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Mandragora

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Rynek 9 | Kamienica pod Lwami, Lublin, Poland
+ 48 81 536 20 20
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The beaten track's jewel

It's located at the very center of Lublin's main market square, so you can't miss it. Bearing the weight of the history of the city's once thriving Jewish community, the square's corner tenement house invites you to a truly Jewish spot. The music, atmoshpere, surrounding, trinkets and oddments... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
krajeski
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Warsaw, Poland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

It's located at the very center of Lublin's main market square, so you can't miss it. Bearing the weight of the history of the city's once thriving Jewish community, the square's corner tenement house invites you to a truly Jewish spot. The music, atmoshpere, surrounding, trinkets and oddments - put together they form a time capsule with great food inside.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

As in the title, it was my debut with Jewish food and to be honest - I've choose the start-place accidentaly. I was going for a brief trip to Lublin and before it I've looked at the nice places to eat. Mandragora was one the top of the list and intrigued me because of the Jewish cuisine. And because Lublin... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have no knowledge regarding Jewish food, so can't vouch for the authenticity, however the starter (liver with wild mushrooms marinated in wine and honey) was absolutely superb. For the main course I had the garlic pierogi, which was also delicious, although rather standard in terms of pierogi. The total bill came to just under 60 zloty (which also included... More 

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Lublin, Poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Good traditional Jewish food, nice staff, nice atmosphere, nice interior. To be recommended. A nice place to choose.

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Haifa, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

mandragora is a restaurant located at the rynek (market) which is a square at the center of the old city in Lublin (poland). this restaurant holds a tribute to the jewish traditional food and and jewish tradition, like: jewish songs and music concerts, jewish performences like a wedding... the restaurant is more like a cultural institution and worthy to visit... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I tried this restaurant for lunch. I had the garlic soup an entree and some kvass. It was good but there were other items on the menu that weren't available that day. There online menu is different from when I was there. Food was good. I'd go back and try some other dishes. Prices are average.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Bingo We were in Lublin practically the first time. Wife really, and I after more than 50 years. That is all unknown. Old Town rising from oblivion, every day more and more beautiful. We were looking for a late lunch matched to a nice mood. I hit a Madragorę. Inherent quietly in one corner of the Market, which overlooks the... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have visited it quite early in the day, so could not get any bakery products yet. But still top class restaurant for it's amazing interior and Jewish music playing inside. Really enjoyed traditional Jewish coffee. The girl serving our table was a bit clumsy.

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Kherson, Ukraine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It was our first traditional Jewish restaurant and it made an unforgettable impression about this cuisine and culture. Interiors were very nicely decorated with antique and old-style authentic elements. National music added to overall experience of being in a Jewish home.Personnel was friendly, attentive and spoke English quite well. English menu was available in which all the unknown dishes were... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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113 reviews 113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Before The second world war there was a strong jewish comunity in Lublin. This is all gone, but you get a little sence at Mandragora. Even more so if you book a table on Fridays. Then the have an excellent kletzmerband. The food was good (goose), and plenitful (maybe a little bit too much). The wine list was very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rynek 9 | Kamienica pod Lwami, Lublin, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Eastern Poland  >  Lublin Province  >  Lublin
  • Phone Number: + 48 81 536 20 20

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Israeli
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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