The design is calm and chic, light natural tones with these awesome hammered metal decorations all over the walls. There are four distinct spaces – the front room, bright with a view to the street and the bar; the back room, bright with a view to the courtyard and a bit more private; the downstairs, dark but with big tables so a great place to hang with a group and finally the best bit, a secluded outdoor patio that was begging for me to sit there, even though it was way too cold (I ignored the urge).
Service is friendly and efficient. They must have a decent set of regulars already, quite a few people came in and the server confirmed their order before they had sat down. Most importantly, they serve great coffee from Czech roaster CoffeeSource. I’m not familiar with them, but I hope to find them in more cafes. The cappuccino (49 CZK) was a good size, smooth and creamy. Happy to note they’ll also make a filtered cup of coffee for you, which unfortunately is still rare here.
Monolok is highly recommended for any occasion; me-time, business, work or with friends. The design, patio and great coffee are extra special bonuses.
Monolok: Prague. CzechRepublic: 6 Caffeine Kicks