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Kresowa Hawira

ul. Szkolna 2/4 | Śródmieście, Warsaw 00-006, Poland (Śródmieście Północne)
0228281060
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Ranked #206 of 1,097 restaurants in Warsaw
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Śródmieście Północne
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Warsaw, Poland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I went there with my friend of Ukrainian descent. She liked the place and was also amazed that this is really similar to Ukrainian style of cooking. Good zurek and very good tatar. It does not look very nice from the outside but give it a try. Location is quite good. Two minutes form Swietokrzyska station and after a meal... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

At first we had difficulty finding Kresowa Hawira on Szkolna,until we realised it had changed it's name to 'Banja Luka'. I think there is another restaurant in Warsaw with this name too.Good hearty plain polish food . Very rustic interior , reminded me of an old agricultural out building. A couple of musicians wonder round playing polish songs , creating... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

It is a wonderful place for a country style dinner, with a live-music and a plenty! of good food. Nice experience for foreigners. Remember to eat ribs.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

I was in the restaurant on winter with my boyfriend ,it was his first time in Poland . I am a polish and I can say that was the best place which we visit. Yes,very busy but food and service were more than perfect. Was live music,we were dancing until last song and the band make everybody feel comfortable. I... More

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Alta, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is a place I'd recommend if you are going out for a beer and want to listen to polish music. The restaurant is authentic, I'd not recommend it if you are going out to eat. If you plan on eating here, don't order the steak sirloin! I asked for a medium steak, got one that was over cooked, the... More

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Naples, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012 via mobile

It is a nice place located in the centre of Warsaw. There is traditional atmosphere and live music. The food, mainly meat (mutton or duck), is tasty and the plates are big. The price is ok even if not so cheap (a meal with one starter, one main dish and two cola, but no wine or beer, costs around 20-25... More

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Linden, New Jersey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

If you love good food, nice atmosphere, attractive interior decoration, helpful staff with great attitude, this restaurant is a must! Dishes are not only typical Polish but also from borderlands, like Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Belorussian. I visited it once only, and I'll come back for sure!

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Moscow, Russia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Great authentic Polish quisine, good accordeon music. Steak tartar the best... Highly recommended

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Warsaw, Poland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The place is just awesome. Food is great (but it's absolutely not light!). The service is very helpful, kind and even gallant. You can try Polish specialities surrounded by great Polish folklore. Sometimes you can hit on live music there. My foreiger friends just love it (not only the music, but the entirety. Alcohol is served there (you can order... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012 via mobile

Great selection of polish foods at very reasonable prices. All of the meals were hearty and flavorful. Wait staff is polite and is multilingual. Live music nearly every night and occasionally traditional Polish dancing is performed. Highly recommend.

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