Author: Elda Hamaker

Gyros in Prague

If you fetch up in the centre of town well after midnight with a terminal case of the munchies, the cure is to be found across from the Tesco at Narodni Trida. Although the food here is take away only, the smell follows you down the street. Great gyros or piquant chicken wings, even tasty pizza slices, so vegetarians need not fret, they’ve got several types of pizza – cheese, tomato etc. – and of course sandwiches. Your wallet won’t suffer too much, you’ll fill your belly and be left with a feeling inside. When asked why they’re the...

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Jama, The Hollow

When I die, I’d like to go peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather, and not screaming, like his passengers. Then I imagine we’d all go to Heaven, where every meal is brunch, and every restaurant is Jama.

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Pizzeria Il Pinocchio

Tired of the crowded, over-priced pizzerias around centrum? Try Il Pizzeria Pinocchio! Rarely is there a wait for seating and the menu is cheap. The atmosphere is cozy enough, and the decor is minimalist, with only a few shelves of pasta jars to fill the eye. But don’t let this put you off, because the pizza is exceptional and fills the tummy. {loadposition content_adsensecontent} They offer a thin, crispy crust, a zesty tomato sauce and plenty of cheese. On the downside, sometimes it’s served overcooked, but even then it’s still worth scarfing down. Of course, the menu offers oodles of pasta (hence the pasta jars are functional), but it’s the pizza that keeps ’em coming back. Komořanská 157/11, 143 00 Prague, ram stop: Nádraží Modřany...

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Pizza West

I don’t know about you, but I eat out in Prague a lot. More and more, prices are going up and my wallet isn’t getting any fatter.

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