Review: Epoka
The Dawn Of A New Epoch Seizing its inspirations from the past, Epoka boldly takes fine dining in fresh, new directions… Four or five years ago it was all about fine dining: it was in these restaurants that the exciting stuff was happening. Shelling out a grand for dinner?... Read more
Nightlife: The Party’s In Praga!
Make Mine A Large One! The Insider hits the bars of Praga to enjoy both ends of the spectrum… From High Life… In the past, if you had used the word knife edge in the same sentence as Praga it would have been in reference to a mugging or... Read more
Review: Koneser Grill
Where Am I? The heart of Praga, which, in today’s terms, means the historic Koneser vodka factory. One of the most striking urban renewal projects in recent memory has seen a 19th century industrial complex handed new life with a swank program of redevelopment that’s seen it revived as... Read more
Xmas & The Old Town

Xmas & The Old Town

Features 23 December 2019 0

Honeycombed with nooks, niches, passages and alleys, never does the capital’s Old Town feel as enticing as under a glaze of frost at the height of winter… For Dates On Skates There are bigger ice rinks to be enjoyed elsewhere in the city, but none quite as enchanting as... Read more
Museum of Life Under Communism
Moving to new, more central premises at the start of the year, this fascinating portal into times gone by offers a deeply personal insight into the former system by allowing visitors to view what Communism meant to the everyday person. Here, rifle and rummage through a room mocked-up to... Read more
Review: Fest

Review: Fest

FeaturesReviews 3 December 2019 0

There are those that claim Fest’s best months are in summer, and sure, their argument is convincing: hidden down twisting roads flanked by glinting waters and thick, tangled woodland, it’s an unexpected picture of pastoral bliss – every bit as satisfying as arriving to a rural refuge. But make... Read more
Review: Challenge ’32
First Impressions Seen as a shining glass block the color of midnight, the Renaissance Hotel has reinvented the airport stay through its experience-led philosophy and design-forward style. Expecting a cookie cutter feel? Then think again. Decked out to tune into Warsaw’s tradition of modernism and graphic design, the lobby... Read more
Review: Mr. Greek Souvlaki
With Warsaw’s ethnic options branching into increasingly diverse directions, there have been times when more familiar cuisines have often felt neglected. Take Greek, for instance, a sector that appears to have floundered and flatlined since its heyday many moons ago. The balance, however, stands to be redressed, and that’s... Read more
Review: Lobo

Review: Lobo

FeaturesReviews 7 November 2019 0

Accessed via a striking glass-ceilinged courtyard, Lobo presents itself in two parts: the first, a dark, fern-colored dining room with a show-stealing tree installation; and the second, a more spacious area high on natural light and soft, blond wood. It’s an environment in which you’d be equally happy to... Read more
Beer Festival Retrospective
Dubbed the most successful to date, the eleventh edition of the bi-yearly Warsaw Beer Festival cemented its status as Central Europe’s most prestigious beer festival following three days of unhinged beer geek madness. Attracting 16,000 visitors over the course of its duration, the event gathered 51 breweries and saw... Read more