Top ChoiceFood in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Wine Food Market

This rather unpromising, industrial corner in a forgotten Smíchov neighbourhood holds arguably the city's best Italian market, with all manner of breads, cheeses, meats and Italian goodies such as marinated...

Top ChoiceBooks in Malá Strana

Shakespeare & Sons

Though its shelves groan with a formidable range of literature in English, French and German, this is more than just a bookshop (with Prague's best range of titles on Eastern European history) – it's a congenial...

Top ChoiceMarket in Vinohrady & Vršovice

Jiřího z Poděbrad Farmers Market

Food vendors and farmers descend on to the grassy square above the Jiřího z Poděbrad metro station four times a week to sell their fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as baked goods, coffees, meats and cheeses....

Market in Nové Město

Náplavka Farmers Market

Stretching along the embankment from Trojická to Výtoň, this weekly market makes the most of its riverside setting with live music and outdoor tables scattered among stalls selling freshly baked bread, organic...

Market in Bubeneč & Dejvice

Dejvice Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from March to November, farmers from the surrounding countryside descend on the grassy square adjacent to the Dejvická metro station to sell their fruits and vegetables, as well as fresh...

Fashion & Accessories in Staré Město

Dušní 3

Established as an alternative to the superbrand stores on nearby Pařížská, this welcoming boutique offers a range of ready-to-wear fashion and accessories from a range of international designers, including...

Art in Vinohrady & Vršovice

Obchod s Uměním

The ‘Shop with Art’ specialises in original paintings, prints and sculpture from 1900 to 1940, when Czech artists were at the forefront in movements such as constructivism, surrealism and cubism. Naturally, these...

Design in Staré Město

Deelive design store

This airy, minimalistic gallery-shop presents carefully selected items from Czech designers, predominantly interior design pieces, jewellery and clothing. Feel free to ask the shop assistants questions about...

Arts & Crafts in Malá Strana

Amadea

If there's one thing this country isn't short of, it's wood, and in days gone by almost evey household item was made of pine, spruce, beech or oak. That gentle tradition is brought to the tourist throngs courtesy...

Homewares in Staré Město

Modernista

Modernista specialises in reproduction 20th-century furniture, ceramics, glassware and jewellery in classic styles ranging from art deco and cubist to functionalist and Bauhaus. This branch, located in the...

Books in Nové Město

Globe Bookstore & Café

A popular hang-out for book-loving expats, the Globe is a cosy English-language bookshop with an excellent cafe-bar in which to peruse your purchases. There’s a good range of new fiction and nonfiction, a big...

Glass in Nové Město

Moser

Moser

The most exclusive and respected of Bohemian glassmakers, Moser was founded in Karlovy Vary in 1857 and is famous for its rich and flamboyant designs. The shop on Na Příkopě is probably more for browsing than for...

Jewellery in Nové Město

Granát Turnov

Every Czech woman has something from Granát Turnov, a jewellery company that specialises in Bohemian garnet. This shop has a huge range of gold and silver rings, brooches, cufflinks and necklaces featuring these...

Antiques in Staré Město

Bric A Brac

This is a wonderfully cluttered cave of old household items, glassware, toys, apothecary jars, enamel signs, rusty bikes, typewriters and stringed instruments etc. Despite the junky look of the place, the...

Arts & Crafts in Staré Město

Manufaktura

Manufaktura

There are seven of these kinds of Manufaktura outlets across town (another pared-down version has dozens of branches nationwide), but this small emporium near Old Town Square seems to keep its inventory...

Cosmetics in Staré Město

Botanicus

Around since the mid-90s, this now-international Czech chain produces natural health and beauty products made using herbs and plants grown on an organic farm at Ostrá, east of Prague. The scented soaps, herbal...

Homewares in Staré Město

Le Patio Lifestyle

There are lots of high-quality household accessories here, from wrought-iron chairs and lamps forged by Bohemian blacksmiths to scented wooden chests made by Indian carpenters. Plus you’ll find funky earthenware...

Shoes in Nové Město

Baťa

Baťa

Established by Tomáš Baťa in 1894, the Baťa footwear empire is still in family hands and is one of Czechia’s most successful companies. The flagship store on Wenceslas Square, built in the 1920s, is considered a...

Fashion & Accessories in Staré Město

Klára Nademlýnská

Klára Nademlýnská is one of the country’s top fashion designers, having trained in Prague and worked for almost a decade in Paris. Her clothes are characterised by clean lines, simple styling and quality...

Antiques in Malá Strana

Vetešnictvi

This is an Aladdin’s cave of secondhand goods, bric-a-brac and junk with, in all likelihood, some genuine antiques for those who know what they’re looking for. There’s affordable stuff for all, from communist-era...