Even though the Czech Republic section of the Michelin Main Cities of Europe guide only rated restaurants within Prague, many restaurants of an equally high standard exist outside of Prague, especially in Brno or Olomouc. In 2020, there are 31 Prague restaurants mentioned in Michelin guide.
2 Michelin stars in Prague
Two restaurants that kept their Michelin star rating in 2019 were La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise, with chef Oldřich Sahajdák, and Field, with chef Radek Kašpárek. Both restaurants are about 600 metres from Old Town Square. Each has one star, indicating a “very good restaurant in its category”.
Map of Michelin restaurants in Prague
Bib Gourmand restaurants in Prague
Another Michelin award, the Bib Gourmand, which is awarded to restaurants with “exceptionally good food at moderate prices”, have four restaurants: Divinis, Eska, Na Kopci and Sansho.
The Michelin Plate in Prague
The Michelin Plate – awarded for interior, service quality and atmosphere, with less focus on haute cuisine – has been picked up by 25 restaurants in Prague. The best result went to Alcron, with 3 covers (fork and spoon symbol) out of a maximum 5, while both Michelin-starred restaurants picked up only 2 covers. Other restaurants awarded with The Michelin Plate are: Aromi, Bellevue, Benjamin, Café Imperial, Café Savoy, Casa de Carli, CottoCrudo, George Prime Steak, Grand Cru, Kalina Anežka, Kampa Park, La Finestra, La Veranda, Levitate, Pohostinec Monarch, Portfolio, Pot au Feu, Salabka, Sasazu, Spices, Terasa U Zlaté Studně, V Zátiší, Yamato and Zdenek’s Oyster Bar.
History of Michelin-starred restaurants in Prague
The first restaurant to gain a Michelin star was Allegro in the Four Seasons hotel, in 2008, under chef Andrea Accordi. This restaurant had been awarded the star three times, but later closed. Also picking up a Michelin star, in 2009, was the Maze restaurant in the Hilton hotel, with chef Gordon Ramsay, but this restaurant closed even before the award had been announced. Alcron restaurant had a Michelin star for six years (2012–2017), but lost it in 2018. No restaurant in Prague has ever been awarded more than one star.
Sasazu and Aureole lost their Bib Gourmand in 2018. Maso a Kobliha was closed in 2018 and Bistrøt 104 lost Bib in 2019.
More information about Michelin restaurants in Prague on Michelin Guide website.