Top Choice Polish in Kraków

Miód Malina

The charmingly named ‘Honey Raspberry’ serves Polish dishes 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 steaks on t…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Kraków


Attractive modern vegetarian restaurant with a great view onto Plac Matejki, just north of the Barbican. The diverse menu has a variety of tasty dishes including samosas, curries, potato pancakes, burritos, gnocchi …
Top Choice Asian in Kraków

Restauracja Pod Norenami

This warm and inviting Asian-fusion restaurant is ideal for vegans and vegetarians. The menu pivots from Japanese to Thai and Vietnamese, with lots of spicy noodle and rice dishes, vegetarian sushi and many other ch…
Top Choice Bistro in Kraków

ZaKładka Food & Wine

This Parisian-style bistro specialises in simple French cooking centred around veal, rabbit, fresh fish and mussels and is one of the best places in this part of town. Expect courteous but formal service and an exce…
Top Choice Steak in Kraków

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 Bakery in Kraków

Charlotte Chleb i Wino

This is the Kraków branch of a popular Warsaw restaurant serving croissants, French breads, salads and sandwiches. The crowd on artsy Plac Szczepański is suitably stylish as they tuck into their croque monsieurs and…
Top Choice Polish in Kraków

Marchewka z Groszkiem

Traditional Polish cooking, with hints of influence from neighbouring countries like Ukraine (beer), Hungary (wine) and Lithuania. Excellent potato pancakes and a delicious boiled beef with horseradish sauce highlig…
Hungarian in Kraków


The long-standing Balaton has gotten a spiffy renovation and the old shabby restaurant most people remember is long gone. These days, waiters serve up plates of chicken paprikas and bowls of goulash in a clean, spar…
Polish in Kraków

Milkbar Tomasza

A modern take on a traditional Polish milkbar, where panini sit proudly beside the pierogi (dumplings). It's a clean casual space, with lots of light, bright colours and exposed brick walls.
Italian in Kraków

Il Forno

An amenable and unpretentious place away from the bulk of the tourist traffic, Il Forno has a very long menu of pizza and pasta dishes, along with weightier meat and fish selections. Eat outdoors on the lovely terra…