
Cantina Very nearly Tex-Mex. A colourful, good-time setting for fabulous fajitas and good margaritas. Always a-buzz, so book ahead. Ujezd 38, Prague 1-Mala Strana. Tel. 5731 7173. Open daily noon-midnight. Major credit cards. 300-500 Kc.
Chez Marcel French. A brassiere popular with locals and 'ex-pats'. Recommended: daily specials, pepper steak, pate. Hastalska 12, Prague 1-Old Town. Tel. 231 5676. Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-1 a.m., weekends 9 a.m.-1 a.m. (Kitchen open noon-11 p.m.) No credit cards. 200-500 Kc.
Clementinum Recently named Prague's best new restaurant by Conde Nast Traveller. Boasts the best gnocchi in town, Italian or otherwise. Platnerska 9, Prague 1-Old Town. Tel. 2481 3892. Open daily 11 a.m.-midnight. AmEx, Euro/MC, JCB, Visa. 300-450 Kc.
U Kalicha (At the Chalice) Czech. The Good Soldier Svejk made a date with a friend here for "six in the evening after the war." Lots of atmosphere. Standard Czech fare. Na Bojisti 12-14, Prague 2. Tel. 29 07 01 or 29 19 45. Open daily 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. AmEx, Diners Club, JCB, Visa. 350-500 Kc.
Posledni stace (The Last Resort) A casual, modish grill bar in the heart of Old Town. Good food, better face-time. Dlouha 7, Prague 1. Tel. 2481 8320. Open daily 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Euro/MC, Visa. 300-600 Kc.
Red Hot & Blues Your best bet for Cajun, Tex-Mex and American all in one. Brunch on weekends. Live music nightly. Recommended: eggplant creole, bourbon pork. Jakubska 12, Prague 1 (behind the Kotva department store). Tel 231 4639. Open daily 9 a.m.-11 p.m. AmEx, Visa, Euro/MC. 300-450 Kc.
Solidni nejistota (Solid Uncertainty) A new twist on the bar and grill. Grilled specialties offer excellent value. Trendy. Pstrossova 21, Prague 1 (behind the National Theatre.) Tel. 2491 0593. Open daily 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Major credit cards. 200-400 Kc.
Kozicka It is kind of steak house in the very nice decorated cellar just few metres from the Old Town Square. Part of it is also a trendy bar and the kitchen stays open late (2.am). Kozi 3, Prague 1 Tel. 2481 8308. Open daily noon-4 a.m. Major credit cards. 300-500 Kc.
U Provaznice Czech. Old pub atmosphere borders on the zany. Good beer, good prices, good location. Recommended: goulash, "the rope maker's beautiful wife's platter," pear strudel. Provaznicka 3, Prague 1 (near Mustek). Tel. 2423 2528. Open daily 10:30 a.m.-midnight. No credit cards. 200-400 Kc.
U Rychtare Just off Old Town Square. Pastas, pizzas, fish and vegetarian dishes in abundance. Dlouha 2, Prague 1-Old Town. (Note: the restaurant is separate from the next-door pub, Pivnice U Rychtare.) Tel. 232 7207. Open daily 11-11. Major credit cards. 200-300 Kc.
U Tri zlatych hvezd Czech. The menu adds a touch of class to the standard dishes. Romantics should request a table in the pastel-toned downstairs room with its private nooks and quiet corners. Malostranske nam. 8, Prague 1-Mala Strana. Tel./fax: 53 96 60. Open daily 11:30-11:30. Euro/MC, Visa. 400-500 Kc.