Take the metro to IP
Pavlova. Exit the station and walk up the extremely busy
4-lane Legerova taking the first right along Na bojišti where you
will find the pub U Kalicha (The Chalice). This pub was
immortalised by the author Jaroslav Hašek in his consistently
popular comic novel The Good Soldier Švejk.
the story, on the eve of the Great War, Švejk
walks into U Kalicha, where a plain-clothes officer of the
Austrian constabulary is sitting drinking. Following a
conversation between the two, Švejk
finds himself arrested in connection with the assassination of
I suggest you read the book from
Though expensive for Czechs, you
can get an excellent goulach providing you insist on the ordinary
menu and eat in the bar not the restaurant!