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Krupowki 28, Zakopane, Poland
+48 18 201 33 91
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place, good food. Great selection and good portions. Live music to top it off, great atmosphere. Would definitely go again.

Thank Dave H
Mosta, Malta
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106 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very excellent restaurant. All the food ordered was top notch and of great quality! The pierogi were full to the brim with filling and the dough was thin. The trout was cooked to perfection and the pike-perch was excellent. The cheese soup was excellent and couldn't find it elsewhere so I definitely recommend anyone in Zakopane to... More 

Thank Antiques-History-
Zagreb, Croatia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We spent 3 days in Zakopane during August 2016, enjoying the surrounding beautiful nature and the city. We didn't have much time to decide where to have a meal, so we just took a slow walk from our hotel and along Krupowki street. After a while we decided to try the restaurant "Staro Izba", at Krupowki street 28. The place... More 

Thank zg-hr-eu
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Welcoming and traditional atmosphere that did not disappoint when we returned a different evening for another drink. The warm honey beer, mulled wine and hot mead are all perfect great!

Thank NorthernHeights88
Paris, France
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wow, what a restaurant! I can spend hours here: food is excellent, they have live music most evenings plus a great selection of music when the musicians are resting or having a beer, and the ambience is warm and cosy. The restaurant is tastefully decorated, the waiting staff is very friendly, it's cheap like most other restaurants in Zakopane, and... More 

Thank ankyuk
Warrington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I thought this was a very nice place. It was very full inside when we arrived, but there was room downstairs. Staff were friendly, great service, food was very nice too. Lots of local polish traditional places like this on the main road, but I really enjoyed it.

1 Thank NickM372
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We came back to Staro Izbo as wanted to try their mulled wine again. It tasted just like last year and was really delicious! We will be back again.

1 Thank Bogusza
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We went there for a Quick drink and snack with family after long walk on Krupowki. Service very average , Clearly understaffed as We waited for our drinks for like 15 min When they arrived thy were literally thrown at our table in a rush. Food average. Nothing special . It looks like they don't keep us with food hygiene... More 

1 Thank Kasia1184
Lesser Poland Province, Poland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We left another restaurant right down the street after being disappointed by the rude server and it turns out this place seems to be run by the same company as the sugar packets had the bad service restaurants name on it. It also appeared to be run by the same company where I had a delicious USA black agnus steak... More 

Thank Jen S
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I've been here a few times when i've visited Zakopane in the winter and summer and it didn't let me down. The food is mostly traditional Polish stuff, I've had the pierogi, sheeps cheese with cranberry, and the potato pancakes with goulash, all were very tasty with generous portions, you will definitely not leave hungry! The hot mead and mulled... More 

1 Thank TheKeiron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Polish, Eastern European, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krupowki 28, Zakopane, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Zakopane
  • Phone Number: +48 18 201 33 91
We invite you to our restaurant in the centre of Krupówki street. The decor of this restaurant is based on that of the Traditional Highlander House. The wooden interior follows the pattern of the best examples of regional building of the Podhale and Orawa regions. A bar located by a lime-whitened countryside stove, with a fire-place and antique chairs create a really homely atmosphere. Inside the restaurant we can see the external wall of a house built in the style of the region of Orawa with a characteristic elements on which are pillows, buckets, barrels and plenty of other items. In a word just like in a highlander's house. At weekends, and in the summer and winter, a highlander group plays music. A speciality of our restaurant are ribs roasted with onions served on a wooden dish with sauces, roasted duck in fruit served with cranberry, potato fritters with garlic butter (moskol), lamb cutlets, and many other meats and drinks characteristic of our region. Friendly ansd professional service, unforgettable taste experiences and a unique homely atmosphere. Hej!!!

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