Review: Zielony Niedźwiedź
Funny old place is Warsaw: one moment you’re standing amid communist concrete and boisterous traffic, the next you’re plunging down a zig-zagging pathway cut into steep, sloping parkland. At least, you are if you’re on the way to Zielony Niedźwiedź, an upmarket sanctuary in leafy Park Beyera. Just minutes... Read more
Welcome To The Fun House!
It’s not often that it happens, but every now and again you get a place that takes Warsaw’s nightlife in unexpected directions: for example, Nocny Market, a food and drinks concept in an abandoned train station – it sent the city crazy. Closed for good in October, its ultimate... Read more
Review: Tahina

Review: Tahina

FeaturesReviews 17 October 2018 0

Looking at Wilcza, it helps to divide it into three sections. You’ve got the flanks, one benefiting from its proximity to Mokotowska, the other feasting on the spillover from Koszyki and Poznańska. Then, sandwiched in between, there’s that awkward bit in the middle. From a personal point of view,... Read more
Review: Ceviche Bar
Meet The Man Less guarded than his European counterparts, there’s an openness to Argentinean chef Martin Gimenez Castro that manifests itself in his cooking: though primarily known for his groundbreaking fine dining restaurant Salto, it’s in the Ceviche Bar that his character truly escapes. More than just a side... Read more
Review: Relax
You may know Relax already: in fact, if you’re a coffee aficionado, then that’s probably a given. A cult meeting point amid the concrete and graffiti of Złota, it’s long been viewed as somewhere quite special. Likewise, it’s also been viewed as somewhere quite small. Prayer No. 1: “Couldn’t... Read more
Review: Mizu

Review: Mizu

Reviews 4 September 2018 0

Rarely does a restaurant meet with such unanimous approval, and while the name of Mizu remains unknown among the majority, those In The Know have been crowing about it for a good couple of years. Some secrets, you see, are sometimes simply too good to keep. Irresistible, immaculate and... Read more
Miejsce Chwila

Miejsce Chwila

Reviews 3 September 2018 0

Booted out of their original location in Mirów, this legendary dive bar hopes to rekindle the glory years at a new address on that bit of Żurawia most forget exists – all that is, aside from their ardent band of fans. Surviving the move from their former digs is... Read more
Review: The Long Bar
The Place With the city’s nightlife reaching new, uncharted highs, hotel bars have started looking increasingly redundant: gone, the days when they were the center of expat high jinx and riotous nights of tabletop dancing. Of course, some have fared better than others, but for the most part they’ve... Read more
Review: Lata 60-te

Review: Lata 60-te

Reviews 11 August 2018 0

Despite the name, this store extends its offer beyond just the 60s: “if we like something,” they say, “we don’t look at the birth certificate”. Specializing in expertly refreshed furniture from the PRL era, it’s become a favorite of design mavens looking to trick out their home with a... Read more
Review: The Cool Cat TR
The Place Interior-wise, you’re looking at a hip, edgy venue that offsets all the concrete colors with punches of contemporary art and waterfalls of greenery that tumble over the windows. The overt hipness is reflected by a crowd that’s heavy on tattoos, piercings and odd urban style: you know... Read more