13 Restaurants in Prague with Bohemian Cuisine

Updated at  2. May 2023 from Burak
13 Restaurants in Prag mit böhmischer Küche

If you are in Prague, you naturally want to try Prague cuisine. Many Czechs prefer the cosmopolitan food of foreign places, so it's getting harder and harder to find authentic restaurants.

But, there are good Czech restaurants that serve great Czech cuisine that even grandma would be proud of.

We have put together a small selection for you.

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1. La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise

This restaurant has one star in the 2020 Michelin Guide, so it's definitely worth a stop. La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise is located at the end of a narrow alley in an old nondescript building, but the interior is stylish. The modern elegant atmosphere is enhanced by the subtle lighting from the chandeliers and the dark wood decor, that provides a fitting setting for fine dining.

The cuisine is upscale Czech, serving 4- to 7-course menus with an emphasis on local produce. Typical Czech specialties are skillfully modified and redefined at the highest level. The sommelier offers advice on the selection of Czech and international wines. Those who wish can choose the international menu instead of the Czech menu or combine the individual courses.

Address: Haštalská 18, 110 00 Staré Město, Prag

2. Strahov Monastery Brewery Restaurant

Not far from the Prague Castle, directly in the area of the Strahov Monastery, there is the Strahov Monastery Brewery Restaurant. With a total capacity of 350 seats, the restaurant is divided into three different premises. The first floor with furniture made of solid wood and the beer bar has the appearance of a brewery. In St. Norbert restaurant, original Czech cuisine is served and in fine weather the beer garden invites you to visit. In addition to Czech cuisine, a rich selection of in-house beer specialties are available, including autumn wheat, as well as bottled beers of their own production, and also Czech classics such as original Budweiser. The brewery, which dates back to the year 1400, can be visited by appointment.

Address: Klosterbrauerei Strahov, Strahovské nádvoří 301/10, 18 00 Prag

3. UParlamentu

In the middle of the old town and only a few minutes walk from the town hall is U Parlamento. The wood-paneled walls convey a cozy flair, somewhat reminiscent of a pub. The atmosphere is casually relaxed. The cuisine is Czech down-to-earth, and the portions are generous. The restaurant is also very popular with locals. Worth mentioning is the freshly tapped beer, of course original Czech.

Address: Valentinská 52, 110 00 Staré Město, Prag

4. Lokál Dlouhááá

Dlouháá restaurant is located on a street with the same name in the center of Prague. Dlouhá means "long street" in Czech and so is the restaurant, it is one of the longest in Prague. The 70's style interior can not necessarily be called cozy, with tile floors, long wooden benches, a stainless steel bar table, neon lights, and a very, very long corridor. Nevertheless, Dlouháá enjoys great popularity, both among locals and tourists. The cuisine is Bohemian and the classic Czech dishes are prepared with ingredients from regional suppliers. If you want to try high quality, typical Czech pub food, this is the place for you.

Great importance is attached to the proper storage of beer, which is tapped in 4 different ways here. They are: directly from the barrel, hladinka - the classic method; what you know as a Pils, itčochtan - a beer almost without foam; šnyt - a small beer in a large glass with a lot of foam; ormlíko - almost only foam and very little beer in the glass, the appearance is reminiscent of a glass of milk. There you can only say Na zdraví !- Cheers !....

Address: Lokál Dlouhááá, Dlouhá 33, Staré Město, 110 00 Prag

5. Lokál U Bílé kuželky

This cozy restaurant is located in Prague's Lesser Town, close to the Kafka Museum and not far from the Vltava River. U Bílé kuželky means "to the white cone" in Czech. Despite the simple wooden tables and chairs, the antique vaulted cellar creates a cozy atmosphere. The cuisine is Czech - Bohemian, the traditional dishes are cooked mostly with ingredients from the region. The Pilsner beer comes directly from the barrel into the glass and is popular with locals as well as tourists.

Address: Lokál U Bílé kuželky, Míšeňská 12, Malá Strana, 110 00 Prag

6. Kampa Park

Kampa Park is located on the artificial Kampa Island in the Vltava River right by Charles Bridge. The upscale restaurant is considered to be the leading fine-dining establishment in Prague. Dining is in 4 different areas, with the outdoor terrace and heated conservatory offering views of the Vltava River and Charles Bridge. Inside, the fireplace, as well as the aquarium create a stylish atmosphere. The cuisine is upscale, serving international specialties, as well as Czech dishes that are refined and redefined to an upscale level. The experienced sommelier is on hand to help select wines from a range of over 150 vintages from around the world

Address: Kampa Park Restaurant, Na Kampe 8b, Malá Strana, 118 00 Prag

7. Výtopna

Výtopna is located directly on Wenceslas Square on the second floor of a building with huge windows that gives a unique view of Wenceslas Square. The interior is solid, with wooden tables and chairs. The special feature is the model railroad system that runs through the entire restaurant. The total length of the tracks is 900 meters. On each table there is a railroad track and the order is delivered by a locomotive pulling several wagons, accompanied by the sounds of a real train. The trains are digitally controlled. The model landscape includes swing bridges, a large castle, and a pond.

