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Where to Eat in Prague on Christmas Eve 2023


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For Czechs, the most important day of the holiday season is… the 24th! Yes, it’s Christmas Eve when the whole family gets together around the Christmas tree and waits for Baby Jesus to bring the gifts. It’s when we spend time together, observe all kinds of curious traditions, and in the evening sit down to the festive dinner of fried carp and potato salad. 

That’s why it might be surprisingly challenging to find an open restaurant in Prague on Christmas Eve. But no worries, we got you covered with this restaurant guide for December 2023.


Old Town (West Riverbank)



Restaurant Ungelt: A Culinary Symphony

Experience a 7-course Christmas Eve menu at Restaurant Ungelt, featuring delicacies like foie gras torchon with pear, butter-poached lobster with peas and mint, and roasted venison with cauliflower, chestnuts, and chocolate. The feast concludes with a delightful dark chocolate fondant with raspberries, coconut, almonds, and white chocolate, priced at 4,500 CZK per person.

Týn 638/5, Tel: +420 777 427 000


La Bodeguita del Medio: Cuban Flavors on Christmas Eve

Experience a special Christmas menu at La Bodeguita del Medio on Christmas Eve. From salmon cream to fresh Fine de Claire oysters and fried carp fillet, the menu celebrates Cuban flavors. Priced à la carte.

Kaprova 5, Tel: +420 224 813 922


Hotel Paris: Secession Elegance on Your Plate

The restaurant in Hotel Paris presents a 5-course Christmas Eve dinner. From Kamchatka crab tartare to saffron chicken consommé and beef tenderloin or fried cod, the menu promises an exquisite culinary experience. You can count on a traditional Czech Christmas cake, champagne to toast, pralines and a glass of port or cognac. Priced at 4,900 CZK per person, it’s an elegant Christmas affair.

Hotel Paris, U Obecního domu 1080/1, Tel: +420 222 195 195


Boccaccio Hall: A Grand Christmas Affair

Grand Hotel Bohemia’s Boccaccio Hall offers a truly festive Christmas Eve dinner. With a 4-course menu in two variations, accompanied by opera music, it’s an evening of culinary and cultural richness. Priced à la carte.

Grand Hotel Bohemia, Králodvorská 652/4, Tel: +420 234 608 111



Lesser Town (East Riverbank)


a harbor filled with boats


CODA Restaurant: Harmony of Flavors

CODA in Hotel Aria invites you to a special 5-course Christmas menu. From pearl chicken galantine to fried carp fillets with potato salad, each dish is a symphony of taste. Add wine pairing to enhance the experience, priced at 4,800 CZK per person.

Hotel Aria, Tržiště 9, Tel: +420 225 334 761


Terasa U Zlaté studně: A Feast with a View

Elevate your Christmas Eve experience at Terasa U Zlaté studně, where a festive 9-course menu unfolds over the three Christmas days. Overlooking Prague, savor delights like sea bream tartare with oyster bavarois, St. Jacob’s scallops with duck breast and smoked cauliflower, and a finale of apple tarte tatin with caramel and cinnamon ice cream. With a unique view and culinary mastery, it’s priced at 4,400 CZK per person.

U Zlaté studně 166/4, Tel: +420 257 533 322


Hoffmeister Restaurant: Christmas Elegance in Every Bite

Indulge in a 6-course Christmas Eve menu at Hoffmeister Restaurant in the heart of the Lesser Town. Feast on delicacies like veal carpaccio with morel sauce, duck consommé with foie gras, and saffron-infused oysters. For a touch of magic, end your meal with almond foam and nougat. Priced at 2,890 CZK per person, it’s a celebration of taste and refinement.

