cocktails

Biała

Biała

Going Out 3 June 2018 0

Saska’s premier cocktail spot reaches its zenith each summer thanks to a leafy back garden that stands shaded by this modernist building: it’s worth visiting just to swan down the spiral stairs with a glass of something bubbly. Biała ul. Francuska 2
The Cool Cat
Proving something other than just a faddish flash in the fire, The Cool Cat has caught the zeitgeist by the horns and come to represent the hip Powiśle style; casual and convivial and absent of aloofness, it’s a place in which all life seems to gather for a taste...
The Alchemist

The Alchemist

Going Out 9 April 2018 0

A small place with a big bag of tricks: upscale pub grub from Brit chef Ed Shellard, fancy cocktails, and a self-serve wall of beer from a choice of global brewers. Poland’s still getting used to the idea of ‘a pint after work’, but in The Alchemist the idea...
Charlie

Charlie

Going Out 3 April 2018 0

Tonight you are Gatsby. Fine-tuned to capture the essence of the 20s, this first floor courtyard bar has it all: weekday jazz acts, moody lighting and, even, a tinkly fountain. The cocktails are sensual and addictive, but the ace in the pack is a ‘subconscious menu’ from which clients...
Notes: La Sirena

Notes: La Sirena

Blog 29 March 2018 0

You don’t even have to think twice when asked to name the best Mexican in the capital. Inspired by the ultra-violent films of Danny Trejo, the hardcore interior heaves with machetes, holy shrines, skulls and wire mesh. But if La Sirena looks fab, it tastes even better. Introducing a...
Genesis

Genesis

Restaurants 19 February 2018 0

What the hell is it? Seen as an amorphous blob composed of triangular white plates and large glass panels, Genesis restaurant is an instant head turner. the feeling is of stepping into your own futuristic space adventure. As for the menu, that’s been revamped by the new chef, former...
Klub Spatif

Klub Spatif

Going Out 20 January 2018 0

A maze-like pre-war tenement has been given a new shot at life courtesy of Spatif, a late night bar / club a few steps removed from a giant house party. Music is varied, with different nights offering Britpop, soul, jazz, etc., with the diverse crowd spread across a series...
Review: Talerzyki
Offering a nostalgic journey through Poland’s culinary heritage, Talerzyki have acquired a devoted audience in double quick time: presenting big flavors on small plates, here’s a place that miniaturizes the more glorious aspects of the nation’s cuisine and does so in style. The usual suspects are here – silvery...
Podwale Bar & Books

Podwale Bar & Books

Going Out 19 December 2017 2

Though it doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy Bar & Books, it definitely helps. Seen through frosted, foggy windows it’s a venue that reveals itself as a place of dark, delicious colors and rarefied air. Occupying the kind of charismatic gatehouse you’d read about in Dickens, position yourself...
Notes: Talerzyki

Notes: Talerzyki

Blog 13 December 2017 0

From the makers of Bazar Kocha comes a new concept that casts the spotlight on Warsaw’s trend du jour: small plates. Enjoyed inside swank, retro-tinged interiors, the lively nature of Talerzyki is given an added boost by old school, classic cocktails inspired by the inter-war age. However, it’s the...

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