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#215 of 4,762 Restaurants in Prague
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Nove Mesto (New Town)
0.2 miles from Republic Square (Namesti Republiky)
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The Imperial hotel’s restaurant is an impressive room, with a high ceiling and colourful mosaic-tiled walls and pillars. Menus list robust Czech dishes...
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was recommended to us by our taxi driver Milan Patek. The food was amazing and the service was on of the best I've ever had. Prices good too

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is all about the decor, as the service is poor (they want you in & out as they know you’re not likely to come back), & the food no better (overcooked duck).

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe and restaurant are a part of the Art Deco Imperial Hotel. It is a visually beautiful place to visit and chill.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s somewhat of a high end restaurant, with prices in the high side if compared to the regular restaurants in town. The difference is in the architecture and decor of the restaurant itself, and in the care of the servers. It’s a notch above average....The menu is simple but varied, with inventive dishes and traditional ones. I had the fois gras and the veal cheeks. Wonderful.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating here was a great experience. The service was excellent and the food was wonderful. The duck was amazing. Do not leave without having dessert. The cafe is an architectural gem. It is a delight to sit there an see the craft that went into...building it. Waitstaff here are very professional and knowledgeable. They are happy to help you with choices.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was outstanding and the cocktails were magnificent and we were going to book immediately to return but were annoyed to be charged unexpectedly for tap water £3.00 and no recognition of our spilled cocktails. Spoilt what would have been an amazing experience.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service from the moment we entered the restaurant. We were treated incredibly well by the restaurant staff, and the food was stunning! There was something for everyone, and it was an experience we’ll never forget.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Menu is eclectic with variety of offerings. Excellent service and the decor is to die for. Czech and European food. Wine selection is good.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t go however good the rating is, if you are Asian. The waitress (with hair tied up in a bun) had quite an attitude, clearly showing her unwillingness to serve Asians. Very bad experience…first one ever experienced in Prague and in the many European countries...we have visited! We were led to a corner table next to the toilet then was rudely told no other table was available, even though there were empty tables. Other guests who came later were led to the empty tables! Then when I said I wanted to wait for another better table, the waitress expressed her displeasure and uttered something through the corner of her lip which we did not understand! Was very offended and went to the manager to lodge a complaint. Totally ruined our holiday!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 6, 2022 via mobile

Step into the early 20th century, look up and enjoy the stunning art nouveau pillars and ceiling as you enter and order. The food, from Czech classics like braised beef and rabbit, to specialties like veal cheeks and fallow deer, is well prepared and modestly...priced. The chef’s reputation is strong, built on modernizing classic dishes. But the service and surroundings wowed us more the the food. The inexpensive Czech rose and red wines were a real value. Make a reservation to assure yourself a table.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 2, 2022 via mobile

We enjoyed the experience of eating at the Cafe Imperial. The Cafe is a yet another beautiful art nouveau interior. The food quality is good and the service friendly. Prices are on the more expensive side for Prague, but provide reasonable value.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022 via mobile

Step through the doors and enter the Belle epoch… the room is capacious and gorgeous; service is professional, attentive, helpful, and unobtrusive. Menu is diverse and well executed. Wine list is likely to appease most tastes and all pocketbooks. The foie gras entrée was spectacular....For plat, The venison was well enjoyed medium rare as was the tuna. Crème brûlée is textbook. The only detractor in an otherwise idyllic dining experience was a group of obstreperous businessmen/women having a company “celebration” of a sort which, was seemingly unbridled for so august a setting, piqued our sensibilities more than that of managementMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 17, 2022 via mobile

Pros Very good food, very tasty and in large portions. Very pleasant atmosphere. Professional and attentive waiters. Located in Imperial hotel a beautiful Art Deco building in the center of Prague. Expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 16, 2022

Imperial Art Deco Restaurant with a "Michelin Star” in Prague, Czech Republic. We had a great meal for 2 couples at very reasonable prices, due to the exchange rate. The best service we have had in many years. Suggest reservations.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 13, 2022

Café Imperial is more than just a café, it produces very good quality food with a very good choice of menu and in a beautifully decorated environment. Would recommend booking to avoid disappointment, well worth the effort to travel to, also if you look at...their web site for accommodation the rooms look absolutely divine.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Cafe Imperial is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5