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.

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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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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Bars & Cafes / Karlín

Veltlin Wine Bar

The selection here is focused on authentic wines of the former Austrian empire. From Czech and Moravian vintages to Northern Italian, Croatian or Hungarian wines sit down to a glass in the welcoming stylized surrounds of this intimate Karlin bar or buy a bottle to enjoy back in your hotel room.

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Veltlin Wine Bar
ESKA
Restaurants / Bars & Cafes / Karlín

ESKA

A restaurant and bakery housed in a renovated 19th-century factory, Eska focuses on locally foraged ingredients and centuries-old techniques like fermentation to serve dishes that take their cues from Czech tradition and Nordic cuisine. Recently awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for its quality meals at a sensible price.

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