Six Places for Delicious Lunch in Prague

Six Places for Delicious Lunch in Prague

It’s important to stay fuelled while traveling, all the exploring and experiences of Prague can sometimes come with a rumbling tummy, and nobody wants to be hungry on holiday!

Often when planning a trip, we regularly neglect to investigate where’s good for lunch, tending instead to find somewhere that looks good as we wander. That’s fine, but why settle for just eating when you could be missing out on some of the best places to have lunch in Prague?

From cheap eats in Prague to décor as fancy as the food, we’ve got you covered with our six recommendations for having a delicious lunch in Prague.


Café Savoy

Cafe Savoy is a self-professed “establishment with a noble atmosphere”, and there’s no denying the elegance and charm of the place. Established in 1893, this restaurant & patisserie exudes a cool opulence in every element, from the splendid chandeliers and amazing ceiling to the sumptuous food. The fare is a delicious mix of Czech dishes and French cuisine and, despite the luxuriousness, is very well-priced and budget-friendly, with a generous lunch main costing around €12 on average.


Interior of Cafe Savoy, Prague, with high ceilings, chandeliers and traditional Parisian style

Source: Cafe Savoy Facebook

You can find cheaper budget eats in Prague, but nowhere with the same grandeur and style as café Savoy, one of the best places to have lunch in Prague. Open 08:00 to 22:30, the delicious lunch menu is served from 11:30 to 16:00.

Café Savoy, Vítězná 5, 150 00 Prague 5 - Malá Strana


La Bottega Bistroteka 

La Bottega Bistroteka is quite popular with local foodies in Prague who venture to the Italian delicatessen for the high-quality dishes and sleek minimal interior design. Again, not the lowest priced lunch you’ll find in Prague, it is still very cost-friendly considering the exceptional quality and delightful tastes of the produce on offer.


Two people having lunch in La Bottega Bistroteka in Prague

Source: La Bottega Bistroteka Facebook

From freshly baked Italian slices of bread, incredible pasta dishes, delicious cured meats including traditional Italian salami & ham, to the sweet perfection of the desserts, it really is unrivaled in Prague and a particularly nice spot to do lunch when in the Czech capital.

You can also opt to have your plate of culinary magic for take-away, meaning you can still indulge in delicious lunch in Prague while maximizing your outdoor time too! Open from9 AM ‘til midnight (22:00 on Sundays), La Bottega Bistroteka is located on Dlouhá 39, 110 00, Prague 1.



Eska is a pretty funky restaurant and bakery which blends retro charm with stylish modern character, both in terms of design & furnishings and the menu; it’s a unique place in Prague, you get the sense of an abundant artisanal spirit and dedication to crafting delicious traditional Cech dishes combined with a daring, modern sleekness. It makes for both terrific atmosphere and truly delicious, understated yet wholesome and fulfilling, food.


Three lunch sandwiches from Eska in Prague, Czech Republic

Source: Eska Facebook

Depending on your hunger levels, lunch at Eska will cost anything from €3.70 for exquisite Chicken broth right up to the highest-priced item, Grilled chicken with Jerusalem artichoke, pear & mushrooms, coming in at €14.70; but the majority of delectable dishes on the lunch menu will give you change back from €10 – making Eska a great value option for lunch or budget eats in Prague.

You’ll find Eska at Pernerova 49, 186 00 Prague 8 – Karlín, and it is open daily from 08:00 (09:00 on weekends) to 23:30.


Kavarna Misto

Kavarna Misto is a contemporary setting and atmosphere. Lauded by coffee aficionados as home to some of the best coffee in Prague, thanks to their stylish espresso bar, the food offerings here are fantastic too.

The decor is as refined, simplistic and yet utterly vibrant as is their menu; where your surroundings consist of cold polished concrete, narrow panels of soft, warm-toned wood and brilliant white surfaces, their food includes just ten dishes ranging from soup with fresh sourdough bread (€2.30), to goats-cheese sandwich with onion chutney, apples & walnuts (€6.20), shredded duck tacos (€6.20) and stir-fried wild mushrooms with hummus (€6.20), to mention four.


Source: Kavarna Misto Facebook

Source: Kavarna Misto Facebook

Not only is Kavarna Misto one of the best places for lunch in Prague, but it is also certainly one of the best places for high-quality cheap eats, as well as coffee perfection! Located on Bubenečská 12, opening hours are 09:00 to 22:00 Monday to Saturday, and 10:00 to 18:00 on Sundays.


The Farm Letna

The one word that sums up The Farm Letna Urban kitchen & coffeehouse is probably “cozy”. There’s a real homely vibe here, a kind of familiarity that could make you feel like you’ve been here a dozen times before. I’m not quite sure why that is, but it may have something to do with the tasty home-cooked dishes, the scent of freshly-baked scones, buns & cakes, the chic interior and hip style elements, the warm and welcoming, friendly staff and the sense that everyone else here is a regular customer.


interior of the Farm letna restaurant and cafe in prague with bowl of grapes, juice and coffee Source: Farm Letna Facebook

The menu changes each day, and lunch is served from 11:30 to 15:00. At an average cost of under €6 for a decent helping of quality fresh food, the great price is yet another factor that helps make The Farm Letna, located at Korunovační 17, 170 00 Praha 7, a fantastic option for lunch in Prague.


The Tavern

For all the virtues of sophisticated dishes, elegant surroundings, and even exceptional quality budget eats in Prague – sometimes we just want a classic; a hunger-bashin’, good ol’ ‘murican style burger or proper BBQ.

When such a craving strikes at lunch in Prague, The Tavern is the place to head to. Opened in 2010, it’s the first American diner-style bar in the Czech capital serving classic burgers, excellent craft beers and exquisite cocktails; and who says you can’t have cocktails for lunch? Not us!

Wild boar sliders from the Tavern in Prague, Czech Republic

Source: The Tavern Facebook

With beef, chicken, pork, veggie & vegan offerings, tasty home-made sauces and delicious desserts on the menu, not to mention the fresh OJ mimosas, there’s something to please everyone’s taste buds here. Their special weekend brunch menu (11:00 to 17:00) is widely celebrated among local foodies on the hunt for budget eats in Prague, but The Tavern is a great spot for delicious lunch any day of the week.

Open from 11:30 to 22:00 (from 11 on weekends), The Tavern is located at Chopinova 1521/26, 120 00 Praha 2-Vinohrady.


There you have it, Prague-bound lunch-lovers, our six best places to have lunch in Prague. We highly recommend that you ask your local guide on free walking tours in Prague for their insider tips and insight on the best places to eat in the city – whether cheap or budget eats, mid-range dining, or high-end restaurants, they are always up to speed on the culinary happenings around Prague and an invaluable source of the best local advice.

Indeed, if you’re lucky enough to be in the Czech capital during the annual restaurant festival (this year, until February 25th), more than ninety of the top restaurants in the country offer delicious three-course tastings for incredibly low prices – meaning you can have a five-star dining experience in Prague without the usual high price.
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