Krakow Pubs and Clubs

Some of the Krakowian greats have likened Krakow's nightlife renaissance to ‘Paris in the twenties’.

The Krakow nightlife experience is like a gale force 10 twister that picks you up in a storm of Zywiec vodka, and beautiful women, and doesn't set you down until the birds have begun to sing and the restaurants are serving breakfast. The great thing about nightlife in Krakow is that almost all you need is conveniently squeezed into the compact area of the Old town or you can take a short walk to Kazimierz and party down there. So you can walk from club to club, or pub to pub in only minutes and not spend alot of money on taxi fares. All you need to know is where to go! And this is where Krakow Informers Nightlife guide is here to help you. We have selected only the best clubs in town to present to you. The ones that should not be missed when you are in partying in Krakow!



Alchemia, was one of the first bars opened in the heart of Kazimierz and is definitely one of the most special pubs in Krakow. In the very heart of the old Jewish quarter you will find a bar that is so unique that you won’t know if you are awake or have slipped into a dream. It is not only a place where you can have a drink it is a a cultural institution. Alchemia host bands and live music acts from all over the globe and regularly exhibits art from local artists. Entering Alchemia transports you into another world. The lights are low, and candles map out your path. You can feel an unforgettable air of bohemian decadence. This atmosphere owes much to the design of the pub which is based on antique furbishings and accessories dating from a bygone era. The amazing atmosphere of this pub combined with relatively low prices make Alchemia very popular with students and artists, both Polish and foreign, so you can always meet some interesting people there.
ul. Estery 5

Baroque Cocktail Bar

Baroque is an excellent place for meetings at any time of the day or night, situated in the heart of the Krakow Old Town. The exquisite decor combines baroque elements and modern design. You can choose more than 100 polish vodka brands and 200 cocktails from the menu. All of them are classic as well as in-house, prepared by Polish and foreign bar experts.
ul. Jana

Kraina Szeptów

It is fresh new pub with modern interior.What is interesting is that there is a bell hanging from the ceiling that announces the new round of beer!In winter - the fireplace is used the make the place more warm and cosy. In summer  - small patio in front of the pub to let the guest breath fresh air and feel the climate of Kazimierz.
Izaaka 1/1

Kolory Cafe

Kolory Cafe in the heart of Kazimierz situated right just off Plac Nowy. It's French theme decour and lively ambience make this the perfect place to head for an evening of fun and frivolity. In mornings it is the perfect place to head for a coffee and chat with friends, during the day the laptop brigade invade the cafe as it boasts speedy wifi and wicked coffee. But at night it transforms into a den of gorgeous ladies and swanky gents. Well worth a visit and the perfect place to rest your heels after touring around Kazimierz.
ul. Estery 10



Loza is an actor’s club and was set up as a special meeting place for filmmakers, actors, people connected with culture life and celebrities from Krakow government and Cracov business. On the ground floor there is club space with 35 seats - lodge type and restaurant space with banquet room in underground. Great location, just on the Market Square, modern and sophisticated interiors, wide variety of drinks, polish and italian kitchen - make unique and special atmosphere. Loza’s activity includes organizing cultural events like: recitals, interviews, vernissages. Loza attracts attention in view of  local colour, created by regular customers. During summer season invite guests to cafe-garden outside with above 100 comfortable seats. Cafe-garden with a wonderful view of Market Square, Mariacki Church and Sukiennice make you satisfied and relaxed, good even for demanding quests. Explore the Cracow’s charm in our club!
Rynek Glowny 41

Przychodnia Towarzyska

The aim of Przychodnia Towarzyska (Social Clinic) is to cure guests who are tired of everyday life. We have three rooms – in one of them the bar is built of 88 pharmacy drawers – each containing a different drug effectively curing all maladies, the second has some place to dance (to move is healthy), in the third one soft sofas and armchairs to rest. Blue crosses on the floor and the bar are a symbol of the club. Everyday schedule includes parties with good music for everyone, concerts and other attractions for body and mind. It is worth mentioning that the bar was designed to dance on it and it has become a symbol of our club which is really crowded during the weekends and other days. Great fun in a friendly atmosphere guaranteed.
Floriańska 53


Throw on some glitter, put on your sparkly dress, clean your prumps! And when you hear the best tunes from the second half of the 20th century, run to the dancefloor and show us some moves! Every day parties and "Saturday's night fever" feels chilli compared to our weekends. And all of this takes place in the unforgettable atmosphere of old times and the communist era.
Wielopole 15

Boom bar rush

Boom Bar Rush has a smooth style that somewhere between Krakow and Miami. DJs Ramone, Bart, Feel-x and Cel spin R'n'B and other spicy grooves. Look out for one-off themed parties, last Autumn's Hallowen blast saw all kinds of ghoulish fellows show up for some pumpkin antics. Find the club on the one of Cracow's most beguiling little nooks, Golebia Street.
ul. Golebia 6

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