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Universal

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Nove Mesto (New Town)
French, International, European, Czech
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V Jircharich, 149/6, Prague, Czech Republic
+420224934416
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 40
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 7
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Same quality for many years!!!

Came back to Universal after many years, used to visit this restaurant quite often in the past when I had the chance. And I am so glad that this restaurants keeps up with the good quality, the simple french flair, excellent mussels, and cosy ambience. Just a bit improved could be the service, all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
miavojta
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Prague, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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  • Czech first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Slovak first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Montreal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The salmon is great. The tuna was slightly overcooked but still good. Mixed salad (starter) is huge !!! Highly recommended !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We've been there with a party of 6 and we loved the place! Food is very very good and we loved the atmosphere there a lot. One of the best evening and dinner we had while we've been in Prague! We totally recommend this place

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Superb food and great staff. Best service in town and food of an excellent standard. Lovely wine. Good cocktails and not expensive.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Came back to Universal after many years, used to visit this restaurant quite often in the past when I had the chance. And I am so glad that this restaurants keeps up with the good quality, the simple french flair, excellent mussels, and cosy ambience. Just a bit improved could be the service, all in all, prices are not the... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stumbled across this excellent restaurant down a side street and were glad we stepped inside. It has a French-feel with an international menu (I had an excellent pork chop with a balsamic and dijon sauce and my wife had spaghetti with prawns and peppers). Both meals were cooked perfectly and the price was excellent value.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was this month twice in this restaurant, and I am not happy at all with the service. I had impression like they hate their job... the food was average (pasta was too much solty)... pity... I used to love this restaurant..

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Brussels
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The duck with orange was way overcooked. The butter patatoes (extra side order) on the other hand were good. Carpaccio of beef served with raw onions and without proper olive oil or balsamico vinegar.

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Bergen, Norway
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very good Food, Nice surroundings and friendly staff. Acceptable price Level. Will definitely come back. Found the restaurant through a travel guide, and have had nice dinners there a couple of times. Alittle diificult to find.

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New York, New York, United States
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I used to live right above this place back in early 2010 and we would go here quite often. They make very solid food and there's almost always something everyone will enjoy on the menu. As I recall the soups were good here and so was the bread/butter served at the start of each meal.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 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... More 

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Address: V Jircharich, 149/6, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420224934416
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Nove Mesto (New Town)
Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
Cuisine: French, International, European, Czech

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: V Jircharich, 149/6, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Nove Mesto (New Town)
  • Neighborhood: Nove Mesto (New Town)
  • Phone Number: +420224934416

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
  • Cuisine: French, International, European, Czech

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic

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Staying in Nove Mesto (New Town)

Neighborhood Profile
Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred meters long, Wenceslas Square represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the square watches over your spending spree in countless shops and retail stores lining the entire square, which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping street. When tired or broke, you can explore the city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town or to the courtyards of art nouveau houses with secret gems of greenery, white benches and rose bushes that provide unexpected peace in the midst of the city. Be sure to pay a visit to the traditional cafés, classic Czech pubs, cinemas and theaters. National Theater near the river has a lot to offer to foreigners. Go to the river bank and enjoy live music and drinks while watching a sunset behind Prague Castle.
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