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Art Cafe Karlova

#494 of 4,921 Places to Eat in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
Italian, Cafe, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Karlova 189/2 | Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
+420 777 212 383
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Carbonara excellent with traditional whittingtons tea good service in quiet courtyard near charles bridge and reasonably priced

Thank lakesue
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Visited in October and the cafe became a favourite for lunch due to a very veggie friendly menu (the menu really was brilliant). The food was delicious and the staff were all lovely. Perfect location near Charles Bridge or a short walk to the astronomical clock.

Thank Simeon O
Redditch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This was an awful experience. Having ordered something from the menu the wrong food was delivered to the table( a chicken panini instead of tomato pasta- quite a distinct difference), when the waiter was advised that this was incorrect he then proceeded to argue that this was what we had ordered and left the table. The person I was with... More 

Thank lb5487
Tomas L, Vlastník at Art Cafe Karlova, responded to this review

Dear customer. Let me add our comment as the owners of the Art Café. We are very disappointed by the whole situation. Please accept our apology. Our staff obviously didnt show the best attitude. We talked to them about the whole issue and explained them that their behaviour was wrong. They both are sorry and admit the mistake. I believe... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Came across this place randomly but the coffee was superb and tmit was nice and relaxed inside. Not far from Charles bridge

Thank David M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and lovely place with great atmosphere, ideal for rainy afternoons. I recommend hot wine, hot chocolate and hot waitress... 😌

Thank Lukáš H
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Who would expect to have found such a quaint café in the busiest quarter of Prague. Right at the foot of the Charles Bridge, we stumbled upon Art Café and were pleasantly surprised by this small, yet unique eatery. The staff were so welcoming and the food was amazing! They make authentic hot chocolate and the best homemade pasta I've... More 

Thank Olivia D
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went with group of friends and all of us loved the breakfast. Highly recommended. Lovely atmosphere and great price.

Thank Mari S
Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

What a find !! we loved it so much we went back for breakfast .Thomas was a delight, actually interested in why we were there and what we were doing. The food was great value to say we were right in the centre , simple but the best spaghetti dish I have ever had with olives, garlic and sun dried... More 

Thank debbie p
The Hague, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Who would expect such a quiet spot right in the heart of the most tourist-infested part of Prague, at the foot of Charles Bridge? Art Cafe lies slightly hidden at the end of a small corridor. The staff are friendly, the beer is excellent and they serve well-cooked and tasty dishes. A perfect place to sit and rest your feet... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was a lovely little café in a nice setting (courtyard). Me and my family visited Prague for a long weekend and had breakfast here on the first day. We loved it so much we came back every morning. The food was really nice and the staff very friendly!

1 Thank Hannah E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karlova 189/2 | Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Stare Mesto (Old Town)
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Mesto (Old Town)
  • Phone Number: +420 777 212 383

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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