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European, Polish, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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ul. Slusarska 9 | You Can Reach Us From Przemyslowa Street, Krakow 30-710, Poland
+48 734 411 733
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for breakfast with a really great menu and service. Struggled to find it initially however it was well worth the effort.

Thank Lesley G
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Staff very friendly, breakfast of a high quality and very reasonable. Large, funky place with a chilled out atmosphere. I would recommend it.

Thank SaraJHH
Launceston, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I'd wanted to seek this place out and was prepared to walk the 30 minute distance from Old Town, but turns out Bal is right beside Schindler's factory and museum so our day panned out nicely. Bal occupies a big warehouse and serves up food with even bigger flavour. We had the lunch special of soup and 'beef dish' which... More 

Thank Claire T
Helsinki, Finland
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

On the way to Schindler's museum late breakfast. Menus were in Polish but with friendly help we understood what was available. Excellent cafe latte, omelettes, sausages, filled croissants etc. Fresh Polish apple based juices. Interior very simple and plain and I like it.

Thank Kurkistus
Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

A hidden gem of post-industrial part of Cracow. You can eat & drink there well, play some games, kids also have their little spot to play. I love the interior design - the modern, minimalistic post-industrial design is one of the biggest advantages of the place. Big tables so it's a good spot for a group. It's not too easy... More 

Thank Aleksandra P
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I dropped in at this cafe after visiting Oscar Schindler's Factory. I wasn't so hungry. So I had trout with salad and a glass of lemonade. The trout was too salty. But I liked the atmosphere of the cafe. Suddenly it began to rain. I had no umbrella and it was too far to my hotel from this cafe. I... More 

Thank Yukiwarisou
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Nice place, good for larger groups, however location isn't great if you don't work in the area. Food is good value, and good to eat.

Thank MarekWawro
Krakow, Poland
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588 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Well, if you're a hipster-type, who has to attend hipster places, you should go there. If you're a different type of man, don't go - you'll be disappointed: nothing special, neither food nor drinks. Sterile ambience.

Thank Stanislaw1972
Linz, Austria
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

I found it accidentally, so glad that the schindlers museum opened 1 hour later than expected! So yeah it is close to the schindler muesum, I would recommend to go there for lunch, coffee, etc. after of before the museum. Music is great, food and coffee are delicious, staff is friendly and the ambiente is soo alternative - love it!

1 Thank Theresa M
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

It's new in town and definitely one of the upcoming most happening places in the city. The food is absolutely delicious and so are the friendly service and hospitality. There are many start up offices in the region and thus one get to see a crowd mix of intelligent and hip. The place also has photo exhibitions and open air... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Polish, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Slusarska 9 | You Can Reach Us From Przemyslowa Street, Krakow 30-710, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 734 411 733

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