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Tesco stores - question for Brits

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Tesco stores - question for Brits

I am familiar with Tesco stores after visiting GBR. How do the prices and products in Prague compare with those in England or Northern Ireland?

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much the same though obviously catering more for the Czech market.lots more loose goods especially fruit and veg and breads and nowhere near as many ready meals .You will recognise a lot of the products and they still have the value range.I would say the deli and the fresh meat counters are much better.

The Narodni Trida store in Prague (the only one I have been in) is more of a dept store with the supermarket on the ground floor and various depts on the other floors,there are also several concession stalls about the place.

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The Tesco on Národní is quite different from Tescos in the UK as it has been through a few hands over the years - it was originally the state-owned Prior (I think) then the awful K-Mart and then Tesco, and it hasn't really changed much.

However, the out-of-town hypermarkets are a different matter, and are generally a lot bigger than those in the UK. In the one in Olympia in Brno, for example, the staff go around on roller blades as it is so big :)

I agree with Unclegus - the deli counters put their British counterparts to shame, and the fish counters are enormous - there are tanks with live fish in them.

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And also, the beer is a lot cheaper in there too. I think I paid 18Kc for a bottle of Kozel svelty - good stuff!

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We always stop at the large Tescos at Plzen on the way home (normally on sunday - back to the "third world"). Also stop at the Olympia Shopping centre the next exit down to go to Halfords.

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