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Polish Restaurant Prices


Dingbat  
2 Mar 2007 /  #1
A new Polish restaurant has opened in a quiet suburb near where I live. Any thoughts on the prices they quote in their menu?

Bowl of Barczsz UKP 2.95 (4.35€/17Zł)
Plate of Pierogi UKP 6.95 (10.25€/40Zł)

Seems a bit expensive to me, but I'd be interested to know what sort of prices people pay elsewhere.
szarlotka 8 | 2,208  
2 Mar 2007 /  #2
Had Pierogi in Bar Polski (was Na Zdrowie) in Holborn in London last night. It was £7.00.

Very nice though
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
2 Mar 2007 /  #3
Plate of Pierogi

It depends how many and how large they are.
krysia 23 | 3,057  
2 Mar 2007 /  #4
Holy Owczarek Podhalański!!! 40 zł. for a plate of pierogi? That's more than 12 bucks! You can get a nice steak for that price! Unless like Grzegorz says, they're big and you get a lot.
Arien  
2 Mar 2007 /  #5
10.25€

Pretty normal over here, maybe one euro cheaper.

:)
OP Dingbat  
2 Mar 2007 /  #6
It depends how many and how large they are.

Likely to be no more than ten, although I would guess at less. Probably made in a factory, knowing the owner of the restaurant. And you cannot 'mix and match' so it's either kapusta, potato or cheese.

I prefer them home-made. Luckily, my wife was taught by her mother to cook proper Polish 'peasant' food. :)
peterweg 37 | 2,319  
2 Mar 2007 /  #7
Hand made Pierogi go for £1-2 each.
krysia 23 | 3,057  
2 Mar 2007 /  #8
And it depends on the restaurant too. Some have more class than others so the prices are higher.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
2 Mar 2007 /  #9
"Bigos" - 277 Leith Walk, Edinburgh.

Zupa Grzybowa £1.90
Pierogi £6
Golabki £6

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mlody  
6 Mar 2007 /  #10
Eat in "Bar mleczny" or similar places. Or even better - find a school canteen and you'll get best food prices there (like for students).
fusar 3 | 4  
29 Nov 2007 /  #11
£6 sounds ok to me for a meal
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
28 Dec 2007 /  #12
Pierogi for 6 quid, that's expensive. I can get 7 pyrogów for 4.50zl, about 85p. And they are VERY filling and tasty. That's from a milk bar (bar mleczny). For 6 pyrogów in Gazdówka, it's 14.50zl, that's 3 quid only. That's a top class restaurant that caters for business clientele. So, 6 quid is steep
bimber94 7 | 254  
17 Dec 2009 /  #13
If you're lucky enough to find a "Bar Mleczny" - a dying breed - that would have cost you, today, about zl1,70 (about 35p in English money).
convex 20 | 3,978  
17 Dec 2009 /  #14
You forgot about the cost of the flight to Poland, time off work, taxi, hotel (if there are no return flights same day).

If you calculate all that in, £6 seems like a winner in the UK.
jonni 16 | 2,485  
17 Dec 2009 /  #15
Zupa Grzybowa £1.90
Pierogi £6
Golabki £6

Dearer than a Bar Mleczny (some of which are OK, others very, very, scruffy).

Similar prices to a cheap-ish restaurant here in Warsaw.
bimber94 7 | 254  
17 Dec 2009 /  #16
If you calculate all that in, £6 seems like a winner in the UK.

This is the first time anyone has included their overall expenses for a meal. In this case a coffee for a Varsovian in Chicago, he'd have to remortgage his house.
Steveramsfan 2 | 306  
17 Dec 2009 /  #17
It costs me virtually nothing to get to Poland, so i would not pay 28zl for a meal :D
healthleads - | 1  
18 Dec 2009 /  #18
thats right...prices of foods depends on restaurant... place and menu
f stop 25 | 2,513  
18 Dec 2009 /  #19
I'm getting so home sick...
bimber94 7 | 254  
18 Dec 2009 /  #20
[quote]szarlotka:Had Pierogi in Bar Polski (was Na Zdrowie) in Holborn in London last night. It was £7.00.

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I know the place well. Good Polish nosh but London prices. No Bar Mleczny there I'm afraid. It used to be run by a Polish woman (she used to give me free coffee for some reason beyond my ken) and an Aussie, but now it's gone Aussie/Greek when I was last there.

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