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“Good food, great atmosphere and excellent value for money”
Review of Pod Wawelem

Pod Wawelem
Ranked #110 of 1,494 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Good food, great atmosphere and excellent value for money”
Reviewed 21 February 2013 via mobile

This is a great restaurant and a must if you are visiting Krakow. We found this restaurant on our first trip back in 2008. This is now our fourth trip to Krakow and every time we come we at least visit this restaurant twice during our stay.

The building and set up alone makes it an attraction to come and see but the food and price makes it a reason to come back and also to recommend it to others.

On our recent trip with friends we took them to this restaurant on the first night and they were very impressed. No one went away hungry and we were all pleasantly surprised when the bill arrived. Due to the very big portion sizes of some of the meals our waitress had suggested we share between two. There were four of us so we ordered one Officers Platter and one Chicken kebab. This was more than sufficient and we followed it up with dessert each and some polish beers! All in this cost about 140zloty (just over £30) for four of us for an evening meal.

Service is also very good and often they have live musicians playing amongst the diners.

This became a favorite for us all during our stay and we will definitely return again when we come back to Krakow. It just never disappoints.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Meat feast!”
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Very quirky restaurant near to Wawel Castle. The portions are HUGE, and I mean huge so skip a starter! My chicken was a little dry but they gave me some garlic sauce which was knock your head off strong! My friends enjoyed steak and Polish pancake filled with meat and sauce. The lemon vodka was an experience too. We ended up paying quite a bit, but in fairness we did ask for quality wine and drank a bit!

  • Visited February 2013
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Czestochowa, Poland
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“A must be if you're hungry...”
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Great place for hungry people who want to eat great food for a reasonable price. The portions are really big and there's no way to get out of this place not full. If you're not driving you have to try their special made lemon vodka... absolutely amazing.

  • Visited February 2013
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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“Nice Relaxed Lunch”
Reviewed 19 February 2013

We called in as we were at the castle. What an experience. The portions were massive, the staff were really nice and the food good quality and value for money. Would return.

  • Visited January 2013
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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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“Absouletely amazing !!!!!”
Reviewed 13 February 2013

The restaurant is really good. Has few rooms, so you can choose place you want to be. For example there is a family room with a lots of toys, playhouse and nice size softplay. Food is sooooo tasty and the portions are just huge. Service is really friendly and very proffessional. It's really nicely decorated. Has its own style. When we discovered it, we went there every day, sometimes twice a day - for lunch and dinner. During a day it's really quiet, but during evening gets really busy, so better book a table. It is really cheap, but the food is really nice quality.

  • Visited February 2013
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