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Where to eat near the Zizkov TV Tower, Prague

Included on many “world’s ugliest buildings” lists, this unusual tower might not be the prettiest but it has a special place in the hearts of many Prague residents. Like it or not, it’s definitely part of the Zizkov area’s charm – along with the unusual church, tree-lined streets, and beautiful pastel-coloured houses. Today the tower has become… Continue reading Where to eat near the Zizkov TV Tower, Prague

Where to eat near Old Town Square, Prague

Here’s the good news: not every restaurant near Prague’s Old Town Square is a tourist trap with watered-down beer and ‘customer service’ straight out of a prison canteen. Luckily, there are plenty of great places to eat after a hard day of sightseeing – if you know where to look. Notice that I didn’t say “on”… Continue reading Where to eat near Old Town Square, Prague

Review: V Zátiší

This venerable place was one of the new Republic’s first proper restaurants, opening its doors in 1991, and it still has a good reputation after more than two decades of service. The big guidebooks gush embarrassingly over it. Every hotel receptionist recommends it. But is all the good press really deserved? A lot has changed… Continue reading Review: V Zátiší

What to do without Prague’s farmers’ markets in January

Many of us living in Prague get our fresh vegetables, meat and other goodies from the farmers’ markets. They do a heroic job of staying open in all sorts of weather, and we love ’em, but January is the one month when they don’t run. So what exactly are we supposed to do until they get back… Continue reading What to do without Prague’s farmers’ markets in January

Review: Mozaika Burger & Co.

It was a chilly autumn evening, the streets were empty. and here I was peering down through a tiny basement window into a bright, white space that seemed empty of people. The lights were on, but was anybody home? Down the steps and inside, I found that Mozaika Burger & Co wasn’t actually abandoned. A cluster of tables… Continue reading Review: Mozaika Burger & Co.