U Medvidku in Prague, Czech Republic

While visiting Prague, I went to the front desk of the hotel we were staying at and asked the lady where we could find a great place to eat. She recommend U Medvidku. Another guest who was staying there over heard and was excited and raved about how great the place was and how she was headed there now. So of course we too had to go!

U Medvidku in Prague, Czech Republic www.hollydayz.com ©2016 HollyDayz

Now here is the thing about this place. I saw about 3 different names for it. It was actually pretty confusing at first. The front of the door says the Pivni Bar, the menu had Jidelni Listek written on it, but then I also noticed it was attached to a hotel, U Medvidku. I figured it out and luckily it was a 2 minute walk from the hotel, so it wasn’t too hard to spot.

Kettle inside the restaurant ©2016 HollyDayz
Kettle inside the restaurant ©2016 HollyDayz

It was a very nice place and despite hearing so many horror stories about customer service in restaurants, by those who live in Prague and experiencing it as well, I was very surprised with how quick and nice the staff was. We were quickly seated. If you weren’t aware Prague is known for their beer, they have hundreds. So it was pretty cool that they sat us inside of an actual beer kettle, which is made of copper.

Inside the kettle ©2016 HollyDayz
Inside the kettle ©2016 HollyDayz
Oldgott 13 Barigue ©2016 HollyDayz
Oldgott 13 Barigue ©2016 HollyDayz

I am not much of a drinker at all, but I wanted to try the beer so I ordered Oldgott 13 Barigue. Beer in Prague is extremely cheap everywhere. This particular one was only about $1.22. It was pretty good and I actually enjoyed drinking it. When it came time to order food, we got duck and potato slices. I believe that is the best duck I have ever had. The sauce they used was beyond delicious. I wish I had some of it right now!

Delicious meal ©2016 HollyDayz
Delicious meal ©2016 HollyDayz
Bread ©2016 HollyDayz
Bread ©2016 HollyDayz

They also gave us some bread to go with the meal. I really wanted to come back and have some dessert and eat here again, but I didn’t get the opportunity. I would certainly go back in a heartbeat if I get back to Prague. The restaurant has more seating areas besides the beer kettle as well. The prices are also really good!

Have you ever eaten at U Medvidku in Prague, Czech Republic?

53 thoughts on “U Medvidku in Prague, Czech Republic

  • August 15, 2016 at 12:08 am
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    Prague has not been on my bucket list. I may need to rethink that.. When I think of Prague in my mind it’s cold, rainy, and gloomy!!

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    • August 15, 2016 at 6:37 pm
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      It wasn’t on mine either, but it was an amazing city that I would go back to. It was definitely none of those, it was sunny, with blue skies, and warm!

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  • August 15, 2016 at 4:30 am
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    Beer being cheaper than water in a lot of places in Europe..haha! Loving it. The meal looks good 🙂

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    • August 15, 2016 at 6:37 pm
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      Crazy right? I was thinking the same thing like wow water cost more money then this. That meal was delicious!

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  • August 15, 2016 at 7:20 am
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    I keep hearing great things about Prague so I think a trip may be in order! That good looks so good, and I love that you can sit on a giant kettle!

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    • August 15, 2016 at 6:40 pm
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      It is a great place I really enjoyed it. The food was delicious.

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    • August 15, 2016 at 6:40 pm
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      It is a great city. You should consider it.

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    • August 15, 2016 at 6:53 pm
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      It is a beautiful city.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:02 pm
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      The food was great. I was just looking at the picture like I wish I had some of that at the moment.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 6:00 am
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    I remember visiting Prague in 1995, amazing place. This restaurant sounds really cool, especially with the kettle inside the place.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:02 pm
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      It is a beautiful place. I really enjoyed it.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 7:32 am
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    One of my friends went to Prauge last year and she came back with some beautiful pictures of the city and the food.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:04 pm
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      It is a beautiful city so I am not surprised.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 8:24 am
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    Beer in copper vats sounds interesting, lovely cook on the duck! Prague is definitely on my bucket list!

