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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

10/10 for effort on the décor at this kitschy classic five minutes from the Bull Ring, but decorated like an old Pollish cottage. Too limited reports this year for a proper rating of the hearty east European scoff, but all feedback is positive.


* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Hilarious…and I honestly have no idea whether it’s intentional”“an alpine shack, replete with sheepskins and thatch”, and attached to Brum’s Polish Centre. “I have never been in a restaurant with such kitsch and pastiche”, but the “rib-sticking Polish scoff” is “as deliciously authentic as the decor is naff, and the portions titanic”“and oh the vodka!”

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Have you eaten at The Karczma?

Owner's 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 !!!


Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.30 £11.00 £4.00 £5.40
Wine per bottle £17.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Service 10.00%

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
150, 40, 25
Bordesley St, Birmingham, B5 5PH
Opening hours
Tuesday1 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday1 pm‑11 pm
Thursday1 pm‑11 pm
Friday1 pm‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑11 pm
Sunday11 am‑9 pm

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