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Party On!

Party On!

Insider News 27 April 2019 0

Weeks after details came to light over draconian plans to clamp down on the riverfront’s bars and clubs, a compromise appears to have been reached with City Hall. Originally, officials had stated only two clubs would be granted music licenses, and only then on the condition that sound would...
The Party Is Pooped?
Locals are up in arms after news was leaked of a proposal to severely clamp down on the bars and clubs that have come to define Warsaw’s waterfront scene. In response to concerns about litter and noise pollution, City Hall are rumored to have laid out plans that will...
Wisła By Day

Wisła By Day

Features 17 July 2018 0

Across Europe, the world even, cities are reclaiming their rivers, thrusting them to the fore to act as their calling card and sign-off. Slow off the blocks, Warsaw too has joined the fray. But where once you would have had the impression of a city playing catch-up, today the...
Powidoki

Powidoki

Restaurants 13 July 2018 0

Set in the cool white cube that is the Museum of Modern Art, you’d think that Powidoki’s riverfront location would make it a highly seasonal destination. Not so. Though the menu’s brief and the background highly casual, the Korean choices feel more sophisticated and complex than anywhere else, a...
Zachodni Brzeg

Zachodni Brzeg

Going Out 9 July 2018 0

Set on the ground floor of The Tides development, Zachodni Brzeg have won no shortage of admirers for their spin on modern Israeli-Middle Eastern cuisine. But with summer in full swing, the food angle has taken a back seat in the minds of many with Brzeg’s location doing much...
Wisła By Night

Wisła By Night

Features 7 July 2018 0

With Warsaw’s night owls making their seasonal migration to the Wisła, the Insider plunges headfirst into the waters of debauchery… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Disregarding the fact that it read suspiciously like a listicle generated through a quick bit of internet research, when The Guardian...
Sen

Sen

Going Out 2 July 2018 0

Lauded as Warsaw’s hottest nightspot, find Sen on the top floor of a mixed-use tower coiled up on the river’s left flank. Entering, visitors are hit by a tidal wave of gorgeousness: wall-to-wall with George Clooney lookalikes, off-duty celebrities and catwalk glamour pusses, the carefree hedonism is like something...
Review: Kukpit
Back to the riverfront we go! With the Wisła heating up for summer, all eyes are on Barka Wynurzenie, one of the great, big hits of recent years. Accessed over a bouncy gangplank, find this classic barge venue – its deck strung with hammocks – anchored close to the...
Barka Wynurzenie
Back to the riverside we go! With the Wisła already warming up for summer, all eyes are on Barka, one of the hands down hits of recent years. Accessed over a bouncy gangplank, this classic barge bar will, this year, be introducing Eastern street tastes to the waterfront with...
River Drinking Laws
Nothing says summer more than heading down the riverside and seeing in the sunset with a beer in your hand. The moment the mercury climbs, a string of bars open along the Wisła turning the front into an amorphous, happy blur of drunken din. But with the riverbank often...

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