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Essence

Stitneho 202/35 | Zizkov, Prague 13000, Czech Republic
+420 773 106 832
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Ranked #73 of 2,855 restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Essence restaurant is based on a high quality food prepared only from fresh ingredients according to original recipes. The meals are simple and just based on used foodstatuffs and ingredients. Selection of high quality wines, friendly and nice atmosphere, helpful and well-informed service are the basic characteristics. We prepare for you birthday party, corporate party, wedding or graduation in buffet or served meals style. Essence restaurant is located just 10 minutes from downtown and it is very easy to get there. We believe that you enjoy not only fabulous food but also relaxing atmosphere in which you want to return. We look forward to your visit!
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Essence restaurant is based on a high quality food prepared only from fresh ingredients according to original recipes. The meals are simple and just based on used foodstatuffs and ingredients. Selection of high quality wines, friendly and nice atmosphere, helpful and well-informed service are the basic characteristics. We prepare for you birthday party, corporate party, wedding or graduation in buffet or served meals style. Essence restaurant is located just 10 minutes from downtown and it is very easy to get there. We believe that you enjoy not only fabulous food but also relaxing atmosphere in which you want to return. We look forward to your visit!
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Restaurant Essence has closed by May 2014. Nowadays there are restaurant 'U Agamy' - cheaper, lower quality and smoking area.

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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What can you say positively about a restaurant when not only does it serve one of the starters incorrectly (wrong dish), it then goes on to serve the other persons main (Party of 2) incorrectly! The restaurant wasn't busy, we pointed to the menu as confirmation - Not sure what else WE as customers could have done! The restaurant wasn't... More

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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Zizikov is in my eyes one of the future hotspots of the cities. Though it might take some time to get there, the Restaurant "Essence" is the vanguard. Very nice food in an interesting surrounding for an reasonable price. This is not a top notch restaurant, so don't expect perfection. Some items of the menu were not available when we... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Simply excellent food, unusual recipes, very pleasant service. Nice and quite atmosphere. Wish I could taste every piece on their menu.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

So I needed a nice place for a little family celebration. Based on reviews here i decided to try the Essence restaurant. I have made reservation calls for restaurants many times, but none other call made me look forward to visiting the place as much as this one. I was able to speak with the chef, customize our menu and... More

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Austin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Yes, this is a bit off the tourist trail, and HIGHLY worth it. The beet caprese salad, pumpkin apple soup and the shrimp/chutney appetizers were outstanding. We enjoyed the chicken/risotto, flank steak/potato and tagtiatelle mushroom pasta for dinner. Oh my - everything was exquisite. For dessert we shared chocolate fondant w/ fruit. We've been here a week and it was... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Having visited Essence first on my own last summer, this time I had my boss with me. Like me he enjoys good food and cooking and wanted to eat a high quality meal whilst in Prague on business. He was not disappointed! Our 3 course meal was outstanding. Highlights were the butterfly prawn starter in coconut milk with pickled pineapple... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We had a great evening with amazing food. Sevice was very nice and attentive. I have to appreciate the atmosphere and attitude of all the staff. Recommend to all who are looking for a place where will be well taken care of

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Egy
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We visited essence as a family, the food was amazing and cooked to perfection however took us so pong to get our food! But it one of those places where u get amazing food with reasonable prices

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

How to say it in one simple word? Perfect!!! The staff, the cook, even the food - everything was excellent.

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