Notes: Koneser Grill

Notes: Koneser Grill

Blog 12 December 2019 0

De-formalizing the dining experience whilst placing wine at the core of their offer, few restaurant groups can claim to be as influential as Ferment, a group widely credited with shepherding the city away from stiff fine dining haunts and into surroundings more casual. Popularizing the modern bistro format whilst... Read more
Weekend Break: Korzkiew

Weekend Break: Korzkiew

Blog 29 November 2019 0

Ravishing as Kraków is, doesn’t it make a pleasant change to escape the pissed-up stags and earnest novelists in-the-making. And this, you can easily do for just fifteen kilometers north stands Zamek Korzkiew. Forming part of the Eagle’s Nest trail of medieval castles, this 14th century fortification caps a... Read more
Notes: Bibenda

Notes: Bibenda

Blog 28 November 2019 0

Now firmly enshrined in local lore, Bibenda are pretty much the first name out of the hat when the subject turns to casual dining – others do it well, but few do it better. The menu declares Bibenda to be ‘a celebration of food, drink and togetherness’, and that’s... Read more
Beer Festival Retrospective
Dubbed the most successful to date, the eleventh edition of the bi-yearly Warsaw Beer Festival cemented its status as Central Europe’s most prestigious beer festival following three days of unhinged beer geek madness. Attracting 16,000 visitors over the course of its duration, the event gathered 51 breweries and saw... Read more
Notes: Mr. Greek Souvlaki

Notes: Mr. Greek Souvlaki

Blog 30 September 2019 0

With Warsaw’s ethnic options branching into increasingly diverse directions, there have been times when more familiar cuisines have often felt forgotten. Take Greek, for instance, a sector that appears to have floundered and flatlined since its heyday many moons back. The balance, however, stands to be redressed, and all... Read more
Notes: Mięsny

Notes: Mięsny

Blog 31 August 2019 0

What’s not to like about a butcher, deli and bistro all rolled into one meaty treat. Set down a leafy side street in posh Saska Kępa, this Saska Keeper presents a handful of wooden tables inside a monochrome-floored, white-tiled interior adorned with an azure-colored neon and graphic illustrative wall... Read more
Hot This August: Otwarta Ząbkowska
More than just another street, Ząbkowska has long been considered Praga’s spiritual gateway – in layman’s terms, a place where ‘things happen’. A celebration of art, literature, film, music, theater and food, the annual Otwarta Ząbkowska festival is the physical manifestation of this, a prism through which the area... Read more
Notes: Szóstka

Notes: Szóstka

Blog 10 July 2019 0

For the biggest revelation fine dining has seen these last few months look no further than Szóstka, the sixth floor restaurant of the Hotel Warszawa. A long, slick space decorated with steel tubing, bursts of greenery and a coved glass ceiling, it’s a glorious piece of design with a... Read more
Notes: Pardon To Tu

Notes: Pardon To Tu

Blog 10 June 2019 0

Pardon To Tu, remember them? Regarded as one of Warsaw’s most experimental live music venues, its closure at the start of 2017 was a kick in the nuts for the city’s alternative ‘night people’. Having seen the original venue on Pl. Grzybowski bulldozed as part of the area’s relentless... Read more
Notes: Nocny Market

Notes: Nocny Market

Blog 31 May 2019 0

For the best surprise this summer, see the reopening of Nocny Market: months after Warsaw bade a tearful farewell to this nocturnal institution, along came the news that, well, they hadn’t died yet. For newbies, then the story is thus: debuting in 2016, Nocny Market brought together dozens of... Read more