Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Prague

Parachuting
There's little to beat the feeling of hurling yourself out of an airplane. As the 'chute opens and you drift gently towards the earth in the silence, it is a truly orgasmic experience. Alternatively, strap yourself to an instructor and let him do the
Josef
A modern Swiss restaurant, Josef always delivers laid-back cool, interesting cuisine and killer cocktails
Techtle Mechtle
A favourite among young party animals, 'Hanky Panky' provides a saucy night out for those who like to drink and dance in style.
SaSaZu
Newcomer to the scene, SaSaZu has quickly made a place for itself among the best restaurants in Prague. 
Koruna Palace
What could be reminiscent of the Gallerie Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, is instead a low-rent jumble of shops with impressive sounding Italian names selling second-rate products.
Go-Karts
Go-karting is incredibly fun and a great way to spend a rainy afternoon if you've expended all other options or have been worn out by more cultural pursuits. If going with the family be aware that the other drivers may be boisterous young men on stag
Domus Balthasar
In what could be one of the most tourist-friendly locations in town is found the younger of the Domus siblings. Balthasar's simple modern design ethic, reasonable sized rooms and clean lines are enough to make a good base for a weekend in town.
Maximilian
A relatively recent renovation has left the Maximilian with a host of contemporary charms, blending Art Deco, Modernism and contemporary design. A great option for a weekend break.
U Modre Kachnicky 2
The Blue Duck is one of Prague's more charming Czech restaurants. Set in the Old Town, a few minutes from the main square and in the heart of the tourist mass, it is somewhat surprising to find a local restaurant of this quality.
Royal Way
If any of Bohemia's great monarchs could see what has become of the once Royal Way today, they would surely rise from their mausoleums and restore some national pride into this mawkish tourist track.
Kolkovna
If it's a beer hall with charming decor and relaxed ambiance that you're looking for then Kolkovna is the place for you. Tucked away from the main tourist drag, there is a selection of beers and traditional dishes to suit everyone.
U Patrona
U Patrona is almost the perfect restaurant in Prague for an intimate evening, especially if you can secure the balcony table on a warm summer's evening. Sophisticated and elegant with attentive service and refined cooking.
U Zlate Studne
Klementinum
Part of the National Library, concerts are held in the Mirror Chapel on a daily basis. Built in 1720, the chapels marble, gilded stucco and wall-to-floor and ceiling mirrors make this a memorably romantic candlelit concert venue.
Culinaria
For a gourmet snack there is no place better. Sit back and watch the people mill around the square or take your food away with you to enjoy as you wander down the city's picturesque streets.
Dahab
Dahab is fast becoming a Prague institution, the somewhere-beyond-chilled atmosphere, great food, cheap drinks and comfortable seating has made it one of Prague's most relaxed cafes. Dahab's following is more studenty than ladies who lunch in Parizsk
Cross Club
Cross Club claims to be the home of alternative culture in the city, and its claim is fairly well founded, for this spot is certainly the most eclectic of Prague's clubs. 
Sarah Bernhardt
An Art-Deco beauty, this restaurant opens doors to a classier kind of dining.
Riverside
Instead of modern innovations and architectural masterpieces, the Riverside has taken the comfortable route - rooms with large enveloping beds, a modern take on old-fashioned glamour and a hotel bar worth taking a digestif in.
Mirellie
The second in this chain of Mediterranean restaurants in Prague, Mirellie in Vinohrady is similar to its counterpart in Dekvice, serving up a pleasant meal for very reasonable prices.
Globe
Globe offers a New American style menu with an Italian spirit....all very very late at night.
Goldfingers
Goldfingers is the Rolls Royce of Prague's adult establishments, a salubrious basement club with strict policies and tight securities employ the most attractive girls in Prague. The drinks are expensive, as are the dances - but it's worth every penny
Kogo
Kogo has managed to maintain its extraordinary popularity over the last few years, which has been largely based upon their ability to offer delicious Italian food at reasonable prices accompanied by a constantly buzzing atmosphere.
U Medvidku
An authentic traditional Czech beer Hall in the centre of town. As yet not too touristy, but enjoy the relaxed atmosphere while it lasts.
Franz Kafka Museum
For literary ignoramuses and fans alike, the museum dedicated to the Czech Republic's most famous writer is well worth a visit. The curators have tried to bring the surrealism of Kafka's novels to life. We think he would thoroughly approve.
U Zavoje
Upmarket and stylish, the location of U Zajove alone would make it worth a visit. As it is, the food, wine and ambiance are all pretty good too.
Cowboys
Having revamped one of Prague's more famous name restaurants, Bazaar, the Kampa Group have created a super stylish steak house, complete with bar and summer terrace from which Prague's bright young things and green-eyed tourists can enjoy the view.
Ungelt Jazz & Blues Club
Situated in a subterranean vault from the 11th century Ungelt certainly has character. The intimate surroundings of this jazz cellar make the music sound all that much better in our opinion.
La Finestra
Italian chef, Riccardo Lucque opened this - his second restaurant  - in 2009 and diners have been lapping up their Italian meat specialties ever since...
Hotel Bellagio
Hotel Bellagio can be found in Prague's smallest district, Josefov. It remains one of the most important Jewish Quarters in Central Europe and houses some of Prague's most fascinating architecture and history.
La Bodeguita Del Medio
One of the livelier bars in Prague is La Bodeguita Del Medio. Drink, dance and be merry -- with expertly-crafted mojito in-hand, of course.
La Veranda
Café La Veranda's sleek interior sits beneath street level, viewed through long windows set at ankle height. The menu (innovative, for Prague) fuses foods, spices and cuisines from East and West into a simple and healthy cuisine.
Pariz
Like much of the world in the late 19th Century everything French, in particular Parisian was seen as the height of the civilized world. Therefore it's not surprising one of Prague's grande dame hotels has the look, name and feel of a Parisian hotel.
Zvonarka
The summer terrace makes this place worth a visit, the views over the Nusle Valley below, and the sprawl of the city's suburbs, are panoramic, if not exactly breathtaking. Worth a look in if you're staying nearby, but probably not worth a special tri
Perla
Decorated with enormous pearls, the Perla hotel is decidedly kitsch, however it is also invitingly closeted away from the mayhem outside in the Old Town.
Slovansky Dum
Slovansky Dum is trying to up the ante on 'high-street' Na Prikope, the presence of some more fashion-conscious labels, a high-end cinema and the constantly buzzing Italian restaurant and courtyard garden, make it a pleasant place to shop.
Lucerna Music Bar
Lucerna is set in the bowels of a shopping centre, not far from Wenceslas Square. During the week live music is the draw, but at weekends the cheesy club nights bring in a young, drunk crowd. Suitably hidden to keep most stags and tour groups away.
Sansho
This Asian fusion restaurant, created by acclaimed former-Nobu chef, Paul Day, is rather unique in its offering...
Bellevue
Bellevue's accomplished international menu draws in a grown-up crowd to sample some of the city's best cooking, although at times the atmosphere can be slightly rarified. A summer terrace has views across the Charles Bridge and towards Mala Strana be
Ecsotica Spa & Health Club

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