January - February 2014, Issue No. 38
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CONTENTS 7 TOP RESTAURANTS 8 10 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 26 28 30 32 34 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 44 45 46 47 48
Sowa & Przyjaciele
99 Restaurant & Bar Aleje3
AleGloria Akademia Smaku A. Blikle
Bistro Warszawa Brasserie Warszawska European
Butchery and Wine Steaks an Fine Wine
Desserte and Polish
Stary Dom Polish
Thai Thai Thai
International / Molecular
Warszawa Wschodnia Polish
Withe Sushi Asian
Polish with Mediterranean
63 TOP ESSENTIALS
Legendary Cafe at Hotel Bristol
Casa Pablo Concept 13
Cafe, Patisserie Tuscan
Dawne Smaki Polish
Duchnicka Wine and Food Wine and Fine Dinning
Folk Gospoda Polish Traditional
Fine Steaks, Meat, and Wine
Top-end shopping center
Leading Hospital & Medical Provider
Villa Nova Dental Clinic
Lewanowicz Store Artistic Jewelry
Writing instruments, leather, watches
La Casa Del Habano Cigars and Top Liquors
Buy cars via internet
77 TOP EDUCATION
American School of Warsaw
Warsaw Montessori School
Le Cedre 61
International American School
Fine Cheese, Food and Wines Restaurant and Wineshop Fine Lebanese
Le Cedre 84 Fine Lebanese
83 TOP HOTELS
The Bonerowski Palace
Nu Jazz Zone Nolita
Opasły Tom Polish
89 TOP CULTURE 90
Cracow Amber Museum
Polish with Mediterranean
The Map. Exhibition in Zachęta Gallery
Ryż i Ryba
Ole! Tapas Steak Papu
Japanese / Sushi
Pure Sky Club , a private members business club, is located on the 22nd floor of the Skylight Building, in the heart of the central business district of Warsaw. With unrivalled panoramic views of the Warsaw skyline, Pure Sky Club opened its doors to members in November 2010 and offers: • An environment where one can make contacts, create new networks, broaden opportunities, in an exclusive membersonly venue that is simply the height of luxury, with top class service. • A well-rounded mix of over 1800 members including Warsaw’s top most prestigious business leaders, CEOs and top management of global banks, large corporations and businesses, simultane-
ously with small business managers and self-employed executives Warsaw’s premier networking club regular networking events and business mixers, aimed at various sectors. Well attended events provide the ideal environment to make crucial business connections. Pure Sky Club Facilities: • Top rated restaurant – Chef Patron, Pawel Michalowski – was trained by Gordon Ramsay in the UK prior to join ing here to create a spectacular menu • Business friendly bar and relaxing coffee lounge with a truly unique de sign incorporating a spiral stair case that leads to mezzanine private booth
• 8 uniquely designed meeting rooms, each of varying size and décor; the rooms can booked for a meeting for 4 people, a private dining room for 18 people, or a conference for 120 people • Event organization, with even a spe cially designed conference and ban quet room for up to 200 people
es, 20% off meeting room hire. • Free daily continental breakfast • Free house wine every evening be tween 5pm and 7pm • Invitations to Warsaw’s most prestig ious events • Regular networking events • Concierge service
• Private cinema with luxurious leather seats and a state of the art projector and screen
For a full tour of the Pure Sky Club facilities and services please contact the reception on the number below to arrange an appointment.
• Outstanding Spa complete with hair dressing salon, massage/therapy rooms and the only sauna with a truly amazing view of the city Membership Specifics: • 15% off restaurant and bar purchas-
Pure Sky Club Złota 59, Warsaw phone: +48 22 250 1111 www. pureskyclub.com
AMBER 99NAZWA RESTAURANT NAZWA ROOM RESTAURACJI RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT & BAR
Krug Embassy in Amber Room
Amber Room is located within Sobański Palace, an architectural gem located on inspiring Ujazdowskie Avenue. A spacious setting spells class; the menu here is modern Polish created by Chef Robert Skubisz, whose distinguished experience and creativity have been honored with a range of prestigious awards. The á la carte menu is enhanced by seasonally inspired items, all prepared using the highest ingredients sourced as much locally as possible. Items such as the Panfried Foie Gras with apple chutney and cinnamon brioche; Lamb with caramelized cauliflower, broccoli purée and carrots or Chocolate soufflet with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce are - all outstanding. The place now has a special private room called the Krug Room, which can be reserved with the only condition being that one has to order Krug Champagne! Recommended by the Michelin Guide in 2011, 2012, and 2013, it is only one of two restaurants in the city to have received Michelin’s 4 Forks and Spoons categorizing it as a luxurious restaurant!
