Located on Kazimierz’s so-called Wide Street (Szeroka), Ariel is dedicated to the traditions of the Jewish quarter, through its classic cuisine, its revitalization of old buildings and patronage of the Jewish arts. The menu combines the likes of creamy Berdytchov soup with beef, honey and spices, succulent liver-stuffed goose and carp sautéed with onions and mushrooms. For desert there are also oodles of treats, including mascarpone cheese with raisins accompanied by a fresh orange zest.
Address & telephone: Ariel, Szeroka 18, Kraków, Poland, +48 124217920
With a Latino-American spirit, Manzana is a Mexican joint that takes pride in its New Latino cuisine, the use of local fresh ingredients and bringing passion to Krakow’s gastronomy. On the menu guests find authentic Mexican dishes, such as juicy pork quesadillas, crispy tacos, enchiladas, soft burritos, fajitas, burning jalapeno burgersand chicken encacahuatado to name just a few.
Address & telephone: Manzana, Miodowa 11, Kraków, Poland, +48 12 422 22 77
Located on the eastern end of Kazimierz, Rubinstein is an enchanting place, right through from the rooftop’s majestic views to the basement’s brick-walled interior. The menu is complex and gathers authentic Polish recipes with a dash of style, including Polish dumplings filled with chanterelles served on a thyme butter sauce, roasted cod served on warm kale salad and plenty, plenty more.
Address & telephone: Rubinstein, Szeroka 12, Kraków, Poland, +48 12 384 00 00