Italian in Częstochowa

U Braci

For pizza and pasta near the monastery, you could hardly do better than this authentic Italian restaurant, just a few minutes walk from the main monastery entrance. Expect wood-fired pizzas, inventive pastas, and de…
Polish in Częstochowa

Dobry Rok

Easily the best of a string of restaurants that line the upper end of al NMP toward the monastery. There's a mix of Polish and international dishes, with the local favourite being a plate of glazed and baked salmon …
Polish in Częstochowa


Twierdza is close enough to the monastery to make for an easy lunch break. The menu has a decent mix of international standards such as steaks, and harder-to-find items such as venison and duck liver. We liked the c…
Greek in Częstochowa


Pireus is a welcome oasis of excellent, simple Greek food, such as tzatziki and fried calamari, in a refined but still relaxed setting. The restaurant is within easy walking distance of the Jasna Góra monastery. Boo…
Polish in Ojców National Park

Pieskowa Skała Castle

The restaurant-cafe at Pieskowa Skała Castle is accessible without a museum ticket; the restaurant interior is castle-kitsch, and the upstairs terrace affords regal views.