Czech cuisine has both influenced and has been influenced by the cuisines of the surrounding countries. However, most Czech cuisines have withstood all the political repression and economic hardship of the past. Many of the cakes and pastries that are popular in Central Europe originated within the Czech lands. The body of local Czech meals typically consists of two or more courses, the first course is traditional soup, and the second course is the main dish, and the third course can include supplementary courses such as desserts or compote. To get the best of Czech traditional cuisines served with Czech beer ‘straight from the tank’, our guides will lead you through some of the best local restaurants in Prague and the experience will keep you coming back for more.