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ul. Dominikanska 3, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 357 33 55
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Ranked #147 of 909 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: European, Polish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Bogota, Colombia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I went to this restaurant by myself, as I had to spend a weekend Krakow during a business trip. Was walking around city center and searched for restaurants nearby for a late lunch, and this one came up. They have just a few courses in the menu, which is usually good. Food is very elaborated (and a little bit salty... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Very good food with local ingredients but original and sympathetic mixes. Lots of different flavours and textures and despite the nouveau cuisine splashes and empty plates, actually quite filling! The waiters spoke good English and were very helpful but discreet. The restaurant was pretty quiet on a Wednesday evening in January and the decor a little to miniminal for my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal here. The service was faultless - courteous, attentive, responsive, quick - and the menu was full of intersting selections (not all of them to my taste, like veal brains or foie gras). But there were plenty of other choices. I chose duck with a juniper sauce, which was delicious, and followed it with beef tenderloin with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Quite creative menu - we have been there with friends that had it recommended. Was good, good service (prety empty so we had 3 people serving us) but more expensive than expected. God bless you.

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I had dinner with a few colleagues in Ancora. I liked the looks of the restaurant. Simple but stylish, a rather minimalistic decoration. The menu offers some nice choices of things you do not find in just any other restaurant. The food was nicely presented and tasteful. The service was a bit odd. The person in charge of service was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We booked to eat here last Sat night during a weekend break in Krakow. We arrived a little early for our 8.30pm reservation but that wasn't a problem; the place was totally dead - no music, barely any other diners, zero atmosphere. In keeping with a lot of Polish service in Old Town establishments (Jewish District much friendlier), it was... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A nice dinner there, especially concerning the food. But the servers... Very much stressed, walking around everytime for trying to do well but at the end, too much visible, trying to do their best but it was really too much. I didn't like the way this restaurant is organized. The toilets are at the end of the dining room where... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have eaten here several times, and will do so again on next visit to Krakow. This occasion my wife's choices turned out better than mine. Nothing wrong with my consomme or steak, but neither sparkled and I thought were rather ordinary. On the other hand, my wife raved about her giant scallops which were cooked to perfection. For us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have never walked out of a place before but had to leave Ancora without eating. We booked for 9.30pm and was hoping to have the taster menu. We arrived on time, was sat downstairs. It meant that all the diners were very spread out across the restaurant so for a Friday evening this seemed very quiet. We were greeted... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Went there for my husband's birthday and it was real delight! Service is very good, food amaizing and afordable and wine was flowing! I made reservation on-line few days in advance and got fab table! One of the best restaurants in Krakow!

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Additional Information about Ancora

Address: ul. Dominikanska 3, Krakow, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 357 33 55
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: European, Polish

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