Horai Restaurant

Horai Restaurant
Rating
76% from 18 reviews
Phone
+48 12 430 03 58
Website
Horai Restaurant
Address
Plac Wolnica 4

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Editor's review

The attractive Wolnica Square has a wealth of untapped potential, but it looks like Horai restaurant is finally leading the way in rejuvenating this neglected corner of Kazimierz. Horai will be dishing up gastronomic delights from three different culinary galaxies - Thailand, China and Japan, the latter being Sushi. Thai options include Chicken satay and a number of curries, both vegetarian and meaty, whilst Cantonese dishes represent the country of Confucius. Catering is available as is a takeaway service.

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slinks from United Kingdom Reply Dec 27th, 2013

Thai, Japanese and Cantonese cuisine make up Horai's impressive three-pronged menu that will have your mouth watering long before your food arrives. Dishes like fried ginger chicken, Thai green curry and peppercorn beef all come with the Slinky seal of approval, whilst a range of tasty beers such as Singha, Tsing Tao and Asahi will have your fondly recollecting your travelling days in the Orient. On the downside the waitress during my last meal made me feel about as welcome as a paedophile at a kid's pool party. Smile love, it's not rocket science.

Naoko from Japan Reply Oct 17th, 2013

Interior and the atomosphere of the restaurant are fine. Staffs are friendly. But Sushi and Tempura... I must admit that I would never want to have them again. Overpriced as well.

Vikram from United Kingdom Reply Jul 23rd, 2011

We stepped in late on a weekday afternoon and perused a rather extensive menu. They appear to offer Japanese and Thai dishes, along with some Cantonese grill dishes. There are a lot of Sushi offerings but many have mayonnaise or cream which I absolutely detest in a sushi. We settled on two soups for starters - miso and Tom Ka Gai. The miso soup lacked subtlety while the Tom Ka Gai was an odd cross between yellow curry and a soup. It was also sweetish in taste - very disappointing. The sushi we ordered were average fare - not bad but nothing to rave about. We will not be going here again. On the plus side, we forgot out camera there, and they returned it the next afternoon when we came looking.

Rozczarowana from Poland Reply Jan 28th, 2011

Porazka jakich malo. Nie dosc, ze jedzenie kiepskie, obsluga anemiczna to jeszcze zostalismy oszukani. Znajomy zamowil Soft Shell Crab - a dostal caly talerz smazonych warzyw w ciescie tempura i kilka malutkich kawaleczkow kraba!Calosc za 43zl - taka cena za krazki cebulowe, pieczarki, prapryke i baklazan- lekka przesada. Ja jadlam najgorsze noodle w moim zyciu - niby makaron ryzowy a smakowal jak zwykly, do tego rozgotowany i suchy- zapomnieli chyba o sosie. Poza tym na stronie internetowej restauracji jest informacja, ze do zamowien powyzej 200zl przysluguje butelka wina gratis - na miejscu zostalismy poinformowali, ze owszem jest, ale wylacznie do zamowien na wynos. To juz jest oszustwo, bo takiej informacji to juz na stronie nie ma. Odradzam ta restauracje kazdemu!

Mria from Japan Reply Jan 3rd, 2010

I'm Japanese. They have wonderful Thai cuisine. But don't eat their Japanese menu. As far as you eat their Thai stuff you want to repeat. Definitely the best Thai cuisine in Krakow. About their Japanese cuisine, I don't want to say anything...

brien from United States Reply Sep 2nd, 2009

I, too, wondered about all the variety of foods on the menu and whether they could pull it off. I had a dish from the Thai menu and it was quite excellent. Surprisingly as good as when I was in Bangkok. And firey, which is rare for here. Would be nice to see a simpler menu, but the food is wonderful.

Dag from Germany Reply Sep 1st, 2009

I'm sure You have never been eating thai cuisine before. All Thay cook is really glorious and I'll be back son :D

Siddhartha from Poland Reply Sep 1st, 2009

The reviews here really sound like some scam. The Thai curries in this place have no resemblance to anything even remotely Thai! Considering that this restaurant has Thai, CHinese, Sushi and Korean etc. - anyone with even basic understanding of the industry would tell you that it will require 4-5 top notch chefs to pull off so many different cuisines. This place is a disaster in all the areas

Daru from Poland Reply Aug 24th, 2009

I'm going to be there every week. I's the best thai cuisine in Krakow. You have to be there and eat their spareribs with pepper, they are really good.

petra from United States Reply Mar 26th, 2008

mmmmmmmmmmm..... holy basil soup!!!!!!

marta from United Kingdom Reply Dec 21st, 2007

dostawa z Horai dzisiaj wyjatkowo udana !!!!! wszystko super swieze -fajne porcje GRATULUJE i pozdrawiam

Eirik Kvål from Norway Reply Nov 10th, 2006

Plain simple decor, comfortable seating and superb sushi. What more could you want!

Shimmy from Poland Reply Sep 9th, 2006

Pretty nice and good sushi (beatfull decorations on nigiri). My favourite is california ;) I dont know better sushi bar in city.

Keith Bulstrode from United Kingdom Reply Sep 8th, 2006

Pretty much the only place I've found in Cracow where you can get EXCELLENT Thai curry. Very good food indeed.....

Baro from Poland Reply Sep 7th, 2006

I'm gourmet of sushi and I haven't eaten in Cracow better sushi than in Horai. Is the first restaurant I had visited and I was satisfied in 100%: delicious and quick meal, beautiful place, fantastic service. I'm sure I'll go to Horai always if I want to eat a perfect sushi. That is true- HOORAY FOR HORAI:-)

Ania from Poland Reply Sep 6th, 2006

It's fantastic restaurant.I recommend garlic barbecued chicken and roast chicken too. Chinese beer was delicious.Service was very quick and nice.All of the three rooms has some spirit of Japan,China and Thailand.I was very satisfied with the visit in Horai- the first restaurant like this in Cracow!

Billy from United Kingdom Reply Sep 6th, 2006

Excellent sushi,nice atmoshere,friendly staff.

jedrek from Poland Reply Jun 13th, 2006

The problem with all-in-one oriental restaurants is that the sushi is rarely perfect, and that's the case here. Alas, since this is Krakow, it's still one of the best sushi spots around.

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