Krakow is a dynamic city that fuses old medieval ruins with a young and fun culture. A big part of this youthful resurgence is the number of great bars in Krakow.
Check out the seven best bars in Krakow.
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Pijalnia is a locals favourite bar choice thanks to its no-frills attitude and cheap drinks. The atmosphere is definitely more lively because of these cheap drinks so expect it to be loud here.
Beer for a dollar? Come down to Pijalnia for a few of them!
Another lively and vibrant bar is Singer. This bar is also a locals favourite thanks to its Polish charm and rustic feel. The drinks are good and cheap and is a popular place for locals and tourists alike.
Why not have a few shots here to get your evening started? They are cheap after all!
Despite the misleading name of this bar, nothing is free at Free Pub. This unique bar is actually a basement bar and they stay open pretty damn late – until about 3-4am.
It’s not uncommon to come here during the wee hours of the morning to find this place still packed so come here to keep the party going!
Wodka Bar is exactly what it sounds like: a vodka bar in Krakow! They are notorious for their vodka flights which comes with six different flavoured vodkas for you to try.
You can’t come here and not get the vodka flight!
Much like Free Pub, Absynt is another bar that claims to close after the last person is done drinking. This fantastic bar draws a lively crowd and serves up a variety of different Absinthes.
Try their signature Absinthe cocktail Author’s Shot Earthquake.
It’ll be hard not to find a beer to drink here at House of Beer in Krakow. They have over 200 bottles of beer on their shelves for you to choose from as well as 12 beers on tap.
Find some amazing beers from neighbouring European countries for as cheap as $1.50!
Mercy Brown is Krakow’s take on sophistication with this classy cocktail bar. The bartenders here are some of the best in Krakow and the ambiance and cocktails here are delightful.
Polish locals are used to drinking on the cheap so a $5 cocktail here is a bit out of the ordinary for them but still a bargain for most tourists!