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W Starej Kuchni

ul. Sw. Tomasza 8, Krakow, Poland (Stare Miasto)
(+48) 12 428
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Ranked #138 of 843 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Stare Miasto

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The only thing older than the kitchen was the food. Taste like warmed up left over TV dinners that had been setting out for a few hours. There is an old oven when you walk in but only used to heat up the already hot restaurant. Don't be fooled thinking it's "authentic" polish food.

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Kingston, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great food and drinks ! Unfortunately, their visa machine did not work that night so i had to use up the rest of my Polish cash and it definitely restricted me for the next day.

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cardiff
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

We ate here on our first night during our recent visit to Krakow and enjoyed it so much we returned on our last night. The food is plentiful and well cooked. It doesn't have the finesse of some other places but this is made up for by the lovely surroundings, both inside and in the covered courtyard. The trout was... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Came here 3 1/2 years ago in Winter and were pleased then. This time its early summer and the place was a joy to revisit. Last time, they spoilt us with home made rose vodka. We asked about that and were told they were doing something different this time. Lemon vodka, home made and delicious. Lovely courtyard, service and food... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Service was very well carried on - and in good English. They've provided me with a menu in English and a lot of help concerning the dishes' descriptions.

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

After trying several of the more expensive and touristy restaurants in Krakow Old Town, I stumbled on this place one evening and decided to give it a try. The food was much better than the touristy places down the street and the price was better too.

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co antrim
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Recommended by our hotel concierge, this was definitely worth a visit. Great table by the window, charming and comfortable with low beamed ceilings and a polish menu. There was lots on the menu to tempt the palate. In the end I settled for borsch soup (beet root) with dumplings followed by the best trout I have ever tasted. My husband... More

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Vale of Glamorgan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Recommended to us by the receptionist at our hotel, we then checked up on it on Tripadvisor. The reviews seemed to swing from excellent to poor, and we tend to agree with some points from each category. The internal decor was lovely, very homely and warm. The service swung from attentive to being totally ignored. We were served our starters... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

W Starej Kuchni was highly recommend to me, so I was anticipating a good meal. It was not. Every restaurant will have a bad night and clearly this was theirs. The service was dreadful, the food was over cooked and tasteless, and the bread was hard as a rock. I arrive about 1830- (6:30) and walked into an attractive room... More

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Lanciano, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Homemade / typical polish / friendly / the best duck ever! / cozy / fireplace / nice interior design / convenient prices!

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