Enjoying Culinary Delights And Bacchanalia In Prague

Situated on the banks of the Vltava River, Prague is the multicultural capital of the Czech Republic and its history spans thousands of years. Today, it is a destination for the majority of tourists to Europe, and it is the sixth most visited city in Europe. You can judge any city by the type of food and drink they serve. Prague is a city where you get a variety of cuisine, from fast food to gourmet dishes.

Prague’s restaurants serve a selection of cuisines including French, American, British, Cuban, Japanese, Indonesian, Indian, Mediterranean, Cuban, Italian, Mexican and of course Czech. Some restaurants in Prague also serve vegetarian dishes.

The kitchen

The atmosphere and cuisine depend on the restaurant you visit. Most of the restaurants are informal with a lively atmosphere. Czech cuisine traditionally contains a variety of meats with potatoes or meatballs on the side. Garlic is the main ingredient and herbs and spices are used sparingly.

There are some restaurants that have vegetarian food such as stewed lentils (cocka), fried cheese (sr smazen) and risotto with vegetables (rizoto se zeleninou) on their menu.

Although you may not find authentic Chinese cuisine in restaurants in Prague, there is a good chance that you will find delicious won soup to go with the fried rice along with tofu with mushrooms and bamboo shoots.

Restaurants try to create an oriental atmosphere with their decoration. If you look around you will find many restaurants serving authentic spicy and exotic specialties of Thai, Burmese and Indian cuisines.

In addition, you can enjoy oriental delicacies from Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Japan in intimate settings at various specialty restaurants.

Prague offers many restaurants for both a business lunch and a romantic dinner. You can have meals for less than 10 and as much as 70 and more, per person.

Pubs and clubs in Prague

Many trendy Prague pubs and Prague clubs serve beer and cocktails accompanied by good music. Traditionally, Czechs prefer beer and their beer is considered one of the best in the world. It is said that once you try Czech Budweiser, you will completely abandon the same brand once you return to the United States!

The bars and pubs in Prague are informal places but there is a certain etiquette to be followed. You don’t need to wave to the waiter or shout across the pub. Beer is served, without asking, the moment you walk in. Subsequent refills are brought in the moment your glass is empty! You just have to nod your head if you don’t want more. Typically, you don’t need to tip your server, but it’s normal to round up the amount when paying the bill.

Prague clubs have a great atmosphere, full of decent young people drinking beer and dancing on the floor.

If you are a person who likes multicultural cuisine and a few glasses full of beer during a trip to Europe, then Prague is the place to be!

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