Josef Loves

Prague’s gastronomy, nightlife, and shopping offerings have all but tripled in recent years – transforming the Czech capital into a destination visited not only for its historical splendor but as a city break par excellence. Located in a vibrant Prague quarter teeming with restaurants, cafés, galleries and performance spaces, Hotel Josef is a convenient starting point for exploring it all. The Josef Loves blog, updated regularly by our concierge team, reveals insider tips – from the best baristas to the hottest tables in town – exclusively for our guests.

Outdoor

Průhonice Park

The park surrounding Průhonice Chateau is one of the most beautiful in the Czech Republic. It‘s a prime example of landscape architecture in Europe, and is an extremely valuable botanical collection – the arboretum features over 1600 species of domestic and exotic trees and shrubs, as well as an exceptional collection of rhododendrons. The park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Průhonice Park
Royal Game Reserve – Stromovka
Outdoor

Royal Game Reserve – Stromovka

A large green oasis in the middle of town with mature trees, water and grassy areas with the possibility of organizing picnics, walks and relaxation for everyone, regardless of age. It originated in the 13th century as a game reserve. The whole area, a sort of Prague Central Park, is interwoven with many playgrounds and a network of roads and trails that are used for recreation.

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Restaurants / Karlín

Grils

A Karlín bistro where meat is roasting on fire all day long. Stop by for pulled chicken on mashed potatoes or pulled pork in their sourdough bun. Thanks to slow cooking, the meat in Grils is tender and full of flavor. Plus, The Dva Kohouti brewery and taproom is right across the courtyard!

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Kantýna
Restaurants / Central Prague

Kantýna

Butchers, chefs and a fire. Place their grilled Czech meat on a tray or buy it to take home. Very popular and buzzing place for the craft! You can also reserve the “Dinner From the Butcher”. The butcher, the fire, the chef – the Holy Trinity of Kantýna, who has prepared a culinary experience which promises to leave no one hungry.

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Restaurants / Central Prague

Kuchyň

This restaurant celebrates classic dishes with a novel approach. There is no menu, only a stove with pots and pans where you lift the lids, engage your senses and choose your meal by trusting your gut. Housed inside the 1811 Salm Palace that sits just beside the main entrance to Prague Castle.

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Kuchyň
Dva Kohouti
Bars & Cafes / Karlín

Dva Kohouti

This place brings together the craft of brewing and pouring the perfect draught. They brew the Local Lager – Místní Pivo in the morning and the bartenders open the taps in the afternoon. The founders of the brewery act as quality control – brewer Adam Matuška and Lokál’s master barman Lukáš Svoboda.

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Restaurants / Bars & Cafes / Central Prague

Styl&Interier

It is centrally located just off Wenceslas Square, quietly tucked away behind 400-year-old Baroque doors and beautiful façade. A calm oasis in the center of Prague that offers a beautiful garden in the warmer months, a winter garden and a cozy interior atmosphere in the cooler seasons. The priority is to in-season, locally sourced vegetables, fruits, herbs and meats. The menu offering starts off with breakfast continues on to lunch and rounds out with dinner. They offer a daily menu to choose from as well.

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Sia Restaurant
Restaurants / Central Prague / 5 Minutes Walk

Sia Restaurant

The Asian menu of the Sia restaurant is based on traditional recipes and procedures, presented in a multi-level restaurant resembling an Asian market. The restaurant showcases several open kitchens and dishes are served when they are ready, in the middle of the table, making this a great place for lively lunches and dinners for adventurous patrons.

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