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Chimera

#167 of 911 Restaurants 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: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The restaurant serves Polish and European food.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful service and friendly staff

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Jeannie2207
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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Warsaw, Poland
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100 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 96 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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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 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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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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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51 reviews
20 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The food was delicious and the setting, a 15th century Polish cellar, interesting. The service was excellent - attentive but not intrusive. Very good value for money.

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went here as my wife as we felt for vegetarian meal. Chimera did not disappoint. We ate upstairs; the service was quick (its a cafeteria style where you pick a plate with 4 or 6 items). A 4 item plate is 13pln (which is about 3.6 usd) which is an awesome deal. I had two slice of vegetable tart, a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Lovely setting, in a covered courtyard. Delicious, healthy food, good for a detox after lots of stodgy Polish food. Ordering system is a bit confusing, but the food is cheap and the staff helpful.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Wonderful range of salads, veggie food etc. Good wholesome food at really cheap prices. Well worth a visit.Very popular especially at lunch time.

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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: Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?