Six restaurants in Prague that will make you fall deeper in love on Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and favours all couples who wish to experience a special celebration of their love. And since a way to man’s heart leads through his stomach, the best way to do so is by indulging in the chefs’ festive specials by candlelight. RESTU, the biggest gastronomic guide in the Czech Republic, brings six tips to restaurants that will make your taste buds purr with pleasure. In addition, this smart and easy online app books your table in no time just by a few short clicks. No language barriers, free of charge and a confirmation by e-mail or text message within 10 minutes. Voilà, a fantastic evening is secured. Sounds nice? Find out more!
Whether you root for grand romantic gestures or prefer to spend a rather peaceful Valentine’s Day, one thing is undeniable: a way to man’s heart leads through his stomach, so you can’t go wrong with a delicious dinner that will warm up more than just your heart. Restaurant gurus in Prague know that, which is why Valentine’s Day offers a unique opportunity to explore their culinary magic.
“At the cold beginning of the year, Valentine’s Day represents a refreshing boost and opportunity to fill up the restaurant, which can be seen in the increasing number of reservations and the activity of restaurant owners. We are delighted we could prepare the special and indeed variegated Valentine menus with up to 50 chosen restaurants throughout the Czech Republic. The menus range all the way from the ever so popular Italian cuisine, through the American burger menu to the luxurious French dishes with aphrodisiac properties or the creative Asian-fusion. At the moment, restaurants report a 70% booking occupancy, so we recommend making a reservation as soon as possible and thus making sure your Valentine’s Day is flawless,” says Pavel Suchánek, the founder of RESTU, the biggest gastronomic guide in the Czech Republic.
On the website of RESTU you will find a review of all the engaged restaurants as well as their rating and a detailed description of the menu to be served. Take your significant other out to an unforgettable evening this year and experience everything from the aphrodisiac oysters, through fantastic main dishes to the enchanting desserts. You won’t regret it, we promise.
All courses, interesting information on the restaurants and most importantly the possibility to book your Valentine’s menu in just a few short clicks can be found at: www.restu.cz
We have chosen six restaurants with traditional and imaginative menus, which will be appreciated by both of you.
Restaurant Ill Palazzo
A renowned cuisine of the Ill Palazzo restaurant is extremely popular among Praguers. Besides first class Italian dishes you will also get a taste of the bewitching and romantic atmosphere of the capital city. The restaurant is located in the very heart of Prague close to the Charles Bridge, in one of the former historical cellars where King Charles IV himself treasured his wines. The Saint Valentine’s seafood menu includes carpaccio of langoustines, a roasted sea bass in the shape of a rose and a strawberry tartar. Pamper yourself with the exquisite culinary art of the local chef and the care of sommeliers who will advise you with the choice from a rich variety of fantastic wines. One such menu can be enjoyed for a comfortable price of 690 CZK.
Saint Valentine's Menu in Il Palazzo
The family restaurant of Malešický mikropivovar offers an experience full of love out of the hustle and bustle of the big city. In a modern boiling house, the owners prepare beer of various tastes and styles which are uncommon in the Czech Republic. And what delicacies can you expect here on Saint Valentine’s? The restaurant will serve a marinated salmon with pomelo and pomegranate salad, Valentine’s arrow with pork tenderloin, a white chocolate panna cotta with pineapple, raspberries and chilli syrup and instead of an aperitif, you can look forward to a Belgian beer special. The menu costs 399 CZK.
Saint Valentine's Menu in Malešický mikropivovar
Despite being located in the twisted streets of the Little Quarter and the core of Prague, the Augustine restaurant is a pleasant and peaceful place where you will receive all the privacy you can ask for. You can also enjoy lunch or dinner in the upstairs suite with a 360° view at the picturesque “Mother of Cities”. The local chef Marek Fichtner, also known as a judge in the cooking TV show MasterChef, is famous for his creative combinations and unusual culinary procedures. This year he prepared a six-course festive menu and throughout the evening, you will taste his petiolate celery cream and a smoked eel, a chicken breast with cauliflower puree with vanilla or a chocolate sphere from the 63% chocolate Michel Cluizel. Let yourself be lured by a menu for 1 580 CZK, you won’t regret it.
A homely and multicultural setting of the Etnosvět restaurant will be loved by all Valentine’s Day visitors longing for vegetarian delicacies. Head out to the Legerova Street and please your tastes with a 4-course menu in which you can find buckwheat blinis and seaweed caviar, Wellington nut roast roasted chestnuts or a chocolate fondant. You will also get the opportunity to taste some of the special Valentine wines, all for the price of 690 CZK per menu.
Saint Valentine's Menu in Etnosvět
Bar, kavárna a restaurace Oblaca
If you haven’t yet experienced the breath taking atmosphere of the Žižkov tower, you are missing plenty. The overwhelming view of the whole of Prague is replaced by an equally overwhelming perspective of the fantastic dishes you will be served here. And the bar will be raised even higher on Saint Valentine’s – candle lights everywhere and hot Latino rhythms of the bachata dance (that you can even learn yourself!) will take place in the observatory, whilst the chef prepares the 5-course menu which is inspired by the sunny Thai flair. You will taste cream of baby carrots with coconut milk, glazed veal cheek with ginger and coriander and raspberry - chocolate mousse as a dessert. After dinner you can join in on the dance floor and immortalise the moment in a special photo booth. The price for this experience is 1 780 CZK per person.
Saint Valentine's Menu in Bar, kavárna a restaurace Oblaca
Restaurace CzecHouse Grill & Rotisserie
A special evening calls for a special experience – and what is there more special than a unique Valentine’s night at the Hilton Prague hotel? After a leisurely stroll on the Vltava riverbank you will be seated in a luxurious restaurant renowned for its imaginative international cuisine and traditional Czech specialties. The menu is dominated by delicacies such as a slowly poached lobster with liquorice foam, roasted and smoked barley risotto or the famous sous vide baked beef tenderloin. The excellent 4-course menu is completed by a selection of rosé wines. The price for a 2-person menu is 3 100 CZK.
Saint Valentine's Menu in CzecHouse Grill & Rotisserie
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