Carpathian Foothills drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Rzeszów

Graciarnia u Plastików

Popular student bar beneath and behind the Rynek that defies easy description. Walk down a flight of steep stairs to find thrift-shop furnishings, old lamps, plaster-of-paris sculptures, caricatures on the wall and …
Cafe in Rzeszów

Hola Lola

Industrial decor, big collaborative tables, third-gen coffees to order – yep, this is where Rzeszów's hipsters cool their heels. In addition to coffee, there are lots of beers and lemonades to choose from. Good wi-f…
Cafe in Wadowice

Kawiarna Mieszczańska

Wadowice is famous in Poland for its kremówka, a calorific pastry of cream, eggs, sugar and a dash of brandy. Everyone claims to serve the real McCoy, but we think the best is here at Kawiarna Mieszczańska, next to …
Cafe in Przemyśl

Kawiarnia Libera

This offbeat student cafe is connected to a bookstore of the same name; it's on the northwestern side of the Rynek. Walk through a small metal gate to find what feels like a secret student meeting place inside.
Bar in Tarnów

Alert Pub

Set in beautifully decorated cellars, this studenty place offers plenty of drinks, a few budget dishes and dance music on some weekends. In summer it has tables on the Rynek.
Cafe in Rzeszów

Życie jest Pękne

Charming cafe located on the southeastern corner of the main square. It’s got a funky thrift-shop decor and a relaxed, student-friendly atmosphere.
Cafe in Przemyśl


Some of the city’s best coffee and espresso-based drinks – but not much absinthe – at this secluded spot on the far western end of the Rynek.
Cafe in Tarnów

Kawiarnia Pod Arkadami

Popular cafe on the southeastern corner of the Rynek. Has a local reputation for drawing actors and the arts crowd.