Museum of Warsaw: Revisited
Baffling, contradictory but also compelling, the Insider explores the new additions to the acclaimed Museum of Warsaw… BY STUART DOWELL | PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA The watercolor hawkers on the market square have been selling picturesque scenes of Old Town for years. In the future though, a typical scene... Read more
Stolica

Stolica

Restaurants 7 August 2018 0

Set in one of Old Town’s smaller, lesser-known squares, Stolica charms with its pre-war, slightly formal ambiance: pristine white tablecloths and spotless mirrors combine with classic Warsaw tunes to generate a storybook atmosphere straight from the pages of Tuwim and Gombrowicz. Food-wise, you’re looking at typically local dishes such... Read more
Lapidarium

Lapidarium

Going Out 6 August 2018 0

It’s high time that the Old Town Square had a café worth visiting, but would have thought that it would be a museum providing such? Run under the aegis of the Museum of Warsaw, visitors choose from rustic meals prepped locally by Gospoda Kwiaty Polskie, regional beers, Polish wine... Read more
Gospoda Kwiaty Polskie
Bursting with flowers and rural touches, entering Gospoda isn’t unlike clambering inside an old granny’s attic. Cheerful in look and style, the rustic energy extends to enthusiastic portions of Polish classics. Gospoda Kwiaty Polskie ul. Wąski Dunaj 4/6/8, gospodakwiatypolskie.pl Read more
Fountain Returns
Over 35,000 attended yesterday’s official inauguration of the new ‘fountain season’. Reactivated after the annual winter break, the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river has thrilled millions since launching seven years ago. Equipped with 367 jets capable of firing 30,000 liters of water per minute, the... Read more
Christmas Drinks

Christmas Drinks

Features 22 December 2017 0

Seasonal Star Though it doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy Bar & Books, it definitely helps. Seen through frosted, foggy windows it’s a venue that reveals itself as a place of dark, delicious colors and rarefied air. Occupying the kind of charismatic gatehouse you’d read about in Dickens,... Read more
Podwale Bar & Books

Podwale Bar & Books

Going Out 19 December 2017 2

Though it doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy Bar & Books, it definitely helps. Seen through frosted, foggy windows it’s a venue that reveals itself as a place of dark, delicious colors and rarefied air. Occupying the kind of charismatic gatehouse you’d read about in Dickens, position yourself... Read more
Xmas Markets

Xmas Markets

FeaturesShopping 15 December 2017 0

Old Town With over 60 separate stalls, this one’s the biggie: coiling around ul. Podwale, find dozens of dinky timber chalets specializing in seasonal clutter: hand-carved cats, sinister marionettes, daft woolly hats and sheepskin attire that’s fit for a shepherd. For the full immersion, don’t leave without a bag... Read more
Food & Drink Diary

Food & Drink Diary

Blog 10 September 2017 0

No blog for three weeks!? Sorry, it’s called being busy! Not too busy, however, to forget to take pics of the places I’ve visited – below, the highs (and lows) of those past missing weeks: Considerably more casual than their other ventures, the new Le Cedre Lounge has made a... Read more
Maryensztadt Craft Beer & Food
It’s a mixed crowd of locals and tourists that gather in Maryensztadt, a large bar whose 12 taps showcase the highs (and occasional lows) produced by the brewery that gives this pub its name. Set across a series of cavernous chambers inside an attractive Old Town property, its not... Read more

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