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Editor's review

There's no logical reason that we can think of why putting a bar upstairs on the first floor should make it cool. And yet make it cool it most certainly does, as this natty little number proves. Of course there's the funky art work, superb lay-out and streetwise crowd, but they would just look out of place on the obvious and frankly boring plane of street level. Added cool factor aside, it makes a nice change to be relaxing with a beer upstairs in a town that seems to determined to do most of its drinking underground. The prodigious amount of time spent queuing for the shared-sex toilets can be either a pro or a con...depending who you meet in the line.

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Steve from United Kingdom Reply Jun 24th, 2014

My alltime favourite bar in Krakow....

stomiasta from Italy Reply Jun 11th, 2014

beautiful memories. I loved EVERYTHING in krakow.

Mike from United Kingdom Reply Aug 20th, 2013

Full of arty types who think they are important. Great place if you're a wannabe writer / photographer / rock star who has come to Krakow to seek fame :)

Zoe from United States Reply Nov 27th, 2011

Great place, amazing vibe, very relaxed:)

Sam Troughton from United States Reply Feb 26th, 2010

A first class ticket to hangoverland!

Mark from United Kingdom Reply Dec 14th, 2009

Still going strong - a perennial of the Krakow scene that gets better with age - unlike most bars....

Karen & Alex from United Kingdom Reply Sep 28th, 2009

We were tipped off about this - never would have found it otherwise. Seemed like a very hip place - rather long queue for the bathroom but otherwise great!

SuperHoopski from Albania Reply Jul 31st, 2009

Love this gaff. Hidden away just enough for minimal tourist (read: stag parties) bother. Agree that the queue for the khazis can be bothersome, but the overall aura of the place means you forget about that very quickly. One of my fav bars in Krakow.

didi from Poland Reply Jan 27th, 2009

Their 'new' underground party area is great!!

Lexi from United States Reply Dec 12th, 2008

one of my favorite Krakow bars! always full of people!

Big D from United Kingdom Reply Mar 17th, 2008

now they've opened a klub pauza, but it isn't the same. The original still has us coming back - even if you can hardly breathe through the smoke

Ania from Poland Reply Oct 15th, 2007

hard to find but well worth finding (as are most good things, right?). they now have a garden in the courtyard on the ground floor, but the first floor is still where the action is, as well as the excellent photography exhibitions that are always showing there. pauza is one of the great drinking and cultural institutions of krakow!

Z from United States Reply Dec 20th, 2005

This a very low key chill spot, great for winding down. Ambient music coupled with their well lit lounges make for excellent relaxing. Very hidden location.

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