Old Town

Brunet

Brunet

Going Out 23 October 2016 0

A friendly cafe with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for plenty of light to slant into the smart, brick-walled interiors. The drinks come from alternative brands such as Moon Brothers and John Lemon, though their main selling point is a cast-iron oven that’s used to cook-up jacket potatoes heaped with...
Długa Showroom

Długa Showroom

Shopping 15 October 2016 0

Decorative plaster materials from Novacolor and porcelain from Visa Alegre (the official china of the White House and Buckingham Palace) are a couple of reasons to go here for spending. Alternatively, go Polish by going for the designer tableware of Bartek Meyer. Długa Showroom ul. Długa 8/14, dlugashowroom.pl
Kumpir House

Kumpir House

Restaurants 24 March 2016 0

Ensconced inside an inviting, raw brick room Kumpir’s warming aura has as much to do with its food and drink as it does its design. Sip fragrant Turkish coffee while picking through loaded jacket potatoes and desserts made with love. Just steps from the Old Town, its location gives...
Same Krafty Vis-a-Vis
You wouldn’t have thought it a year back, but reasons keep emerging to drink in the Old Town. When it comes to pubs, Same Krafty top the list, but try getting served at peak drinking time. So here’s some brilliant news: they’ve now opened another bar opposite. Pass under...
Bar Warszawa De Luxe
Leave your visit to the weekend when De Luxe unfurls into something resembling a Polish wedding disco. All the requisite characters appear in this spinning vortex of Boney M: vodka-fuelled Incredible Hulks, groping granddads, svelte students and everyone else in between. Somehow, the formula works without a hitch. There...
Shamrocks

Shamrocks

Going Out 5 January 2016 0

A Polish-run Irish pub possibly presents the biggest gamble of your night. A subterranean spider’s web of tunnels, customers come out in force at the weekends to listen to what usually appears to be cover bands Status Quo tribute acts – “More like Status Q-woeful,” grumbled our associate. Ok,...
The Christmas Spirit

The Christmas Spirit

Features 28 December 2015 0

With the party period upon us, the Insider rediscovers the highs and lows of an Old Town pub crawl… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Ed Wight 17.30 Bar & Books (Wąski Dunaj 20) Acutely aware that there’s a small risk the night might end with us picking our...
Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic

Blog 6 December 2015 0

When does the festive season come alive? For me, it’s in Warsaw’s Old Town, perusing the outdoor Christmas market while the first fluffy snowflakes fall from the sky. We don’t have snow – yet – but we do have the best market I can ever remember. From Podwale to...
Klub 12/14

Klub 12/14

Going Out 4 December 2015 0

Sometimes you’ve got to ask, just where are all the jazz bars? Well, at last the void has been filled with the entry of Klub 12/14 on the market. A schedule of daily evening concerts, a decent uncomplicated menu and a smart white design make it a welcome addition...
Schubert

Schubert

Shopping 24 November 2015 0

Rings, bracelets, necklaces and watches produced using the finest Baltic amber. Or for a unique gift, how about an amber chess set or an amber cigarette lighter? Schubert ul. Piwna 12/14, ul. Piwna 26, ul. Świętojańska 11, worldofamber.pl

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