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The Fab Five: Back In Biz!
Talk about rotten luck – as unfortunate as the lockdown was for Warsaw’s more established hangouts, it came as even tougher news for the newbies yet to truly establish themselves. Now reopened, we present a fab five that were just gaining traction before you-know-what happened. Let the summer belong...
Notes: MOD

Notes: MOD

Blog 7 November 2018 0

As extraordinary as it is eccentric, MOD is not your conventional restaurant. An odd meeting of ideas, it combines the work of three people (Kamila, Patrycja and Trisno) who between them have created a space that houses both a donut store and restaurant. It sounds a little dissonant, but...
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...
Talerzyki

Talerzyki

Restaurants 5 October 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 gry hazardowe darmoweTalerzyki is given an added boost by cocktails inspired by the inter-war age....
Review: Warszawski Sznyt
A good view can do many things, but what it can’t do is make an ordinary meal great. There is no magic wand for that. You would think that’s an obvious point, yet it doesn’t stop many restaurants – particularly those in touristy areas – from using attractive vantage...
The Bell

The Bell

Restaurants 11 June 2017 0

Cascading with greenery and plant life, The Bell’s back garden is one of Warsaw’s best kept summer secrets: a verdant sanctuary in which time seems to pause. Just right for Saska Kepa, the sense of casual chic extends to an intelligent menu that’s been designed by the gifted Jan...
Strefa

Strefa

Restaurants 4 September 2016 0

There’s a swan white elegance here, with lots of pristine colors and smart, smooth-talking service. What a refreshing change. Chef Łukasz Andruszkiewicz favors sous-vide techniques, and his is a magic, masterful hand – his duck is flawless, and the homemade ice cream with seasonal fruits is quite a follow-up....
Kaskrut

Kaskrut

Restaurants 31 July 2016 0

Back after a short break, this haunt has a high communal seating plan and hip, buzzy foodie crowd: fit in by taking pics of the food. The exciting menu is a temporary work that changes every two weeks. The place is known for its trial-and-error attitude: combinations that don’t work...
N31 by Robert Sowa

N31 by Robert Sowa

Restaurants 1 February 2016 0

One of the original pioneers of modern Polish cooking returns with renewed vigor. That’s Robert Sowa, and his N31 restaurant has already made a massive splash with an upmarket, showbizzy crowd enjoying complex cooking amid a luxurious interior of pristine linen and glinting tableware. N31 ul. Nowogrodzka 31, n31restaurant.pl
Aioli Cantine

Aioli Cantine

Restaurants 6 October 2015 0

This runaway hit has taken Warsaw by storm. It’s a jaunty space with hams hanging from hooks and long communal tables that thrive with life. Aioli’s breakfasts, sandwiches, pastas and pizzas are a lesson in clean, simple pleasure: nothing out of the world, just consistently good. This and the...

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