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U Hrocha

#442 of 4,558 Restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
Hradcany & Letna
Bar, Pub, Czech, Eastern European
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Thunovska, 10, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 257 533 389
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Andover, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened to find this place using google. Small pub with lots of locals. First day, we found many old men just drinking beer. Felt a bit out of place at first, but soon, felt very comfortable. A few big tables and we share. We all sat together and eventually started having conversations. GREAT beer. I am not a... More 

Thank chieandover
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 December 9, 2016

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.

Thank g1ant405
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373 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

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.

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 November 12, 2016

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

Thank robbie067
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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 

Thank Emil S
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.

Thank Bogusz A
Rodenbach, Germany
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

Thank drgaines
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 

Thank Olga R
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1,944 reviews
1,535 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 577 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Czech, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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