First Czech Beer then Clubbing, Dancing and Jazz

Live music venues are entertaining and go on all night. Experimental theater is weird and not only because you don't understand Czech. Clubbers and music lovers will discover new trends and artists. Beer drinkers sit in front of big tankards that cost no more than fruit juice or sparkling water. Don't miss out on Prague's alternative music clubs and venues such as The Meet Factory and Palac Akropolis.

How to find the best places for nightlife? Strike up a friendship with a young (or older) Czech and follow him or her to his/her favorite club or pub or take your pick of one or more of the ten suggestions below. Either way, you will make your evening out in Prague one to remember.

Nova Scena is home to Laterna Magika, a cutting-edge multimedia show in which visual effect, mime and projected images merge. Laterna Magika is a crowd-puller. Its first performance was in 1958 at the Brussels World Fair and the show has been a...  Read More

Estates Theater
Photo courtesy of Marianne Crone

Not an opera lover? Never been to the opera? All the more reason why you should go to a performance in one of Prague's three opera houses. Visit the opera and you enter a different world. If you are not interested in the music, go anyway if only...  Read More


Roxy is one of Prague's oldest clubs and housed in a crumbling Art Nouveau movie theater. The perfect place to enjoy for Techno and live concerts. It attracts a young crowd that contains as many tourists as locals. The dance floor is large but...  Read More

Karlovy Lazne

Karlovy Lazne is a five floor disco club next to Charles Bridge. In the fifteenth century the building was a bathhouse. Original mosaic tiles still adorn the walls. There are now dancing floors instead of bathing pools. It is a truly...  Read More

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Photo courtesy of Marianne Crone

It is almost impossible to miss The Meet Factory. Two fire-engine red fiberglass cars hang on the outside wall beckoning you towards this abandoned factory. The Meet Factory is art gallery, theater, and film club plus a live music venue and the...  Read More

Chapeau Rouge is a popular party pub located very close to Old Town Square in Prague's historic center. Red is the main colour scheme and gives the place a pleasant old-time atmosphere. Listen to alternative independent bands from all around the...  Read More

Jazz club Reduta has been going strong since Communist days and is still very popular. When in 1994, Vaclav Havel, the then present of the Czech Republic, presented Bill Clinton with a new saxophone, Clinton entertained the public. Reduta is...  Read More

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Radost FX

Radox FX is a popular hang-out, combing café, pub, restaurant and club FX. Radost is Czech for pleasure that's exactly what Radost does, it pleases with music and food. Not only does the oriental-themed bar, the shiny mirrors, crystal...  Read More

Duplex occupies the top floor of a building on Wenceslas Square. The restaurant is in a giant glass conservatory with floor to ceiling windows. The international menu features many Mediterranean favorites. Duplex is spread over two...  Read More

Bar and Books is a cosy and romantic retreat and the ideal spot for socializing. It was the first cigar bar in the Czech Republic. Red walls, vaulted ceilings, leather furniture and a library full of books create a colonial atmosphere. Monday...  Read More


Meet Marianne Crone

Marianne Crone divides her time between her home in the Netherlands and an apartment in Prague, the city where her son, daughter-in-law and grandson live.

Now retired, Marianne is still an...  More About Marianne

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