The Party Is Pooped?
Locals are up in arms after news was leaked of a proposal to severely clamp down on the bars and clubs that have come to define Warsaw’s waterfront scene. In response to concerns about litter and noise pollution, City Hall are rumored to have laid out plans that will... Read more
Travel: Kraków

Travel: Kraków

Features 10 July 2018 0

Poland’s biggest tourist trap? Certainly! But there’s a reason Kraków’s cobbled streets sink each summer under the collective weight of the visiting planet. A city of bewitching beauty and intriguing history, few places on earth possess the same magic potion that makes Kraków so special… BY ALEX WEBBER |... Read more
Madame Szpakoska
It’s one of gastro Warsaw’s greatest curiosities is Krucza: good places open, and they close soon after. Sure, a couple have stayed the course, but not enough to break the area’s reputation as a cemetery of bars and restaurants. Looking to break the duck, this latest entry on the... Read more
Chmielołak Bis
A cute wooden-decked garden aside, reasons to visit include ten taps of craft beer and the kind of casual vibe that sees an after-work beer turn into eight. If full, sit downstairs in the snug, secret basement. If not, then perch in the window seat to view suburban Saska... Read more
Talerzyki

Talerzyki

Going Out 2 November 2017 0

From the makers of Bazar Kocha comes a new concept that casts the spotlight on small plates composed of arty looking snacks to peck at. Enjoyed inside swank, retro-tinged interiors, the lively nature of Talerzyki is given an added boost by cocktails inspired by the inter-war age. Talerzyki ul.... Read more
8 Dzień Tygodnia

8 Dzień Tygodnia

Going Out 24 February 2017 0

Though the owners remain the same, the unit that once housed Kwadrat couldn’t be more different: no longer a grungey, shadowy space, it’s been rebooted with lots of brash, bursts of color, strings of fairy lights and pops of modern art. What’s not been lost is the amiable sense... Read more
Artezan Arrive!

Artezan Arrive!

Blog 4 October 2016 0

Light, bright and at the bottom of a glass tower, the Artezan brewery’s long-awaited flagship pub is not the typical multi-tap bar. In fact, in terms of design it’s so different that many people have already voiced disapproval. “It looks more like a café,” says one Insider, “the kind... Read more
Jabeerwocky Junior

Jabeerwocky Junior

Going Out 12 September 2016 0

Find Warsaw’s first cider house operating as a sidearm of the highly successful Jabeerwocky tap bar. While the management are still in the process of finalizing their portfolio,  early signs point to an offer that’s heavily slanted towards excellent, upcoming Polish brands such as Kwaśne Jabłko. Watch this space for more. Jabeerwocky... Read more
Padbar

Padbar

Going Out 17 August 2016 0

How’s this for an odd coupling: retro Nintendo games and new generation beer. Set over two floors, Padbar celebrates the golden years of gaming with a number of consoles offering a smorgasbord of legendary games: Mortal Kombat, Fifa, etc. Competition nights get heated, though the overriding mood remains good... Read more
Zyg Zag

Zyg Zag

Going Out 16 June 2016 0

Of all the seasonal bars that have opened on the Wisła, this might strike you as the flimsiest construction of them all: even on a still day you can feel its wooden framework wobble. The set-up is thus: find a black, narrow bar with a roof deck on top... Read more