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Al Capone’s – A mafioso’s burrow

In a small street near the tram-stop Národní divadlo there is an exceptional place. It is somewhat hidden – very easy to just walk by and be missed. Even I might have still omitted this place, had a friend not showed me in. And that would have been a shame.

First of all – Al Capone’s bar is not just small – it is tiny. I guess if twenty people fit in, it feels crowded already. However, most of the time, there are just about two or three, so you should easily find a spot. Second: this place has a very exceptional atmosphere. I don’t even know why – but if you walk through the narrow hall into a small room – you feel like entering another world. Or more precisely: this place feels as if you were stoned even if you are not – the weird haze, the grave light, the silent music, the pictures of gangsters on the walls.

And third: it is a great value/money as far as cocktails go. Cuba Libre for sixty and Long Island Ice Tea for ninety crowns – that is simply a bargain!

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Bartolomějská 3, Prague

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Opening Times

Mon - Thu 16:00 - 02:00, Fri - Sat 18:00 - 03:00, Sun 18:00 - 00:00


Gin Fizz: CZK 65


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)