Amber Room Restaurant Aleje Ujazdowskie 13 Warsaw 00-567 phone: +48 22 523 66 64 www.amberroom.pl
If longevity is an indication of roaring success, then 99 has clearly made it, especially in the very competitive culinary environment that now pervades Warsaw’s gastronomic landscape. Located in the center of Warsaw, with the ease of underground parking this place has become the choice not only of the leading citizenry, but also of the international set— expatriates and business people who have made this place a regular favorite for both work reasons and pleasure. Dishes are sure to delight from the first bite to the last; this is Polish cuisine with a modern interpretation, combined and fused with elements of culinary art from the world’s leading cuisines. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, there is the broadcasting of live sporting events as well for those with that inclination. A great place indeed to spend quality time with friends and colleagues!
99 Restaurant & Bar Aleja Jana Pawła II 23 Warsaw 00-854 phone: +48 22 620 19 99 www.restaurant99.com
Michniewski / nekrošius / nekrošius Partners of Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera
Technological Partner of the Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera
Media patronage of Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera
Restaurant aleje3 located within the National Museum in Warsaw is not only a new culinary landmark in the center of the city, but one which stimulates the artistic appetite as well. With its minimalist interiors and walls decorated by the subtle works of John Dobkowski the famous contemporary Polish artist, and with its location within the prestigious museum, the expectation for something special to arrive from the kitchen becomes elevated as well! This is absolutely the case with a creative menu that features classic dishes from varied cultures suffused with Polish accents; the steak tartar served with baked potatoes and mixed green salad; baked salmon served on romaine lettuce with prawn sauce; and the chicken breast served with Dijon mustard sauce are all outstanding. And desserts such as the meringue with mascarpone become the exclamation point for a terrific dining experience!
aleje3 Restaurant Al. Jerozolimskie 3, 00-495 Warsaw phone: +48 883 303 333 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aleje3.com
NAZWA RESTAURACJI ALEGLORIA RESTAURANT
AleGloria Restaurant Plac Trzech KrzyĹźy 3 Warsaw 00-535 phone: +48 22 584 7080 www.alegloria.pl
If one was ever in the need to suffuse romance into life, a visit to AleGloria would be very much in order! The bright interiors are the tasteful amalgamation of cream and strawberry, appeal of candle light, polished wood, and gleaming white laced table linen embellished with flowers. Famous restaurateur Magda Gessler is at the helm of affairs; her insights, her creativity, her culinary design, have made this place one of a kind where she has taken Polish cuisine to a new dimension. Tradition has been fused with modern ideas; the otherwise staple beetroot soup, barszcz, is elevated here multiple degrees with raspberry vinegar, black currant syrup, and served with white bean filled ravioli! With a vast selection of wine from its cellars, and an extensive selection of drinks, AleGloria is indeed Polish hospitality at its modern-day finest. An experience in a monumental setting!
AKADEMIA SMAKU NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Located in Warsaw’s center, Akademia Smaku emanates its own culinary “education” informing guests on what excellent Polish cuisine is all about. The name which translates to “academy of flavors” is appropriate; indeed in its impeccable interiors, one is exposed to an impressive array of Polish flavors. The menu truly delights with its high level of authenticity, quality, and freshness. Items such as the scallops with chorizo and broad beans; duck with soba pasta and seaweed salad; classical beef sirloin steak with pepper sauce, fries, and arugula; the halibut with parsnip, capers and croutons; and for dessert , cheese cake with chocolate sauce, are all excellent. With impeccable service, Akademia Smaku isa wonderful part of Warsaw’s culinary curriculum!
Akademia Smaku Restaurant Oboźna 9 lok 106 Warsaw 00-332 phone: +48 22 828 9901 www.akademia-smaku.com.pl email@example.com
NAZWA A. BLIKLE RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
A. Blikle Restaurant Nowy Świat 33 Warsaw 00-029 phone: +48 22 826 64 50 www.blikle.pl
If there is a famous Polish cafe that defines history then one needs to visit. A.Blikle, in existence since 1869. Nowadays, more of a café cum brasserie, this institution which has been run by the Blikle family for five generations offers a synthesis between Polish and French cuisine. While its “café aspect” needs no introduction with its wide spectrum of offerings – desserts, famous donuts, cheesecake with raspberry, fine coffees and teas, its brasserie is demonstrating the same sense in its food offering. The mushroom soup with dumplings: the wheat and buckwheat pancakes served with salmon, caviar, or herring; duck in various recipe formulations and the St. Jacob mussels are good selections. Breakfast served all day. A.Blikle always lives up to a quality experience.
