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
Notes: Brawo Bis

Notes: Brawo Bis

Blog 29 May 2019 0

Widely recognized from his work presenting the domestic version of Hell’s Kitchen, Michał Brys returns to the kitchen with a new venture, an informal-style restaurant with battleship colors offset by cabaret posters – a busy cultural program is in the works, and so too a menu that will seek... Read more
On A Final Note

On A Final Note

Blog 13 May 2019 2

With great sadness, we salute the life of one of our best-known contributors, Matt Lynch… An Insider to the core, Matt Lynch was a staunch supporter of this magazine and a valued contributor who, for several years, wrote a much-loved column under the pseudonym of The Mayor. Accompanied by... Read more
Notes: Rozbrat 20

Notes: Rozbrat 20

Blog 27 April 2019 0

In the shape of Rozbrat 20, Warsaw has a gift that keeps on giving; truly, no matter how many trips you make, it’s just gets better with each visit. As a restaurant, it’s a model for all to follow: they’ve got the intuitive service; a modern design that’s easily... Read more
Notes: Tran Tran

Notes: Tran Tran

Blog 25 April 2019 0

No longer something treated with suspicion and disdain (Warsaw veterans still wince at the memory of the budget food cabins that were once so endemic around town), few cuisines have been rehabilitated in quite the same way as Vietnamese. And along with the raised and recovered profile has come... Read more
Notes: Kieliszki Na Hożej
The Insider can’t resist an off-the-cuff visit to Kieliszki, which is how we ended up there the other day to foxtrot through the latest spring additions to their ever-changing menu. Pristine in its whiteness, the corner tenement housing Kieliszki looks like a big wedge of wedding cake – a... Read more
Note: Dyletanci

Note: Dyletanci

Blog 28 February 2019 0

Entered into the Michelin Guide for the first time in 2018, Dyletanci’s inclusion in the foodie’s bible was further evidence of the trajectory its taken in the three years it’s been open. The epitome of the neo-bistro style, find an attractive space that’s been seamlessly designed to feature a... Read more