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Cafe Scene: El Cafetero
Subtly sneaked away from the clamor of Marszałkowska, El Cafetero is the neighborhood secret that all need to know… A Family Affair First born as a roastery overseen by a father and son, El Cafetero’s growing reputation all but demanded a café in which their results could be showcased.... Read more
Best of Warsaw 2022: neighborhood hero
Warsaw has no shortage of local legends that make their districts come alive, but charming us the most over the course of the year was none other than Cafe Bar Havana… History has a funny habit of repeating itself. Opened in the 1960s in what was then the Merkury... Read more
Powiśle: 26 Things You NEED To Do
Editorial note: for the avoidance of doubt, we’ve used Google maps to define what constitutes the boundaries of Powiśle. Instagram… A Mural Like the rest of Warsaw’s upcoming areas Powiśle is sprinkled with murals, the most famous of which is Captain America on Zajęcza 8. Painted in 2012 by... Read more
Cophi: To Go!
Locking down doesn’t mean locking out those little pleasures that make life better. Where some cafes have responded to the coronavirus pandemic by shutting shop, a smaller number have resisted, opting instead to explore new channels in a bid to salvage something from the crisis. In this respect, Cophi... Read more
Café Iluzjon

Café Iluzjon

Going Out 1 March 2020 0

Set within a socialist realist era building, and attached to a cult independent cinema, the pluses here are numerous: sparing interiors that emphasize the natural heritage of the building, an exciting vegan menu, locally roasted specialty coffee and a range of experimental beers. To see it at its best,... Read more


Going Out 26 February 2020 0

Looking a charmingly rudimentary from the outside (a wooden bench, wobbly ashtray and plastic crates), step through a battered door plastered with stickers to be instantly seduced by a tiny locale with 1930s floor tiles and no shortage of collectible junk: Polaroids, postcards, books and mags. Polish roasteries are... Read more
Review: Muus

Review: Muus

Reviews 1 February 2020 0

Warsaw’s taste for luxury desserts has not waned, but Muus steps into new territory by offering something that feels modern yet also strangely homely. Inside a pretty pink interior adorned with gold trim and big, bold succulents, this bijou space could have been designed with Instagram in mind –... Read more
Review: Bułkę przez Bibułkę
City Slicker Already present in four locations across Warsaw, the team at Bułkę przez Bibułkę have kicked off the new year by revealing their most ambitious project to date… Good Looking? Like their other ventures, there’s an enduring feeling of warmth and that’s despite the outsized dimensions: set in... Read more
Review: Asfalt
For The Record The combination of vinyl and coffee ain’t nothing new, but at Asfalt you feel that the very heart of the concept has been completely remastered. Helping that is a choice of tunes that’s nothing if not alternative: reggae, dub, hip hop, funk, soul and a little... Read more


Restaurants 5 January 2020 0

The rise of Stalowa street is to be taken seriously, and the existence of Rano is one rather good reason. Looking – and smelling – like you’d imagine an artisanal bakery to be, the standard is such that a number of the city’s top restaurants have begun ordering from... Read more