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The Karczma

Polish Millennium House, Bordesley Street, Birmingham, B5 5PH 0121 659 9688

(((() Polish
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00 Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00.

Best polish food??

Przemyslaw K 04 October 2016
from Northampton

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A cosy country-style cottage in the heart of Birmingham, The Karczma offers Polish cuisine made to centuries-old recipes. A glowing review from much-feared critic Jay Rayner champions the Karczma as ‘so good’.

Serving a wholly traditional selection, The Karczma menu spans from stuffed dumplings, warming soups and sizzling grilled kebabs, to classic stews and fresh fish. Favourites at The Karczma in Birmingham include beer-roasted ham hock with fried potatoes and sauerkraut, or sticky spare ribs with crisp salad.A host of favourite eastern European recipes for dessert includes traditional Polish apple cake, pavlova, or chocolate truffon.

A straw-covered ceiling, hefty communal tables and countless animal hides fill the homely dining room at Karczma. Head to the lively bar for a host of chilled beers served in chunky glass tankards.

Boasting 2 dining rooms and a rustic bar lined with fur-topped stools, The Karczma restaurant is a 5-minute walk from Birmingham Moor Street Rail Station and the Bull Ring Shopping Centre.

The Karczma

Polish Millennium House, Bordesley Street, Birmingham, B5 5PH

Contact +44 1214480017
Reservations 0121 659 9688

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Customer reviews for The Karczma

4.6 (((() (based on 109 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (90)
  • romantic (45)
  • lunch (40)
  • private dining (39)
  • large parties (38)
  • value (33)
  • child friendly (25)
  • business (15)
  • entertainment (15)
  • trendy (15)
  • afternoon tea (10)
  • luxury (8)
  • breakfast (6)
  • views (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • ((((( by from Leicestershire

    Wspaniale potrawy i wspaniala obsluga na pewno zawitamy ponownie x

  • (**** by from Lapworth

    Over priced . Tepid interpretation of a great cuisine. Pirogia the national renowned dish ..i do think they might have used cat food for the meat stuffing really let down. What was supposed to have been a really special occasion. SPOILT .

  • ((((( by from Birmingham

    It has been the first time that my friend and I have been to The Karczma. It certainly will not be the last! Even though we got slightly "lost" in finding the restaurant, what a very pleasant surprise when we did find it. Different to any other restaurants, no background music or anything to distract us. Comfy seating and good décor. Starters with soups and main courses, with trout and belly pork for my friend. The staff we found very helpful, and the bill was very reasonable indeed. So yes, it was a very good night.

  • ((((* by from Birmingham

    The restaurant was easy to locate and conveniently placed. It was larger than I expected. The menu was extensive and although a little pricey, the choice was good. Very traditional with ceramic beer jugs and staff in Polish costume uniforms. Really friendly and a fantastic atmosphere. The flavoured vodkas went down well as we had no room for dessert after very decent sized starters and mains. Smoked cheese in bacon and beef stew are recommended. We will definitely return.

  • ((((( by from Northampton

    Best polish food??

  • ((((( by from Birmingham

    Excellent food. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and welcoming staff.

  • ((((( by from Birmingham

    The food was very tasty, and the waiter's advice was helpful on our wine and menu choices. We even learned to speak some Polish (albeit very very badly).

  • ((((( by from Sutton Coldfield

    Absolutely delighted! What a lovely place for a family dinner or just a quick lunch. You have my recommendation here The Karczma! :)

  • ((((( by from Birmingham

    Perfect service & perfext food

  • ((((* by from Birmingham

    Good. Friendly staff. Nice food. Average prices. Good selection especially of vodka! Food not very spicy or different to English food!

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