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
Targowy

Targowy

Going Out 19 January 2019 0

Nestled beneath Ed Red lies Targowy, a long, shadowy bar that’s low on design thrills but high on merit. Occupied simply by high tables and a bar composed of colored, plastic crates, what it lacks in bling it makes up for with quality. Find decent cocktails, a thoughtful selection... Read more
The Secret Is Out
Themed on prohibition America, Warsaw’s latest covert bar has made quite a splash… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT I’m Lost! It’s a speakeasy, hun. Unmarked from the outside, it’s a place that buys into the global trend for hidden bars: after all, who doesn’t love entering... Read more
Jaś & Małgosia

Jaś & Małgosia

Going Out 2 January 2019 0

Insouciant one moment, your best friend the next, the staff at Jaś & Małgosia show the two faces of Polish service brilliantly. Reactivated a couple of years ago, this pavilion bar has a story dating back to the 60s, and a great atmosphere primed for plates of simple food,... Read more
FatWhite_CoffeeBar

FatWhite_CoffeeBar

Going Out 23 December 2018 0

Attached to a super cool barber shop (tatts, beards, crazy whiskers!), this tiny café has a beauty of an interior: swan white with surfaces graced by contemporary artwork that references the Muranów district and dozens of collectible superhero figures (plus a gun-toting Pacino). There’s a real scene going on... Read more
Back Room

Back Room

Going Out 27 November 2018 0

A paean to the days of jazz and prohibition, this stylish cocktail bar doesn’t cut corners when it comes to quality. Serving author’s compositions inspired by the bars trending Stateside, this decadent-looking bar has the telltale signs of a legend in the making – full report coming soon. Back... Read more
El Koktel

El Koktel

Going Out 23 November 2018 0

It’s bars like this that lend Warsaw’s cocktail scene weight and substance. Set within the historic stamping ground of the pre-war Wedel dynasty, rely on this place to pour out scintillating cocktails to a dolled-up crowd of local players. Adjusted for the season, the menu features global modern classics... Read more
Gram

Gram

Going Out 30 October 2018 0

And upstairs from the cult Warmut bar? There lies Gram, a small room designed to evoke the feeling of stepping inside a circus tent. Set with arcade games (Pac-Man! Space Invaders!!), it’s a super fun space with a fridge of craft beers and quirky little details: look up and... Read more
Warmut

Warmut

Going Out 27 October 2018 0

Set in the Commie era No Man’s Land between Zbawiciela and Konstytucji, it’s become one of the hottest nights in town. On the ground floor, find Warmut, a vermouth-inspired cocktail bar featuring classic and house creations, and a spectacular design involving street art, greenery and mirrored walls. But the... 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