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Ariel, Kawiarnia Restauracja

Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Israeli, Kosher
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ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-053, Poland
+48 (12) 421 79 20
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to this lovely restaurant twice, just over a year ago,. The restaurant card simply read "Restauracjia Ariel" without mention of "Kawiarnia" and on each occasion ordered the Wild Carp with mushrooms and onions; it was excellent. I am curious too that Reviews in Polish (translations provided) are invariably good. The first time I ate alone in the little... More 

Thank drainoil
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 6 had a lovely meal, the lamb we all opted for was excellent and the location in the square with the sound of live kleizmer musicians in the background made it very special, What crowned it was the helpfulness, attention, and humour of the delightful waitress.

Thank KildareGunner
Krakow, Poland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was honestly shocked by the level of service - the waiter ignored us for really long time, when he finally blessed us with his attention and I pointed it no apology followed, moreover the reaction of the waiter was as rude as if it was him making me a favor. The food was really nothing special and waaay too... More 

Thank Tanya I
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large family run restaurant in a square full of restaurants. There is music every evening but it's inside and you pay extra for this (reservations required). The door is closed so if you're outside, you hear very little. I was disappointed with my starter; I wanted the 'Jewish experience' so ordered dumplings. They arrived as one unattractive... More 

Thank Family_Wood
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food served in the most convivial way. A lovely warm evening to sit outdoors just added to the evening

Thank Geoff W
Greenock, Scotland
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here, at an outside table, on our first night in Krakow, so can't comment on the interior. As the headline suggests, this was a perfectly pleasant meal, cooked with good ingredients, especially the meat and fish, to a high standard, The portions were plentiful, the service was competent and the meal was enjoyable. In UK terms, the cost,... More 

Thank DeeGee1963
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ariel Restaurant is in the Jewish quarter of Krakow, step inside and you are transported back in time, beautiful paintings of Rabbi's, synagogues etc adorn the walls and the furniture reflects a bygone era. A friend and I booked a meal with music for Friday night, the atmosphere in the restaurant is intimate and relaxed, the food, whilst not... More 

Thank CameramanUk
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew nothing about this place, it was just a suitable stopping point while we were wandering around the Jewish quarter. There were a few people already sat outside and the atmosphere and location looked good. The friendly waiter did his job by enticing us to sit and he also assisted by recommending food to share as we only wanted... More 

Thank LonelyBlade
Barcelona, Spain
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88 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ariel is a restaurant in Kazimierz Jewish area of Krakow. The offer very good Jewish cuisine. Eating in the terrace is fabulous. The waiters are friendly and helpful

Thank santiagojosed2015
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant late in the evening. We dined outside as the weather was pleasant. We ordered starters as well as pierogi and Jewish stew. The food was quite tasty and the waiter polite. Though the restaurant is on the expensive side for Poland, we did not regret our choice

Thank Mary A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Israeli, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Szeroka 18, Krakow 31-053, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Kazimierz
  • Neighborhood: Kazimierz
  • Phone Number: +48 (12) 421 79 20

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?