The Best Restaurants in Prague
Collected by AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff
In the last few years Prague has seen a huge upswing in its food scene, on par with some of the most vibrant of European capitals. Loosen your belt and tuck into some typical Czech dishes—roasted meats or Prague ham, served with dumplings and, of course, apple strudel—or loosen your wallet and splurge on one of the city's three Michelin-starred restaurants.
Pernerova 49, Karlín, 186 00 Praha 8-Karlín-Praha 8, Czechia
This restaurant-bakery combo was the first of its kind in the city and it definitely raised the bar for the dining scene. The menu, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, is inspired by neo-Nordic cuisine with a Czech twist, and the...
Křemencova 11, 110 00 Praha 1-Nové Město, Czechia
With a history dating back to 1499, U Fleku is a Prague institution and the only brewery and restaurant in Central Europe that has been brewing non-stop for over five centuries. Beer lovers, backpackeres and tourists come from all corners of...
Boršov 280/2, 110 00 Praha-Staré Město, Czechia
Lehka Hlava, which means “clear head,” has been a mainstay on the steadily growing vegetarian scene in Prague since 2005 and features an interior that can be only described as magical. One room is painted deep blue with stars....
Slezská 62, 120 00 Praha 2, Czechia
Bearded men with tattoos running up their arms, women drinking beers, and children running around with pups were outside Moment Café on a warm spring evening. Moment, located in Prague’s residential Vinohrady neighborhood, offers a unique variety...
Haštalská 753/18, 110 00 Praha-Staré Město, Czechia
At this Michelin-starred restaurant, food is a performance art and the results deserve a standing ovation. That said, this is Prague, so although the food and presentation are comparable to other first-class dining experiences in Europe, the...
Ovocný trh 19, 110 00 Praha-Staré Město, Czechia
Prague’s Grand Café Orient is the only cubist-designed space of its kind in the world. It occupies the first floor of the House of the Black Madonna, designed in 1911 by modernist architect Josef Gočár. Renovated in 2005, the...
Národní 22, Nové Město, 110 00 Praha 1, Czechia
Situated on the second story of a building overlooking a busy street in Prague, Cafe Louvre is a quiet respite. Full of clinking glasses, high backed chairs, and lofty ceilings, the atmosphere is light and elegant. I was delighted to see pancakes...
Vítězná 124/5, Malá Strana, 150 00 Praha-Smíchov, Czechia
Sauté an apricot...wait, three apricots. Now envelope them in warm dumpling dough and cover them all with the most delicate of cream sauce and a dusting of powdered sugar. Welcome to Café Savoy. The day could not have been more perfect...sun...
Haštalská 755 15, 110 00 Praha 1 - Staré město-Staré Město, Czechia
Prague’s Haštalská Street is one of the city’s best-kept secrets. Although it’s not far from the Old Town Square, many visitors wouldn't know to wander over. But those who do will quickly realize what a lucky find...
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