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W Starej Kuchni Restaurant

#195 of 902 Restaurants in Krakow
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Stare Miasto
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ul. Sw. Tomasza 8, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 428 00 22
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good old fashioned Polish food

If you like traditional Polish food, this is a good place to start. Good selection of cusine served in traditonal Polish fashion.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
Paul K
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El Dorado Hills, California, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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172 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
El Dorado Hills, California, United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you like traditional Polish food, this is a good place to start. Good selection of cusine served in traditonal Polish fashion.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place while wandering around off the main square and loved it. The pierogis were lovely and slightly fried which is always good and the pork escalope with egg and cheese was fantastic. All of the above washed down with lashings of hot wine. The do their own oven baked bread with garlic butter which is amazing. We... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by a Polish friend and very glad we went. First impression, it's warm, cosy & has a rustic feel. Huge pizza oven, pots & pans hanging everywhere, chequered tablecloths & earthenware floors. The food is not fancy, it's well cooked and plentiful. We noticed the huge serves so decided to only order a main... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Nice little restaurant with smell of wood burning oven. Tried local polish meats on platter. Food was good, would go again, although nothing special or out of the ordinary.

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had a three course dinner with a group of colleagues. The meal took more than three hours, just getting the first course took over an hour and a half. The food was over cooked and tasteless, the house wine tasted like vinegar. Several people in our group had special dietary needs (gluten and lactose free, no pork etc) and the... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We are the polish speciality set menu for 4. It was absolutely fabulous. However the quantity was enormous. There was enough food for 4 hungry blokes! The house wine was good but overpriced. After dinner we then tasted the generous portion vodkas. Overall very friendly. Service very attentive and spoke good English. Decent value considering what we had.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Good selection of food which was good value and tasty. Good decor but stank of smoke from the wood stove. Enjoyed our evening meal.

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ul. Sw. Tomasza 8, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 428 00 22

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?