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U Hrocha

#382 of 4,520 Restaurants in Prague
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Neighborhood:
Hradcany & Letna
Bar, Pub, Czech, Eastern European
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Thunovska, 10, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 257 533 389
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Round Rock, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sometimes busy, sometime smokey by the beer is always top notch. If it looks like there is nowhere to sit, squeeze on the end of a bench and make friends with the rest of the table. I've had so many great times in this pub.

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Thank g1ant405
California
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366 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a drink and a small bite to eat and it didn't disappoint. It was busy but service was fast and we were very satisfied and pleased we had stopped by.

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Thank CaliforniaNana
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best bar in Prague for quiet quality beer and food! I travelled on my own and was made to feel welcome and had great time out from tourist life. Recommend the sausage excellent

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

My girl and I fell in love with this place three years ago. Since then, we visit here at least once when we're in Prague. Best Urquell outside of Plzen (and I'm worrying a master brewer here), and the food's awesome! If you can't handle sitting with other people at the table and striking up a conversation, this place ain't... More 

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Chachoengsao Province, Thailand
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Originally, I wrote a very lengthy description of the U Hrocha, waxing nostalgic about a bar I used to occasion in my younger years. But that was more about me, then what you really want to know. The bottom line is, if you are a tourist, most likely, you will not want to spend any time in this place, if... More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

It's a Pub in a small street near the Prague Castle, not so many tables and seats, but you can join others. Truly Czech atmosphere and a great food.

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Rodenbach, Germany
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

If you are walking down from Prague Castle stop here for a cold mug of pilsner! Try their sausage and beer cheese as well. Bear is super cheap. They open at noon, best to get there early for a seat. You will not be disappointed.

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La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a walk around st. Vitus and decided to go for some snack with beer. The feedback got us to find this place and it was totally worth it! The place with unique Czech atmosphere, tastiest beer, good food and good service. The bartender was very helpful. Whenever your beer is empty you get a new one without asking,... More 

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1,515 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 556 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Pivnice U Hrocha (The Hippopotamus) is a classic old pub that is one of the most atmospheric and full pubs you will visit in this area of Prague.Located on one of the old cobbled streets beneath Prague castle this is were you will find Pivnice U Hrocha.This is a very old two roomed pub with old stone walls and vaulted... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4,983 reviews
3,561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,664 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is one pub i never fail to pay a visit or two on any holiday to Prague. This really is one of this gorgeous cities best traditional authentic unspoilt pubs. Walking in and you know your in a proper pub with a superb interior,a small serving bar dispensing some of the freshest Pilsner Urquell in the city,a great back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Czech, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thunovska, 10, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Hradcany & Letna
  • Neighborhood: Hradcany & Letna
  • Phone Number: +420 257 533 389

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Staying in Hradcany & Letna

Neighborhood Profile
Hradcany & Letna
Your experience in Prague will never be complete if you do not see it from the top. Hillsides, stretched from the west to the north, provide spectacular views of greenish copper cupolas, narrow cobblestone streets, bridges connecting both river banks and green gardens from red-roof tops of centuries-old houses. Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history. Walking up the hill or stairs to Prague Castle, the historical seat of Czech rulers and the majestic Saint Vitus Cathedral can leave you speechless (and out of breath). Luckily, plenty of terrace cafés overlooking gardens and beautiful parks are available to provide rest and a place to catch your breath again.
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