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“Goon and Dark Horse Honesty Box”
Review of Pod Wawelem

Pod Wawelem
Ranked #111 of 1,502 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
Dorset, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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“Goon and Dark Horse Honesty Box”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Hit the spot! We wanted local cuisine in a local setting and by golly we got it. A very busy establishment heavy on meat with whopping glasses of Polish beer. We ate a hot meat platter for two which had chicken, steak, black pudding, spiced lamb sausage, snitzel, all with with white and red cabbage, dips, rice, potato wedges and a huge shredded spud crisp. Not for vegetarians or the feint hearted but a delight for your typical Trencherman! We sampled a shot of lemon vodka to whet our appetites then ended our feast with cherry vodka both on the house. It was what it said on the tin, we loved it and would recommend it to anyone which says something for two slightly fussy foodies. Dark Horse looked beautiful as ever.

  • Visited May 2013
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Honolulu, HI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great for a meal with friends”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Always packed, and full of energy, the atmosphere here is fantastic. I liken it to the Old Spaghetti Factory. Big portions, nothing special but nothing to complain about. This isn't gourmet dining. If you want a big beer and big portions of traditional food, this is the place to go. As much an entertainment experience as a restaurant, this is definitely a place that tourists should visit!

  • Visited November 2012
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Athens, Greece
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“When quality meets quantity”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

If someone tried to describe Pod Wawelem in short words, it would be: Enormous portions of food. Good quality. Reasonable prices.
Pod Wawelem stands for Under Wawel, meaning under the great castle of Krakow. The restaurant is situated under the castle, just a few steps from the central square of Krakow(Rynek Główny) and on the end of the lively street Grodzka. The environment is quite friendly and colorful.
Leaving Krakow without visiting this place would be a mistake.

  • Visited June 2012
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barcelona
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74 reviews
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“Second Time!”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

Yes....! I did.... I went back and again the same fantastic experience. Hope to be able and come back soon again...

Visited May 2013
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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“Great food”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

You'd better have a big appetite for eating here.The portions are very generous and extremely tasty,as is the beer sold in huge glasses (at least two pints in them).The queues were quite long and it looked like there were more locals than tourists dining.
Service was very fast and despite being packed the waitresses were cheerful and efficient.My wife and I each had a two course meal with drinks and it was cheaper than a couple of fish suppers back home.Souperb.....lol

Visited April 2013
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