Tapage
***CLOSED*** Newly opened, it’s best to think of Tapage as a testing ground for experimental, strange ideas. Opened by the same team behind Kaskrut, it’s split into three distinct areas: a terrace, a snug white-tiled bar, and an upstairs nook up some spiral stairs. The menu (scheduled to change... Read more
Patera

Patera

Restaurants 26 June 2015 0

The center pin is a semi-circular bar, above which lamps hang from a ceiling made out of old Coca-Cola crates. There’s palm fronds, mismatching seats, cheerful colors, exposed pipes and industrial chains. Sacks of Haruka rice adorn one end, and on the other there’s floor-to-ceiling windows. It feels right,... Read more
Hard Rock Cafe
Instantly recognizable by the giant neon guitar outside, Hard Rock has a pierced staff of skater boys and rock girls and a menu that is, if nothing else, completely reliable. Peruse rock’n’roll swag that includes Joplin’s blouse, Prince’s guitar and Shakira’s pants. Hard Rock Cafe  ul. Złota 59 (Złote... Read more
Słoik

Słoik

Restaurants 17 June 2015 0

Jarheads will love Słoik, a place lined with glass jars brimming with colorful ingredients and bright preserves. Find natural Polish produce and traditional-sounding dishes treated with a careful and contemporary hand. The approach pits modernist against classic, and the winner is, well, you. This is traditional Polish food updated... Read more
Secado

Secado

Restaurants 17 June 2015 0

Casual, intimate interiors complement a menu that’s expanded from its original Latin leanings. Everything we’ve tried here has been culinary gold, and that includes the surf & turf, tortillas and roast beef. That they also fix some of Warsaw’s top cocktials makes it something of a one-stop solution to... Read more
Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Going Out 7 February 2015 0

To many, Mokotowska is little more than a place of niche boutiques and luxury spas. But the real pull of this micro-district right now? That’ll be its nightlife. Slowly, an increasing number of hangouts are slotting inside ground floor units creating a buzz along this elegant strip. Not that... Read more
Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

Features 5 September 2014 0

In the age of repeats and replicas, the Insider looks back at the pioneers who changed their streets and raised the bar for all to follow… Beirut Poznańska 12 beirut.com.pl Sure there were other bars on Poznańska before Beirut happened along, but it was this place that changed the... Read more
Na Lato

Na Lato

Going Out 8 July 2014 0

Once derided as a hipster haunt, the twits have moved on, replaced instead by an increasingly on-trend crowd that’s all glinting watches and logo-clad bags. The expanse of greenery outside has installed it as one of Warsaw’s principal seasonal drinking zones. Na Lato ul. Rozbrat 44, tel. 692 280 094, open... Read more
Kita Koguta

Kita Koguta

Blog 29 April 2014 0

It’s 9 p.m., Wednesday night, and I’ve already ripped and ravaged five menus. Thirty minutes later, and that number stands at eight. But rather than sticking me in a headlock, the co-owner of Kita Koguta approaches me and hands me a gift – a wooden yo-yo emblazoned with their... Read more
Pies czy Suka

Pies czy Suka

Going Out 11 September 2013 0

Monochrome gun metal grey colors are offset by a fashionable crowd attired in red shoes, pink trousers and blue headphones. This clean, concrete space is speckled with plaster moldings of reindeer heads, and excels on the cocktail front. Order from an iPad menu, before settling back for cocktails made... Read more