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Mandragora

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

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  • 76
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  • 53
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  • 10
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  • 8
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  • 0
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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
Home-style 'comfort' food

Long-established restaurant in the Old City, serving (predominantly) traditional Polish-Jewish food. Generous portions, excellent value for money. Highly recommended if you enjoy this type of food or wish to try it. Helpful and friendly staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Felix B
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Ormond, Australia
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Ormond, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Long-established restaurant in the Old City, serving (predominantly) traditional Polish-Jewish food. Generous portions, excellent value for money. Highly recommended if you enjoy this type of food or wish to try it. Helpful and friendly staff.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Considering that our group was on a tour of sites related to the Holocaust and the history of East European Jewry, it was logical that we experience the only Jewish restaurant in what was once a vibrant and large Jewish community of Lublin Poland. The location was excellent, as it was in the back of the square where there was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

After a tough day as a tourists into some of the tragic past of Poland we needed an uplifting dining experience. We walked into a historic part of Lublin and were attracted to the wafting sounds of haunting yet joyful violin music. We stepped into another private world being shared with us. The music continued to make me smile or... More 

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london uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We been at the Mandagora just recently .It looks very jewish from in out side, staff are dressed typical Polish Jewish period cloth They even play music and welcome you in hebrew. They are very firendly and helpfull stuff, and food is delicious and tasty . I higly recomended if you want to fill pre WW2 Lublin atmosphere. thank you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The starter of hummus and pitta bread was really poor. No garlic in the hummus and the bread was severely underbaked. Next course of kreplach soup was passable but should have been served hot not lukewarm. Latkes were actually nicely cooked but ruined by cream which was plastered all over them, so much so that i refused to pay for... More 

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Central Hungary, Hungary
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

+ Interior like it was 100 years ago - very nice to visit, music and atmosphere very good, food delicious, good service and excellent location - Not the cheapest at Lublin.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Mandragora has a mission. They want you to have a chance to immerse yourself for a brief while in the pre-WW2 Jewish Lublin. And everything (ok, almost everything - they occasionally play Gotan Project as ambience music) there is designed with that thought in mind. The interior is neatly decorated to resemble an interior of a rich, pre-war Jewish house.... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I went here with three colleagues, one of who had prospected and found this to be the most appealing place in the vicinity--the very heart of Lublin's old town. Our waiter was extremely attentive and accommodating. Some of the food was truly delicious: I think it's best to follow their own recommendations in an extensive menu (dishes marked "a taste... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When you're there, take duck for dinner. Delicious! The decor of the interior, and the presentation of all meals is also very nice.

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Warsaw, Poland
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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Additional Information about Mandragora

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

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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: Noodle, 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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