It doesn’t matter what part of the world you visit, if you look hard enough you can always find an English or Irish Pub and Krakow is certainly no different. We have made our very own self-guided Krakow Pub Crawl: English & Irish Pubs, so you can check them all out yourself with ease.
Start your night off at Irish pub “Pod Papugami” situated at the top end of the Old Town on Jana street it is a traditional styled Irish pub with traditional knick-knacks and old Irish memorabilia and you can, of course, find Guinness and Kilkenny. In fact, in 2007 they were awarded for having the best Guinness in Poland. You can also enjoy a range of local beers and small snacks while watching the football on one of their many plasma screens or play a game of pool on their table in the basement.
After finishing a nice glass of Guinness you’ll head further down the same street and you come across bulldog pub, this is one of two of the two bulldog pubs in Krakow and it’s our favourite because it’s newly renovated and much more spacious. Walking in here is like walking straight into a bar in England, as its targeted soled at brits you won’t find a Polish person in here. They do a great English breakfast that’s served all day so you can enjoy it with a beer while you’re downing a pint.
If you’re still going strong and need a few more pints you only have to walk a few steps down the street to Bull pub. This pub is huge for Krakow standards, a popular and sometimes crazy English establishment located just opposite Maly Rynek. There are beers on tap, football on all sides loud music on Saturday nights.
Duffies Irish pub is up next, located in the Jewish Quarter Kazimierz, depending on how drunk you are it can be a bit too far to walk and your best off getting a taxi. Duffies is at its best when it keeps things simple, as an honest, uncomplicated Irish pub (as opposed to the Irish-themed pub; the difference is crucial) that draws a devoted crowd of boozed-up Expats and Travellers most nights of the week. Don’t be put off by the fact that the small bar is always full, it’s definitely worth it.