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Ambasada Sledzia

Ul. Stolarska 8/10, Krakow 31-043, Poland
+48 662 569 460
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“herring” (58 reviews)
“tapas” (10 reviews)
“mango” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Polish, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European
Ul. Stolarska 8/10, Krakow 31-043, Poland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this bar both evenings of our short stay in Kraków. Both times we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The first time we had the mixed herring platter and beers. The second time we had the tapas platter and beers which must be the best value...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visited Krakow with my friend Ambasada Sledzia was on our list to try out. This place is great for starting your evening in Krakow! It's really nice small restaurant, just next to the Market Square. The prices here are surprisingly low, beer will...More

1  Thank Beata J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying across the street and said this place is always busy so must be worth a try. My wife was apprehensive as did not really care for herring but we went any way. We had a few shots different flavored vodka shots and...More

Thank erics392017
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We came here for one beer and left with three and herring burger. Which was excellent. Beer is good all over town but this place had the right pricing for the place and not on the crowded main street running parallel to it. Excellent.

Thank Bjørn J
Reviewed April 10, 2018

If you can get served at the bar then you might actually be able to eat and drink here. I was completely ignored by two staff members (one of whom was pregnant) who chose to have a long conversation in Polish rather than serve the...More

Thank macmill
Reviewed April 9, 2018

A cool little place near the city centre with great snacks and a variety of drinks. The herrings were great as was the other food. Simple but very good.

Thank dcc251
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I heard that you had to try this typical Polish combination in Kraków. I wasn’t disappointed. There is a wide choice of herring in different sauces, as well as traditional. I had the mango, chilli and pineapple herring - it was unusual but tasty! I...More

Thank Lawlawcook80
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited here after a lovely local we met on the plane over recommended it for Vodka and Polish Tapas. We were not disappointed and visited here twice over our 3 day stay. Try the Mango Vodka if you visit (it’s made on site). We...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

A great little find! This is a little vodka and herring bar where we were able to get vodkas, beers and herrings for 4 people for under £20! The bar isn't very big but there is an outdoor seating area, however we were always able...More

Thank Sheep_green
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Great herring in varied flavors ( and colors) with exotic vodka shots to match. A vital part of any Polish visit. There are other herring bars but this is THE place

Thank bigearslargeyes
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Andy B
September 24, 2016|
Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you order at the bar and the waitress brings the food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ul. Stolarska 8/10, Krakow 31-043, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 662 569 460
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(the name: Herring Embassy) open 24/7One of the most hip spot in Cracow - hangout place with polish vodka, nice atmosphere and the best herrings in Cracow, prepared in nine different ways! Hot dishes for dinner(soups, potato pies, pork knuckle etc.) and polish tapas(pork jelly, lard etc.), coffee, home-made cakes. Place recommended by Lonely Planet, The Guardian, Die Welt and many other titles.
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