Prague Castle is the most important Czech castle and arguably the most important castle in the world! According to the Guinness Book of Records, it is the largest ancient castle in the world and in my opinion one of the most enchanting. If you are in Prague, you will have to visit and when you do, you’ll find this list of the best restaurants near Prague Castle very handy!
Where to eat near Prague Castle
If you visit Prague, which I believe is the most beautiful city in the heart of Europe, you definitely need to go to Prague Castle. Walking to the castle through medieval-style alleys and dreamy towers, you will feel like in a real fairy tale. That said, even characters from a fairy tale have to eat, right?
You will find a wide range of restaurants and traditional taverns that offer international and local dishes, including beer.
If you want to find the best restaurants near the castle, where you can have lunch, a pleasant or romantic dinner or just taste typical Czech dishes, these are the options.
Terasa U Zlaté Studně
€€€€€ | Terasa | Caviar | Lobster | Wine List
Its historic building dates back to 1528 and later housed a small pub, which was later remodeled. The architects who worked on its reconstruction infused the Renaissance style with the modern and, this restaurant has a beautiful roof terrace from which you can get directly to the castle garden and with a beautiful view of the characteristic roofs of Prague.
Characterized by delicious cuisine such as BLACK CAVIAR OSSETRA ROYAL, LOBSTER, DEER and also a large selection of wines from around the world.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 11pm
€€ | Beer Menu | Czech Cuisine | view
Inside this restaurant you will feel like a member of the nobility enjoying the flavors of the past and a real traditional Czech food from the hand of its excellent chef Marek Janouch, also you can taste a carefully treated draft beer, complemented by a fabulous view.
The star of their menu is veal. They also offer a duck option with bread dumplings in their main dishes which is very typical in Czech cuisine.
You enter the restaurant through the terrace of the Salm palace and if you are very hungry it is recommended to make a reservation.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12:00pm – 10:30pm
€€ | Live Piano | Czech Cuisine
Coda is a restaurant that contains many aspects in its favor in terms of its decoration where you will find original works of art, an elegant decoration where you will spend a fantastic evening and the best thing is that you will enjoy with live piano music and from the international menu to a plate of typical Czech food with a modern twist, they offer also seasonal menu.
The most prominent dishes are roast duck, as well as Foie gras, some fish, venison, and beef tenderloin as the most expensive option. The kulajda dish within the Czech menu is very good.
As for the wines, its proposal is an exquisite selection of sparkling wines and champagne.
Located very close to Prague Castle and inside the Hotel Aria Music, during the summer you can enjoy a lovely terrace and an unbeatable view of the beautiful Mala Strana neighborhood.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12:00Pm – 10:00pm | Price: €€€€
Adress: Tržiště 9, 118 00 Praha
€€ | Healthy Food | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Terrace
Vegan’s Prague is located in the historic center of the castle suburbs. Going up some stairs inside a picturesque building you will reach the rooftop.
Ideal for enjoying vegan gastronomy, healthy food, gluten-free food, and with a captivating view of the castle complex and the most beautiful historic district in Prague called Mala Strana from a small terrace.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11:30am – 09:30pm
Adress: Nerudova 221/36, 118 00 Praha
Restaurace U Mecenáše
€€ | Czech Cuisine | Beer | Carnivorous Menu!
Considered one of the oldest restaurants in Prague, and it has a Renaissance style although it has been remodeled, its cozy atmosphere will make you feel the combination of the modern with the old. It has a fabulous view of Prague Castle.
The menu offers traditional Czech food specialties of excellent quality and with a novel touch. The beef, pork, and duck stew are the most recommended. Good draft beer as well as some great local wines from the Moravian region.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11:00am – 11:00pm
€€€€ | Terrace w/ Vineyard Views | Extensive Wine List | Classic Interior | Czech Cuisine
The advantage it has is a privileged location within the St. Wenceslas vineyard, one of the oldest vineyards in the Czech Republic and part of the Prague castle. Villa Ritcher restaurant has an impressive panoramic view of Prague and the vineyard.
This beautiful villa features the Piano Nobile Restaurant and the Terra Restaurant. In the basement, there is a Wine Tresor with 700 types of rare wines. During the warm months, you can enjoy outdoor seating.
The menu offers a variety of international dishes and Czech food, such as fish, beef, duck, and some seasonal dishes.
They also offer wedding and group banquets.
Located on the top floor with a unique interior. Consisting of a greenhouse with tropical vegetation, private lounges, and a terrace.
The lower part of Richter’s villa with a unique view and terrace.
More than 700 types of rare wines are stored in the cellar carved in the rock.
In addition to world wines, there are also a number of excellent wines from lesser-known wine regions.
Outdoor seating with views of the most beautiful parts of Prague. Enjoy not only wine from the oldest vineyard or grilled delicacies.
Opening hours are from Thursday to Sunday 12.00pm – 08.00pm
Self-service refreshments at the entrance to the vineyard for all who do not have time to stay longer, but want to experience the atmosphere of a vineyard in the middle of the city.
The bistro is open Monday to Sunday from 11:00am – 07:00pm
Hours: varies by type of restaurant
Restaurant Lví dvůr
€€€ | Romantic Atmosphere | Terrace | Wine | Czech Food
Lvi Dvur with a Renaissance-style building, dating back many years. It has a family atmosphere and even for a romantic dinner. The space is spacious so it is also suitable for groups. From the terrace, you have an enchanting view of the gardens and the Cathedral of the Castle. It also has a glass-covered terrace area giving it a cozy atmosphere. It consists of a lower restaurant and a higher one.
Traditional Czech food, including duck, beef, chicken, fish, suckling pig, and the typical domplinas or homemade flour buns that characterize Czech cuisine. Varieties of Czech wines or wines from South Africa and France, sparkling wines and champagne, or for example local draft beer.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11:00am – 11:00pm
€€€€ | Classical-Style | Italian | Mediterranean | Extensive Wine List
Aquarius Restaurant has a refined old style and with a touch of glamor, you will taste an exquisite menu where its specialty is Italian dishes and Mediterranean food.
The most prominent options on their menu are carpaccio as starters and veal as main dishes apart from pasta and risotto. Large selection of good Czech wines and some European wines. You will feel as if you are inside a palace but in the center of Mala Strana.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 06:00pm – 10:00pm | Price: €€€€
Adress: Tržiště 19/303, 118 00 Prague
U Pivrnce Hradčany
€€€ | Pork Knuckle | Beer | Terrace | Czech Cuisine | Peculiar Decoration
The style of its decoration evokes the humor of a character named Ruda Pivrnec who symbolizes the characteristic Czech who knows how to enjoy drinking beers. Which was invented by a well-known Czech artist.
The restaurant has a large terrace and typical Czech food where you can enjoy the traditional pork knuckle, as well as other classic local dishes and refresh yourself with an excellent draft beer.
Hours: Thursday – Saturday 12:00pm – 10:00pm | Price: €€€
€€ | Brunch Menu | Czech Cuisine | Vegetarian | Fried Cheese | Beer
St. Martin offers a brunch menu, vegetarian food, and some local dishes. It is characterized by the presentation and decoration of its dishes that make it appetizing.
It has a cozy atmosphere, it is a bistro type restaurant where you can enjoy a quick dinner with succulent pork or beef burger or a light dinner in a relaxing atmosphere and with a reasonable price as well as a dish with traditional Czech flavor from simple fried cheese to a delicious duck with a style different from the typical local restaurants on the route to the castle. Their menu is not that extensive but it is worth trying.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Adress: Vlasska 7, 118 00 Prague