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Chimera

#177 of 937 Restaurants in Krakow
#192 of 1,011 Places to Eat in Krakow
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Stare Miasto
Polish, European
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Ul. sw Anny 3, Krakow 31008, Poland
+48 12 292 12 12
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The restaurant serves Polish and European food.

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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 13
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty, Cheap Eats with great atmosphere

Ate here upon recommendation of a local friend and was not disappointed. Yummy local fare served in a special atmosphere and inexpensive! Located off of main market square. We will go back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Sarah M
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Prague, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Ate here upon recommendation of a local friend and was not disappointed. Yummy local fare served in a special atmosphere and inexpensive! Located off of main market square. We will go back!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Went here for lunch and think it was excellent value for money - 62pln which is roughly £12 and that was for two large salads ( we choose the 6 item ones), a 500ml carafe of wine & large beer. The salads were huge, with generous portions, so much so that we couldn't finish it all. Very busy and there... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This salad bar situated near Market Sq is a must-go if you want to grab a quick lunch on a hot day. It is self-service so it won't take long to get your hands on food. Usually it is easy to spot a free table despite the fact many people eat there. I really fancy the interior of the place.... More 

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Brugge, Belgium
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

On the way from the Rynek to the St Anna church, you find Chimera. The resto consists of 2 parts Downstairs is a classic resto, upstairs is the buffetresto, we visited You pay a fixed price, e.g. 17 zl and for this price you may choose 6 portions at the buffet. Or you pay 13 zl for 4 portions. There... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We always come for the vast selection of salads and dishes - mostly vegetarian, with a few including meat. Mix and match as you like. Interesting tastes, colorful and all kinds of attractive. Cheese case is awesome for dessert. There's the underground cellar with a fireplace, but we always prefer the upstairs, closed courtyard garden. It has a very cozy... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wandered around Jagielonian Uni, on their Graduation Day. Took lot of pictures. But got hungry, thought of the Catholic imposition of a way of seeing, it all works, there. Frozen-in-time. But for 20-25zl,(£5-£6) can eat for a day, makes Manchester prices fatuous! Ate for an hour, best meal of my time, there. Students are their bread-and-butter, but so worth going... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ate on the ground floor covered area that is really pleasant to sit in, with overhanging branches and candles on the table. The system for getting food takes a bit of getting used to, but on our second try we managed to do it better. There can be a bit of a wait, and naturally, as this is Krakow,... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

There are two restaurants under this management. One is a traditional Polish restaurant, which is at basement level, with very good food at a good price. The staff were friendly and helpful and were able to cope with a group of friends without trouble. It was obviously a popular place and most tables were full the evening we dined there.... More 

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Leeds
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Been here a few times now and never got round to writing a review. As it's a place we love so much I think it's about time I did! Consistently brilliant food, great service and some home made truffles with your coffee are only some of the things we love about this place. I've recommended it to friends visiting Krakow... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Chimera is situated less than one min walk south west of the main square. This was our first meal when we arrived in Krakow so it's fair to say we didn't know what to expect. Chimera is set on two floors, the top is in a covered courtyard and the lower floor in the cellar. We chose to sit in... More 

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Additional Information about Chimera

Address: Ul. sw Anny 3, Krakow 31008, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 292 12 12
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
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
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
Cuisine: Polish, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ul. sw Anny 3, Krakow 31008, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 292 12 12

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: Polish, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget

Description

The restaurant serves Polish and European food.
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?