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Jama Michalika

) #596 of 1,304 Restaurants in Krakow ££ - £££ Polish, European,
Florianska 45, Krakow 31-019, Poland
+48 12 422 15 61
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (17 reviews)
“torte” (2 reviews)
“apple cake” (2 reviews)
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Polish, European, Central European
££ - £££
Florianska 45, Krakow 31-019, Poland
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I rarely leave a negative review as i worked in hospitality for many years and know what hard work it is - however i feel that it is important to be honest. My husband and i visted this place last night for dinner. The lady...More

Thank Emerald1966
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Absolutely beautiful restaurant offers tasty food and quality drinks. The furniture, paintings on the walls even waitresses' dresses put you in atmosphere of 18th century. By the price is very reasonable for Krakow. Took one star off cause we waited too long for main dishes...More

Thank Sergiy M
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Service is very slow and seems confused. Ordered a mint tea, recieved black tea. They were out of almost all vegeterian food, for example pancakes, sorry but it doesn't take much to make a pancake. Portions are on the smaller side as well. You can...More

Thank Roki G
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Have taken a long time to review this place as you will see. When we arrived for the show-meal we were seated mid way down the room and offered a (not included in the price) beer, which we took. We were somewhat surprised to see...More

2  Thank chaletaria
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I arrived for lunch at a time when the restaurant was not at all busy. I asked for a vodka apéritif as I looked at the menu and was told unceremoniously that I could order it when I ordered my meal. The sullen waitress did...More

3  Thank IleStLouis
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

This serves very good cakes and coffee. The main reason I like it is that it is a step back in time in terms of furnishings and atmosphere. Unlike anything else I have seen in Krákow - not too privet and so worth a visit...More

Thank Steve1540
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We didn't know what we were letting ourselves in for as a cloakroom attendant took our coats at the door. In the restaurant the décor is 'something else' - reputedly unchanged since the turn of the 19th Century with stained glass and high backed seats....More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I can best describe the decor as idiosyncratic. It is very old appearing and traditional. The food is traditional Polish and very good. There were no complaints from our food. Extra bonus for smokers, indoor smoking is allowed in the separate bar area, great for...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Traditional Polish costumes and dancing- singing was great too. Two live musicians. Food was good and the history and atmosphere of the restaurant was wonderful. Service wasn't so hot- can't have everything.

1  Thank MindeeBrown
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The place is a bit old style, like a victorian manor or something like this...which to me, was nice but not for the rest of my friends, who had a feeling of tetric place. I ws not very hungry and not very well with my...More

Thank MartaI1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$33
Polish, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Florianska 45, Krakow 31-019, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 422 15 61
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"Jama Michalika" (eng. Michalik's Den) - Most famous Art Café, Traditional Polish Restaurant and Cabaret Museum "Zielony Balonik" (eng. Green Ballon) in Poland.
Very well known for almost one hundred years. Here most outstanding artists have met, here the cabaret "Zielony Balonik" began to exist and here the spirit of "Mloda Polska" (eng. Polish Modernism) - was born.
In “Jama Michalika“ we offer you marvelous: CAKES, LAYER CAKES, TARTS
- including "Wawel" cake, "Michalik" or "Barbakan",
we also recommend "Kremowki" and cheese cakes.
Gorgeous ICE CREAMS of many flavors are prepared (on the base of traditional recipe) by our confectioner.
We would like you encourage you to try our alcohol drinks, cocktails and traditional Polish alcohol beverages made on the base of honey.
We highly recommend traditional Polish food: Breakfasts, Lunch, Dinner.
It is possible to book:
performances for organized groups cabarets performances, recitals, satirical performances, Folk Show, banquets, meetings suitable for the occasion.( prices may be negotiated )
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