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The Karczma

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

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  • The Karczma - West Midlands
  • The Karczma - West Midlands
  • The Karczma - West Midlands
  • The Karczma - West Midlands
  • The Karczma - West Midlands
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  • The Karczma - West Midlands
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Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 08:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00.

Fantastic meal for four. We all thoroughly enjoyed the dishes we ordered and will be back. The service was excellent, and the restaurant was clean. Highly recommended.

Alexis 11 February 2019
from Birmingham

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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

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Customer reviews for The Karczma

4.7 (((() (based on 318 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (267)
  • romantic (138)
  • lunch (130)
  • large parties (112)
  • private dining (105)
  • value (102)
  • child friendly (81)
  • entertainment (40)
  • trendy (37)
  • business (33)
  • afternoon tea (26)
  • luxury (21)
  • breakfast (13)
  • views (10)
  • al fresco (9)
  • ((((( 19 February 2019 by Sarah from Birmingham

    Have eaten here many times, in the day and evening, brought various extended family and friends, some of whom have been to Poland, most have not. All have been very happy. This time just a late lunch with close family. As always fantastic food and friendly service! Everything is always so fresh and authentic tasting, with generous portions. My kids particularly love the soup served in bread and the pierogi. The Polish apple cake is amazing too. And the draft Zywiec is, for me, the best beer in Brum.

  • ((((( 11 February 2019 by Alexis from Birmingham

    Fantastic meal for four. We all thoroughly enjoyed the dishes we ordered and will be back. The service was excellent, and the restaurant was clean. Highly recommended.

  • ((((* 9 February 2019 by Winnie from Telford

    Nice environment , but service..... . Same like not enough workers for working ....

  • ((((( 9 February 2019 by Stefan from Birmingham

    As usual, excellent food & drink with first class service, this time risen to a new higher level, very impressed.
    Always a relaxing experience, can not wait until the next visit.

  • ((((( 8 February 2019 by Kirk from Birmingham

    Really nice food and enviroment, friendly staff (our czech waiter) would recommend to all :)

  • ((((( 30 January 2019 by Klaudia from Bedford

    I was there with my boyfriend who is not Polish, he loved food there. Atmosphere was really romantic. I can fully recommend this place.

  • ((((( 24 January 2019 by Pawel from London

    Delicious food. Cosy interiors. Friendly staff.

  • ((((( 22 January 2019 by Marlena from Birmingham

    Beautiful restaurant design wish every detail.

  • (**** 18 January 2019 by Barbara from Birmingham

    Disappointed with food and service, it wasn’t my first visit there however restaurant gone down hill, will not be visiting again. Very sad about poor service also, ordered Diet Coke and been given flat normal coke when asked the waiter about it he said we haven’t got any more, I would rather not be served any that served the wrong item and flat!

  • ((((* 16 January 2019 by George from Birmingham

    Wonderful large vegetarian breakfast. Friendly service, although slightly elusive at times. They'd ran out of Quorn sausages but they were happy to replace them with extra eggs, which were cooked superbly. Atmosphere very cosy and original. Overall, an excellent dining experience.

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