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Hard Rock Cafe Krakow

#171 of 909 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
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Stare Miasto
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pl. Mariacki 9, Krakow 31-042, Poland
+48 12 429 11 55
Today
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Hard Rock Cafe in Krakow, which used to be the capital of Poland, is...
The Hard Rock Cafe in Krakow, which used to be the capital of Poland, is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Market Square next door to the most famous church in Poland - St. Mary’s Basilica. From the tallest of its 2 towers, on the hour every hour, the bugle player plays the "Hejnal". According to legend, in 1241 as the Mongol invasion of Poland approached the Krakow, a guard on the church tower sounded the alarm by playing the "Hejnal", and the city gates were closed before the city could be taken. The bugler, however, was shot in the throat and did not complete the tune, which is why it now ends abruptly before completion The 500-square-meter cafe includes seating for 160 over three floors, two vibrant bars and a Rock Shop. Hard Rock Cafe Krakow showcases memorabilia from some of the world's most iconic artists, including John Lennon, KISS, Prince and The Who. Key memorabilia items are now on display, from Jimi Hendrix’s embroidered poncho; and an autographed silver harmonica played by Bob Dylan; to a pair of black tassel gloves worn by Madonna and an autographed cymbal played by Tico Torres of Bon Jovi.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hard Rock Cafe Krakow

One of the more expensive places to eat in Krakow as it's a chain but it's exactly what you expect....awesome American food. Bought a t-shirt and enjoyed the novelties (Miles Davis' trumpet and Eddie Van Halen's guitar)

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Nick B
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Another stop at the best Hard Rock in Europe and it did not disappoint. Local Legendary burger was excellent as were the wings my son devoured! The upstairs seating wasn't open quite yet so they let us have a table, grab drinks and waited a couple minutes before they moved us up. Excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The staff, food and drinks at Hard Rock Kraków are all outstanding and for a very reasonable price. I recommend this to anyone visiting the city.

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Brunssum, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family took some local friends here and were a little disappointed by the quality, service, and prices. We have been to scores of HRCs worldwide and would rate this at the bottom. I only gave it three stars as it is on par with the neighboring restaurants.

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Kuba_Ukowski, Sales Coordinator at Hard Rock Cafe Krakow, responded to this review

Dear Ivan, I appreciate your honest feedback. I am sharing this with our team immediately. Also I have shared your comments with our operation managers and we will be working to address the concerns immediately. Thank you again for the feedback. We hope you give us another chance in the future so we can truly deliver an authentic Hard Rock... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

One of the more expensive places to eat in Krakow as it's a chain but it's exactly what you expect....awesome American food. Bought a t-shirt and enjoyed the novelties (Miles Davis' trumpet and Eddie Van Halen's guitar)

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

it was our first evening in krakow and we just wanted a burger and a couple of beers. It was ok but quite pricey compared to the rest of krakow and the staff were quite indifferent. I wouldn't rush back.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It has over-priced everything. Great frontage, next to Our Lady's. But there is nothing real in it, in the day! Guitars of many bands, including Oasis, Liam Gallagher, went to school with one of my sons' lived just over a mile from here, and I saw him sing in a Nativity Play, over 30 years ago! Beer there, is dearer... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Overall, our visit here was good. Staff were friendly and always keen to help however food choice was limited and wasn't really to my taste. This should put people off however but the experience of visiting the hard rock is much better than its food.

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Navan, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

really enjoyed eating here, the price was good and the staff were very good. its right in the main square and has a few floors and outdoor seating

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Kuba_Ukowski, Sales Coordinator at Hard Rock Cafe Krakow, responded to this review

Thanks for getting in touch with us to advise on your recent experience at Hard Rock Cafe Kraków. I'm pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Greetings form Kraków! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Me n my partner visited Kraków last weekend and we decided to visit Hard Rock Cafe on our first night. We enjoyed it so much we returned for our last night in Kraków. The staff were very pleasant & helpful making suggestions from the menu, we ordered wings & chicken strip starters both this, burgers the first time & baby... More 

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Kuba_Ukowski, Sales Coordinator at Hard Rock Cafe Krakow, responded to this review

Hello Thomnvicki! Thank you for your kind feedback! I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Hard Rock Cafe Kraków so much that you've decited to come back before leaving, and that the atmosphere, food and drinks were to your liking. I will make sure the staff receives your praise, and we hope to see you again soon! Rock... More 

Grafenwohr, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We always eat at a HRC whenever we visit different countries. I will say we enjoyed the food as usual but we did feel rushed as our waiter said we needed to be done soon because they were going to host a party. He seemed annoyed when I had asked him for another drink as the one I had tasted... More 

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Kuba_Ukowski, Sales Coordinator at Hard Rock Cafe Krakow, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Hard Rock Cafe Kraków. I am pleased to hear that you liked your dishes and sorry at the same time to hear that your experience fell a bit short and that you felt rushed. This is certainly not the experience that we would want for our customers. Please be assured that we will take... More 

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Additional Information about Hard Rock Cafe Krakow

Address: pl. Mariacki 9, Krakow 31-042, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 429 11 55
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 28
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: pl. Mariacki 9, Krakow 31-042, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 429 11 55

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 28
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Scenic view, Families with children

Description

The Hard Rock Cafe in Krakow, which used to be the capital of Poland, is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Market Square next door to the most famous church in Poland - St. Mary’s Basilica. From the tallest of its 2 towers, on the hour every hour, the bugle player plays the "Hejnal". According to legend, in 1241 as the Mongol invasion of Poland approached the Krakow, a guard on the church tower sounded the alarm by playing the "Hejnal", and the city gates were closed before the city could be taken. The bugler, however, was shot in the throat and did not complete the tune, which is why it now ends abruptly before completion The 500-square-meter cafe includes seating for 160 over three floors, two vibrant bars and a Rock Shop. Hard Rock Cafe Krakow showcases memorabilia from some of the world's most iconic artists, including John Lennon, KISS, Prince and The Who. Key memorabilia items are now on display, from Jimi Hendrix’s embroidered poncho; and an autographed silver harmonica played by Bob Dylan; to a pair of black tassel gloves worn by Madonna and an autographed cymbal played by Tico Torres of Bon Jovi.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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