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“Bland food, rude service”
Review of Universal

Universal
Ranked #816 of 5,820 Restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: French, Czech, International
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Good for: Romantic, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Nové Město (New Town)
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The service was very poor. Our waitress was very rude (rolled her eyes when we made requests, didn't acknowledge us when thanked her in Czech every time she brought us food or cleared our dishes). The food was also not very good. The carrot salad was literally just a pile of grated carrots. One of our party felt so bad for the girl that ordered it that she offered her some of her sparse caprese salad. The restaurant is also located in a slightly seedy area.

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1  Thank AMI9125
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Having a sort of dilemma where to arrange a birthday party we visited this restaurant to get a picture about what they are capable of. We tried a variety of meals including cake and finally I must admit all of them was nothing but excellent. Although restaurant itself seemed a bit shabbier that I expected the French restaurant should look like (no specific reason why :)), all the meals we had were really delicious and we enjoyed entire evening. A dilemma seems to be a bit smaller then, I guess.

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1  Thank alder192
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

Very cozy restaurant, nice light, good food and service. We'll be back. It's both for smokers and non smokers.

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Thank Pinkalice
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

After enjoying a lot of Czech food, we were craving for vegetables, so we decided to go with a French restaurant. We weren't disappointed, the food was great, very friendly staff, quiet atmosphere, and reasonable prices (although slightly higher than your typical Czech restaurant).

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Thank Olivier D
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

No doubt, Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world where lovers of classical music will find daily more than they can attend. However, a gourmet will need good glasses to find delicate dishes as most reestaurants offer exclusively Czech food: piglegs, fat goose, dumplings (no not the delicate Cantonese but the indigestible German type). An exception is the UNIVERSAL, just two streets away from the National theatre (at the Moldau River). A simple but attractive place but offering the best carpaccio I've ever eaten and excellent beaf cooked the way one wishes. Decent prices. Excellent quality.

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Thank Germain D
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