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Frania Cafe

#336 of 1,318 Places to Eat in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Pub, Cafe
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ul. Starowislna 26 | 31-031 Kraków, Krakow 31-032, Poland
+48 783 945 021
10:30 - 00:00
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Athens, Greece
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Launderette-cafe in the heart of Krakow.Very helpful staff and good prices. Enjoy your coffee and a snack while your clothing is being washed and dried. Good wifi

Thank vassilopoula
North Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
574 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This little bar is just outside our apartment and we only discovered it on our penultimate night! Enjoyed beers, whiskey, soft drink and Aperol. Amazed it was a launderette as well. We will be back on our last night!

Thank VanessaRoad
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were in desperate need to do laundry after traveling around Poland for a few days. This place was amazing. We dropped our clothes off (at least 2 loads worth) and went to explore krakow. Came back 6 hours later to clean and folded laundry. Nothing lost or destroyed. Also had a cup of coffee here which was pretty good.... More 

Thank Jennifer P
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

1st thing after reaching krakow is to do laundry (4th week of my holiday). Came back to frania again. The lady helped me to do the laundry and pack for me. She speaks english and definitely is a great help. Ordered a drink while waiting for laundry. The cafe closes at midnight which is good. You can also go shopping... More 

1 Thank luciole1974
Sydney, Australia
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237 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

As other reviewers have suggested, the Frania Cafe laundry was a godsend. As a tourist who speaks no Polish it is very, very difficult to have your laundry done in Krakow, and Frania is better than nothing. But that doesn't mean that they're any good. They must have put way too much detergent in my load, because two weeks later... More 

Thank sbabones
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,761 reviews
3,993 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,125 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this unique bar while we were heading back into the Old Town area after having been in the eclectic Kazimierz District all day. Initially we were took in by the huge illuminated Tyskie sign but on reading the board outside we noticed it was advertised as a pub and laundry combined. Our interest was piqued and we ventured... More 

1 Thank Neil K
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Frania Cafe was a 5 minute walk from our hotel. We went for the laundry and had a choice of doing it ourselves or having them do it for us - both options being very reasonable. Being a cold, rainy day, we decided to do it ourselves and while we waited we were able to relax with coffee and cake... More 

1 Thank JOANNA H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped in here around 19:30 on our way back from an early dinner. Relaxed and comfortable place to enjoy a coffee and/or drink. Quirky too with the attached laundrette!

Thank mgf2012
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It is a great concept, who wouldn't rather hang out in a charming cafe while doing laundry, but they have just a handful of very small machines, not all of them working, and between TA and Lonely Planet and all the other mentions, there are more English speaking travelers than there are facilities.

Thank Martinex
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a drink and do your laundry!! Reasonably priced far cheaper than my hotel to do a load. Would strongly recommend!

Thank James L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Pub, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Starowislna 26 | 31-031 Kraków, Krakow 31-032, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow
  • Phone Number: +48 783 945 021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?