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La Fontaine

#71 of 1,144 Restaurants in Krakow
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$$ - $$$
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ul. Slawkowska 1, Krakow 31-014, Poland
+48 12 422 65 64
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having tried and eaten traditional Polish cuisine we thought we would give a French inspired restaurant a try. We weren't disappointed. A lovely atmosphere and delicious bouillabaisse for me and seafood risotto for my husband. Desserts were too good to miss. Lovely attentive waitress. We will look at staying in the adjoining rooms on a future visit.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a birthday celebration. It was superb. From a late lunchtime start. We spent several hours enjoying a memorable afternoon. Food is a mix of French with Polish influences. . Served with perfect presentation in the French style of small but perfectly balanced intense flavours. A great wine selection and spirits later on after the extensive desert trolley. .... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Went to La Fontaine on our first day in Krakow (24/10/16). My wife and I had the pork three ways, my eldest son had chicken curry and youngest had the steak. I would describe the meal as fine dining and very enjoyable. The restaurant is situated in a cellar and had a nice atmosphere. It would be ideal for a... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The menu was exquisite and mouth watering, the service was impeccable. It offered something slightly different to many of the other restaurants in the vicinity. The price was a bit dearer but the 3 course menu still only worked out at £25 per head, where a similar restaurant in the UK could easily be double. If you're looking for something... More 

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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We visited La Fontaine on recommendation from a friend and we were not disappointed. The food was local dishes and excellent value for money. The location is close to the main square in Krakow

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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Dinner on Friday night, and just popped in on the off chance as we had been given a menu the previous day. Wow! Greeted by a lovely lady who showed us a table for two. Ordered salmon marinated in Absynth and French onion soup to start. Superb. Mains were seafood risotto, and roe deer stew with wild boar fillet. Again... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We were a big company of 6 adults and 2 toddlers. Interior is super cool, comfy, relaxing. Menus a bit poor but food was good. Presentation of food was amazing. Staff was nice and spoke English. No rib eye there. Had Sea bass filet and it wasn't juicy it was a bit dry and potato on top in super oily,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Just off the main square, lots of character...bare walls, cosy, staff good. Very good little freebies before and after our meal. We went back again! Good menu choice.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We ate here on a couple of occasions, purely because the first night we ate there the meal was great. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the food on both occasions was fantastic. There is an excellent choice of food and for the adventurous you can even try snails and frogs legs, although there is more homely food available.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stumbled across this place while doing some shopping. The food was phenomenal! The service was excellent. I ordered an onion soup which came with an onion jam which was amazing. My second course was tagliatelle with fresh vegetables. The pasta & vegetables were al dente(the way it should be) & the sauce was light & tasty.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Slawkowska 1, Krakow 31-014, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 12 422 65 64
Description
In the heart of the Old Town, among the largest cultural and tourist attractions, we offer you excellent French cuisine and very comfortable rooms and suites.

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