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U Szwejka

#203 of 1,395 Restaurants in Warsaw
#218 of 1,471 Places to Eat in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence
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Polish, Noodle, European, Asian, Czech, Central European
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Plac Konstytucji 1, Warsaw 05-075, Poland
+48 22 339 17 10
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 62
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  • 27
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
nice place to have a dinner with friends

We were pleasantly surprised with great service and atmosphere at "U Szwejka". Live band was playing good old music, meals were prepared in a short time, portions were big, food was pretty good and after all waiter brought us a glass of Nalewka for free and it was a great finish of a lovely dinner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Yaraslau
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Minsk, Belarus
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Warsaw, Poland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food, especially recommended beef tartar and famous schnitzel which is huge. Be ready to to wait in a queue though, always crowds in there. Prices are really fair for the quality and portions

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Minsk, Belarus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with great service and atmosphere at "U Szwejka". Live band was playing good old music, meals were prepared in a short time, portions were big, food was pretty good and after all waiter brought us a glass of Nalewka for free and it was a great finish of a lovely dinner. Also location is good since... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stopped by here at the weekend. Value for money it is brilliant ;) I had the captains platter which was like a mixed grill, for only £6 it was incredible. The location is perfect for people watching. The ambiance is of a great standard. Would recommend.

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Tomasz B, Kierownik ds. gości at U Szwejka, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam we would like to thank you for posting your review about a visit in our restaurant. The feedback from our Guests is very important for us. We’re glad you like the location of our restaurant :) More 

Trinidad, Colorado
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Ate there with a group of 8 and no one complained about the food. Set up to look like and old Czech hunting lodge and it works. Schnitzel was good and also "huge" as stated.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very low quality of meat, the food is tasteless. They seem to use microwave a lot. Bug portions but who is gonna eat those stuff? Very bad restaurant! Totally not recommended.

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

After reading all the great reviews, I was totaly disapointed with this place. Liked the setting - very coasy, however the food was tasteless. They do have large portions and daily deals, however the waiter was unable to explain what the current promotion was so we could not take advantage. There are definately much more nicer places in Warsaw.

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Gedera, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This place serves huge portions, and you have to be very hungry to handle that. The quality isn't good, simply average food. I can understand why some people get hyped about it, but I would rather have a more expensive, smaller, but well-made dish, from fresh ingredients.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited for dinner on a Sunday. The food was tasty - people are right, the portions are large, but it's good food. Not fine dining, but a good place to go, which is very popular with locals and tourists alike. We had the chicken (which was great) and the lamb shank (huge but tasty). Complimentary bread was brought. They... More 

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Tomasz B, Kierownik ds. gości at U Szwejka, responded to this review

Dear Madam, we would like to thank you for posting your review about a visit in our restaurant. The feedback from our Guests is very important for us. We recommend trying our everyday special offers More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Food was ok, but nothing extraordinary. Portions not as big as in other restaurant of this kind. They should clear the menu from time to time. It was probably my last visit.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The place itself is nice for a dinner with friends. With a large beer, you can accept the food being not so great. However it is one of the places I used to be in a lot. All in all, not so bad.

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Additional Information about U Szwejka

Address: Plac Konstytucji 1, Warsaw 05-075, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 339 17 10
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Central Poland  >  Mazovia Province  >  Warsaw
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
Cuisine: Polish, Noodle, European, Asian, Czech, Central European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plac Konstytucji 1, Warsaw 05-075, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Central Poland  >  Mazovia Province  >  Warsaw
  • Phone Number: +48 22 339 17 10

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
  • Cuisine: Polish, Noodle, European, Asian, Czech, Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?