Warsaw’s Top Ice Cream
You Melt My Heart! What did the Insider do this summer? We ate every ice cream that Warsaw had to offer. From a choice running into the zillions, the following are the ones that had it licked… Frank Warszawa ul. Polna 18/20 Mixing, so they say, French philosophy with... Read more
Aroha Bowl

Aroha Bowl

Restaurants 4 August 2019 0

Declared by The Guardian as the ‘must-have snack’ of 2017, the cult of poke is finally finding a niche in Warsaw. Polynesian by birth, this raw fish salad comes served in a bowl of rice and then topped with vibrantly colored fruit, veg and spices. Warning: highly addictive. Aroha... Read more
Reset Point

Reset Point

Shopping 18 July 2019 0

The influence of the golden years of Polish design is never far away. Pluck through everything from retro screen prints to the kind of handle-less cups made famous by Poland’s milk bars. Stashed amid these, find gems such as pre-war German SABA radios repurposed as bedside tables, classic circus... Read more
Kumin

Kumin

Restaurants 20 June 2019 0

One of the big hits of 2018 is back open, this time in new digs on Gagarina. Casual and easy on the eye, features of the new address include a woodsy outdoor terrace and a laidback vibe set to a permanent state of chill. The food? Wow. Few places... Read more
Review: Kanapa

Review: Kanapa

Reviews 16 June 2019 0

The food of Poland’s eastern neighbor gets a thrilling new direction in Kanapa… The Place When the Insider first visited at the start of last year, Kanapa was described by our reviewer as ‘a thoughtful essay in understated elegance: antique and classy, yet with enough eclectic touches to add... Read more
Vege Małpa

Vege Małpa

Restaurants 5 June 2019 0

Home to one of the most exciting vegan scenes in the world (yep, really!), more evidence of Warsaw’s plant-based fixation comes with Vege Małpa, a place with a raw, hipster design (monkey wallpaper, cheerful street art, retro fittings and cheeky, offbeat touches) and a menu that presents X-rated food... Read more
Brawo Bis

Brawo Bis

Restaurants 31 May 2019 0

Widely recognized from his work presenting the domestic version of Hell’s Kitchen, Michał Brys returns to the kitchen with a new venture, an informal-style restaurant with battleship colors offset by cabaret posters – a busy cultural program is in the works, and so too a menu that will seek... Read more
Notes: Brawo Bis

Notes: Brawo Bis

Blog 29 May 2019 0

Widely recognized from his work presenting the domestic version of Hell’s Kitchen, Michał Brys returns to the kitchen with a new venture, an informal-style restaurant with battleship colors offset by cabaret posters – a busy cultural program is in the works, and so too a menu that will seek... Read more
Monsieur Leon
Found resting on the corner of a quiet residential street, Monsieur Leon is surely one of Mokotów’s best kept secrets. Here, simplicity is the name of the game, with a brief blackboard menu that involves cheese boards, salads and a hefty croque monsieur. With wine tipping down and conversation... Read more
Plantarium

Plantarium

Shopping 23 January 2019 0

Why? Because flowers are sooo old-fashioned. Focusing on low maintenance air plants, owner Kamila Burchardt has accrued a number of big, leafy ferns, towering succulents, hard-to-find plants that are uncommon to Poland and accompanying accessories to lift up your home. Impressive in scope and outlook, your apartment won’t ever... Read more