Hoffmeister Hotel, Pod Bruskou 7, Tel: +420 251 017 111


Augustine Restaurant: Christmas Charm in Historical Arcades

At Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, enjoy a festive 4-course menu on December 24 and a delightful brunch on December 25. Priced at 2,490 CZK, the dinner includes live music and a view of the Christmas tree in historical arcades. The brunch, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., features a rich buffet with unlimited prosecco (2,200 CZK) or champagne (3,200 CZK).

Augustine, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague, Letenská 12/33, Tel: +420 266-112233



New Town


a close up of a busy city street in Prague's New Town at night

ZEM Prague: Culinary Delights for the Christmas Season

At ZEM Prague in Senovážné náměstí, celebrate Christmas Eve and Day with a delectable 5-course Christmas menu priced at 2,595 CZK per person. Enhance your experience with wine pairing for 4,190 CZK. On December 26, indulge in a Christmas brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring an exquisite spread of seasonal dishes. Enjoy an exceptional champagne cocktail, perfect service, and festive ambiance as you share this special day with loved ones.

Andaz Prague, Senovážné nám. 31, Tel: +420 227 344 910


The Artisan: Christmas Brunch Extravaganza

Join the holiday festivities at The Artisan Restaurant in Marriott Hotel Prague with a festive dinner on December 24 or a themed Christmas brunch on the 25th and 26th from 12:30 p.m. Revel in live music, engaging kids’ activities, and a buffet-style feast featuring traditional Goose and Duck Brunch. The dinner is priced at 2,490 CZK per person and the brung at 1,985 CZK per adult and 645 CZK per child.

Prague Marriott Hotel, V Celnici 8, Tel: +420 222 881 212


Restaurant Zvonice: Christmas Choices in the Tower

Zvonice Restaurant offers three 4-course Christmas Eve menus on the 7th floor of Jindřišská Tower. From Old Bohemian feast to Czech classics or vegetarian delights, each menu is a journey through festive flavors. Priced at 4,680 CZK per person, this menu allows you to try beef sirloin steak with truffle sauce, traditional Czech buckwheat cuba with dried porcini mushrooms, roasted venison loin in a port and honey reduction, or roasted beetroot with goat’s cheese in a spring roll pastry shell.

Jindřišská věž, Tel: +420 224 220 009


La Gare: Christmas Escargot Extravaganza

Celebrate Christmas Eve at La Gare with a unique menu. Savor three types of escargots, including Burgundy escargots with herb butter and escargots with mushroom ragout. The special menu is priced at 349 CZK per portion, and à la carte options are also available.

V Celnici 1038/3, Tel: +420 222 313 712


The Monkey Bar: A Festive Brunch and Dinner Affair

For a Christmas celebration with flair, The Monkey Bar offers an 8-course brunch and a 4-course festive dinner. From eggs Florentine to duck burgers and a delectable bitter chocolate and mint cake, each bite is a feast on its own. Priced at 2,200 CZK (brunch) and 3,000 CZK (dinner) per person.

Opletalova 21, Tel: +420 226 216 599


La Republica: Festive Flavors on Christmas Eve

Choose from two 4-course Christmas Eve menus at La Republica. Enjoy dishes like duck liver terrine with pear chutney or classic fried carp with potato salad. Finish off with an Old Bohemian honey cake. Priced from 750 CZK per person, it’s a festive feast to remember.

Na Poříčí 1041/12, Tel: +420 602 202 631



Outside of the City Center (Karlín Neighborhood)


Seasons Restaurant at Hilton: Extraordinary Christmas Dinner

Experience an extraordinary Christmas Eve dinner at Seasons Restaurant, Hilton Prague. From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., delight in a lavish 4-course menu crafted by the talented culinary team. The package, priced at 1,890 CZK per person, includes delicacies like lobster & monkfish tournedos, champagne, and fruit terrine.

Hilton Prague, Pobřežní 311/1, Tel: +420 224 842 700



And don’t forget that public transport on Christmas Eve runs according to the night schedule (with longer times in between) already from 6 pm! You can catch the last metro at midnight.


November 21, 2023