Famous Cafes and Tearooms

Tip: Start or end your day at art-deco Kavarna Slavia and enjoy the super-delicious cakes and the superb views of the nearby National Theatre and the Vltava river.

Recommended cafeterias:

Café Louvre, Narodni Trida 22, Prague 1
Café Imperial, Na Porici 15, Prague 1
Grand Café Orient, Ovocny trh 19, Prague 1
Kavarna Obecni Dum, Namesti Republiky 5, Prague 1
Café Montmarte, Retezova 7, Prague 1

Czech coffee is often served in Turkish-style (turecká káva), with boiling water poured directly over finely ground beans. This lends it a decidedly rich effect. Stir it well, and let the grounds settle to the bottom—and when you get to the bottom of the cup, be sure not to swallow the last mouthful or you’ll get a throat full of mud.

Coffee from machines, called překapávaná or presso, is more usually served these days and other beverages like cappuccinos are featured in lots of restaurants and cafés also. Decaf coffee, though, is still comparatively rare.

Famous Prague Cafes

 Prague’s cafés are legendary for their associations with great personalities like Einstein, writer Franz Kafka, and even revolutionaries like Vaclav Havel. Here we list some of Prague’s most famous, where you can relax, try local deserts, and watch the day roll by. Most cafés serve tea, cakes, snacks, alcohol and …

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Hard Rock Cafe in Prague

The world-famous Hard Rock Cafe in Prague is located in the vicinity of the Old Town Square, housed in the historic Unesco-protected V.J. Rott Building. The 1,900-square-metre cafe features three floors, a 330-seat restaurant, two vibrant bars and a Rock Shop featuring Hard Rock’s limited-edition merchandise. Memorabilia from Hard Rock’s …

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Popular Tearooms in Prague

After the velvet revolution a number of smokeless, relaxed tearooms (cajovny) have spread around Prague. These tea-houses are largely frequented by younger Czechs who are mainly interested in visiting exotic locations, such as Africa, Peru or Southeast Asia, rather than Western Europe. Thus, the Asian tea-houses put themselves into holiday …

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Cafes in Prague

Imperial Elegant, ballroom-like atmosphere set to black-tie jazz theme. Live jazz Wed.-Sat. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are also served. Na Porici 15, Prague 1. Open daily 9-1 a.m. website   Cafe Louvre A spacious, cheerful cafe where Franz Kafka, Max Brod and their circle used to talk about a …

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