Not just for stag parties, Prague’s nightlife actually consists of a wide variety of bars, clubs, beer halls, live music venues and more. To narrow down the selection, we asked you about your favourite bars in Prague over at our Hostelworld.com Facebook page. Here’s what you told us…
Ioanna Papadopoulou says:
cross club… the best ever!!!
Cross Club is also recommended by: Tarah Phillips.
Popular with locals, this underground club has a very intriguing interior made up of many outlandishly decorated areas. Live bands and DJ sets provide regular entertainment here with a wide range of music genres well-represented including house, techno, chill-out, ska and punk.
Location: Plynární 23.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 8pm-4am, Fri-Sat 6pm-6am.
Klub 007 is recommended by: Zuzana Suzinqa Fajta.
A haven for alternative music fans in Prague, 007 has been supporting independent live music acts since 1969. To this day, it still hosts a great selection of punk, ska, indie and metal live acts plus plenty more. The club only opens on days when a live band is playing. These bands tend to finish up at around 10pm with people sticking around to enjoy a drink after the show.
Location: Koleje CVUT, Blok 7, Chaloupeckého 7.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 7pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 7pm-1am (show nights only).
Red Room is recommended by: Krisztina Kovacs.
This small yet popular bar hosts a number of live music acts from around the world in a laid-back atmosphere. The drinks menu is made up of plenty of reasonably priced cocktails, beers and more. There’s no cover charge and an open mic night is held here on Sundays.
Location: Myslíkova 28.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 7pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 7pm-1am.
Tatyana Tsvetkova says:
Double Trouble is restless. Good as bar & as a club.
This dance club boasts a really lively atmosphere, with spirited revellers coming here to dance the night away and enjoy the wide variety of reasonably priced drinks. Alongside cocktails, spirits, beers and champagne, you’ll find a range of coffees, juices and other non-alcoholic beverages.
Location: Melantrichova 17.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 7pm-4am, Fri-Sat 7pm-5am.
Adrian Mohareb says:
Pivovarsky Dum – the eight beer sampler is brilliant!
Open since 1998, this microbrewery has become quite popular thanks to its intriguing selection of beers brewed onsite. Some of these beers boast unusual flavourings including coffee, sour-cherry, nettle and banana.
Location: Lípová 15.
Opening hours: Daily 11am-11.30pm.
Nick Roberts says:
u sudu, u sudu, u sudu
located close to Wenceslas Square, U Sudu is a much bigger spot than it might appear. Head downstairs from the wine bar area and you’ll find a piano bar, foosball room, and plenty of other areas where you can drink and hang out.
Location: Vodickova 10.
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-4am, Fri 9am-4am, Sat 10am-5am, Sun 10am-3am.
Marcus Cleary says:
Chapeau! Different levels for different levels. First place to revisit upon my return
A popular club in Prague’s city centre, Chapeau Rouge stretches across three different floors which have a number of different bar areas plus a few stages. Live DJs and bands perform here regularly. On the drinks menu you’ll find everything from cheap Czech beers to cocktails to stronger stuff like Absinthe.
Location: Jakubská 2.
Opening hours: Daily noon-4am.
U Vejvodu is recommended by: Tamara Medic.
Close to Prague’s Old Town Square, this restaurant and bar is a great spot to go if you want to sample some beer at reasonable prices. Divided into two levels, the bar’s decor includes plenty of brewing memorabilia.
Location: Jilská 4.
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-3am, Fri 10am-4am, Sat 10am-4am, Sun 10am-2am.
Zlaty strom is recommended by: Mkh Mgl.
The five different bar areas are just part of what makes this such a popular nightspot here in Prague. These bars include a cocktail bar and a vodka and tequila bar, among others. Live DJs, acoustic shows and dancers provide the entertainment here, while revellers can also make use of the two dance floors. A cover charge is applied for men on Wednesday to Saturday nights, while women get free entry every night.
Location: Hotel U Zlatého stromu, Karlova 6.
Opening hours: Daily 8pm-6am.
Popocafepetl is recommended by: Zuzana Mazancová.
Both café bar and music club, Popocafepetl can be found right in the city’s historical centre. National and international music acts perform here, while up and coming local artists also get their shot at the stage.
Location: Újezd 19.
Opening hours: Daily 4pm-2am.
Katriina Järvinen says:
Many are good, but the 80’s and 90’s music video party in Lucerna was a great surprise, it’s really brilliant! The atmosphere was cool, everyone was there to dance and have fun, not (just) for checking out gilrs/guys. If I lived in Prague I know where I’d be every weekend:)
Not far from Wenceslas Square, Lucerna is a bar and club that hosts live music performances during the week and becomes one of the city’s hottest clubs at the weekend. On club nights, the dance floor is packed with party people dancing to the 80s and 90s tunes pumping from the speakers. Reasonably priced Czech beer, cocktails, spirits and more are all available on the bar’s extensive drinks menu.
Location: Vodickova 36.
Opening hours: Daily 8pm-3am.
George and Dragon
Fiona Saulness says:
I liked the George and Dragon on the town square..great for people watching!
Boasting 12 TV screens dotted around the interior, this English-themed bar shows plenty of major sporting events such as soccer and rugby. Drinks include Czech beers and a selection of imported larger. Live music acts can be enjoyed here during the week.
Location: Staromestske Namesti 11.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm-2am, Fri-Sat 12pm-3am.
Christian Perdomo says:
ROXY es el mejor bar de Praga, va gente de todo el mundo y la musica es muy buena.
Roxy, another of the city’s large underground clubs, is a long-running establishment and is pretty popular with both locals and visitors. World music, alternative dance and plenty more can all be heard here. The music is provided by resident DJs plus a number of guest DJs from throughout Europe. A cover charge is applied on most nights.
Location: Dlouhá 33.
Toni Valverde Pareja says:
I have no doubt! U Fleku is the best. has a very stunning courtyard with wooden tables, and they served the best black beer in Prague, also you can taste typical dishes and the waiters are very friendly
Housed inside a 15th century building, U Fleku combines restaurant, bar and micro-brewery. While here, you’ll find a number of rooms to check out, each one decorated in a different style. In terms of drinks, the selection here is pretty vast and includes a dark beer brewed on-site.
Location: Křemencova 11.
Opening hours: Daily 10am-11pm.
Nass Tacherift says:
I love “friends” bar, there was a queer party when I came into ha ha! loved it!
Friends is a gay-friendly venue and welcomes all comers to their top-notch variety of theme nights. This includes the popular karaoke nights held each Tuesday. Here you can enjoy a variety of reasonable priced drinks in a chic atmosphere. Live DJs provide the music at the weekend.
Location: Bartolomejská 11.
Opening hours: Daily 6pm-4am.