A new pop-up bistro has opened next to the Šlechtova Villa in Prague’s Stromovka park. The stand, in a black former shipping container, serves burgers, hot dogs, fries, ice cream, beer and other refreshments. In the long term, a restaurant will open in the renovated villa, but that has again been delayed.
The bistro, called Šlechtovka Together, is run by the culinary group Together. It is a temporary solution until the renovation of the landmark 17th-century villa, which originally served as a summer house, is completed. The restaurant in the villa was supposed to open in the summer of 2020, but now it seems spring 2021 is more likely. Renovations to the villa began in 2017.
Until the villa is ready for customers, the popup stand will at least offer something. Once the villa opens, the stand will be removed. Food and refreshments will come from the villa instead, and options will be more extensive.
“We will fulfill the wishes of the municipality with the bistro. Šlechtovka, of course, has strong historical connotations, and after opening it will become a multifunctional space. And the culinary concept will go in the same direction. In addition to fast food, you will also find a confectionery and a classic café there,” Together co-founder David Petřík said. (Šlechtovka is diminutive form of Šlechtova, and people use them interchangeably.)
The Together Group operates several Prague restaurants such as Bruxx, Vinohradský Parlament, Potrefená Husa on Hybernská Street, Sia, the bistro Sisters, and the Lukáš Skála confectionery. The group also runs the Foodway Catering company, which is overseeing the temporary bistro in Stromovka. Foodway will also operate the culinary service in the villa, once it opens.
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