Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Mělník

Galerie/Café Ve Věží

Inside the medieval Prague Gate tower, this atmospheric cafe and art gallery spreads across three floors and is served by an ingenious dumbwaiter: write your order on the note pad, ding the bell, and the tray goes d…
Top Choice Pub in Plzeň

Měšťanská Beseda

Cool heritage cafe, pub, expansive exhibition space and occasional art-house cinema – the elegant art-nouveau Mêšťanská Beseda is hands-down Plzeň's most versatile venue. The beautifully restored 19th-century pub is…
Top Choice Cafe in Karlovy Vary

Republica Coffee

This cool upstairs space with modern art on bare brick walls, '80s tunes on the sound system and comfortable armchairs serves the best coffee in town, from espressos to flat whites all expertly made using freshly gr…
Top Choice Cafe in Tábor

Moccacafe

You won't find a better flat white anywhere in town, or for miles around for that matter (Moccacafe uses specially roasted beans). It also serves excellent breakfasts, cakes and a wide variety of high-end ice cream.…
Pub in Třeboň

Zbrojnice

The Bohemia Regent Brewery is home to a few watering holes, including this smoky beer cellar (on the right, just inside the main gate). A half-litre of beer here is cheaper – and better – than in Prague; our favouri…
Pub in České Budějovice

Staré Časy

It's hard to pinpoint why exactly, but we love this smoky old-style pub by the canal. Maybe it's the wood-panelled walls, dotted with old photos and maps, the hidden tables that invite long chats, or the friendly se…
Bar in České Budějovice

Modrý Dveře Jazz & Blues

By day Modrý Dveře is a welcoming bar-cafe with vintage pics of Sinatra. At dusk the lights dim for live music – blues and jazz on Thursday (from 8pm; admission 50Kč to 80Kč), and DJs on most Friday nights. Pop in f…
Cafe in Kutná Hora

Kavárna na Kozím plácku

This cute cafe with big timber beams and mismatched 1950s furniture serves vacuum pot Doubleshot coffee (though no espresso), and real hot chocolate with chilli, ginger and other flavourings. There are board games a…
Cafe in Mariánské Lázně

New York Barcaffe

One of those tough-to-pigeonhole places, this is a popular cafe most of the day, but transforms into a lively bar at night. We like it because they also do light international food items such as salads and pastas ‒ …
Cafe in České Budějovice

Cafe Plaza

The kind of breezy, busy cafe that every big town needs, right on the main square next to the Municipal Information Centre. Run in for a quick coffee, soft drink, beer or wine, or cake and ice cream. The wi-fi signa…