Preview: LAS

Preview: LAS

Blog 4 September 2018 0

The Insider wasn’t the only one to left spiraling in despair when news filtered through about the closure of Aleksander Baron’s Solec 44; Warsaw hadn’t just lost a great restaurant, but also one that felt representative of the entire wider area. In the event, however, it appears everyone has... Read more
LAS

LAS

Restaurants 28 August 2018 0

Utterly unrecognizable from its previous incarnation as Solec 44, this rail-side communist pavilion has been transformed courtesy of a thorough makeover featuring a jungle of plants, low, muted lighting and the addition of smart charcoal colors and revamped retro fittings. It’s a place that makes you feel good about... 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
ĆMA by Mateusz Gessler
Open round-the-clock, Ćma has rescued the city’s night owls from the evil clutches of the center’s grisly kebab dens. Set against an edgy, moth-themed interior designed by guerilla artist Tomasz Górnicki, this on-trend nightspot elevates late night dining to new heights with a menu that involves modernized Polish delicacies... Read more
Review: Bistro Pod Sowami
The Area Disclosure: ask me to think of Old Praga and I think of half-wrecked buildings with foul-smelling corridors leading to dark, squalid courtyards. Sure, I’m no longer paranoid that I’ll get my throat cut at every turn, but that’s hardly an endorsement. But the truth is, change is... Read more
Review: Zielony Niedźwiedź
Ask me to think of Smolna and I think of that hammerhead building at the end of the street: you know, that miserable 70s throwback that hangs over PKP Powiśle like a corpse on a gallows. Yet beyond the commie concrete lies a pathway that zig zags down the... Read more
Notes: Winsky

Notes: Winsky

Blog 10 December 2017 0

The Wisła is all about the summer, right? Wrong. Opened a few weeks back, Winsky represents one of the more exciting launches of the year. A place of deep, luxurious design, the view alone promises much for the warmer months ahead: it’s as if, almost, you can reach out... Read more
Notes: Pod Sowami

Notes: Pod Sowami

Blog 4 December 2017 0

There’s a chance I might never be allowed across the bridge after this confession, but when I think of Old Praga I think of half-wrecked buildings and foul-smelling corridors leading to dank, squalid courtyards. But change is afoot: islands of prosperity are emerging as the area takes stop-start steps... Read more
Notes: Zielony Niedźwiedź
Hampered by the dark memory of communism, for your regular foreigner visitor Polish food often brings to mind visions of grim, grey ooze glooped to a plate. But perceptions are changing thanks to a new generation of restaurants fully committed to showcasing the nation’s abundant resources. The chic Kafe... Read more
Notes: Mała Polana Smaków
When Mała Polana Smaków first opened in 2015 it left our reviewer in a quandary: “where to begin,” he pondered, “with the good bits? The brilliant bits? Or just the best bits?” Two years on and these questions haven’t become any easier to answer. Full of wood, warmth and... Read more

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