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DESTINATIONS poland krakow Dining Chimera


Chimera's salad bar is ideal for vegetarians, with over 40 kinds of salads, at least 50 vegetarian dishes and homemade cakes. Also worth a is the restaurant, with specialities served in a 14th-century cellar.


Polish cuisine offers a whole host of different flavours. Krakow itself is probably the gastronomic capital of Poland, offering many types of world cuisine, while steadfastly holding on to its culinary roots. Milk bars ("bar mleczny") offer great value polish dishes. Look out for thick soups like zurek (soup with sausages and potatoes) or barszcz (beetroot and dumplings). Bigos, or hunters stews, are also worth a try.