Top Choice Food 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 mushroo…
Jewellery in Staré Město

Granát Turnov

Part of the country’s biggest jewellery chain, Granát Turnov specialises in Bohemian garnet, and has a huge range of gold and silver rings, brooches, cufflinks and necklaces featuring these small, dark blood-red sto…
Department Store in Nové Město


Right above the metro and beside one of the city's busiest tram stops, this five-storey monolith is no mere retail outlet. Oh, no. It's a cultural phenomenon, too, as all Prague expat life seems to sashay down its a…
Arts & Crafts in Staré Město


There are several Manufaktura outlets across town, but this small branch near the Old Town Square seems to keep its inventory especially enticing. You'll find great Czech wooden toys, beautiful-looking (if extremely…
Market in Staré Město

Havelská Market

Souvenirs have insinuated themselves among the fruit and veg of this formerly produce-only market. While the shops on either side of the street are selling entirely resistible tat, the market stalls are worth a quic…
Food & Drinks in Nové Město


Take a break from Czech beer and absinth; visit this cute vinotheque and sample Czech wine (eg a Frankovka red or Müller Thurgau white) at its few outdoor seats.
Children in Prague Castle & Hradčany

Houpací Kůň

The ‘Rocking Horse’ toy shop houses a collection of carved wooden folk dolls, old 1950s wind-up tractors, toy cars and – surprise – even a couple of rocking horses. There are quality toys…
Fashion & Accessories in Malá Strana

Pavla & Olga

Sisters Pavla and Olga Michalková originally worked in the film and TV industry before setting up their own fashion label, creating a unique collection of quirky and cute hats, clothes and accessories. Past customer…
Photography in Nové Město

Jan Pazdera

The friendly and knowledgeable staff members at this long-standing shop are happy to show you around their impressive stock of secondhand cameras, darkroom gear, lenses, binoculars and telescopes. Models range from …
Glass in Nové Město


One of 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 worth a browse as much for the …