Hoża

Hoża

Going Out 1 October 2015 0

You’ll probably know Hoża as the home of steak. But what is meat without wine? complementing the Argentine-inspired cooking is a wine list particularly dense with reds. Hoża ul. Hoża 25a, tel. 515 037 001, www.hoza.warszawa.pl Read more
Butchery & Wine

Butchery & Wine

Restaurants 10 September 2015 0

The Sarf London-born Bertha oven has revolutionized the way steak is cooked, retaining moisture in a way no-one thought possible. Expect robust pieces of animal full of big, brawny tastes, but there’s so much more than just meat: starters involve a sea bass ceviche that pings with citrusy flavor... Read more
Meating Spot

Meating Spot

Blog 1 August 2015 0

Its four years since Butchery & Wine first seduced Warsaw, which is just about a lifetime in local restaurant terms. So it’s for this reason they’ve done a little tweaking: first up, a Bertha oven, a wood-fired beauty that’s won rave reviews on account of her versatility, knack of... Read more
Downtown Restaurant
There’s now a few candidates for Warsaw’s best steak, and Downtown have certainly upped the erm, stakes, with their new menu. Yes, the doors of Downtown are a gateway to heaven – particularly true if, like us, your vision of heaven is a rich green field filled with fat,... Read more
Blue Cactus

Blue Cactus

Restaurants 26 June 2015 0

It’s been around for so long that people had started referring to the Cactus in the past tense. Enter executive chef Patrick Hanna, a man who has revitalized and revived the place in a way no-one could have imagined. Combining the barbecuing techniques of the southern states with the... Read more
Hoża

Hoża

Restaurants 17 June 2015 0

Wine and steak: it sounds so simple, but Hoża have taken two simple pleasures to another level. It’s a vibrant space with service right out of charm school, and a kitchen team with a real knowledge of cows. A red-blooded affair, the menu is a steak sensation and well... Read more
Merliniego 5

Merliniego 5

Restaurants 17 June 2015 0

A classic looking steakhouse that swirls in shadow, brickwork and elegant touches, it’s a place to immerse yourself in an atmosphere that’s all surreptitious conversation and distant clinking glasses. The steaks are out-of-this world, with USDA prime beef from New York’s legendary Ottomanelli & Sons and Scottish beef from... Read more
The King Of Steaks

The King Of Steaks

Features 28 April 2015 0

It’s been described as the purest of pleasures, but there’s more to good steak than lighting a flame under a cow… That much is understood by Merlinego 5, a classic looking steakhouse that swirls in shadow, brickwork and elegant touches. Settling upstairs, the first of the spring sun sloping... Read more
Salto

Salto

Reviews 6 December 2014 0

Back when I first settled in Poland I used to walk past the Rialto all the time – of course, it wasn’t the Rialto then, rather a boarded-up building that looked ready to die. “Why,” I used to ask, “doesn’t someone put a bit of money into that and... Read more
Muu Muu

Muu Muu

Restaurants 25 October 2013 0

***CLOSED*** A life-size cow with a menu chained around its neck stands outside as if to say: “turn back now, vegetarians.”  Looking sparky, fun and engaging the décor is composed of light woods and soft touches, not to mention blackboard slogans such as ‘Eat Meat’ and ‘Love Bacon’. The... Read more