The best restaurants in Poland and the world. See which places have conquered the culinary tastes of the greatest gourmets. What influences the success of the best restaurants? Let’s find out!
Best Restaurants in the World: Noma
Opened in 2003, Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, was named the world’s best restaurant in 2021. Its name is a combination of the words “nordisk”-“Nordic” and “mad”-“food.” The restaurant owes its fame to its own interpretation of Scandinavian cuisine. Guests of the restaurant can enjoy, among other things: raw shrimp with seaweed, served with rhubarb and herbs, as well as marinated and smoked quail eggs and young pine cones in syrup. In addition to its delicious dishes, the restaurant is renowned for its excellent service and warm atmosphere. Noma is located in an old warehouse on the waterfront of Christianshavn, a district of Copenhagen.
Asador Etxebarri Restaurant
This restaurant, located in Atxondo in the Basque Country, is famous for its masterful approach to… grilling. Almost all dishes, including dessert, are prepared over an open fire. Various types of firewood, charcoal and, of course, fire are used to create the dishes. Here we can enjoy Palamós shrimp, tomahawk steak and the best Spanish wine. Restaurant Asador Etxebarri in 2019, took 3rd place in the poll of the world’s best restaurants.
Plaza Athénée restaurant in Paris
Familiar to fans of the TV series“Sex in the Big City,” the Plaza Athénée restaurant is another gem on the culinary dream map. The building that houses the famous restaurant and hotel is located on the Champs-Élysées. And although Alain Ducasse, the famous chef retired from the restaurant in 2021, the most exquisite French dishes are still served here.
The best restaurants in Warsaw
After wandering around the world’s famous restaurants, let’s check out what places are worth visiting in our homeland. Here are the best restaurants in Warsaw.
Epoka Restaurant in Warsaw
In the historic building of the Hotel Europejski in Warsaw, at 3 Ossolińskich Street, is the exceptionally atmospheric Epoka. Uniquely, we will start with the interior of the restaurant, which impresses with its style, attention to detail and respect for tradition. Also, traditional Polish dishes can be found on the menu, but with the addition of innovations that delight guests of this place.
BezTytułu is located at 16 Poznańska Street in Warsaw. It is an ideal place for foodsharing enthusiasts. The chef is Piotr Ceranowicz, who cares about the variety of dishes, so the menu offers satisfaction for every palate: fries, tartare, but also snails and calamari. The warm, tasteful and pleasant decor of the restaurant also adds to the flavor.
Opasły Tom Restaurant
This restaurant, located at 9 Wierzbowa Street, was named one of the five most beautiful restaurants in the world by Wallpaper Magazine in 2020. The restaurant’s owners, Mr. and Mrs. Krêglicki, care about menu diversity – that’s why they invite various chefs to work with them to prepare innovative dishes from Polish cuisine. The current resident of Opasły Toma, is Chef Konrad Kowalski.
Best restaurants in Krakow
When going to Krakow, in addition to the itinerary of tourist and historical attractions, it is worth exploring the city’s culinary scene – because there is definitely no shortage of taste sensations here.
Polish Cuisine Restaurant “Gąska”
“Gąska” is located in Krakow’s Podgórze district, at 1 Limanowskiego St. Here you will taste traditional Polish cuisine with the dominant role of goose meat, which is served at its best and will undoubtedly delight its lovers. The restaurant also serves other Polish dishes, including potato pancakes with a variety of toppings. There is a friendly, warm and family atmosphere here which further encourages guests, to return often.
Restaurant By the way
At Juliusza Lea 16a street there is a restaurant “By the way”, serving Mediterranean cuisine. Guests of this establishment will taste Italian specialties with fresh seafood in the main role, but not only. The menu includes a variety of salads as well as pastas and delicious desserts. This is a great place to spend time together with friends, tasting new dishes and wine from the restaurant’s cellar.
Before discussing the culinary specialties of this establishment, we will start with the liquors. Starka, means vodka aged in an oak barrel, and this is what the restaurant is famous for. In addition, you will also find a variety of warming exotic liquors here. The cuisine itself is mainly traditional Polish dishes with excellent venison, pork and pork knuckle. Starka is located at 14 Józefa Street in Krakow’s Kazimierz district.
Undoubtedly, every city in Poland has a culinary establishment of which it is proud. We have presented just a few of what we think are the most interesting suggestions for a culinary journey. After all, when visiting cities and places, it’s worth sitting down for a while, relaxing and tasting specialties that will diversify our trip with new taste sensations.
Best restaurants Wroclaw
If you are looking for the perfect restaurant to spend a special evening in the city of Wroclaw, you are in the perfect place. Wroclaw is a city that offers many options of local restaurants that are perfect for a romantic evening or a get-together with friends. We present the best restaurants Wroclaw has to offer that are sure to please you.
Ragu Pracownia Makaronu
Ragu is the perfect place for pasta lovers, in any form! Located near the Botanical Garden, the restaurant serves its customers the best specialties of Mediterranean cuisine. Here you will find, among others, truffle gnocchi, ravioli with roasted yam, spaghetti with burrata, delicious desserts, pudding with salted caramel, crème brûlée and much more.
Ragu is located in Wroclaw at 34a Sienkiewicza Street.
This is an upscale restaurant ideal for dates, business meetings and anything else we desire surrounded by a refined interior and excellent cuisine! In this European cuisine we will be able to enjoy many, various dishes such as: pig’s neck, octopus, spelt ravioli and sweets, including: fondant, panna cotte and coconut cheesecake.
La Maddalena is located in Wroclaw, at 1a Pomorska Street.
Food and Garden Workshop
The Food and Garden Workshop, is the perfect place for lovers of delicious dishes with minimal ingredients. No worries – it’s hearty minimalism, so you won’t leave there hungry. And what can you eat? The menu includes beef tartare, wild boar pork loin, tagliatelle, ice cream and pastries.
The restaurant is located in Wroclaw at 5 Niedźwiedziej St.