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:05 pm
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      It was interesting. That duck was so good. I hope you get to Prague soon.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 10:14 am
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    I’ve never been to Prague but it looks like you had a great experience. I would def become a beer lover for those prices.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:14 pm
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      I really enjoyed it. I would go back. The beer was surprisingly really good.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 1:18 pm
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    Once you find it, it looks like a fabulous fine indeed, great looking dishes. I was there last in 1996 (ouch) and we ate so well, 3 courses with a few pints for $5-7 back then.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:15 pm
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      The beer is still cheap lol. It was a great find.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 7:25 pm
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    Looks like a delicious restaurant. The hotel staff shared a gem with you.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:16 pm
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      Yes they did. Was glad too. I want some of the food now.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 11:28 pm
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    That dish looks really good! I love little places where you can get a nice hearty meal. That kettle is cool! I’m not much of a beer drinker either so I would have no clue on what to try.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:18 pm
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      It really was. I am not into beer, but it was actually really good out there. I asked the waiter what he suggested. Otherwise I really don’t know much about it.

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  • August 16, 2016 at 11:44 pm
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    Never been to Prague and it honestly haven’t been somewhere I actively tried to visit. I may have to rethink that. The restaurant was definitely a great find.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:21 pm
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      It is a very nice city. It wasn’t very high on my list, but I see why so many people love it.

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:31 pm
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      It made mine water too. Wish I had some at this moment.

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  • August 17, 2016 at 6:37 am
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    Girl you asking me if I ever ate at Prague or been…girl no not yet! I love your travel post because it inspires me to go to go to cities I wouldnt of thought of thanks fro the recap!

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:32 pm
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      Thank you so much! I hope you visit soon. Great city with delicious food!

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  • August 20, 2016 at 9:57 am
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    Prague, definitely one of my favorite cities. Some really awesome beer and lots and lots of history…Awesome post!!!!

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    • August 22, 2016 at 1:34 pm
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      Thank you. It is a great city. I see why so many people love it.

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  • August 20, 2016 at 10:42 pm
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    Hah! I love that you sat inside a beer kettle! Interesting that the reputation of restaurant service in Prague isn’t great (I haven’t visited yet), but I’m happy you found a good spot!

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:16 pm
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      I thought it was cool and I was glad to find a place with good service and food.

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  • August 21, 2016 at 6:51 am
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    Oh maaan I miss Czech beer and food. That was practically all I did in Prague. YUM!

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  • August 21, 2016 at 9:09 am
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    I haven’t been to U Medvidku. It’s always nice to find a restaurant you enjoy while traveling. I’m heading back to Prague in December. I’ll have to check this place out. 🙂

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:17 pm
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      It was great. I would go back in a heartbeat. Yes, please check it out. Great food.

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  • August 21, 2016 at 5:04 pm
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    I’ve jotted down U Medvidku on my list of places to eat in Prague. My family and I have yet to visit but it’s a town we’ve always wanted to visit. Now, I have a first stop for when we finally go. Thanks for the tip.

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:17 pm
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      It is such a beautiful city and this is a great place to eat. I think about the food often lol.

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  • August 21, 2016 at 10:18 pm
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    I love Prague, but I haven’t been there since college – a very long time ago (15 or so years!). I’ve heard that it’s changed a lot in the years since, but it sounds though that the beer prices have remained low. That’s very important 🙂 Cheers!

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:20 pm
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      It is a great city. Seems like everyone loves it. I understand why. I would love to go back.

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  • August 21, 2016 at 11:19 pm
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    I love duck so I need to keep this place in mind if I find myself in Prague. Thanks for the tip about the name confusion! It will definitely make it easier to find.

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:21 pm
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      Me too and this is some of the best tasting duck I have had. Yes the name thing through me off.

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  • August 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm
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    Meat, potatoes and bread! Sounds like a delicious meal to me. And sure the beer was worth giving a try as well.

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:29 pm
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      It was delicious. I enjoyed it and think about how good it was every now and again lol.

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  • August 22, 2016 at 4:56 pm
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    Your post should have a disclaimer that one should not read until after eating lunch. 😉 That meal looked delicious, and the setting lovely as well.

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    • August 29, 2016 at 5:30 pm
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      haha so sorry! It was very delicious. I miss the food!

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  • September 8, 2016 at 12:36 pm
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    The beer kettle that you were seated in looks really cool. I’m not a beer drinker either, but it looked pretty tasty, and can’t beat that price! It’s so nice when restaurants live up to their hype!

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