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Restauracja Ester

#192 of 1,206 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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ul. Szeroka 20, Krakow 31-053, Poland
+48 660 791 045
07:00 - 23:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Found by chance, very good waiter/barman. Food xcellent and priced well. Dumplings and beef cheek tasty. Would recommend

Thank Glenwood2541
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We, a group of colleagues, went there on 9 pm and were served by a unique waiter that kept us entertained all the time. And the food was delicious. It's definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank johannes u
Alexandria, Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I got the cholent (traditional stew) with latkes (potato pancakes), which was 30zl. The stew was pretty tasty and well seasoned. The latkes were crispy around the edges, which was good, but they were underdone in the middle, too salty, and too greasy (I think it was a combination of the oil being old and not hot enough and the... More 

Thank Revenant1066
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Taking a wander through the Jewish Quarter to get our bearings and came upon Ester! The live Jewish band attracted us right away. A lovely time, sitting in the sun enjoying a G&T and listening to live music! Perfect! Didn't try the food but lots to choose from on the menu - food looked good from what we could see... More 

Thank Fairyden
Mexico City, Mexico
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to have dinner in this place because they had music but we were happily surprised by the food. I've never tried jewish food and I loved it as a starter I had lamb and then I had chicken and both tasted so good. It's a really nice place to have dinner and the service is really good too.... More 

1 Thank Valeria G
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We were wandering in the neighborhood and this seemed like a place to visit. There was a 3 person band that played nice classic klezmer music. As we sat down the waiters were quick with the menus and they helped us with ordering. Everything was nice and good. It was nice to try kosher food and Jewish traditional food. But... More 

1 Thank Jakub W
Chicago, Illinois
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188 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We came here for lunch and ate outside, it was a lovely day. The food was good, we had pierogies (the meat ones were a little dry inside) potato pancakes, fried potatoes and a chicken dish with gravy. We didn't have a good waiter so my review is skewed, he gave me the wrong dish ( I literally had pointed... More 

3 Thank Patricia A
Lorient, France
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174 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Taken by a local, we walked through the very atmospheric jewish district and were told how it had gone into deep decline during the communist area before becoming again the vibrant area it is now. As we entered the square, we heard live music, and that was the Restauracja Ester. It is a great place to sit on a terrace,... More 

1 Thank GCW56
Newcastle under Lyme, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

A very welcoming restaurant in the Jewish quarter with live music and some interesting dishes. I had the cod fillet which was very good

1 Thank DavidEvans801
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, the duck was cooked to perfection. Lovely atmosphere sitting outside, there was live music too.

Thank burnt_toaster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Polish, Israeli, European, Eastern European, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Szeroka 20, Krakow 31-053, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Kazimierz
  • Neighbourhood: Kazimierz
  • Phone Number: +48 660 791 045
The traditional Jewish and Polish cuisine, with menus varying with the seasons in the city center in the heart of the Jewish quarter - Kazimierz. We offer at your dispossal: two dining rooms, a wine cellar, a conference room, a cafe, and in the summer season, a "garden" on the Szeroka street. We have the opportunity to prepare dinner for 100 guests (in two rooms) and conference for up to 40 people. Every day there is a concert of "Inejnem" band, with music based on traditional klezmer melodies, you can aquire details about concerts at +48 660 791 045 / +48 12 427 58 75 From 7 till 12 we serve breakfast, the restaurant closes at 23:00

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