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Globe Bookstore and Cafe

Pstrossova 6 | New Town/Nove Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
420-224 934 203
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Ranked #24 of 63 Shopping in Prague
Type: Specialty Shops
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Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

I was really pleasantly surprised by how laid-back and informal the place is, and how nice the staff are to tourists/non-Czech speakers. Many waiters in Prague have been rather rude to me and my group, but here they were very welcoming and just excellent. Also the music is terrific - as someone from the US, almost every bar in Prague... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

It's been already 3 days I'm trying to recover from it. We were first to come on Sunday to get some food. In about 4 hours I could't stand up from the stomach ake I got. Wish me good luck recovering from it and I hope nobody else will have to go through such a bad experience!

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Johnny_Blamo, Manager at Globe Bookstore and Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Alexander, We are very sorry to hear about your illness and have investigated to see what may have caused such a terrible thing. Sunday, as usual, was a very busy brunch and we were crowded all morning and into the afternoon. We have asked all the staff who were working (and each had a staff meal) and our regular... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

One morning, on a friend's rec, I checked out this place for a little quiet time from the otherwise hectic scene that is Prague. It was a little out of the way but was easily worth the 15 min Sun morning walk as I was very happy with what I found - though I admittedly took the trolley across the... More

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Phuket Town, Thailand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As mentioned in the title, it's hard not to find expats here dining, reading, studying, socializing, or looking for a good book. It's a warm place to be and very welcoming. I love the loft for the bookstore! Makes me that much more excited to look for good reads. The brunch is perfect for the weekend, although a bit pricey... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We visited at night for the karaoke evening which runs on Saturdays, it was very lively and friendly and a great place to meet people.The drinks were cheap and the atmosphere was great. When looking at the bookstore area it is quite small, however, and I do not feel this is its main attraction.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The brunch was yummi and the staff very kind. The place is great, even if the only thing that bothers is this: every 10 min comes someone to ask yuo if everything ok or you want more. I mean, give me the time to eat!! Except for that great place.

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Montreal, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I'm an avid reader, a writer, a long-time worker in the publishing industry. I went into the Globe Bookstore looking forward to a warm welcome, maybe even a chat with another bibliophile, and was rewarded with the coldest shoulder I've encountered in a very long time. I wasn't going to write a review, as my visit was so short that... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Globe Bookstore is so much more than a bookstore. It is a home away from home for travelers, locals and other tourists because it offers not only books and magazines but a cafe with excellent food, free wifi for those who wish to connect, and a host of other activities for tourists and expats who wish to make friends... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were so excited to visit this bookstore! We were looking for friendly expat experience, but found a rude owner who told us certain books were off limits, and openly shamed customers by saying certain books were off limits. Do not waste your time here. This pains me to write this, but after all my international travel, this was the... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Expensive (but quality) coffee, terrible and slow service, smoker`s cafe, loud music, waitresses was watching tv and they had no interest about guests... We were waiting for 10 minutes to be served and then was pause longer and longer. I won`t go there anymore!

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