Mała Polana Smaków
Looking warm and woodsy, this restaurant has emerged to become a major figure on the national restaurant scene thanks to their skilled interpretation of seasonal tastes and regional produce. Consistent in their delivery, expect full satisfaction from a menu that presents rejigged versions of Polish heroes such as herring... 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
Notes: Mała Polana Smaków
Few chefs have done more to rehabilitate Poland’s culinary reputation than Andrzej Polan – a crusader for seasonal tastes and regional produce, his is a menu that gives mundane sounding ingredients new impetus: you’ve had herring before, just not like this. Hell, even the humble dumpling is given an... Read more
Notes: Bez Gwiazdek

Notes: Bez Gwiazdek

Blog 2 October 2018 0

Back to Bez Gwiazdek, a place that’s struck to the heart of the Polish soul with a menu that settles on a different region each month – unless, that is, you do what we did and opt for the ‘Best of’ menu. A brilliant rundown of past best-sellers, expect... Read more
Zielony Niedzwiedź
A sanctuary of elegant fancy, it’s a place of long, dark shadows and discreet decorative touches: From the outset, you’re made to feel that good things will happen, and this they do. Certified by Poland’s fledgling slow food movement, the menu gives star billing to the suppliers that keep... Read more
Bistro Pod Sowami
Talk of Praga’s revival feels a bit more serious now that Bistro Pod Sowami has opened. From the outside, this corner tenement is a study in neo-gothic indulgence. On the inside, the muted elegance is perfectly partnered by the cooking of Damian Wajda. His cooking presents pre-war dishes as... Read more


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
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, Read more
Bez Tytułu

Bez Tytułu

Restaurants 5 August 2018 0

Gosh. Co-owned by the Kasia Michalski Gallery to the flank, the restaurant feels like a natural extension: find contemporary art and photography set against raw brickwork while pendant bulbs cast a soft light down. Onto the important stuff, and Erwan Debono’s menu makes much of his native French background... Read more
Review: Zoni
The Chef Looks who’s back! Regarded as Poland’s most maverick chef, Aleksander Baron returns to the trenches having traded in the hipster era confines of Solec 44 for Zoni, the banner restaurant of the Koneser complex. Famed for his devotion to local ingredients and little-known techniques, few push boundaries... Read more