cocktails

Review: Worek Kości
A celebration of both the burlesque and bizarre, Worek Kości is the bar Edgar Allan Poe would create were he raised from the dead. Dark and decadent, it’s everything you want from a shadowy daytime coffee spot to a lively evening hangout with ad-libbed cocktails and an unconventional program...
Central Bar

Central Bar

Going Out 2 December 2017 0

The beer (supplied by Bierhalle) is fine, the cocktails are getting better, and the atmosphere is cranked to max: you get the buzzy sense that you’re in the middle of something that’s captured Warsaw’s imagination – the natural focal point of Hala Koszyki, the ever-stretching Central Bar has been...
Weekend Notes: A Fab Four

Weekend Notes: A Fab Four

Blog 6 November 2017 0

The Cool Cat Reinventing itself to serve pimped-up versions of ‘Korean with a twist’, this fun spot has come on in leaps and bounds since opening two years back. Highlights: K-fries (kimchi, bulgogi beef, chips – messy, delicious), a dessert that saw a heap of matcha tea ice cream...
Coming Soon: Cosmo

Coming Soon: Cosmo

Going Out 26 September 2017 0

In the shape of Locale and La Fromagerie, the Cosmopolitan Tower has already chewed up and spat out two decent venues. Now, we have a new volunteer ready to give this address a go. Run by Tomek Roehr – the creative force behind the acclaimed cocktail den Bar Wieczorny...
Czarna Woda

Czarna Woda

Restaurants 14 September 2017 0

From the blackened, smoking ashes of Kotakota rises a new venture from cult local chef Adam Leszczyński. Seen as one of the great talents of his generation, Leszczyński has reopened his previous premises to serve a menu heavy on the use of activated charcoal. Primed for Instagram addicts, it’s...
Food & Drink Diary

Food & Drink Diary

Blog 10 September 2017 0

No blog for three weeks!? Sorry, it’s called being busy! Not too busy, however, to forget to take pics of the places I’ve visited – below, the highs (and lows) of those past missing weeks: Considerably more casual than their other ventures, the new Le Cedre Lounge has made a...
Review: Fat Buddha
Idolized one moment, forgotten the next, few streets encapsulate the boom and bust nature of Warsaw’s after dark scene better than Mazowiecka. Having represented the very pinnacle of the city’s social life for much of the Naughty Noughties, the last few years saw numerous pioneering venues fall between the...
Bar Pacyfik

Bar Pacyfik

Going Out 28 July 2017 0

Candy floss pink and ocean blue? Remarkably, these colors work thanks to lighting that’s kept dimmed and dark: inspired by 80s Mexico City, Pacyfik looks and feels raw and gritty, hip and happening. Catering to more than just the overspill from Hala Koszyki, this hangout has assumed immediate cult...
Review: Bez Tytułu
Background No street embodies ‘the spirit of now’ quite like Poznańska. The rash of bars that opened a few years back were the kick-starter, while the subsequent re-cobbling of the road and sensitive renovation of many of the buildings lent it that last big push. Up until now, however,...
Miłość

Miłość

Partner news 31 March 2017 0

At a time when many of Warsaw’s bars and restaurants feel like vapid replications of each other (subway tiles, reclaimed furniture, hanging filament bulbs) there’s something about Miłość that’s striking and fresh. Two years old it might be, but it still feels every bit as innovative and original as...

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