Rest.Baczewskich
A grander opening there has not been this year. Inspired by the cuisine of Old Poland and pre-war Lviv, dishes include Galician-style herring and beef cooked in pork fat and served with white porridge and fried cabbage – as classic as they sound, presentation is pure 21st century and... Read more
Polana Smaków

Polana Smaków

Blog 27 February 2019 0

Trading a no-man’s land location for city center Warsaw, December’s move already seems to be working out well. Though dropping the ‘Mała’ part of their name, don’t expect to find all the much more room at the new address: compact and woodsy, it’s retained the intimacy of the original,... Read more
Żebra i Kości

Żebra i Kości

Restaurants 21 February 2019 0

More than just steak, head to this smart newbie for Flintstone portions of ribs that thwack down on the table like heavy rounds of artillery. Satisfying all your primal desires, choices run from steamy duck broth to tomahawk steaks that’ll take an hour to finish. The beef wellington is... Read more
La Sirena

La Sirena

Going Out 20 February 2019 0

Though primarily known as the best Mexican restaurant in the country, the cocktails are of such a standard that it’s become impossible to ignore La Sirena’s credentials as an exceptional evening. Fixed using a range of premium tequilas, the innovative tastes feel all the better for the intriguing surrounds:... Read more
Koko & Roy

Koko & Roy

Going Out 17 February 2019 0

Already appearing in our Restaurant section, a growing reputation for long, merry nights is enough to earn Koko & Roy a second listing in the mag. Drink carefully composed cocktails and craft beers from the epic Stu Mostow brewery in a cool, American-run resto-bar that’s starting to attract the... Read more
Off The Wall

Off The Wall

Insider News 10 February 2019 0

Even in a city well accustomed to strange, striking and stimulating wall art, artist Bruno Althamer’s depiction of Kora has won blanket praise from all quarters. Painted as part of a nationwide action to commemorate the great women of Poland, the work has been positioned in such a way... Read more
Review: El Koktel
The Door’s Locked? Yes, and for a reason. Firstly, to keep undesirables at bay, and secondly, to add a personal touch. “We’re not a speakeasy,” stresses co-owner Mateusz, “but by keeping the door locked we’re able to meet and greet each guest and also say good bye at the... Read more
Aurelio

Aurelio

Restaurants 2 February 2019 0

Run by a ‘neuro-gastronomist’, Aurelio aims to connect art and emotions with health and wellbeing via the medium of food. Psychobabble aside, what you’ll find is a beautifully laid-out restaurant with some mesmerizing art, a busy cultural program and a globally-inspired menu based on toxin free produce. For instance,... Read more
Not Lovin’ It

Not Lovin’ It

Insider News 1 February 2019 0

Urban conservationists and architecture buffs have reacted with horror following the news that one of Warsaw’s classic examples of post-modernist architecture is set to be revived by McDonald’s. Opened in 1966 as part of the ‘Eastern Wall’ development, the Cepelia pavilion housed the flagship store of the Cepelia folk... Read more
Atelier Amaro

Atelier Amaro

Restaurants 1 February 2019 0

If Wojciech Amaro’s eponymous restaurant isn’t the most famous in the country, then it’s certainly the most important. Awarded Poland’s first Michelin star in 2013, it’s a venue that continues to set the pace in terms of innovation. Changing weekly, his ‘calendar of nature’ seeks to present forgotten ingredients... Read more