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Ichnusa Botega Bistro

#441 of 4,515 Restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
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Plaska 623/5, Prague 150 00, Czech Republic
+420 605 375 012
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Prague, Czech Republic
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a small restaurant, few table for a great "slow-food" Italian dinner. The menu is changing all the time so you are sure to get fresh ingredients, excellent wine choice (even the cheaper bottles), and great atmosphere.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Friend of mine arrived a bit unexpectedly to Prague and Ichnusa Botega, small Sardinian restaurant / bistro was my first choice for a dinner, even though I haven't been there for ages. And it was good choice, despite the fact that we were seated close to the entrance as result of last minute booking. Anyway - both atmosphere and food... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended by out Hotel, Bishop House, we had a fabulous meal. Started off sharing the mozzarella, simply magnificent. Followed by strips of steak for my husband and seabass for myself. Absolutely delicious and we're used to good food coming from London. Fabulous Sardinian wine Is Currodoris Rosso on the waitresses recommendation, so good we've photographed the label so we purchase... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Fairly fresh ingredients, well cooked and presented. Not much intimacy with your dining partners, but it's part of the concept of traditional bistro. Had a good dinner, with good glass of wine. However it doesn't justify prices 30% to 50% higher than restaurants offering the very same quality, in the same location. When i left I could not answer a... More 

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Massachusetts, USA
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I had an early dinner here on a Tuesday night. We're the kind of folks who hate tourist-trap places with mediocre food, or pretentious places with snooty service and high prices. So it's hard to find such a place in the tourist districts of Prague. Ichnusa Botega is such a place. It's tiny - accommodating perhaps 5... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I regularly go to the restaurant Ichnusa since I moved to Prague one year ago. I appreciate the intimate atmosphere, the quality of the service (which shouldn't be taken for granted in Prague) and above all the high quality of the food: it is striking that in a country so far away from the sea you can eat such a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

No special atmosphere, no special food. We were told this place used to be good. One thing for sure, it no longer is. A pity. Grossly overpriced for what we got. We do not mind paying more but there has to be a reason. Something is wrong. Like a band playing out of tune. The food was fresh, service attentive... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Bohužel se restaurace od loňského roku změnila, a to k horšímu. Nedostanete po příchodu ani chléb, na stole není olivový olej, sůl, ani pepř. Ceny jsou vyšší než jaké uvádějí na svém FB. Proč? Vybrali jsme si z vinného listu dvě vína, ani jedno neměli. Doporučili sice jiná a musím říci, že dobrá. Jídlo je dobré, suroviny určitě vynikající. Je... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went to Ichnusa several years ago (~5) and it was fantastic. There was no menu, just the choice in between a meat or a fish based meal kindly explained by the Chef himself. I think it was a small family business (husband and wife?) with very few tables and the food was delicious! Now, there is a (very) long... More 

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Naples, Italy
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We tried this place off a friend's recommendation and really enjoyed it! The setting was unique and provided a nice atmosphere. Service was a bit slow, but not bad if you're just looking for a leisurely dinner. Recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaska 623/5, Prague 150 00, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
  • Neighbourhood: Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
  • Phone Number: +420 605 375 012
Description
Sardinian restaurant, located just in the heart of the city, close to romantic river bank of Vltava - in Plaska 5, Prague 5 - Ujezd.Based on very positive references of our stable and loyal customers, we shall be happy to offer the taste of Sardinia to you, as well. Our restaurant is relaxing, friendly and family atmosphere for business partners, friends, couples in love and even families with children.Inside Ichnusa Botega Bistro there is also a small shop with all kinds of original Sardinian products - pasta, sauces, salami, cheeses, wonderful wine etc. - everything regularly delivered fresh and in the best conditions.In addition, we shall be truly pleased to offer you all restaurant or two private areas for your celebrations, small parties, social events etc.Please, feel welcome at our place.

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Staying in Mala Strana (Little Quarter)

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighbourhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighbourhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighbourhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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