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Wierzynek Restaurant

ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
+48 12 424 96 00
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
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1 - 10 of 602 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful old restaurant dating from 1364. The service was impeccable. The food was outstanding a mixture of Polish and traditional, for us, items. Mariusz, our waiter, didn't rush us, but was always there when we needed anything. It is not cheap, but...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, we had a table by the window overlooking the square. The food was really nice, the waiters friendly. Tradditional Polish cuisine combined with some other options.

Thank AniqueJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very old restaurant from 1364. Very elegant. Super service from our great waiter Karol all night. Nice food and wine pairing done by this young man. Higly recomend this place for people who values a perfect meal of high standard. Compared with Norwegian prices,...More

1  Thank Jan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had great expectations from the reviews and what I had read about this restaurant. To my surprise, the experience was better than expected. The food is great, the chefs are creative and the presentation of each dish is superb. The attention was impecable, the...More

1  Thank JairoMarin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great decor and very clean place. The restaurant is on several floors. There is also a small terrace on the main square. A good wine list. The food is well prepared and very good. The waiters work with white gloves. The food comes with a...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great polish food and excellent service by Mr Mirek. He gave us all the details regarding the meals and had a wonderful approach to my 5 year old daughter. Highly recommended!

Thank Al D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible dinner this evening at the lovely Wierzynek restaurant. It was recommended to us by a Polish friend. The food was outstanding. We sat outside listening to the orchestra. The service was exceptional from our waiters Robert and Uarol. Thank you

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner for our first night in Kraków. The service by Karol White was amazing and the food was excellent. Beautifully presented and tasted exquisite. Will definitely recommend this place to friends that are visiting! Bonus that you can sit and watch...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mirek was a delight, he had the best suggestions for my friend and I - we had a truly wonderful meal and the experience was overall phenomenal!! Highly recommend!!

Thank Rebekah A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a upscale classic polish meal, Wierzynek is the best place to go. We sat at a window overlooking St Marys Church for hours, taking in the view, the ambience and unbelievable food. Thanks to Mirek for providing the best recommendations...More

Thank Katherine W
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minnieainley
18 July 2018|
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Response from Fligh | Reviewed this property |
They also offer a la carte. Up to you and your budget. The food and service was excellent no matter what you decide.
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evargoldfarb
26 October 2017|
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Response from Jacek L | Reviewed this property |
i strongly believe that they are opened during Xmas and the whole festive season. it becomes very popular in Poland nowadays to spend Xmas in nice restaurant, but definitely it will need to be booked in advance. Wierzynek... More
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Marilyn James C
13 February 2017|
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Response from Wanda W. W | Reviewed this property |
I'd guess well behaving children yes, since it is a bit formal place 😜. There were no children the evening we visited
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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Description
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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