A place signed by famous writers, Nobel Prize winners, painters, hosted  famous figures of the world of science, culture and art, witness to many historical events.
The GRAND SIGNATURE restaurant is the only place in Krakow that can boast with such a long and rich history
Opened in the second half of the 19th century, it became famous for its excellent cuisine appreciated by the aristocracy and landowners who traveled numerous times to the hotel, as well as the intellectual elite of Krakow. Among its enthusiasts were world-famous writers: Henryk Sienkiewicz, Władysław Reymont, Stefan Żeromski and Joseph Conrad.
The Grand Restaurant has also become a media hero, first described in 1936 by a former waiter under the Henryk Worcell pseudonym in the “Zaklęte Rewiry” novel, and then in 1975 filmed by Janusz Majewski in the same title drama starring Marek Kondrat.
Today's Grand Signature cuisine refers to the rich tradition of this place through the use of old recipes, such as in the case of Cracow-style maczanka served for over 100 years, Cracovian traditional rye soup, or Cracovian Kremówka à la Grand. The chef, Tomas Smoczyk, does not treat these inspirations too literally, creating rather modern compositions based on local products and contemporary dietary trends.
In the card you will find both delicious calf thymus, old Polish tartar with deer served with nut ketchup, ravioli filled by regional cheese and boar chop, or pigeon breast or traditional Cracovian sheep cheese cheescake.
For the efforts to satisfy the most sophisticated flavors of its guests, the Grand Restaurant has been awarded with the highest distinction and recommendation in the Michelin Guide for years.