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Ferdinanda

#126 of 4,615 Restaurants in Prague
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Neighbourhood:
Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
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Karmelitska 379/18, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
+420 257 534 015
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cremona, Italy
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

This is a traditional Czech canteen with genuine local food and affordable prices. Dish are simple but traditional and yummy. I enjoyed the pork steak with cheese and mushrooms. The beer is also ok. When I am in Prague I visit the place regularly.

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Thank Luca M
Rochester, NY
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

After visiting the Church of Our Lady Victorious (Infant of Prague) in Mala Srana, Ferdinanda is the perfect spot to enjoy the best in local sausage and beer! Both are excellent. The menu also offers many other traditional Czech dishes that looked delicious. Servers are quick, efficient, and pleasant. Located in the lower level of a building nearly across from... More 

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Oakland, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Lots of small rooms, interesting place. Not touristy. The blue cheese garlic toast was awesome. House-made beer was very good and cheap. Service was very friendly.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

I did like the place, had a simple gnocchi with spinach and it was just perfect and yes i know what i am talking about, it was hot and delicious. The beers was very nice as well.

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Thank Teresa K
Australia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant due to the good reviews on Tripadvisor, but found that I didn't enjoy it as much as the other (some slightly cheaper) restaurants I have been to in Prague. The food was tasty and the beers were great, but there wasn't much atmosphere in the restaurant. While it wasn't packed, there were other diners around, but... More 

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Thank Ezra44
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

More locals than tourists, slightly hidden but in the very heart of Prague. It's a chain which in this case means that it is reliable. Great value for the money, nice atmosphere - still Czech but with an alternative twist. One of the best beef goulash stews in town and a unique opportunity to try the Ferdinand brewery beers -... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This truly is one of those places that you have to know its there otherwise you wind up eating at the mediocre overpriced meals with the poor schleps at the tourist traps. Try the Goulash or the Chicken with Prunes and almonds. We will definitely be back. **if you visit in the warmer months it can be warm and a... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,435 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,828 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

There are 2 Ferdinand restaurant's in Prague and as this particular Ferdinand restaurant was the closest to the Hotel Atos were we were staying we payed this superb establishment a visit on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was packed but as we were only going for some drinks we found a nice nook in the pub side and sampled some... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Ferdinanda is conveniently located between Prage Railway Station and Wenceslas Square. But this isn't a tourist restaurant... although there were a few savvy tourists there on the 2 occasions we ate there. This is your local pub food but way above that standard. Inexpensive great local food... no airs or graces oo fancy setting. Just brilliant food and really good... More 

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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We just came in to protect ourselves from the rain and we found out a cheap restaurant with friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karmelitska 379/18, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
  • Neighbourhood: Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
  • Phone Number: +420 257 534 015

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Staying in Mala Strana (Little Quarter)

Neighbourhood Profile
Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighbourhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighbourhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighbourhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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