Fine Polish Restaurant in the Heart of Shepherds Bush

Patio Restaurant was opened in June 1986. Presently, it is one of the most successful Polish restaurants in London, receiving rapturous reviews from well known food critics of The Independent, The Guardian, Telegraph and Evening Standard.

The Patio Restaurant, run by Kazimierz and Ewa, has been serving home-made Polish food for more than 22 years. During that period, this family business has developed true excellency in preparing the most distinctive and traditional dishes of Polish cuisine.

Ewa published her excellent guide ‘The food and cooking of Poland’ in which she explores geography, festivals, culture and the turbulent history of her mother country. If you are interested in revealing the secrets of her recipes, the book is available on

The Food and Cooking of Poland

Patio received numerous reviews from various critics representing some of the biggest advisory newspapers in the UK. All of them agreed that this unpretentious place, stylised like a retro middle-class drawing room, is a must for any Eastern European food amateur.

Apart from impressive meals and superb vodka selection, Patio will offer you calm and friendly service as well as live piano perfomances on occasions. Thanks to it’s great location in Shepperd’s Bush, this Polish restaurant is often visited by Westfield Shopping Centre customers.

Patio is situated nearby famous London venues, such as Lyric Theatre or Shepperd’s Bush Empire which makes it a perfect place to dine before or after different cultural events. If you are lucky, you may even meet celebrities and performers who often choose to visit Patio. What better recommendation can you get?

Our function room is available for free of charge.

This lively place has two dining rooms offering seats for about 100 people in total. The function room, located at the lower ground, is often booked for birthdays, weddings and other family gatherings free of charge which makes it really attractive.

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What others say


“The Polish “stodge” is “not about to win any prizes”, but this “comfy” Shepherd’s Bush venue provides a top “cheap and cheerful” night out, thanks to its “hospitable” staff, “jollly” atmosphere, and “excellent-value set menu”.”


“…Kaz and Eva Michalik’s Polish restaurant, Patio, continues to be one of the London’s most extraordinary eateries… The welcome is genuine, the atmosphere unique; old-fashioned, stylish, a lift for jaded urban diners. Chopin and thath grumpy old George Sand would have felt deliciously at home here.”


“It’s like a 1935 middle-class Polish drawing-room. The owners Eva and Kaz are very welcoming, and it’s great to find such an unpretentiuos place. There are even Gypsy fiddlers playing there sometimes, which complements the mood.”


“Good food and fantastic service, this family run business of 23 years was established in 1986. Menus are changed daily using fresh seasonal ingredients, and private dining is available on the request.”


“A homely family run Polish restaurant that’s great to visit after a day of shopping at Westfield, when all you want to do is sit back and stuff your face with freshly made pierogis. The set menu is excellent value for money, and you get a free shot of vodka on arrival – there’s a whole list of flavoured vodkas to choose from if you’re feeling daring. Lots of families in the restaurant, you get the feeling it’s something of a neighbourhood institution.”



“What a lovely restaurant. Cozy atmosphere, friendly prompt service & good wholesome Polish traditional food. Really nice start to our evening. Will definitely be back.”



“Amazing food (the duck!), friendly service, cozy atmosphere, cheaper than expected. The £15.50 menu is more food than I could handle.”


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Phone: 02087435194

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 12am – 3pm / 6pm – 11pm
Saturday -Sunday: 5pm – 11:30pm


5 Goldhawk Road, London, W12 8QQ