La Finestra in Cucina Restaurant
Latitude / Longitude: 50.08740, 14.41625
The famous Italian chef Riccardo Lucque is the man behind La Finestra Cucina Restaurant which is already establishing itself as one of the finest and most elegant in Prague. Opened since 2009 it takes cooking and gastronomy to a totally new dimension. Upon choosing the dish or dishes of your choice you can go to the kitchen and watch the artistry and the imagination of the chefs as they assemble with care and attention your meal right before your eyes. So confident are they that you will be amazed at their skills and their abilities that you will want to return again and again, or indeed go on one of their cookery courses.
CUISINE AND SPECIALITIES:
With a restaurant that exudes such self-belief that you can watch your food being prepared it would be necessary that the cooking is very good indeed. At La Finestra it is quite exceptional and from the first moment - upon noticing how beautifully the menu card is written up in Italian, Czech, English and other languages - it is evident that the cuisine will be sublime. Entrees contain such delicacies as Fried Kalamari or delicious Calf tongue to name just a couple. The wonderful dishes continue into the Main Courses where the meat dishes are especially memorable. Whether it is the Beef, the Lobster, the Lamb, the Tuna, or the Pork you can be sure it will be sublimely prepared and quite delicious along with the unforgettably good sauces and side orders which will accompany it. Nothing goes with these superb foods better than a quality wine and here you will be in good hands for the waiters will be delighted to advise you on the perfect vintage.
ATMOSPHERE AND STYLE:
The interior of the restaurant is comfortable, laid back, welcoming and extremely elegant, the dark, rich colours of the furnishings and surroundings creates the perfect ambience for a marvelous night of dining in an atmosphere of refinement and pleasure. One feature of La Finestra that really has people talking is their wonderful wine cellar which is fully furnished and laid out and is a very popular place for more private occasions or even business meetings. One of the eventual goals of La Finestra is to develop and maintain the biggest repository of quality Italian wines to be found in the Czech Republic so that all visitors will have a chance to get to know the splendour of real Italian wine.
La Finestra is open from noon till 11pm at night every day except for Sundays when it closes one hour earlier. Especially for evening hours and weekends it is preferable to reserve in advance. You will find the restaurant in the magical Old Town of Prague on the street Platnerska number 13. For a truly exceptional experience of gastronomic indulgence this a place at which to really treat yourself.
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