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“Good tasty food in the Jewish Quarter”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Restauracja Starka

Restauracja Starka
Ranked #1 of 1,471 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$16
Cuisines: Polish, Eastern European, Central European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Polish restaurant and vodka bar
Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good tasty food in the Jewish Quarter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

A lovely restaurant tucked away in the Jewish Quarter of Krakow. The menu had a good selection of food that was tasty and well presented.

Visited May 2014
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

This was our last night in Krakow and the food was amazing. Typically polish food and we had a set menu. The bacon and figs, dumplings were the best I had tasted in Krakow. 12 steaks cooked to perfection! The service was fantastic and the staff were so friendly. I particularly liked when the manager asked by name for the person who made the booking and introduced herself. We will definately be back - this is beyond doubt a fantastic restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

From outside, this place looks like a stag do venue. The truth is, they serve very good Polish food, with a list of vodkas as long as your arm.

For about £23, my wife and I had excellent Polish food topped off with beer and vodka. Both of us had some kind of pork, with the usual veggies and potatoes, and were delighted with it. I had the small pork knuckle, which was delicious and substantial - not sure if it would be wise to order the large!

The soups to start were also superb.

To top if off, you get free garlic bread (before) and vodka (after) the meal, which were very good. Strongly recommended.

Plenty of groups were turned away while we were there, so booking seems essential.

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Vodka, Great Food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

The title pretty much says it all. The food was fantastic. The service was also fantastic, the waitresses were very attentive and explained everything if asked. I had the Golonka (I would highly recommend it) and it was amazing. The skin was perfectly crispy and the meat absolutely perfect. After dinner we tried a variety of their in-house Vodkas and they were honestly the best I had ever had.

Reserving a table is a must. It was full when we were there on a Wednesday night.

  • Visited April 2014
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Birmingham U.K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

You'll probably need to book but it's well worth it. Food is very well cooked and is great value. There are loads of home brewed flavoured vodkas to try. It's rude not to.

Visited May 2014
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