Notes: Ale Wino

Notes: Ale Wino

Blog 7 December 2018 0

Warsaw’s wine bars have a good track record when it comes to food, though even with this in mind Ale Wino feels an extra bit special. Having originated as an online wine portal, its success spawned a bricks and mortar venue which was swiftly followed by the addition of... Read more
Notes: Rozbrat 20

Notes: Rozbrat 20

Blog 13 November 2018 0

A protégé of Tom Aikens, chef Bartosz Szymczak has come to be regarded as one of the most original chefs in Poland. Taking the reins at Rozbrat 20 in late 2016, under his leadership the venue has grown to become one of the local blogospheres favorite write-ups – and... Read more
Notes: Kieliszki na Hożej

Notes: Kieliszki na Hożej

Blog 10 November 2018 0

Sure the street stretches further in each direction, but it’s Kieliszki that seems to announce that ‘Poznańska starts here’. Set on the corner of an ornate pre-war building, Kieliszki casts a warm, beckoning glow on the street outside – resisting its charms is entirely impossible. Geometric patterns, moody lighting... Read more
Notes: Kieliszki Na Próżnej
Reinvigorated by a sprinkling of brasseries and bistros, what was once a sickly-looking no-go street has transformed in recent years courtesy of a regeneration plan that has given it the kind of swagger only wealth can bring. Underpinning it all, Kieliszki na Próżnej, a neo-bistro that, to all intents... Read more
Notes: Bubbles

Notes: Bubbles

Blog 13 October 2018 0

It’s been a while since the Insider visited Bubbles, and on the strength of their showing on Friday afternoon you have to ask why. Despite sounding like a dodgy Essex nightclub, it remains one of the Warsaw’s top casual eateries with a warm interior clad in upturned crates and... Read more
Nowina: A Family Affair
Taking girl power to the next level, two sisters have set about shaking Warsaw’s wine scene… It takes passion and commitment for a business to thrive; double the dose and great things can happen. Take Nowina, a project co-founded by two sisters, Paulina and Stefania. Bonded by more than... Read more
Pani Wina

Pani Wina

Going Out 5 July 2018 0

***CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE*** Announced by an Art Nouveau-style stained glass sign, Pani Wina is the wine bar that will make a difference. Tucked down an upcoming stretch of Wilcza, the interiors play-up to the pre-war heritage of the building with the elegantly demure decorations anchored around mustard-colored banquettes,... Read more
Notes: Winsky

Notes: Winsky

Blog 10 December 2017 0

The Wisła is all about the summer, right? Wrong. Opened a few weeks back, Winsky represents one of the more exciting launches of the year. A place of deep, luxurious design, the view alone promises much for the warmer months ahead: it’s as if, almost, you can reach out... Read more
Nowina

Nowina

Going Out 25 November 2017 0

The striking interior that catches the eye from across the street – restored pre-war tiling, glinting surfaces, a world map rendered from corks and an engaging reddish glow all do their bit to lend Nowina the kind of atmosphere that’s missing in most local wine bars. Add to that... Read more
Review: Rusiko Wine Bar
Designed to act as a casual extension of the neighboring Rusiko restaurant, this wine bar showcases Warsaw’s biggest selection of Georgian wine inside an interior that feels intimate, jazzy and highly atmospheric. Elaborate rugs, deep rouge in color, hang from tall sapphire walls, while impossibly high ceilings do much... Read more