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Chimera

#64 of 1,176 Restaurants in Krakow
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ul. Sw. Anny 3, Krakow 31-008, Poland
+48 12 292 12 12
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In the 14th century cellar is a fine restaurant with, for Krakow, a little bit high prices but is definitely good price/quality ratio. I eat duck breast in cherry sauce and dish was excellent!

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Thank Tom F
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Went to self service top part. Excellent choice. Delicious food. Very good value for money. Live piano music was divine. Great atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

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Thank mariabud
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for lunch while in Krakow. The food was lovely and well priced. You basically choose the size of your plate and then pick dishes accordingly. Plate will either hold 4 or 6 dishes. We opted for 4 dishes each which was plenty and meant that between us we could sample 8 dishes total. It was nice sheltering in... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this retaurant initially after review, looking for a really inexpensive meal, as a challenge. (Krakow is an inexpensive city to visit, and many meals can be had at a good price). We had the buffet, 4 items, bread, + a beer and it was $11.50 for 2 people. The variety was good, dessert was extra, it is in... More 

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Thank Barry M
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Chimera, a very inexpensive self-service milkbar. The food was plentiful and very very tasty and it was extremely cheap! For 15€ for two people we had so much very good food that it was hard to move :))...the place itself is very nice as well, cozy and boho-romantic. The downstairs restaurant had quite high prices for Krakow, with... More 

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Thank Eliza C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has charm in abundance, a great selection of recommended polish dishes at great prices, a vodka list that would make the tsar of Russia jealous; all set in an atmospheric 14th century cellar. Went as a couple and had an amazing waitress who couldn't have been nicer!

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Thank Joe R
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A great place to get a feel for traditional polish cuisine. Super reasonably priced too. Cornflake chicken is a must try!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I visit this place each time I am in krakow. One of my fav for a healthy lunch. Good value for money. Fantastic range of options of fresh salads, freshly made juices, and home-made cakes. Hot buffet, with a bit smaller selection, also there for you. Has a nice upper floor with a couple of tables, cosy and special. Highly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This restaurant was recommended to be by the Krakow Tourist Information Office (which I had visited that afternoon). I was not disappointed. I tried downstairs first - but it was empty and there was more of a "buzz" upstairs (self-service - and quite a bit cheaper). Caters well for vegetarians. The chicken, coated with cornflakes, was very tasty as were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting, great atmosphere, super food and unbelievably low prices. We paid less than £14 for the three of us and that included loads of wine!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Sw. Anny 3, Krakow 31-008, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 292 12 12
Description
The restaurant serves Polish and European food.

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