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The Karczma

Bordesley Street | Polish Millennium House, Birmingham B5 5PH, England
+44 121 448 0017
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (74 reviews)
“pierogi” (44 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (59 reviews)
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Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bordesley Street | Polish Millennium House, Birmingham B5 5PH, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great place to go
"Epic portions, honestly the largest I have ever had in the UK."
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2. Great Traditional Polish Resta
"We visited with our Polish friends and what a great night we had."
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3. Fantastic restaurant.
"Been in the Karczma already 3 times."
Natalia G
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1 - 10 of 709 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Lovely atmospheric setting in a convenient location - just 5 minutes from Moor Streetstation and the city centre. Very busy early evening, though did quieten down later. The food was delicious, and hearty portions of traditional polish dumplings and beef stew were well received. There...More

Thank earthintruder
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Altogether a great experience. I think looking at the menu , the food can seem a bit expensive , but wow it's worth the money. Having dined in Poland several times, both in a restaurant and as a house guest, it seems to me that...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this restaurant with friends and we were greeted with a lovely warm smile from a waitress who looked after us throughout the evening, Joanne proved to be a very friendly and helpful waitress. The menu was varied and when our meals they tasted...More

Thank wheelnutpaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to this restaurant. We had a fantastic night, the atmosphere was lovely, cosy and relaxing. The menu is varied, something for everyone. The food was very tasty, all 4 of us ordered something different and every meal was cooked to perfection. The...More

Thank vonney2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

been hare quite a few times and always enjoyed the food service and ambient. a very tradition polish folk invironment and to complement that great food

Thank Harry J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place several times on my own but this time I have organised a mini Birthday treat for my beloved best friend and landlord Neil The waitress Marta was very welcoming and served and treated us with a great manner The food have...More

Thank Krzysztof S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Karczma on multiple occasions, with family, friends and colleagues and every time we have had a wonderful experience. The food, staff ( my favourite waitress was there as always with the lovely smile:-) :-) atmosphere and drinks are all worth the...More

1  Thank magdalena210
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

You will not be disappointed here! I wasn’t sure what to expect from polish food but it was really great. Lots of meat dishes, nice stews and polish beers. A nice change from the the endless British pub food available everywhere in the city. The...More

Thank Neil I
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I organised my birthday dinner, I was able to book for a large group online without any problem. On arrival even if we were one guest more than booked, they were able to accommodate easily. The staff was really nice although we could have done...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My sister in law is Polish so we came here for a family dinner on a Saturday night. The decor is great- it's like you are in the Polish mountains! The food also got approval- the smoked sheep's cheese was delicious as was the beef...More

Thank Sophie K
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Sebastian M | Property representative |
The restaurant is open from 11 am to 11 pm ( monday closed )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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