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Czarna Kaczka The Black Duck


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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We offer typical dishes of Polish cuisine, just like at home in warm and informal atmosphere. Among our specialties you will find duck dishes like carpaccio of duck breast or magret but also homemade famous Polish dumplings (pierogi), bigos and żurek, old Polish style sour rye soup served in a bowl made of bread. An amazing summer garden is also available from May to September.
$3 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

The restaurant serves great traditional home cooking on a fair price. We had two starters, mushroom soup and dumplings filled with dug. As a main course we had pirogies and bigos. Incl. two desserts we payed 160 zloty. The restaurant is great for a a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank xas2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Late lunch on a summer Saturday....Krakow was packed, but the Black Duck provided a quiet haven a few metres off the main drag, offering respite from the high temperatures and excellent food and wine, for a reasonable price. We saw people trying to reserve for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank Milano_Eddie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this lovely little restaurant last week with my cousin. We used trip advisor to search for good restaurants and we weren't disappointed. It is out of the main square, hidden away down a side street. I had mushroom soup (i wasn't feeling too...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CornishLianne
Reviewed 2 days ago

When we go away, we like to eat in places the locals go to - and so was the Black Duck (as far as we could tell). Very friendly staff and mein host was really funny. We dined here of two successive nights, trying the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank F2894PErichardb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good restaurant, not expensive and with Nice atmosphere. Outside was very old but inside it was warm and comfort. The Duck with the Cranberry sauce was great and very delicious. The staff were very polite and calm. My Recommendation is to make a reservation...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 62zvia
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for lunch without a reservation but a table was found for us. The food was ample and ok tasting. Server was friendly and nice. It is clearly a popular place but just not for us.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FizzChick
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband is a duck lover and we enjoyed it as you can see on picture below. Only little problem comparing to my mums duck was little bit dry and not salty at all. Personnel was kind and place was 👍 I can highly recommend...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Romana W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the bigos here and it was fantastic. My wife had a fabulous stew. Great beer served here as well. The service was very good - attentive without being overbearing - just the right balance. I'd recommend eating here.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank mycatangel
Reviewed 5 days ago

After researching places to eat in Krakow before we travelled and finding this place we couldn't believe this was attached to our hotel (Wawel Hotel, also excellent). We have to say that booking here is essential as there were a lot of people turned away...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank Derby_DAS
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch here at april 2019. Place is littlebit hidden, we knew this because someone told us it´s good and where it is. It is near old town, you just don´t find it by accident. We ate cheese plate at start and as main...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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December 28, 2017|
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Response from Yoli | Reviewed this property |
They speak English. If you don't receive any reply, give them a call. Otherwise you can try sending an email to the hotel wawel and ask them to pass the message on as the restaurant is in the hotel (separate management)
September 24, 2017|
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Response from nigel_underwood | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I can't find an email address as I have deleted it. But, I found it on their website. Sorry can't help further. I hope you get a booking I certainly enjoyed my meal there 😁👍
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