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Wierzynek Restaurant

#63 of 1,215 Restaurants in Krakow
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Stare Miasto
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ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
+48 12 424 96 00
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13:00 - 23:00
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Exeter
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I pre-booked this highly acclaimed restaurant for April as an early wedding anniversary celebration. I can assure you - it wasn't disappointing! Overall, the waiters were attentive and friendly whilst providing a professional service. The building itself is similar to a TARDIS - a small exterior containing a stupendous four or five stories of grand winding staircases illustrated by beautiful... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so impressed by this restaurant that I went back the next night. Wierzynek is steeped in history, having opened--purportedly--in the fourteenth century. It is certainly an elegant place, beautifully decorated and well located, as it overlooks Krakow's Main Market Square. The waiters are friendly and well-informed, and the food is impeccably presented. Some dishes are more memorable than others,... More 

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London
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on our first night in Krakow, the service was amazing and the food delicious. It was extravagant and fancy, we loved every second of it! The menu was full of amazing sounding meals, all at incredibly reasonable prices, we had two courses each, wine, beer and cocktails and it came to around £120 for 4 people,... More 

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1 Thank kierrasdayparade
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wierzynek came highly recommended by several people I know, and it did not disappoint! Everything was absolutely delicious - starters (goose liver and beef tartare and pierogis) to the mains (lamb and duck)... and the dessert! Not only does the mushroom ice cream look cool, it tastes amazing! The funny thing is that my husband and I had the mushroom... More 

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2 Thank Cynthia S
Sudbury, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had an amazing dining experience at this restaurant. Jacob (Cuba) our waiter was very attentive and helped us created the best meal from the menu options. Wild boar, venison, cow's tongue and lamb, colrabi soup. A Hungarian wine paired wonderfully with the meal. Must try desert is the award winning porcini mushroom ice-cream. Best desert ever! How will I... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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235 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by an American we met in the main square. What a great place. From the Amuse- Bouche all the way through to the desert, all were amazing. The waiter Jacob was also outstanding. Who would have thought that mushroom ice cream could be so good. It is not cheap, but if you are willing to splurg,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Normally I do not visit ’well known historic restaurants on main squares’ – and for good reasons I experienced again. The Wierzynek has a nice location and nice facilities. the waiter was very nice but also very young and unexperienced. I might have visited them on a bad day but everything went wrong somehow… I’m into wine and I take... More 

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Marsaskala Malta
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A very good selection of dishes with a very particular presentation. Really good food and a place not to be missed

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1 Thank V-Mifsud
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here for lunch and have to say it's the best polish food we've had! Service was impeccable from the moment we stepped in. We had a lovely table by the window where we could see out to old town square. We were worried that our son wouldn't be able to eat anything but they made him a kids... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went together with my husband for dinner this famous restaurant. Restaurant beautiful decor and atmosphere. Food for a place of this class very average, very high prices. the service friendly but not experienced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$57
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Rynek Glowny 16 | Ist and 2nd Floor, Krakow 31-008, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighbourhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 424 96 00
Description
Wierzynek Restaurant is a very unique venue on the map of Poland, where 650-year-old tradition of feasting and modern approach to the culinary arts meet! The tradition of the restaurant dates back to 1364, when a wealthy merchant Mikolaj Wierzynek hosted a splendid feast for the monarchs of Europe on behalf of the Polish King Casimir the Great. At the Wierzynek Restaurant we continue this great medieval tradition of feasting until the present day by giving a royal welcome to each and every one of our guests. In Wierzynek Restaurant you can experience a truly noble celebration, founded not only on ravishing dishes, but also exceptional legendary interiors. You will be enchanted with amazing frescos and paintings embellishing restaurant walls, such as a replica of a well-known painting "The Feast at Wierzynek" by Bronislaw Abramowicz. Furthermore, one of a kind original cordovans, hand-made with artistry and masterful fineness, recently appeared in the famous Wierzynek Room. This unique masterpieces were made according to historical production technology from the turn-of-the-17th and 18th-century, using natural vegetable-tanned calf leather with the layer of genuine silver flake and decorated with gilding effect. Renovated interiors of the restaurant remarkably preserve the memory of a fourteenth-century feast. Having in mind the magic of this place, we proudly celebrate the legend that made our restaurant a symbol of Krakow.

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