Top Choice International in Košice

Republika Východu

Proudly proclaiming independence from Western Slovakia and indeed anywhere else, Republika Východu (Republic of the East) tempts you with coffees, cakes, health-boosting quinoa salads, avocado on toast and zesty smo…
Top Choice International in Košice

Villa Regia

Steaks, seafood and vegetarian dishes get artistic treatment amid a rustic atmosphere. Daily lunch specials (€6.50) favour Slovak comfort food like cabbage and paprika soup, and buttery poppyseed dumplings.
Top Choice International in Bardejov


Pork cheek, garlic-baked trout, black risotto with sun-dried tomatoes…the flamboyant food at this upscale spot has a glut of influences from Scandinavian to French. Service is thoughtful, as are the selections on th…
Slovak in Košice

Karczma Mlyn

Like dining inside the prettiest of barns, sheepskin rugs and cartwheels surround you, while you settle in on a tree-trunk stool for Goral (mountain) cuisine: plates of buckwheat dumplings with curd cheese, pork ste…
Slovak in Spišské Podhradie

Spišsky Salaš

An almost mandatory refuelling stop before or after Spiš Castle, this folksy dining room (complete with cow bells) hurries plates of pirohy (dumplings), lamb stew and barbecued meat to its wooden tables. There is am…
International in Košice

Le Colonial

Tucked into a courtyard, this plush restaurant offers a globe-spanning choice, including Argentine steak with roast tomatoes, pasta dishes, salmon with lime-scented rice and comforting Slovak desserts, plus a broad …
Vegetarian in Košice

Halmi Caffe

A jazzy soundtrack and distressed decor enhance the languid, hippie vibe of this health-conscious cafe. Great-value lunch specials (€4.80) feature homemade nourishers like vegetarian chilli, poppyseed cake and soups…
Slovak in Košice

12 Apoštolov

Eight varieties of craft beer, not quite enough for each apostle, are poured amid the stained-glass and church-style seating of this venerable tavern (1910). Cavernous 12 Apoštolov serves burgers, gravy-soaked pork …
Slovak in Košice


With cannons outside and shields within, Camelot's castle theme is touristy but fun. The menu features some temptingly rich concoctions like confit duck with red cabbage, and caramelised chestnuts with orange. There…
Polish in Košice

Med Malina

Dumplings with sheep’s cheese, duck with potato pancakes, and bigos (cabbage and mushroom stew, flavoured with sausage meat): a medley of Polish and Slovak specialities are served with cheer in a simple but homely s…