Prague’s food & drink scene embraces both traditional czech fare along with modern cuisine. As the city has modernised it hasn’t forgotten its roots however and hearty Czech food & drink is found around every corner.
Svíčková – Beef sirloin served in a creamy sauce with traditional Czech bread dumplings. A true food of Prague.
Lángos – Actually from Hungary, this fried dough masterpiece has made its way to Prague. Topped with garlic, tomato sauce and cheese it is the perfect snack to keep you going on a chilly day.
Guláš – Well-known as Goulash in English. Stewed meat served in a thick brown sauce with a variety of sides.
Řízek – Traditional Czech schnitzel of beef, veal or pork coated and fried then served with dumplings.
Žemlovka – A sweet dish made with apple soaked in milk and flavoured with vanilla then baked until golden.
Beer – Pilsner was first brewed in the Czech Republic and the beer culture here is strong. Well-known brands like Pilsner Urquell and Budvar are very popular while many more styles and flavours are available also.
Wine & Spirits – Both widely available and cheap with Prague’s famous Absinthe available for those brave enough to try.
Coffee – Enjoyed everywhere in all the usual styles. Prague has many small, charming coffee spots tucked away in the alleys, so don’t be afraid to explore.