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The Besamim Restaurant


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#367 of 2,828 Restaurants in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


$2 - $10
Middle Eastern, International, Israeli, Polish, European, Central European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
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Sponsored by: The Besamim Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Excellent service
1. Excellent service
"The restaurant in Pollin Museum is excellent. Service excellent"
Roz T
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2. Amazing food
2. Amazing food
"Middle Eastern and Eastern European cuisines was a delight!"
Lucy T
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3. Great coffee
3. Great coffee
"excellent choice of coffee and other beverages"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wanted a coffee but I am deathly allergic to milk, but when I asked for soya milk I was charged an extra 3 pln for the milk - an extortionate price. So to get a normal coffee for me cost more than it would...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The herring in oil was terrible, way too much vinegar was used. I nearly broke my tooth because one of the olives wasn't pitted. The Pascha was runny and the gulash meat was dry. But the worst part were the exorbitant prices.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ryszard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get kosher food in the Polin Museum Holocaust after (or before ) your tour there. The food is very simple.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank meirpollak
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Fair at best. Institutional food like in a high school caferteria but serves to take care of your hungar. Typically expensive for less than average food

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed May 20, 2019

This self-service restaurant is located in the very interesting "Polin Museum" (see separate review) . Mainly Jewish traditional dishes , at decent prices . It is good if you need a break from the tour of the museum .

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank saul g
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Very expensive for mediocre food. Everything is extra and they try to make you buy as much food as possible.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Benjamin310000
Reviewed April 2, 2019

The food was good, the service quick, the prices were right - what's not to like. Lots of choices and I wish I'd been able to try more of them.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Located in the Polin Museum, we found the Besamim restaurant very handy for a quick lunch before visiting the museum. The food is of a high quality, traditional Polish/Jewish. We were served quickly and there are plenty of tables. Reasonably priced and an ideal place...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gilly C
Reviewed February 9, 2019

the cafe is located in the Polin Museum (Museum of Jewish History in Poland). It offers a nice array of traditional Polish dishes,many with a Jewish twist (e.g., Gefilte fish, hummus) The food is of high quality and the room is a very pleasant place...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Garyhgilbert
Reviewed December 31, 2018

this facility is located in upscale "food court" called "koszyki" . it serves mainly polish traditional food but with very tasty enhancements. vine selection is satisfactory and be ready for high chairs and tables. we had a dinner there with sharing a lot of dished...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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