Food & Drink Diary

Food & Drink Diary

Blog 2 July 2018 0

It’s been a great month to gallivant around the bars and restaurants of Warsaw, with several highs and lows recorded in our ongoing quest to smash the scales and live life to the max… Firstly, and nothing says June more than a big glass of Pimms. A growing number... Read more
Sen

Sen

Going Out 2 July 2018 0

Lauded as Warsaw’s hottest nightspot, find Sen on the top floor of a mixed-use tower coiled up on the river’s left flank. Entering, visitors are hit by a tidal wave of gorgeousness: wall-to-wall with George Clooney lookalikes, off-duty celebrities and catwalk glamour pusses, the carefree hedonism is like something... Read more
Raffles Long Bar
Inspired by the legendary Long Bar in Singapore (the birthplace of the Singapore Sling), this super swanky bar comes with a sleek marble bar, swivelly leather bar stools, and a scintillating glass sculpture by Dorota Buczkowska. Hotel drinking has never felt so good. Raffles Long Bar ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście... Read more
Notes: Zoni

Notes: Zoni

Blog 19 June 2018 0

Guess who’s back! Hailed by many as Poland’s most maverick chef, Aleksander Baron returns to the gastronomic frontline having traded in the hipster era confines of Solec 44 for Zoni, the banner restaurant of the Koneser complex. Visually stunning, it represents a complete escape from the grungy bunker from... Read more
Madame Szpakoska
It’s one of gastro Warsaw’s greatest curiosities is Krucza: good places open, and they close soon after. Sure, a couple have stayed the course, but not enough to break the area’s reputation as a cemetery of bars and restaurants. Looking to break the duck, this latest entry on the... Read more
Biała

Biała

Going Out 3 June 2018 0

Saska’s premier cocktail spot reaches its zenith each summer thanks to a leafy back garden that stands shaded by this modernist building: it’s worth visiting just to swan down the spiral stairs with a glass of something bubbly. Biała ul. Francuska 2 Read more
The Cool Cat
Proving something other than just a faddish flash in the fire, The Cool Cat has caught the zeitgeist by the horns and come to represent the hip Powiśle style; casual and convivial and absent of aloofness, it’s a place in which all life seems to gather for a taste... Read more
The Alchemist

The Alchemist

Going Out 9 April 2018 0

A small place with a big bag of tricks: upscale pub grub from Brit chef Ed Shellard, fancy cocktails, and a self-serve wall of beer from a choice of global brewers. Poland’s still getting used to the idea of ‘a pint after work’, but in The Alchemist the idea... Read more
Charlie

Charlie

Going Out 3 April 2018 0

Tonight you are Gatsby. Fine-tuned to capture the essence of the 20s, this first floor courtyard bar has it all: weekday jazz acts, moody lighting and, even, a tinkly fountain. The cocktails are sensual and addictive, but the ace in the pack is a ‘subconscious menu’ from which clients... Read more
Notes: La Sirena

Notes: La Sirena

Blog 29 March 2018 0

You don’t even have to think twice when asked to name the best Mexican in the capital. Inspired by the ultra-violent films of Danny Trejo, the hardcore interior heaves with machetes, holy shrines, skulls and wire mesh. But if La Sirena looks fab, it tastes even better. Introducing a... Read more