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the rear of bobs bbq floating barge in prague with low seating area and see through drapes with a view of the river vltava and charles bridge

Bobs BBQ Shooters Island

Bobs BBQ Shooters Island During the summer months April to October, Shooters Island on the river running through Prague becomes alive as a live music venue, cafe and restaurant. This is a quick review of the Bobs BBQ restaurant. Background So the plan was to have some fun on the river with the family, get … Read More

czech food called moravsky vrabec incuding pork with fat on the meat, red and white sweet cabbage and bread dumplings

Czech Food – Moravsky Vrabec

Czech Food – Moravsky Vrabec People who know me know that in Prague, even with all the English language menu translations, I still turn to the Czech pages if I’m ordering food. The reason is simple and this meal is an excellent example. On an English language menu you might see “roast pork with dumplings” … Read More

prague hot dogs menu board showing pictures of hot dogs served in long rolls or with sliced bread

Prague Hot Dogs

Prague Hot Dogs It’s not quite a full meal but it’s more than a snack. Personally for the same price I can get 3 or 4 Chlebicky (open sandwiches) which are much more healthy but I guess you don’t get the “ketchup running down the chin” experience. There are different Prague hot dogs so here … Read More

two open czech sandwiches. One is ham and egg, the other is smoked salmone

The Czech Open Sandwich – Chlebicek

Chlebicek – the Czech Open Sandwich When I first arrived in Prague what I considered to be a sandwich was two pieces of bread with something in the middle. For me an open sandwich was party food. Then you come to realise that a Chlebiček (it sounds like if you say Hlebeecheck) is fresh, quick … Read More

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Prague Beer Halls – U Vejvodu

Prague Beer Halls – U Vejvodu There’s a difference between a spacious pub or micro-brewery and a beer hall. The clue is in the name i.e. “hall”. It has to be cavernous on the inside so in all the years I’ve lived in Prague I’ve only ever recommended friends to go to one of my … Read More

entry sign to the saint wenceslas vineyard prague castle

Prague Castle Vineyard

Prague Castle Vineyard Let’s say it’s a warm sunny day and you’ve spent time exploring Prague Castle. You’ve just finished with Golden Lane and you’re wondering which way to go now. Your view will be drawn to your left where the scenic view over the city can be found. But during the summer season April … Read More

Kalina Restaurants in Prague

Kalina Restaurants in Prague are CLOSED (OUT OF BUSINESS) If Kalina reopens somewhere I’ll check it out and do a review. Currently both locations are closed. The Kalina Kampa location is now a different restaurant/bistro. Kalina Kampa – CLOSED It’s called Kalina Kampa because it’s at the edge of Kampa Park. It has a Lesser … Read More

Burcak The Czech Early Wine

Burcák – The Early Wine It’s always a pleasure when Burcák season comes around as it brings to mind sitting outside in the front garden by the pond watching the sun go down on a warm evening, usually with a 1.5L plastic bottle full of Burcák between the chairs. In general Burcák season lasts only … Read More

Smichovska Naplavka The Other Naplavka

Smichovska Naplavka – The Other Naplavka If you are coming to Prague and you’ve done a bit of research into things to do on a Saturday then “Naplavka” is probably on your list but be careful because there’s more than one. Let me just point out that Naplavka basically means “riverside” and the Czechs call … Read More

Prague Nut Allergy Advice

Managing a Nut Allergy in Prague Having a Nut allergy is a serious business. On this post I’ll explain the EU Allergen system, suggest things to avoid here in Prague, suggest specific instances to look out for, where to get a replacement Epipen and a full “Allergy Warning” text for you to print. Allergen List … Read More