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
Kufle i Kapsle Powiśle
Doing it in a way that feels shabby, gritty but yet totally cool, this is a bar that riffs on themes of industrial and retro to maximum effect. Ground floor: a small bar area with a secret strip of seating snaking back behind; upstairs, the kind of furnishings last... 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
Notes: Kufle I Kapsle Powiśle
Opened mid-July, Kufle’s latest venture is a throwback to the time when Powiśle was indy and upcoming and on the frontline of hip. Doing it in a way that feels shabby, gritty but yet totally cool, this is a bar that riffs on themes of industrial and retro to... Read more
Uashmama

Uashmama

Shopping 31 July 2018 0

Originally founded in Italy, Uashmama combine ‘modern technology with Tuscan tradition’ to produce durable, water resistant bags, accessories and household items from… paper. A triumph of craftsmanship, consider this store at the forefront of hip Powiśle cool. Uashmama ul. Leszczyńska 12, facebook Read more
Shrimp House

Shrimp House

Restaurants 27 July 2018 0

This nationwide chainlet have racked up the fans by doing things right and keeping it simple: that means, at least at their Warsaw branch, a casual neo-hipster style involving steel Tolix chairs, dangling bulbs and a cartoonish motif of a coiled, little shrimp: a look that shouts young, fun... Read more
Przystań Nowa Fala
If nothing else, 2018 will be remembered as the year the Wisła finally kicked-on to go more upmarket. Playing more than a bit part in all that is Przystań, a gorgeous, moored vessel with ample seating both inside and out. On the first level, order from a bar well-stocked... Read more
Powidoki

Powidoki

Restaurants 13 July 2018 0

Set in the cool white cube that is the Museum of Modern Art, you’d think that Powidoki’s riverfront location would make it a highly seasonal destination. Not so. Though the menu’s brief and the background highly casual, the Korean choices feel more sophisticated and complex than anywhere else, a... Read more
The Regeneration Game
Conducting a headcount of new or emerging skyscrapers is one way to judge Warsaw’s progress. But on ground level, there’s just as much action occurring in the old pre-war factories that stud the town… Koneser Entered via a set of hyper spooky Neo Gothic gates, the exciting surrounding Praga’s... Read more
Zachodni Brzeg

Zachodni Brzeg

Going Out 9 July 2018 0

Set on the ground floor of The Tides development, Zachodni Brzeg have won no shortage of admirers for their spin on modern Israeli-Middle Eastern cuisine. But with summer in full swing, the food angle has taken a back seat in the minds of many with Brzeg’s location doing much... Read more