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Wierzynek Restaurant

#63 of 1,207 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Stare Miasto
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ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
+48 12 424 96 00
13:00 - 23:00
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Sudbury, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing dining experience at this restaurant. Jacob (Cuba) our waiter was very attentive and helped us created the best meal from the menu options. Wild boar, venison, cow's tongue and lamb, colrabi soup. A Hungarian wine paired wonderfully with the meal. Must try desert is the award winning porcini mushroom ice-cream. Best desert ever! How will I... More 

Thank Daniel B
Sudbury, Canada
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235 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by an American we met in the main square. What a great place. From the Amuse- Bouche all the way through to the desert, all were amazing. The waiter Jacob was also outstanding. Who would have thought that mushroom ice cream could be so good. It is not cheap, but if you are willing to splurg,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally I do not visit ’well known historic restaurants on main squares’ – and for good reasons I experienced again. The Wierzynek has a nice location and nice facilities. the waiter was very nice but also very young and unexperienced. I might have visited them on a bad day but everything went wrong somehow… I’m into wine and I take... More 

Thank PSyhler
Marsaskala Malta
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good selection of dishes with a very particular presentation. Really good food and a place not to be missed

Thank V-Mifsud
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for lunch and have to say it's the best polish food we've had! Service was impeccable from the moment we stepped in. We had a lovely table by the window where we could see out to old town square. We were worried that our son wouldn't be able to eat anything but they made him a kids... More 

Thank Liz L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went together with my husband for dinner this famous restaurant. Restaurant beautiful decor and atmosphere. Food for a place of this class very average, very high prices. the service friendly but not experienced.

Thank cristina B
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having had high hopes for this restaurant, and booked it as a birthday treat, it failed to deliver on almost all counts. Wine was served warm, main courses were at best average. Music poorly eclectic. Didn't bother with dessert as didn't want to risk a further let down. It felt like as if it was living on a reputation from... More 

Thank woundedstag
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wierzynek, well if Hollywood movie directors had any scruples about applying history correctly and honestly, they would not have to change a thing about this place, it sits off centre of the main square, but hold an imposing facade. On entry the facade does not disappoint it continues and intensifies the sense of history. Now to the meat and drink... More 

Thank Mark A
Birmingham, Alabama
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This historical restaurant has been there a very long time. The polish food is excellent! The service is exceptional. Great menu choices for everyone. Wine selection was good. Overall a great dining experience in a beautiful setting. Don't miss it.

Thank Tom B
Krakow, Poland
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157 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This used to be the best restaurant in Cracow. Used to be. Now the surroundings and the nice decor remain, but the food itself is not worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$56
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 424 96 00
Wierzynek Restaurant is a very unique venue on the map of Poland, where 650-year-old tradition of feasting and modern approach to the culinary arts meet! The tradition of the restaurant dates back to 1364, when a wealthy merchant Mikolaj Wierzynek hosted a splendid feast for the monarchs of Europe on behalf of the Polish King Casimir the Great. At the Wierzynek Restaurant we continue this great medieval tradition of feasting until the present day by giving a royal welcome to each and every one of our guests. In Wierzynek Restaurant you can experience a truly noble celebration, founded not only on ravishing dishes, but also exceptional legendary interiors. You will be enchanted with amazing frescos and paintings embellishing restaurant walls, such as a replica of a well-known painting "The Feast at Wierzynek" by Bronislaw Abramowicz. Furthermore, one of a kind original cordovans, hand-made with artistry and masterful fineness, recently appeared in the famous Wierzynek Room. This unique masterpieces were made according to historical production technology from the turn-of-the-17th and 18th-century, using natural vegetable-tanned calf leather with the layer of genuine silver flake and decorated with gilding effect. Renovated interiors of the restaurant remarkably preserve the memory of a fourteenth-century feast. Having in mind the magic of this place, we proudly celebrate the legend that made our restaurant a symbol of Krakow.

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