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W Starej Kuchni Restaurant

#141 of 1,159 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Stare Miasto
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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ul. Sw. Tomasza 8, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 428 00 22
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lucky find one cold evening between Christmas and New Year's Eve. The restaurant appeared to be full but we were accommodated by the helpful staff. We enjoyed an excellent meal. Food was hot, fresh and plentiful! You must go there hungry! The service was equally excellent and a lady who was our waitress was extremely attentive and... More 

Thank ewka101010
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was mediocre, the wait time even for simple dishes was over an hour (although it wasn't very busy). Ordered items were not serves. Staff was not attentive

Thank Konrad U
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant on a very cold evening and it looked busy and inviting. At first, the restaurant owner said he didn't have a table for us, then a couple of girls shouted out for us to join them on their table, as it was such tasty food and didn't want us to miss the experience. The food... More 

Thank Cathy2167
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, friendly staff, tasty european meat dishes, large portions. Central location. Acceptable prices.

Thank AmirKremer
Hay River, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was close to our Pension in the square. The food was great, the staff and the service were great and the lemon vodka was amazing. Come with a huge appetite as the portions are more than ample. An excellent selection of Polish cuisine.

Thank roxies21
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Here you have a good traditional polish food. All the traditional plates, ok wine and very cheap. I liked but it's very heavy food. Dont order starters unless you are extremely hungry. Friendly staff who is explaining what you should eat. Its a restaurant for locals and not so many tourists. You have a full meal with beer or wine... More 

Thank kennet-spain
Oriental, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

My meals here have been just like grandma made! The meat pierogi are the best I have had in Krakow and the mushroom soup is excellent!

Thank Gary D
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

booked a table glad we did as it is quite popular. Had a table near the window. Our waitress was lovely, always smiling and very attentive. Food was plentiful and very tasty. The beer was also nice, at the end of meek they gave a sweet and lemon vodka really like the vodka.

Thank Tupscyprus
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't go there again, it's not worth it. First of all they didn't have what was on the menu. A bit annoying for the start, if several persons have to change their order. In the meantime we ordered some wine. The waitress suggested a homemade wine served in a decanter. Fortunately one of us tried it before we ordered... More 

Thank Zuheir Krzysztof
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Friendly and helpful service. Good food in large portions. Enjoyed our two visits, and would recommend the 3 meats dish if you're really hungry :-)

Thank NanAndDylan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Sw. Tomasza 8, Krakow, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 428 00 22

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