Test your trivia skills at these English-language quiz nights in Prague!

The Czech capital plays host to multiple pub quizzes in English every week - here’s how you can participate in 2020

Jason Pirodsky

Written by Jason Pirodsky Published on 01.09.2020 15:30:00 (updated on 19.09.2020) Reading time: 3 minutes

Note: due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in Prague, the below quiz nights may be on hold; check organizer and venue websites for updated details. 

How’s your trivia expertise? Think you can compete with Prague’s most knowledgeable expats?

Every week, multiple English-language quiz nights pop up in some of Prague’s most popular expat hangouts, including The Globe Bookstore & Cafe, A Maze in Tchaiovna, James Joyce Irish Pub, and elsewhere.

Are you up for the challenge? See below for a rundown of ongoing English-language pub quiz nights in Prague, and also keep an eye out for one-off events at other locations.

Entry fees quoted below are per person, not per team. Team sizes aren’t always regulated, but 4-6 people is generally ideal.

Don’t have a team? Don’t worry! Prague’s quiz nights are a great way to meet new people, and most teams will be happy to welcome new members – especially if you can bring some knowledge to the table.

via Facebook / The Globe Bookstore and Cafe
via Facebook / The Globe Bookstore and Cafe

Where: The Globe Bookstore & Cafe (Pštrossova, Prague 1)
When: Every Wednesday from 19:30
Format: General Knowledge
Entry: 50 CZK

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Prague’s longtime expat haunt The Globe is also home to some of the city’s longest-running, and most frequent, English-language quiz nights. In addition to the general knowledge quiz every Wednesday, check their Facebook events calendar for additional events.

via The Prague Reporter
via The Prague Reporter

Where: The Globe Bookstore & Cafe (Pštrossova, Prague 1)
When: Every first Tuesday from 19:30
Format: Movie Knowledge
Entry: 50 CZK

Every first Tuesday of the month, Quizmaster Jerry hosts a movie-themed quiz at The Globe that covers everything from cult classics to recent Oscar favorites. Also keep an eye out for themed movie quizzes each month, and read more about Jerry’s film quiz at The Prague Reporter.

via Facebook / Czech Inn Hostel
via Facebook / Czech Inn Hostel

Where: Czech Inn Hostel (Francouzská 76, Prague 10)
When: Every Monday from 19:30
Format: General knowledge
Entry: 50 CZK

Located atop Vršovice’s trendy Krymská street, Czech Inn Hostel is a popular destination for both locals and travelers, and their long-running weekly pub quiz every Monday is always fun night out.

Teapot at A Maze-In Tchaivona (photo via Facebook / www.margotbuff.com)

Where: A Maze in Tchaiovna (Kafkova 18, Prague 6)
When: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 19:30
Format: General knowledge
Entry: 30 CZK suggested donation

Popular Prague 6 tearoom & hangout A Maze in Tchaiovna holds a trivia night every other Wednesday hosted by Tenneal Ward. Prizes for winning teams include drinks & pies.

via Facebook / James Joyce
via Facebook / James Joyce

Where: The James Joyce (U Obecního dvora, Prague 1)
When: Every Monday from 19:00
Format: General knowledge
Entry: 50 CZK

Old Town Irish pub James Joyce hosts a weekly quiz night every Monday moderated by Quizmaster Luke Ryan. Seasonal competitions for high-scoring teams and frequent attendees are also offered.

via Facebook / The Down Under
via Facebook / The Down Under

Where: The Down Under (Vinohradská 48, Prague 2)
When: Every second Thursday from 19:30
Format: General knowledge
Entry: 50 CZK

Prague’s best (only?) Australian pub The Down Under holds an English-language pub quiz once a month. Every Monday, the location also hosts a pub olympics event featuring beer pong, darts, and other competitions.

via Facebook / Bohemia Board & Brews
via Facebook / Bohemia Board & Brews

Where: Bohemia Board & Brews
When: Check events calendar
Format: Pop Culture
Entry: 100 CZK per person, includes a welcome drink

Prague’s popular board game bar & cafe Bohemia Board & Brews holds weekly quizzes in Czech every Wednesday, but also the occasional English-language themed quiz; recent versions have covered Tarantino, Friends, Harry Potter, Star Wars and more. Check their Facebook events calendar for future quiz nights.

Speak Czech or want to really put your language skills to the test? You can also test your mettle at dozens of Czech-language quiz nights throughout Prague and the Czech Republic: check pubquiz.cz for a full rundown of locations.

Interested in hosting your own quiz for a teambuilding event? Prague Quiz Crew, which helps organize many of the trivia nights in Prague, also offers made-to-order corporate quizzes; more info at their website.

Have we missed out on any English-language quizzes in Prague? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll update this list!

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