dessert

El Krepel

El Krepel

Going Out 15 April 2018 0

Warsaw’s always had a sweet tooth, the difference being that it’s only in the past few years that it’s really embraced desserts as something to be placed on a pretty little pedestal and treated with awe. El Krepel does just that, presenting a range of elegant temptations lined up...
Cafe Crystal

Cafe Crystal

Going Out 15 November 2017 0

Despite its somewhat generic look, Cafe Crystal transpires to be anything but. Specializing in Korean desserts, the ace in the pack here is their choice of bingsu: a light but elaborate concoction of shaved ice and fruity toppings. Cafe Crystal ul. Nowogrodzka 22
The Insider Food Diary
It’s been a busy few weeks for Warsaw, ergo it’s been a busy few weeks for the Insider: new venues, second looks, old timers and return visits – we’ve packed in the lot the last few weeks, with the highlights being thus… Warszawski Sznyt: wow. You feel so close...
Sweet Moments

Sweet Moments

Going Out 22 May 2017 0

With the onset of summer comes the annual shootout over Warsaw’s best ice cream – add Sweet Moments to the list of credible contenders. Although choice isn’t too comprehensive, the quality is first rate: made using exclusively natural ingredients, everything they offers seems to hit the spot. Find also...
Warszawski Lukier

Warszawski Lukier

Restaurants 2 February 2017 0

Upmarket, boutique patisseries have swept into Warsaw, though all thus far have a style that’s so serious it borders severe. Then, on the other hand, you have Warszawski Lukier. Looking pretty in pink, there’s a fun and feminine vibe that goes beyond just a quirky design that features rose...
Cukiernia Miodowa
Gone were the days when Warsaw’s dessert / pastry shops were communist relics overseen by half-mad old bats. The rise of upscale dessert stores continues unchecked with the latest, Cukiernia Miodowa, possibly the most exciting launch thus far. Offering five-course ‘dessert tasting menus’, truffles, tarts, pralines and Warsaw’s first...
Sucre

Sucre

Going Out 4 March 2016 0

Purveyors of Warsaw’s best natural ice cream, Sucre is worth visiting in all temperatures on account of their Parisian-style macarons. Danger: highly addictive. Sucre ul. Klimczaka 5, sucre.pl
Deseo

Deseo

Restaurants 12 December 2015 0

Deseo is not an easy place to visit. Greeted by the sight of Piotr Chylarecki’s gleaming confections, guests first marvel and then agonize over the choice spread out in front. Twinkling like forbidden fruit, these sweets are a work of absolute alchemy, precisely crafted and constructed in the laboratory...
Odette Tearoom

Odette Tearoom

Restaurants 19 October 2015 0

If you thought those living in Warsaw’s swankiest residential tower – the Cosmopolitan – had it tough, then you’ve got one more reason to envy them: the ground floor Odette Tearoom. Taking its lead from their original dessert stop on ul. Górskiego, the sister venue peddles glorious cakes and...
Odette

Odette

Going Out 28 June 2015 0

Almost holistic in its ambience, the obstacle-free interior utilizes aspects of space and light, causing attention to naturally fall on the long, sleek counter that occupies one end. It’s here that Piotr Chylarecki’s sweet creations glimmer behind glass like precious little gems. Constructed in the adjoining ‘food lab’, these...

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