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“Poor Service”

Staropolska Restaurant
Ranked #232 of 1,521 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$29
Cuisines: Polish
Description: Situated at the heart of the Market Square, Staropolska restaurant offers polish meals: different kinds of dumplings, black pudding, sausage and other meats grilled in a wood-fired oven .Staropolska offers cosy, folk decorated interior . In autumn and winter evenings will you meet here highlander band playing live folk music.
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Description: Situated at the heart of the Market Square, Staropolska restaurant offers polish meals: different kinds of dumplings, black pudding, sausage and other meats grilled in a wood-fired oven .Staropolska offers cosy, folk decorated interior . In autumn and winter evenings will you meet here highlander band playing live folk music.
Nottinghamshire
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Poor Service”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I ate here with my fiancée and parents, not much to say really, it looks really inviting and is well presented but unfortunately the service does not match up with the appearance of the place. Service was very slow, and it wasn't that busy and the food portions were very small for the price. Unfortunately I think there are not enough staff and they are overworked and this has a knock on effect. Ok for a beer outside on the square but I wouldn't eat here again.

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beware of the popcorn!”
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

We ate in this restaurant last night, we were drawn in by the live Polish music, which was really good and the best part of the experience! We only arrived in Poland a few hours earlier and wanted to experience a Polish restaurant. Sadly we were unimpressed with the food, we had to wait too long for a bowl of greasy soup with a few dumplings and carrots in it - this was served with no bread at all.
We both wanted the pork chop but were told they had none so I settled for a sausage and hubby had the chicken chop(!), more like a breaded chicken schnitzel. All of it rather bland and the sausage was so salty.
We ordered beers, as the wine was very expensive, even though we had waited ages for the soup, time passed and out came 2 glasses of popcorn, nice touch I thought. Then we ordered more drinks and each time out cam more popcorn. As we were hungry, and still waiting for the meals, it was nice to eat.
We asked for the bill and low and behold we had been charged for five lots of popcorn at 4 zloty each! Bloody cheek, but we put it down to experience and left! Also as mentioned before, the beer was handwritten on the bill, I also think this is a scam!
All in all, nice surroundings, lovely Polish atmosphere with the live music, but the food - yuk! And a rip off with the popcorn!

Visited April 2014
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Average Place, but worth to relax”
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Average Place, but worth to relax, it is much more appropriate for you to stay there for a polish beer rather than have a formal meal.

Visited April 2014
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Dublin Ireland
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137 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Nice polish food, smells of wood fire”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We eat here on our last night, it offers good quality polish food, I had the fire cooked pork neck, it was nice the beer was good and there was a traditional Polish band playing, overall it was ok, nothing special, the service was ok, but the food and music made it feel traditional.

The beer as always in Poland is great.

  • Visited March 2014
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Could spend all night in here”
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Historically, this place may not have been so good, but now, this restaurant is not to be missed! The menu was extensive, the staff friendly, the atmosphere pleasant and the live music absolutely amazing.

  • Visited February 2014
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