Top ChoicePolish in Kazimierz

Sąsiedzi

Sąsiedzi

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...

Top ChoiceBistro 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...

Top ChoicePolish 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...

Top ChoiceSteak 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...

Top ChoiceVegetarian in Western Kraków

Glonojad

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...

Top ChoiceJapanese 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,...

Polish in Kazimierz

Karakter

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....

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...

Cafe in Old Town

Cafe Botanica

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...

Jewish in Kazimierz

Dawno Temu Na Kazimierzu

Arguably the smallest and most atmospheric of several restaurants in Kazimierz playing on the old-time Jewish theme. The traditional Polish-Jewish cooking (think hearty variations of lamb and duck) is very good,...

Jewish in Kazimierz

Hamsa

How can a place miss when it calls itself a 'hummus and happiness' restaurant? The light, uncluttered interior is a welcome tonic to the kitschy Jewish-themed restaurants in the area. The menu features a full...

Polish in Wawel Hill & Around

Black Duck

The duck meat at this restaurant arrives specially from Poznań, and good use is made of it. From duck pierogi to duck soup with meatballs, as well as a whole roasted duck for two, this twist on Polish cuisine...

Polish in Wawel Hill & Around

Pod Aniołami

This is the quintessential old Kraków restaurant; its main dining room occupies a Gothic cellar from the 13th century. Heavy wood furniture, stone walls and fraying tapestries evoke the Middle Ages, as do the...

Polish in Old Town

Wentzl

Wentzl

This historic place, dating back to 1792, is perched above the Main Market Square, with timbered ceilings, oriental carpets and fine oil paintings all around. The food is sublime – cognac-flavoured foie gras,...

Polish in Old Town

Hawełka

Anyone who values art nouveau or the paintings of Gustav Klimt should be prepared to be dazzled. Step inside and travel back 100 years. The traditional Polish food, like Kraków-style duck, is nothing to sneeze at...

Vegetarian in Western Kraków

Restauracja Pod Norenami

A warm and inviting Asian-fusion restaurant that's ideal for vegans and vegetarians. The menu runs from Japanese to Thai to Vietnamese, with lots of spicy noodle and rice dishes as well as vegetarian sushi....

Polish in Kazimierz

Szara Kazimierz

A step up in both price and quality from the several nearby restaurants on ul Szeroka. Szara is the go-to if you're looking for dishes that are inspired by Kazimierz’s Jewish heritage, like goose and rabbit,...

Vegetarian in Old Town

Chimera Salad Bar

The ideal quick and simple Old Town lunch: grab a plate (big or small) and fill it with all those veggie items that look so good. The covered courtyard provides a delightful setting. Be careful not to wander into...

Middle Eastern in Kazimierz

Hummus Amamamusi

Hummus is undergoing a renaissance in Kraków and this tiny place on the western side of busy ul Krakowska has transformed the humble chickpea spread into an art form. Choose from various flavours, either...