survey result

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Faded old-world charm and traditional hearty food” (“stuffed cabbage most enjoyable with potato vodka”) are the hallmarks of this “historic Polish gem” (est 1947) near South Ken tube, where legendary restaurant critics Jonathan Meades and the late AA Gill used to meet regularly for lunch. Even if dishes can be “stodgy” they are “wonderfully authentic” and in “robust portions”, and act as a portal to “the distant past”.

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Faded old-world charm and traditional hearty food” (“stuffed cabbage most enjoyable with potato vodka”) are the hallmarks of this “historic Polish gem” (est 1947) near South Ken tube, where legendary restaurant critics Jonathan Meades and the late AA Gill used to meet regularly for lunch. Even if dishes can be “stodgy” they are “wonderfully authentic” and in “robust portions”, and act as a portal to “the distant past”.

Summary

£49
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “old-fashioned”, “homely” institution has been knocking out “huge portions of solid Polish food” washed down with “potato vodka” in “ancient surroundings” near South Ken station for 70-odd years. “Like meeting a friend from the distant past and discovering there’s still something special”“I’m just glad it’s still there!”

Summary

£49
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2
Average
3
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2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This 70-year-old South Ken institution “is a time-warp, but in a good way”. Old fans as well as one-off visitors love coming here for the “charming service and good, solid Polish fare”. “Excellent stuffed eggs and delicious stuffed cabbage with potato vodka – all without having to travel to Poland”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No dress code
60

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £14.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £19.50 £5.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
20 Thurloe St, London, SW7 2LT
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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