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"Piwnica" Restaurant

€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
81 London Road, Reading RG1 5BY, England
+44 118 958 9908
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pierogi” (8 reviews)
“honey beer” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Food
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LOCATION
81 London Road, Reading RG1 5BY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Piwnica serves good, basic, traditional food, in large portions, at good prices and with good service, in a Carpathian mountain atmosphere.

Thank degs1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food, affordable prices, warm atmosphere and great service We had an amazing evening! Thank you!

Thank Oana-Andreea G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came up to reading to see daughter..looking for a quiet place to eat .Good wholesome food ...Good service enjoyable evening would recommend for low key good food .

Thank nic65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a hearty appitite and like non fussy food then Piwnica is the place to go. I went here for my anniversary... having never tried Polish food we opted for a sharing platter starter, and a sharing platter main. The starter was delicious...More

Thank Roamingjay_Snowy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything very tasty and generous size portions. The only thing I would improve is the look of toilets (ladies, didn't see the other :) ).

Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Happy to accomodate us putting up decorations and keep the cake chilled. Food was amazing very generous portions and prices are good. Would definately return.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Incredibly good value for lovely slow cooked flavourful food. Try the honey beer too - although watch out because it’s surprisingly moreish but 6%!

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It feels like being in a forest, with bark encrusted wooden walls and a little waterfall. I had a couple of beers, a Bison vodka, and pierogi to eat which was tasty. Will return for other dishes soon.

Thank ROY B
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Piwnica. It’s tricky to find - you need to access the car park from the road behind London Road (Montague St off Kings Road). But it’s well worth it! Very friendly service, huge portions of delicious, traditional polish food,...More

Thank AshleyR2512
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This restaurant is in a rather random location and you might miss it if you're not careful. That being said when you get down there (it's in the basement of the building) it is very cosy and welcoming. The staff are friendly if not very...More

Thank rachyrach12345
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Stephen H
3 January 2018|
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Response from ian1000 | Reviewed this property |
No parking outside the restaurant, and I is a little difficult to spot( but well worth it), parked on a square about 100 yards away.
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stephng15
1 April 2017|
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Response from Adam N | Property representative |
Yes, we got gluten free options :) Ask our staff for more information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$46
Cuisine
Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 London Road, Reading RG1 5BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 9908
  • E-mail
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