Review: Koneser Grill
Where Am I? The heart of Praga, which, in today’s terms, means the historic Koneser vodka factory. One of the most striking urban renewal projects in recent memory has seen a 19th century industrial complex handed new life with a swank program of redevelopment that’s seen it revived as... Read more
Fort 8

Fort 8

Restaurants 19 December 2019 0

Warsaw’s penchant for reviving historical addresses and injecting them with bold food concepts shows no sign of abating: for latest proof, refer to Fort 8, a 19th century Tsarist barracks since reimagined as a complex housing workshops, stores and restaurants. Belonging to the latter group find, among others, Dziurka... Read more
Monsieur Leon
Found resting on the corner of a quiet residential street, Monsieur Leon is surely one of Mokotów’s best kept secrets. Here, simplicity is the name of the game, with a brief blackboard menu that involves cheese boards, salads and a hefty croque monsieur. With wine tipping down and conversation... Read more
Notes: Rozbrat 20

Notes: Rozbrat 20

Blog 27 April 2019 0

In the shape of Rozbrat 20, Warsaw has a gift that keeps on giving; truly, no matter how many trips you make, it’s just gets better with each visit. As a restaurant, it’s a model for all to follow: they’ve got the intuitive service; a modern design that’s easily... Read more
Kur & Wino

Kur & Wino

Restaurants 21 March 2019 0

It’s hard to fault a simple concept when it’s executed this well. In this case, that means rotisserie chickens and guinea fowl served on wooden trays with an array of homemade sauces that include sweet plum, spicy mango and Sriracha. Amiable service, a funky / retro design (old LPs,... Read more
Prosciutteria

Prosciutteria

Restaurants 28 December 2018 0

It’s small, in fact, some richer readers probably have shoe cupboards that are bigger. But there lies the charm. Buzzing with warmth, here an interior composed of pre-war floor tiles, exposed brickwork, and black and white images of Italian icons sets a casually good mood that’s sustained by the... Read more
Notes: Rozbrat 20

Notes: Rozbrat 20

Blog 13 November 2018 0

A protégé of Tom Aikens, chef Bartosz Szymczak has come to be regarded as one of the most original chefs in Poland. Taking the reins at Rozbrat 20 in late 2016, under his leadership the venue has grown to become one of the local blogospheres favorite write-ups – and... Read more
Notes: Kieliszki na Hożej

Notes: Kieliszki na Hożej

Blog 10 November 2018 0

Sure the street stretches further in each direction, but it’s Kieliszki that seems to announce that ‘Poznańska starts here’. Set on the corner of an ornate pre-war building, Kieliszki casts a warm, beckoning glow on the street outside – resisting its charms is entirely impossible. Geometric patterns, moody lighting... Read more
Notes: Kieliszki Na Próżnej
Reinvigorated by a sprinkling of brasseries and bistros, what was once a sickly-looking no-go street has transformed in recent years courtesy of a regeneration plan that has given it the kind of swagger only wealth can bring. Underpinning it all, Kieliszki na Próżnej, a neo-bistro that, to all intents... Read more
Nowina: A Family Affair
Taking girl power to the next level, two sisters have set about shaking Warsaw’s wine scene… It takes passion and commitment for a business to thrive; double the dose and great things can happen. Take Nowina, a project co-founded by two sisters, Paulina and Stefania. Bonded by more than... Read more