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Top Choice Castle in Szczecin

Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes

The mother of all Szczecin monuments is the Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes. This vast, blocky building looms over the Old Town, but the square central courtyard and simple Renaissance-style decoration atop the walls…
Top Choice Museum in Szczecin

Historical Museum of Szczecin

Szczecin's 15th-century Gothic Town Hall, one of the most architecturally fascinating buildings in the city with its monster red-brick gable, is the only relic of the Old Town, having miraculously survived the near-…
Top Choice Polish in Pszczyna


Elegant award-winning restaurant on the main square, with an atmospheric timber-lined interior. Serves a range of regional dishes, plus pizza for variety.
Italian in Szczecin


The best Italian in town serves meticulously crafted Apennine fare in a refined ambience to a foodie crowd that definitely prefers pizza without pineapple. The menu is reassuringly short and changes daily.
Seafood in Szczecin


This budget fish cafeteria has a wide range of piscine dishes to choose from, enjoyed in a clinically funky dining area.
Polish in Szczecin

Karczma Polska Pod Kogutem

Two giant roosters guarding the entrance set the tone for this rustic barn inserted into the ground floor of a post-WWII tenement and serving traditional Polish food. Its external wooden deck is a great vantage poin…
Indian in Szczecin

Restauracja Bombay

Possibly the last thing you might expect amid Szczecin’s post-Communist cityscape: quality Indian food, including items such as thali meals, served in tasteful surrounds by waiters with impeccable English. It was es…
Polish in Szczecin

Restauracja Chata

Charmingly muralled place dishing up hearty Polish fare in faux-rustic timber surroundings, decked out with the odd folksy-looking item. A variety of pierogi and a comprehensive range of Polish soups make tasty star…
Cafe in Szczecin

Brama Cafe

Housed in the Baroque Royal Gate, another fragment of lost history, the Brama is an authentically historical place to have a drink, either in the barrel-ceiling interior or outside when the weather is good.
Bar in Szczecin

Christopher Columbus

Pass the large bloody-mouthed plastic shark strung up outside to discover Szczecin’s best beer garden wrapped around a wooden pavilion. The place offers drinkers widescreen views of the river, there's lots of cheap …