BISTRO WARSZAWA NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Bistro Warszawa, located in the Old Town’s Main Square has clearly met its uniquely positive objectives very well indeed. These include being a place not falsely laden with “oldness” as are most in this area, instead being a modern venue with a bistro-like feel serving outstanding Polish fare which may also qualify as fine international cuisine! The menu includes excellent items such as the duck breast served with cucumber, mango and pomegranate; and the homemade pierogi stuffed with goose confit served with raspberry sauce. This place satisfies at all levels—refreshing interiors spread over a large space, an outstanding terrace on the Square, friendly service, and besides a terrific menu a lovely stockpile of wine, drinks, and innovative cocktails. Live music on occasion, makes this place a true event of going out with friends, family, or business colleagues!
Bistro Warszawa Restaurant Rynek Starego Miasta 1/3 Warsaw 00-281 phone: +48 22 635 37 69 mobile: +48 501 438 007 www.bistrowarszawa.pl
BRASSERIE WARSZAWSKA RESTAURANT
Brasserie Warszawska Górnośląska 24, Warsaw 00-484 phone: +48 22 628 94 23 firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/brasseriewarszawska www.brasseriewarszawska.pl
The word brasserie implies a relaxed, upscale setting, professional service, white linen, a simple yet comprehensive menu. Brasserie Warszawska is of course more than that, and is reflective of the combined traditions of Warsaw and Paris, suffused perhaps with elements of the new European modernity. The dishes on the menu, such as the beef fillet with dauphine potatoes and spinach, emphasize simplicity; yet simultaneously reinforce the focus on quality of ingredients, methods of preparation, elegance of appearance, and heavenly flavors. The staff here is passionate about what they do; there is an implied guarantee of service and genuine hospitality. The restaurant has an outstanding bar with original-design stools, champagne and fine cocktails; there is a private room ideal for groups of 12 to 24 guests as well. Brasserie Warszawska is surely an uptick on Warsaw’s culinary map!
BUTCHERY & WINE RESTAURANT
Butchery & Wine has become the only restaurant in Poland to be awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand, which implies good value for money and which represents a favorite of the Michelin Guides. Speaking to owner Daniel Pawelek it is abundantly clear that his objective is for Butchery & Wine to be known as a place in Warsaw’s center where guests can enjoy outstanding food from a thankfully short menu—this aspect is extremely uncommon and intelligent. Appetizers and dishes such as the roast bone marrow, a classic; seared scallops with boudin noir; Bavette steak with shallots; and cote de boeuf, are all outstanding, perhaps to be followed by dessert such as the spiced pear and apple crumble with vanilla ice-cream. A comprehensive wine list, and friendly service make Butchery & Wine a top selection!
Butchery & Wine Restaurant Żurawia 22, Warsaw 00-515 phone: +48 22 502 31 18 www.butcheryandwine.pl
Café Bristol Krakowskie Przedmieście 42/44 Warsaw 00-325 phone: +48 22 551 18 28 email@example.com www.lemeridien.pl www.cafebristol.pl
The legendary Café Bristol, situated in the very heart of the city, is an integral part of Le Meridien Bristol Hotel. For years a favorite meeting place for both Warsaw’s visitors and its locals, it has welcomed patrons since 1901. With interiors styled in Viennese elegance, this is the place where one can enjoy outstanding coffee and desserts from its own in-house bakery throughout the year. The menu changes with the seasons; late autumn-early winter is a time for the stuff of Polish orchards, so cakes with apples, plums and pears are outstanding, as well as there is a greater an emphasis on salads, fruits, and light meats. No surprise therefore that this place has come to be a place where social and business meetings always go well! Note: Breakfast starts at 8 am, and in December, Christmas dishes will be available for takeout.
CASA NAZWA PABLO RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Casa Pablo is redefining the idea of Spanish cuisine in Warsaw. In a non-clichéd setting - vintage, inspired, composed of objects and furniture from Spain - creative Spanish cuisine is served under the watchful eye of owner Pablo Martin Delgado. While not a traditional Spanish restaurant, dishes are prepared using Spanish techniques and products flown in from the country. Culinary creativity is reflected in items such as the homemade foie gras coated with toasted kikos, served with fig compote and raspberry pebbles or the duck breast burger served with sansho ko pepper caramelized onions, mahon cheese, arugula, raspberry ketchup and truffle mayonnaise. An outstanding bar reflects the culture of Spain, and the space exudes a warmth that appeals to a wide range of customers - couples seeking a romantic evening, business-folk, as well as those seeking a chic place to have dinner or drinks with friends.
