Gdansk - Eating
More than just a meat & potatoes paradise, Poland’s cuisine is a mixture of Slavic and foreign culinary traditions. Meals often start with a bowl of soup. Pork is the most popular meat in Poland, but, thanks to its seaside location, Gdansk also offer a great variety of fish as well. Meals are often accompanied by vodka and beer.
Dom Pod Lososiem
One of the city’s finest and oldest restaurants. Offering mostly seafood dishes, this restaurant bases its menu on 19th century Gdansk cuisine. Don’t miss the restaurant’s famous homemade Goldwasser vodka, served with genuine gold flakes.
Salonik makes mouths water with succulent modern Polish dishes. Try some roasted duck with apples and pears or roasted salmon in creamy basil sauce. Top of your meal with almond mousse or souffle with grand marnier.
Owner Monika Zieba tends to her guests in the scarlet rooms beyond the red front portal. The beef steak with pepper in creamy sauce with brandy, or some of the ubiquitous dumplings. It is advisable to book ahead.
Pierogarnia u Dzika
This is the best place in town to find the traditional Polish Pierogi, a kind of dumpling commonly stuffed with meat, vegetables or eggs. Try 15 different variations here, including wild boar, mushrooms and strawberries.
Bar Pod Ryba
For a quick budget meal, head into this unique café for some very imaginative takes on the jacket potato. For a new twist, try potato with sausage or herring. Menus are in Polish only, but the staff will happily help you pick your meal.
This is one of the best seafood restaurants in Gdansk. The restaurant is specialized in fish dishes. It is located in the center of the old town.