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James Joyce

#406 of 4,452 Restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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U Obecniho dvora 4, Prague 1, Prague, Czech Republic
11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious Shepherd's pie and wonderful, friendly service! Very welcoming. Chicken sandwich and beer was good as well. Perfect after flight meal.

Thank Sesali B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here for a few beers and spent a pleasurable hour sitting outside and sampling their beer choices. Friendly service (which does happen everywhere in Prague), good beer and food, you can't go wrong with this place.

Thank Grung73
Fayetteville, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Irish pub with huge following of locals and tourists. Lovely outdoor seating...Guiness ice cream...and non-smoking. What more can you want?

Thank ch0kdee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place. Had an absolutely delicious meal and our waitress was lovely. Would come here again. Very good if you don't speak any Czech.

Thank Xanthe B
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We went for dinner and it was a quiet Irish pub with good pub food. Not for Czech food but we wanted something different and it was a welcome change.

Thank Sam29710
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

There were so many pubs in Prague that advertised themselves as "Authentic Irish Pubs" but this one is the real deal. It's just a few minutes walk from Old Town Square and it became our home away from home during our stay. We had 6 nights in this beautiful city and ended up here each night because of the incredible... More 

Thank MelanieDisney3
Alingsas, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and genuine Irish pub with great food, friendly staff and the most important: quality approved Guinness!

Thank ahlbom
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

After 2 days of suffering smoky bars and restaurants a felt awful and so only went into non-smoking places. It was an enormous challenge finding anyway, and then anywhere with a seat. Czech Republic, you need a smoking ban. I have visited 5 times now and not sure I would chose to return unless this happens. There is also a... More 

Thank Sooz1903
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

This pub has great staff and atmosphere, however the food is poor. Beware of the burgers. We ordered one and it was the bloodiest and rarest ever. One squeeze and it oozed blood. But "the kitchen says it's fine". The hospitality is great, but the food is not.

Thank cyprusisfab
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Very good burger, guiness stew is pefect, good selection of beer and liquor. Reasonable prices, super atmosphere, a must when there is a sporting event on TC

Thank minicpr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U Obecniho dvora 4, Prague 1, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Stare Mesto (Old Town)
  • Neighborhood: Stare Mesto (Old Town)
Used to be called Molly Malones

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Stare Mesto (Old Town)

Neighborhood Profile
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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