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The Karczma

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Bordesley Street | Polish Millennium House, Birmingham B5 5PH, England
+44 121 448 0017
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My Wife is Polish and she fancied some traditional food. The menu is great, with many the traditional dishes that you find in Polish cuisine. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Portion sizes are very generous and the flavours are great. Highly recommended and we will be back soon!

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant hidden in the depths of the dark and gloomy streets of digbeth. Went out with friends on a saturday night, one of which is polish and had eaten there before. I love polish food and having been to other polish restaurants, this is by far the best. A little pricier than others but I thought it... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for Mother's Day. Having enjoyed polish cuisine on holidays and having read the many positive reviews we were set for a great meal. Once seated we looked over the menu we were initially served by one of the moodiest waitresses I've ever had. We ordered the grilled goats cheese and a chicken soup to start. Only one of the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was lovely. The staff very friendly and reasonably priced.he was telling us about krakow as we want to visit there The ambiance was relaxed and the sheepskin on the benches made it very rustic.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing place! Excellent food, very helpful friendly staff. We were all too full to move. Three pierogi didn't sound a lot so we had starters but they were huge. And Zubrowka too

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant after reading a review. Definitely worth it. Service was perfect- unrushed but efficient. The menu is not too extensive, and if every meal is as well presented as ours were, then they've got it right. We shared a starter, smoked cheese wrapped in bacon; perfect. We both chose beef dishes as our mains. Again, perfect. Well presented... More 

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Pierrelatte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to The Karczma many times now, with a work group as well as friends and family. I highly recommend it. A good range of lovely food, and relatively inexpensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've walked past this little joint countless times, so many times. You guys know the deal, there's that one restaurant you walk past on a regular basis without going in, so many goddamn times the very act of doing so has become a fixture of your reality. Well my girlfriend & I finally went in one rainy Tuesday night, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have now been to the Karczma twice (first with my boyfriend and then with some friends) and I can say that this is one of the best restaurants in Birmingham. The place is super cosy, with hand painted walls and a decoration that is just delightful. The food is fairly varied and it's flavour is very good. I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First went here with a Polish friend who wanted to get a taste of her homeland, and both fell in love with the place straight away! We now go there as often as possible and even buy gift vouchers for our friends, despite it being an hour's drive from home! Naturally it's very popular with Polish customers, all the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bordesley Street | Polish Millennium House, Birmingham B5 5PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 448 0017
Description
The Karczma is a traditional Polish restaurant, bar and grill located in the heart of Birmingham, just 5min walk from both the Bull Ring Shopping Centre and Moor Street Rail Station.

Restaurant is decorated in the style of an old Polish country cottage seating 85 people across 2 rooms.

The menu is designed to reflect a homely, hearty and rustic food that's quintessentially Polish, and prepared using only the very best quality ingredients.

The menu contains numerous Polish classics including Pierogi (stuffed dumplings), Berszcz (Beetroot soup), Pickled Herring, Zurek (Pickled Rye Flour Soup) served from a hollowed out loaf of bread, as well as a whole host of grilled meats and fish.

We wish you a pleasant stay and Enjoy !!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?