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16 Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TH, England
+44 20 3602 1898
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pierogi” (36 reviews)
“leek salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
16 Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent meal, pierogi are delicious, breakfast is amazing and team is soooo cool ! I used to live very close to the restaurant, so was going almost everyday. Alway a very good experience. Very orignal system and lot of humouristic touchs in the restaurant and...More

Thank candicepaz15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have walked past this place a million times and it is always busy so we wanted to see what the fuss was about. This place is canteen style, so you order at the bar and then collect your food when your number pings up...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty and authentic Polish food freshly prepared in a casual pub-style ambience. Very good for a substantial breakfast or brunch in the Elephant & Castle area.

Thank Enzo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They serve the most authentic Polish food outside of Poland in a very relaxed university canteen like atmosphere. The stuff are very flexible and accommodating. I like to go there with a group of friends!

Thank Violetta D
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Violetta! Hope to see you again soon. PS. We are hiring! Do you know any energetic fun and capable people who would love to come work for Mama? x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience of polish cuisine, and unfortunately I was slightly disappointed. However, this was probably in part because expectation has been built so high by previous reviews. Both vegetarian dumpling dishes were good, and the mains were wholesome and filling -- all...More

1  Thank JJW456
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi JJ. Thanks for your review. We are sorry not to have wowed you as much as we do with other guests. It would be great to know what it was specifically that failed to impress, given that you liked the food? Was there anything...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoy it . Freshly made, good quality Polish food with a quick excellent service. Enjoy eating Polish Food in a nice pleasant environment , The only one drawback , the air conditioner did not work at that time , but on overall it...More

Thank Landlet H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If someone never been to Polish Restaurant and want to try great Polish food go somewhere else. You will get a wrong impression of Polish food if you go there Bigos dish we ordered was the worst. And bread they served with it was sooooo...More

Thank Chris C
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris. Very sorry you did not enjoy your visit. All the best, Ian Coll

Reviewed 31 May 2017

I've been already 5 times to this place and I'm surely coming back. It's good if you are with family, friends (got massive tables that can easily host up to 15 people), or just a couple of drinks with some polish snacks. Excellent value, good...More

Thank ricardoalba
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What an Endorsement! We love the fact that you keep coming back Ricardo, and that we help remind you of the wonderful time you spent living in Poland. Thank you and see you soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Exceptional service, amazing food. Polish craft beers are out of this world (I mean awesome). Anita is super cool waiter. One thing I need to add, please put mirrors in the mens washrooms. I was hungover and was going for a meeting and I wanted...More

Thank Christopher F
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christopher. Thank you very much for the review and yes, we are working on find some mirrors. Perhaps we are being too picky, but we are looking for the magic ones that do not show the effects of the night before. ; ) Thank...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Visited on Saturday with my family and friends. Service was great as soon as we entered, very friendly and helpful. a slightly different way of ordering but it was all made very clear. I am not an expert in Polish food so my friend took...More

Thank Simon P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3602 1898
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Everyone loves Polish food – some people just don’t know it yet. Mamuska! is what you call your mother-in-law in Poland… as long as she feeds you well and you love her for it. No matter what your roots, you will feel a little closer to Poland and a lot more upbeat after a hearty meal and a shot of flavoured premium vodka from Mamuska! See you soon!
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