Kraków restaurants

Top Choice Polish in Kazimierz


A perfect combination of excellent Polish and international mains and unfussy, relaxed service. Dine downstairs in an evocative cellar, or in the secluded garden. The quality of the cooking rivals the best in this p…
Top Choice Bistro in Podgórze

ZaKładka Food & Wine

This bistro specialises in simple French-inspired cooking centred on veal, rabbit, fresh fish and mussels, as well as several vegetarian items, and is one of the best places in the neighbourhood. Expect courteous bu…
Top Choice Polish in Wawel Hill & Around

Art Restaurant

Easily the most ambitious restaurant in this part of town, the Art is all white linens and swish service, but forget any notion of fusty food. The menu highlights farm-fresh ingredients and local sourcing, with plen…
Top Choice Steak in Old Town

Ed Red

This is a solid splurge option for the steaks – cuts include New York strip, ribeye and T-bone – made from dry-aged beef and using only local producers. Other mains include beef cheeks served on buckwheat, wild boar…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Western Kraków


This appealing and popular self-service cafeteria has a great view on to Plac Matejki, just north of the Barbican. The diverse menu has a variety of tempting vegetarian dishes including samosas, curries, potato panc…
Top Choice Japanese in Kazimierz

Youmiko Sushi

Tiny bar and table joint serving some of Kazimerz's best sushi in a casual, hipster-friendly setting. Lots of vegan items on the menu, and on Sundays it's vegan-only.
International in Podgórze

Krako Slow Wines

It's hard to accurately characterise this little wine bar and restaurant, which serves the best-value lunches within 100m of Schindler's Factory. The emphasis is on the wine, but it also serves excellent beer, coffe…
Polish in Kazimierz


Karakter feels unique in Kazimierz in that there's no theme or shtick, only a menu that promises a modern whole-animal, farm-to-table approach and unusual mains like horse sweetbread schnitzel and bull testicles. Th…
Polish in Wawel Hill & Around

Miód Malina

The charmingly named Honey Raspberry serves high-quality Polish cooking in colourful surrounds. Grab a window seat and order the wild mushrooms in cream, and any of the duck or veal dishes. There’s a variety of beef…
Cafe in Old Town

Cafe Botanica

As the name suggests, the decor emphasises the horticultural. Breakfasts here are a popular choice. You can opt for a classic English breakfast, European breakfast, omelette or quiche. Pop in later in the day for a …