For our latest Postcards from Poland blog post, we’ve been gathering recommendations for great places to eat and drink in Kraków. The city has a real foodie culture, and there are so many places to choose from, so these are just a few favourites that you might want to try during your visit. If you have any more recommendations, we’d love to hear in the comments section below!
In Old Town…
Bistro Charlotte:The menu includes bread and croissants baked on-site and includes French classics like Croque Monsieur and creme brulee, gourmet cheese and meat platters – all accompanied by great coffee or wine.
Bunkier: Great for Middle Eastern falafel plates, hummus sharing platters and veggie-friendly halloumi burgers. The café is adjacent to the “Bunker Sztuki” Gallery of Contemporary Art.
Gąska: Polish cuisine and in particular: goose meat, potato pancakes, and dumplings.
Szara: A slightly more upscale restaurant, located near the Main Square, serving Polish, French and Swedish classics.
Nowa Prowincja: A cosy bar and café in the Old Town, serving great coffee, cakes and light bites.
Gospoda Koko: Dubbed as serving traditional Polish dishes without the price tag, it’s a favourite among Polish students.
Hamsa – For hummus and happiness! A lovely selection of Middle Eastern food.
Massolit Cooks – Great all round for soups, salads and full meals, with a good veggie and vegan friendly range.
Momo Café – Vegetarian staple on the edge of Kazimierz, great for freshly prepared organic meals at a reasonable price.
Przystanek Pierogarnia – The Pierogi Stop, we have been reliably informed that this is the place for the best Pierogi in the city.
Bistro Pod 13 – A milk bar near the Jewish Community Centre serving up a wide range of Polish classics.
Mazaya. – A veggie and vegan café serving up a range of delicious treats including Syrian falafel, baklava, and salads.
The image for this blog post was taken outside a bakery on Grodzaka Street, close to the Main Square. The photo is of Pączki, filled Polish donuts, that are well worth a try!
Do you have any recommendations for places to eat in the City? Let us know in the comments section below.