Casa Pablo Grzybowska 5a, Warsaw 00-132 phone: +48 22 324 5781 www.casapablo.pl firstname.lastname@example.org Secured parking hours: Mon to Fri – from 6pm, Sat and Sun – all day
CONCEPT NAZWA 13 RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Concept 13, located within VITKAC, the splendidly designed new shopping complex in Warsaw’s center is doing as much for culinary contentment as the entire premises is contributing to the world of fashion and style. The interior with dark gloss combined with rawness of wood defines its cuttingedge modern intention, and reflects on the culinary direction of the place—a modern international menu suffused with elements of tradition that makes the gastronomic idea well rounded and complete. With an open kitchen at its core, Concept 13 inspires with preparation such as the teppanyaki— a great form of Kitchen Theater, and an outstanding selection of grilled steaks and salads. All this may be accompanied by a selection from an extensive wine list. Concept13 is indeed that special idea which was once sought and now has finally come to be!
Concept 13 Restaurant Bracka 9, Warsaw 00-501 phone: +48 22 310 73 73 www.vitkac.com
Croque Madame Nowy Świat 41, Warsaw 00-042 phone: 503 757 200
Croque Madame, an elegantly simple yet classy French cafe , confectionery, and bakery has quickly gained a reputation amongst those who understand the value of outstanding quality, who relish not only the products here but also its rather unique atmosphere. All products are made with flour and ingredients brought in from France for complete authenticity. What impresses most is the focus on service, both at the counter and at the table—smiles and attention add even more flavor to the already outstanding pastries and coffee! Indeed a perfect place for breakfast, lunch, or an evening bite, there is plenty to choose from—home-made breads, breakfast sets, a vast range of cakes, desserts, and French pastries, savories such as puff pastry with goat cheese and figs, seasonal tarts, and deliciously large sandwiches! Truly an outstanding experience in the heart of the city!
CHIANTI NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Chianti is a hilly region in Tuscany known for its cypress trees, olive groves, and vineyards, not to mention the idea of romance and culinary heights of the area. This is also where the famous red wine of the same name comes from. All of this is to be found at the Tuscan trattoria, Chianti, located right in the center of Warsaw off trendy Nowy Swiat. The place is suffused with the charms and aromas of herbs and olives and many other attributes which are to be expected if one were actually in that part of Italy. Indeed this is a relaxed friendly place with a flavorful, authentic menu composed by Chef Samuele Mariani; delicious antipasti, salads, homemade pasta, and special dishes of the day, served with wines from the finest Italian wine-cellars. A place for family, friends, romantic evenings, as well as for congenial business meetings over great food and wine! The restaurant featured by ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DELLA CUCINA!
Chianti Restaurant Foksal 17, Warsaw 00-372 phone: +48 22 828 02 22 www.kregliccy.com
CZERWONY WIEPRZ NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
The last secrets of communist cuisine
Czerwony Wieprz, or the Red Hog was in its historical past a restaurant for the communist party elite, where surrounded by chandeliers, portraits, and flags, once feasted the likes of Lenin, Breżnev, Fidel Castro, and Mao Tse Tung! The walls are replete with portraits of old communists, and the dishes have names such as Delicacies of the Polish People’s Republic, a selection of pate, luncheon meat, blood sausage, and kielbasa; varied pierogi “made from rationed flour”; and Baltic herring and game pate for the “Dignitaries and Bourgeoisie”. This is Polish cuisine in fact at its very best, with main dishes that are outstanding--examples include the oven roasted duck, served with cherry sauce, roasted apple, and beetroot. The restaurant’s fame continually attracts celebrity guests; important government leaders, various sports personalities, and you!
Czerwony Wieprz Restaurant Żelazna 68, Warsaw 00-866 phone: +48 22 850 31 44 www.czerwonywieprz.pl
DAWNE SMAKI RESTAURANT
Recently opened Dawne Smaki has a name which means Flavors of Old, and is where true Polish food springs forth from pure, traditional recipes. The flavors and aromas inspire childhood memories, of a time when food was a labor of love. The restaurant imparts a cherished atmosphere, with candles, flowers and chandeliers all coming together in impeccable elegance. The menu emphasizes wholesome authenticity—the chicken soup with homemade noodles; roast duck with apples and potato pancakes; and the cheesecake made with cottage cheese— all evoke love at first bite! During the summer, the place accommodates as many as 300 guests, in its main space, two VIP rooms, a large courtyard, and front terrace on Nowy Swiat itself. A versatile place to celebrate family events or conduct business meetings, but above all one in which to have a wonderful time!
