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Mamuska!

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16 Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TH, England
+44 20 3602 1898
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Paris, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is very nice and welcoming. The food looks homemade which is really good. Plates were generous and tasty. If you are around Elephant and Castle, I recommand this place for a quick, generous and nice meal.

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Thank NathWBK
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son and I enjoyed our dinner here so much, that the next day, when we needed a place to meet for dinner (we had gone off to do different things), we wound up eating here again. The food was super (stuffed pepper, schabowy, fish and chips) and the staff was very nice.

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Thank mmb1138
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never tried Polish food before and as we were going to an early show nearby this seemed opportune. The waitress was extremely helpful and explained the process. You order at the bar, go to a table and pick it up from the kitchen when your number comes up. We had perogi croquettes which were pleasant and something I... More 

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Thank bunny98765
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied some polish food while visiting London. Came highly recommended on trip advisor. It's in a great location just beside the elephant and castle station. Restaurant was well laid out lots of space and had a great atmosphere. Staff were helpful and friendly. The polish dumplings are to die for. Overall all this place is good value for money and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Like the Italian, Greeks Indians and Bengalis before them the Polish have bought their cuisine to London . Not wishing to disrespect, pasta, Mousaka, or a curry, this was a great find. The food is tasty filing and wholesome, the best advice is to go for the proper Polish dishes, there are options for all it is not just Bigos... More 

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Thank mintmoocher
Toronto
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It's Polish, and it's hearty, and it's good. I was homesick for my Mom's Pierogi and these ones are damned close. Great vodka, great atmosphere, Saturday night and the place was jumping. So no, it's not the pinnacle of haute cuisine - and if this is what you were looking for, you'd better go someplace else. Bring a few friends,... More 

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Thank osu1967
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this review

Our pierogi were "damned close" to your Mom's? Awesome!!! Thanks for that; it's the best recommendation we could ask for. And thanks for the rest of the review as well. We think you nailed it. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Second time I've eaten here. Food is cheap for London, good range of Polish beer. Best for meat lovers although they do offer one vegan dish and one vegetarian. Rich, hearty filling food in friendly casual atmosphere.

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Thank Alastair D
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this review

Thanks Alastair! Hope to see you back here soon. Just one note - we do have more than one vegetarian dish. But you may have difficulty seeing it, given all the massive meat portions in the way! We'll keep the beers cold... Cheers! More 

London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I don't like to write negative reviews, but this experience made me sad, so I can't help it. Started with some inappropriate jokes from the host : "ohh you guys first time here, so you are Mamushka Virgins!" (we were there as a couple). Not great seating. Some of the tables joined, so you can end up seating next to... More 

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Thank Janny K
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this review

Hi Janny K. We are really sorry you did not enjoy your visit. That "Mamuśka! virgin" line normally brings a smile and leads us to tell people how the restaurant works (where to order, where tot pick up food, etc) but I am sincerely sorry that I caused offence. A lot of our seating is at large home-style tables that... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

went for a family meal 2 adults, a 9 year old and a 5 year old, couldn't fault a thing, food was excellent, the staff very helpful, the set up brilliant so laid back and friendly , we went back the next day for breakfast, which again was phenomenal, if this place wasn't 200 miles away from us, we would... More 

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Thank Jayne W
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this review

Some people just refuse to make a proper effort to get to their favourite restaurant. Come ON Jayne!!! It's only 200 miles!?!? What's the issue? ; ) Thank you so much for the review and we hope to see you the next time you are in town. Cheers! Ian Coll More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfasts (ironically including a decent full English), value for money lunch deals and of course choice of a la carte dishes from delicious soups and pierogis to stews and cutlets. With friendly staff and a great selection of beers and vodkas this is a nice place for hanging out with friends. Certainly not just for Poles.

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Thank MiguelAfortunado
Ian C, Owner at Mamuska!, responded to this review

Thanks Miguel! So glad you are enjoying the place. And thank you for pointing out 2 massive facts: 1) A great full English Breakfast (with a fresh plump Cumberland sausage from Smithfields) and 2) We are not just for Poles. I think we should get you to start posting "facts of the day about Mamuśka!" for us! Thanks again, Ian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3602 1898
Description
We are excited to bring a modern ‘bar mleczny’ experience to London! Come visit us at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, where you will enjoy authentic Polish meals prepared with fresh Polish ingredients, at a price you can afford every day. Come to Mamuśka, because you can't fly to Kraków every day!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?