Today’s pub is not a London establishment. In fact, it’s in Prague. We spent a few days last week in the Czech Republic and our guidebook and our guide from our beer tasting tour suggested U Zlateho Tygra. It’s a traditional Czech pub. And I suggest getting there early since it fills up. When we walked in, all of the tables were reserved. I must have looked disappointed since one of the waiters rushed over and sat us at one of the reserved tables. I didn’t scrutinize the signs enough. Most of the tables were reserved for later in the evening.
There aren’t fancy leather seats like you find in some English pubs. Instead you sit at simple wooden tables and are served one type of beer: Pilsner Urquell. We got a kick out of the fact that you don’t actually order. When we were seated, another waiter brought us two beers. Then he set a slip of paper down and made two tick marks. For lazy people, like us, this is brilliant. I watched the bartender. All he does is fill up mugs with beer constantly. The waiters continually look to see who needs a beer. The better half finished before me and it didn’t take a waiter long to spy this. Another was brought, and another tick mark on our paper.
You can order food there, but we had just had lunch so we passed. I should have asked for a menu for research, but I totally spaced it. I was enjoying the atmosphere too much. Tourists and locals share tables. The chatter in different languages was incessant. Laughter was plentiful. All in all, I felt welcome and cozy. If you are in Prague I recommend stopping by this place. I give it 5 out of 5 stars.
After a couple of beers, we settled our tab and were off to seek out a different pub. The next pub had a completely different vibe, but was just as cool. That will be next week’s review. Have a great weekend everyone!
I vaguely remember this having to stop more beer coming. I wasn’t very good at it.
You have to be quick!
being quick becomes tougher, as I mentioned before it’s not so much the beer but the absinthe that they begin bringing later.
That place would be dangerous for me for sure. I would be under the table in no time if they fill your glass that regularly LOL!! Sounds great though :).
My better half will help you.
Ok, it’s a deal!! 😃
I want to go there!
Go! You’ll love it. Bring Gutsy 9
I would be stuffed I don’t drink beer 😦
I think they have some wine, but I didn’t see this for myself. Bring a wing man so you can experience it.
Always wanted to go to Prague. Close friends went once and they introduced me Pilsner Urquell. It tastes great!
I hope you get to visit…and now you know where to get Pilsner Urquell when you go.
It sounds and looks like an awesome place and what a great simple system, huh??? Brilliant. Takes all the pondering out of what to get!!! Offer one and that settles it. Great pictures as usual!
Sometimes I prefer not to think about what beer I should try
Love the casual feel of this place … and serving one kind of beer is priceless – plus you obviously enjoyed it!
Not going to lie, I did like it.
A pub crawl in Prague eh – you should try the Topsham ten! If this was just your first I’m impressed at how much beer you can down 🙂 🙂 🙂
Trust me, I don’t drink all that much. I get help from the better half. I’ll have to look into the Topsham Ten.
That is an interesting idea and would be fun to try, unless of course one didn’t like that kind of beer. 🙂 I love the arched ceilings in that place.
The beer was pretty tasty!
How fun! I couldn’t touch alcohol when I was in Prague because of food poisoning (bad yogurt in Berlin) so I’ll live vicariously through you. 🙂
OH that’s horrible. Now you must go back!
Anytime you’re on a vacation and you can rate something 5 out of 5 it’s a fantastic feeling. Glad you had a great time 🙂
The atmosphere sounds perfect. I guess that’s one reason why it’s a five star pub 🙂
I had zero complaints 🙂
I must make a note of this – I know I’m going to get to Prague soon!
That’s exciting! Have fun!
Sounds like a great place to visit!!
You should try it if you are in the area
What a gorgeous place…and lots of fun by the sounds of it.
It is. I love experiencing different places, people, and languages. That makes traveling so much fun
one thing that makes me wonder is, how did u stop the drink from coming?
I held my slip of paper up with money to pay for the beers and that stopped them.
Looks very cosy 🙂 5/5?! They did very well!
I wish it was closer!
I’ve had Pilsner Urquell but would love to drink it in an authentic setting like this!
What a great review! I really loved Prague. Thank you for taking me back there, if only for a few minutes.
Prague is one of those cities that doesn’t disappoint. So many people raved about it and I was a little hesitant that it wouldn’t live up to my expectations. It did and surpassed them.
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