The cuisine is typically Czech, with some international dishes also on the menu.

Výtopna is also one of the few restaurants in Prague that sells tankové pivo, or tank beer, where the beer is delivered unpasteurized from the brewery in huge, airtight, temperature-controlled tanks.

The pub is certainly unsuitable for a romantic or elegant dinner, but an interesting experience for all guests who would like to try something new.

Address: Výtopna Railway Restaurant, Wenzelsplatz 56, Neustadt, 110 00 Prag

8. Budvarka

If you love Budweiser beer, Budvarka is the place for you. This pub is furnished according to the original designs of the Budweiser brewery. In addition to the standard offerings, the special "Kroužkovaný Ležák" beer is tapped here, which contains live yeast fungus.

The cuisine is Czech, and the dishes are creatively modified and adapted to the trend of the times.

The pub can be easily reached by metro from the Dejvická stop.

Address: Budvarka Dejvice, Wuchterlova 22, Dejvice - 160 00 Prag

9. Kolkova Celnice

Originally, the building in which Kolkova is located today, was intended as a warehouse for the state tax authorities. After thorough renovation, the interior of Kolkova presents itself as appealing and interesting. On the walls hang old photos and artifacts used in brewing beer. They are meant to illustrate the history of Pilsner Urquell.

The cuisine is Czech and the dishes are attractively arranged on huge platters, and the portions are very large.

Kalkova is one of the few restaurants in downtown Prague to sell Pilsner Urquell in tanks; here, the beer is delivered unpasteurized from the brewery in huge, temperature-controlled, airtight tanks to ensure the utmost freshness

Address: V Celnici 1031/4, 110 00 Nové Město, Prag

10. Nota Bene

Nota Bene's interior is cozily decorated and located just 200 meters from the I.P. Pavlova (red line C) metro station. The interior presents a chic and cozy look with unplastered brick walls, parquet flooring, and old black-and-white photos on the wall.

The cuisine is Czech, with dishes adapted by the chef for the 21st century without changing their basic structure.

The drink selection is on black chalkboards and includes many different types of beer, all professionally tapped.

Address: Nota Bene, Mikovcova 4, Vinohrady, 120 00 Prag

11. Ferdinanda

Ferdinanda is located very close to the John Lennon Wall. The interior is bright and friendly, decorated with farm motifs. Rakes serve as hangers, feed baskets as ashtrays, various farm implements decorate the walls.

The cuisine is original Czech, with a strong emphasis on meat, as you would expect from Czech cuisine. Vegetarians will not be happy here.

Among other things, the "seven-bullet beer" is served, which takes its name from the seven bullets that killed the Austrian Archduke and heir to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, in an assassination attempt in Sarajevo in 1914.

Address: Ferdinanda, Karmelitská 18, Malá Strana, 118 00 Prag

12. Plzeňská

In the municipal building near Republic Square, you will find Plzeňská. The interior is authentic and characterized by numerous Art Nouveau elements. Some of them are ceramic mosaics and very decorative windows. The high ceilings complete the ambience, which is more reminiscent of a beer hall than a pub. The building dates back to 1912 and is named after the famous Pilsner Urquell Czech beer, which is served here freshly tapped.The cuisine is Czech and offers various Czech specialties. In the evening, an accordion player provides entertainment. Tourists especially like to visit this pub.

Address: Platz der Republik 5, Staré Město, 110 00 Prag

13. Good Food Cafe & Bakery Shop

The often long lines in front of the door reveal that a visit is definitely worthwhile. Here you can get the traditional Baumkuchen - Trdelnik. The dough is spread in layers on metal sticks and baked over an open flame. Due to the layering, the baked product gets rings, like a tree.

Trdelink can be filled with ice cream, chocolate sauce, jam, plum jam, and many other things, or with a non-sweet, hearty filling. And, of course, there is coffee. It is more of a café than a restaurant, but if you are looking for a typical Czech dessert, this is the place for you.

Address: Karlova 160/8, 110 00 Staré Město, Prag

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