Salto

Salto

Restaurants 20 December 2018 0

***CLOSED*** For those who think Argentine chef Martin Gimenez-Castro is just about steak, then they haven’t been to Salto. The tasting menu is the best way to view his full oeuvre, and on our visit included ceviche with Portuguese corvina; a dainty tranche of cavala mackerel; and Porcini ice... Read more
Notes: White One

Notes: White One

Blog 10 December 2018 0

The latest restaurant to come under the Insider’s scrutiny? White One, a swank-looking effort in a semi-secret yard just off Koszykowa. Looking impressive from the off, it’s a place of stylish fittings, glinting surfaces and big pieces of contemporary art. Straight away, you feel you’re somewhere serious. The food,... Read more
Notes: Chłodna 15

Notes: Chłodna 15

Blog 4 October 2018 0

“I want people to learn,” says Arkadiusz Wilamowski, “what authentic French cuisine is all about.” As the only Pole to have ever worked under Alain Ducasse, he’s better placed than most to act as the guide. Though only opened last summer, his restaurant has sent an electric current through... Read more
Notes: Enfant Terrible

Notes: Enfant Terrible

Blog 17 September 2018 0

Interesting times at Enfant Terrible where, if rumor is right, the decision has been made to step a little back from fine dining and instead embrace a more casual approach. Whether that’s true or not, there’s enough to suggest that a complete U-turn is unlikely: for instance, the presence... Read more
White One

White One

Restaurants 20 August 2018 0

The changing face of Koszykowa street is almost embodied by White One – where once stood a disintegrating tenement stands a revamped building with a super swanky ground floor restaurant. Ideal for those nights you want to make an impression, interiors are well-spaced, smart and modern but never too... Read more
Europejski Grill
Straight off the bat you know they mean business. Having headhunted Benat Alonso (Executive Chef) and Witek Iwański (Head Chef, and the winner of the Insider’s very own ‘One To Watch’ award in 2017), the flagship restaurant of the Raffles Europejski has cut no corners in their bid to... Read more
Review: Kanapa
There’s no kind way to put it: Ukrainian cuisine has an image problem. Whilst those of us in Warsaw are now used to Polish food being presented with finesse and a flourish, the cuisine of our eastern neighbors remains treated with suspicion: “just peasant food, ’innit?” Well, it doesn’t... Read more
Michelin Updates Made!
A star-studded ceremony at the end of March saw the release of Michelin’s latest guide to the Main Cities of Europe. Both Senses and Atelier Amaro retained their stars, whilst Ale Wino found themselves recipients of a coveted Bib Gourmand. Other new entrants to the tome included Dyletanci, Mokotowska... Read more
Review: Pink Lobster
The Place Swank and stylish. The door clatters shut to divulge a long, narrow space of tall palm fronds and marble finishes underneath soaring ceilings that seem to stretch on forever. Bursts of flamingo pink color lend a dapper sense of dazzle to this polished-looking venue. The Chef If... Read more
Do Bo Do

Do Bo Do

Restaurants 20 February 2018 0

Invoking the spirit of Eugeniusz Bodo – an interwar screen legend who once owned an arty café at this very address – Warsaw’s latest fine dining spot throws the spotlight on the copious talents of Marek Kropielnicki. His menu is a marriage of local produce, outrageous ideas and precise... Read more