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.

Things to Do & See / Bars & Cafes / Žižkov & Vinohrady

Mlíkárna/Riegrovy Sady Park

Prague’s parks and outdoor areas are numerous. In Vinohrady Riegrovy Sady with its expansive view of the Czech capital is a beloved spot for a picnic or beer, especially at the outdoor seating area of restaurant Mlíkárna, which was once a working dairy counter.

Things to Do & See / Žižkov & Vinohrady

Žižkov TV Tower

A prime example of hi-tech architecture this television transmitter was built in the 1980s and yet still looks like it came from outerspace. Famed for the David Černý sculptures of black alien babies crawling along its pillars (they were removed for cleaning recently and will be back in spring 2018) it’s located in a hip residential neighborhood with a notable restaurant/bar/café scene. Go to the top for unrivalled views of Prague!