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#156 of 623 Polish in Krakow
#308 of 1,558 Restaurants in Krakow
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Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Israeli
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Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Kazimierz
0.1 miles from Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
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Reviewed April 8, 2022 via mobile

I was shocked to see the trip advisor rating so low. We actually had dinner here after having lunch, not something I would usually do when travelling as I like to try other places. The staff were absolutely brilliant, very welcoming and helped with food...choices etc. They made my 13 year old son feel very welcome. The food was delicious, we tried typical Polish dishes and glad we did. The atmosphere in Ariel was the best out of any restaurant we had been whilst visiting.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed January 21, 2022

Its a very nice, Jewish restaurant with good food. Very welcoming host and nice, unique atmosphere inside. Please make sure you try Garlic soup (delicious) and their stuffed cabbage leaves. All in all, very nice meal - would definitely visit again

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 27, 2021 via mobile

Nice Jewish restaurant with good food. We had a soup almost like goulash as a starter and half a roast duck as the main course. Very tasty large portions. Recommended!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 1, 2021

3 talented musicians were playing really well as we arrived and we enjoyed the atmosphere whilst we perused the interesting menu. We had the Ariel special of steak on spinach with green peppercorn sauce. Really enjoyed it. Menu did not specify that it would all...sit on a roesti-like potato item so when we asked what potato options and chose our fries etc we did not realise we were selecting extras. The steak arrived with 2 small pieces if chicken on the top also. The sauce was very good. Good experience after busy day on our feet, walking the former getto, Schindler's Factory and the jewish district, as well as the Museum of Krakow Terror.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 19, 2021

On our 3rd night in the area and after a disasterous meal the night before in a nearby restaurant we were extremely satisfied with the service and the food at the Ariel restaurant, so much so that we went beck on our 4th and last...night in krakow. Prices for food and wine were very reasonable and cheap. The lamb was exceptionally good as was the apple cake for dessert. At the end of the meal we were given herbal vodka shots on the house which was totally unexpected. All in all we were a family of six adults and we would all highly recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 12, 2021 via mobile

It was a dinner with a set menu and none of the items was impressive so I ordered a carp aspic, a house specialty. I was very disappointed. It was as tasteless as the rest of the dinner. The musicians though we're superb! They played...for a long time and they played a good selection of classical and Jewish music.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed November 10, 2021 via mobile

Ok food. Ok service. Awful awful awful waiter. We all felt mistreated, obligated to pay for an awful service, taxed for being mistreated, rushed to leave. Do not recommend.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 29, 2021 via mobile

They broke the cork to our wine as a result they gave us wine with bits of cork stuck into it when they should have replaced the bottle. Instead they got a wine jug and attempted to pour the bottle into the jug without corking...it. The food was fairy good and the crepe for dessert was heavenly. Just a shame they didn’t replace the wine bottle. Seemed a bit tight.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 22, 2021

The food was very good and the waiter was also so nice to me and my friend! Wish I could stay longer in Krakow to visit again the restaurant

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 11, 2021

What an amazing visit. My boyfriend and I came for dinner last week and were able to see performers giving a concert in their upstairs area! The food was absolutely delicious, and the service was absolutely amazing, our waitress was fantastic! The restaurant itself is...so beautifully designed, all of the art in the surrounding rooms is captivating. Would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 11, 2021 via mobile

Myself and my wife called at he Ariel in the Jewish quarter of Krakow on chance just passing by but decided it was lunch time had the Arial special steak and very nice

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 10, 2021 via mobile

Restaurant beautifully located in the center of Kazimierz with an exceptional atmosphere. The staff was really friendly and kind. We have tried there kosher vodka that can't be find in every restaurant. Big choices of starters and dishes, everyone will find sth there!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

The food was excellet, borscht with dumpling, and liver wrraped with duck skin, the service was excellent and fast.. And the price not expensive

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 24, 2020

Excellent kofta with amazing Cumberland sauce. Other dishes excellent too. Wonderful atmosphere, friendly waiter.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

I absolutely loved this place. Lovely decor with so many paintings. Food was absolutely delicious, I strongly recommend the Sephardic Carp. Tried Passover cheese and was a bit unsure but it was really delicious. Reasonably priced for the quality of food and good service. Situated...in a lovely old part of town.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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As my partner and I ate there last summer, I have no idea what concert is playing, but I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you eat at Szara Kazimierz across the street instead. The food and service are much better. Note: there... More
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Ariel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4