There's a vodka and śledź bar on seemingly every corner in Kraków these days, and we're gonna go ahead and blame Ambasada Śledzia for this fishy fad. They were first, and if we're judging by food, they're also the best. In case you're wondering, pickled herring (śledź) is a 'delicacy' in these parts in the same way that vodka is local parlance for 'medicine.' The two go great together and for 18zł combined it's a cheap fling with foreign culinary culture. When the main 'Herring Embassy' shutters, the all-night shenanigans carry on down the street at ul. Stolarska 5 ('Śledź u Fryzjera,' open 12:00 - 04:00; Fri, Sat 12:00 - 06:00); there's also a tiny second location ('Mały Śledź') in Kazimierz at ul. Bożego Ciała 11 (open 16:00 - 02:00; Fri, Sat 16:00 - 05:00; Sun 10:00 - 02:00).
Śledź u Fryzjera
ul. Stolarska 5