Favorite Bars and Restaurants in Prague
Updated: Aug 8, 2019
Like your typical European city, Prague has no shortages of fantastic restaurants and bars. Of course you want to make sure you steer clear of those tourists traps that you inevitably will run into anywhere you go in Europe. Thankfully I just spend a week in Prague doing my own research and exploring to bring you a list of great places to eat and drink!
This list is by no means definitive or in any particular order so if you have any suggestions of your own, please feel free to add them in the comments section below!
1) Prosekarna Slezska
Myslikova 16, Praha 2 – Nove Mesto
I quaint prosecco bar in the heart of the city. We happened to run in here when it suddenly started dumping rain. It was still early in the day so it wasn't too crowded yet. The bar tender was very knowledgeable and attentive and helped us decide what we wanted to sip on while we waited for the rain to stop.
2) Cafe Savoy
Vitezna 5, 150 00 Prague 4, Mala Strana
A great option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cafe Savoy offers traditional Czech food as well as some items inspired by classic French cuisine. They also have a pastry counter where you can purchase some fresh baked goods to-go. We were lucky to get a table for lunch without a reservation as this is a very popular establishment and is packed all day. I ordered the daily fish selection with roasted cauliflower and butter sauce which was delicious!
3) Panorama Express Cafe
Stare Zamecke Schody 8, 118 00 Praha 1, Hradcany, Czechia
You'll find this great spot as you're walking up the New Castle Steps to Prague Castle. Needless to say, the view from this cafe is breathtaking. I honestly could have sat here all day watching the foot traffic of tourists going in and out of the castle grounds and taking in the view of the city. This cafe offers a list of items for lunch like salads and sandwiches, and some tasty wine as well.
4) Terasa U Prince
Staromestske nam. 29, 110 00 Stare Mesto, Czechia
Considered one of the top 15 rooftop bar/restaurants in Europe, Terasa U Prince is located on the Old Town Square on top of the 5-star Hotel U Prince. One of the pricier meals we had while in Prague but we felt it was worth it. This restaurant offers panoramic views of Prague while you enjoy your meal. We ordered the venison tortellini, spinach ravioli and the duck foie gras appetizer, along with some raspberry mojitos. Be warned, this place can also get pretty busy (not hard to see why with a view like that) so there might be a wait or a delay in service. After your meal I would definitely recommend walking the hotel stairs back down to the lobby rather than taking the elevator. Doing this will give you an opportunity to take in the charm that is the Hotel U Prince.
5) Manifesto Market
Na Florenci, 110 00 Prague - Nove Mesto, Czechia
A unique dining experience in the heart of Prague. With 3 bars, 17 restaurants, and 4 pop-up shops, this cashless food market truly has something for everyone. I ordered a poke bowl from one vendor, one of my friends ordered some tacos from another vendor, and my other friend had a delicious bowl of pho. This place is very popular with the locals and the vendors are very friendly.
6) Pon - Ton
Strelecky Ostrov, 110 00 Prague, Czechia
The Strelecky Ostrov island in the middle of the Vltava River was one of our favorite places to go to during our stay in Prague. It's great for people watching and there are several establishments to grab a quick bite/drink. We sat down on the river boat bar listening to live music and sipping on mojitos while the sun went down.
Trziste 9, 118 00 Prague 1, Czechia
Located at the top of the Aria Hotel in the Mala Strana neighborhood, this rooftop terrace is open from spring to autumn. The menu is on the pricier side but the view makes it so worth it. This quaint and romantic terrace is located around the corner from Prague Castle and Saint Nicholas Cathedral and offers breathtaking views of the city. The neighborhood of Mala Strana is also a less populated area of Prague, making it quieter and less inundated with tourists. Everything on the menu is delicious and changes seasonally. One of the popular dishes we tried was the duck foie gras.
I hope this list of restaurants and bars in Prague that I enjoyed so much is helpful to your trip in this beautiful city! If you discover any worth mentioning that I haven't included, please add them in your comments! I'm hoping to eventually travel back to Prague someday soon and would love to explore more great spots to enjoy a meal and a glass of wine or a cocktail.