Marco Simonis Consulting
Do things with passion - or not at all

These days, where everything seems to be speeding up and moving faster, it’s not easy to find one’s place. Having a clear goal and reminding yourself of it every single day is key. Ours is simple: To go above and beyond in fulfilling the high expectations of ourselves. We love to treat guests on the highest level possible. To do so, we love creating places that focus on the essential things in life, while at the same time manages to surprise you again and again. A true source of inspiration, where carefully selected design meets delicious food and drinks. A place where guests have the opportunity to enrich their whole day, instead of simply escaping it for a short time.

We are excited to offer our comprehensive know how and extensive experience with our consulting services: Whether as a hotel bistro, airport café or something completely different: We create the perfect concept from A-Z for your idea. We assist from the beginning to the end with conception, development, hands-on training throughout all operative departments, food consulting, menu planning as well as the creation and introduction of standards to ensure long-term success. Get in touch with us at to find out how we can work together.

Because here’s the thing: Our love for life is limitless. Every single day, we aim to make life more beautiful, more joyful. In anything and everything we do, we follow our credo: Do things with passion – or not at all.

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Brasserie Maximilian
The Start of Something New

Where modern design meets historic charm: Welcome to Maximilian Hotel! From its location amid a historic row of 19th-century buildings in the bustling and vibrant Czech capital to its intimate and welcoming guest rooms, Maximilian Hotel fuses refined design with deluxe comfort and flawless service, welcoming travelers from all over the world for business, leisure, or family stays. Conveniently situated within walking distance of Prague’s Old Town Square, Maximilian Hotel is just a stroll away from Charles Bridge, the Astronomical Clock and Wenceslas Square.

The heart of the hotel? Our Brasserie Maximilian. Combining sophisticated design with high-quality sustainable local cuisine, this is the place to be – whether you’re a traveller or a local. Brought to life by renowned Viennese restaurateur Marco Simonis, known for his unique Urban Appetite dependances in the Austrian capital, we are excited to now also have his casual & chic approach to food & shopping in the Czech capital.

Marco’s inspiration for the brasserie came from the city itself: A truly international location reflected by a likewise international team with diverse backgrounds and expectations. Fast-changing, dynamic and pulsating, cosmopolitan, marked by the many changes it has been through. The vibrant interiors have been inspired by the many colours of Prague’s Old Town: The contrast of historical architecture and present-day luxurious cool feeling. At Brasserie Maximilian, we serve classic European cuisine with a modern twist: Tasty, fresh & simple. Regional and seasonal ingredients of the highest quality paired with carefully selected fine wines from small wineries both domestic and foreign make for an exceptional experience, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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