Dawne Smaki Restaurant Nowy Świat 49, Warsaw 00-042 phone: +48 22 465 83 20 www.dawnesmaki.pl
DUCHNICKA WINE & FOOD RESTAURANT
Located inside the building of an old factory, Duchnicka Wine & Food impresses on so many levels: an industrial-inspired dĂŠcor, an open kitchen format, a substantial wine bar and shop, and of course a menu with immense culinary distinction. The Chef here works under the watchful gaze of guests, to prepare what is best described as a modern, fine dining menu. The wine store offers a full choice which one can take advantage of with the sommelier, as well as sample by the glass. According to the man-in-charge Raphael Kis, the philosophy at Duchnicka Wine & Food is to refine the culture of wine drinking, to fulfill each guestâ€™s expectations, and to inspire with the infinite number of compositions of wine and food. The restaurant hosts private dinners, banquets, cocktails, conferences, and corporate events for up to 130 people. With a private room and a summer terrace, Duchnicka offers a complete, wondrous experience!
Duchnicka Wine & Food Duchnicka 3, Warsaw 01-796 phone: +48 22 320 29 88 +48 501 491 396 www.duchnickawinebar.com
FOLK GOSPODA RESTAURANT
Polish village in the heart of city
The word Gospoda means “inn” and Folk Gospoda is one of the oldest and more treasured restaurants in Warsaw with a history going back to the 18th century. Having won numerous awards for its traditional Polish cuisine, within its warmly illumined, rustic interiors the mind is most definitely transported to a rural Polish setting. The menu of course is replete with country wholesomeness with the use of fresh and local produce, confectionery, and even home-baked bread. Appetizers such as highlanders’ style oscypek, or smoked sheep’s cheese from the Polish mountains, served with cranberry; pierogi with various fillings; dishes made with wild game; the roasted pork with garlic and plums, are all true to their flavorful traditions. Guests from all walks of life and parts of the globe are often here, to a place which delivers tradition, wonderful food, and great fun!
Folk Gospoda Restaurant Waliców 13, Warsaw 00-865 phone: +48 22 890 16 05 www.folkgospoda.pl
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HOZA RESTO & WINOBAR
Warsaw’s culinary trajectory has definitely lifted with Hoza By Mondovino, a restaurant opened by Margaret and Tom Budyta in partnership with Chef and Warsaw’s fine-meat purveyor, Martin Gimenez Castro. This trio has created a special place in the city’s heart in a 1900 building which miraculously survived the war; this is an ambience encouraged by exposed brick walls, industrial period lamps, and befitting artwork. This place indeed reflects the historical bearings of the city combining it with young, casual trends, and the sound of Latin jazz! Martin serves Argentine-style steaks and super-fresh seafood complemented by a collection of over 150 wine labels stocked in its cellar. Spread over four rooms, a bar with over 40 whiskeys, a club room, and a delightful private room for up to 10 guests; the place also has its own garden and parking in the inner courtyard. An outstanding venue where positive energy and friendly service make the culinary delights even more so!
Hoża Restaurant Hoża 25 A, Warsaw 00-521 phone: +48 515 037 001 www.hoza.warszawa.pl email@example.com
La Fromagerie Burakowska 5/7, Warsaw 01-066 phone: +48 22 465 23 24 www.la-fromagerie.pl
The sweet-to-the-ear term â€œcheese mongerâ€? seems a little quaint, but how wonderful indeed for Warsaw to have one! Welcome to La Fromagerie--a cheese, and fine foods and wine retailer located in a must-visit location at Burakowska Street, once the site of an old lace factory. Offering top quality cheese produced by small, artisanal producers in England, France, and from other countries, one finds adorning the shelves here items such as Italian Parma Ham, Spanish Chorizo, French sausages and other gourmet specialties. With a seating area guests can savor both the products, aromas, and the ambience here. This is indeed an original idea for a casual meeting; a working breakfast here, for example, would be ideal. With its own gourmet coffee blends and a selection of freshly baked baguettes and croissants directly from the oven, La Fromagerie delights on several levels!
LECKER RESTAURANT & WINESHOP
If an intimate restaurant and wine shop located in the city centre is what one is seeking, then Lecker Restaurant & Wine is one, clear-cut choice. Elegant, with an air of simplicity, inviting interior design and a lovely back garden, this is one of the few places in Warsaw that stands out as one-of-a-kind. For the last 10 years the place has specialized in importing excellent German wines directly from German vineyards; a truly unique focus in the wine field! The kitchen serves light, international, fusion style dishes which include flavorful appetizers, salads, main courses, and desserts, made with fresh produce from trusted suppliers. With the menu changing each week, this is indeed a thoughtful combination of food and wine coming together in a harmonious manner. Outstanding for a quick drink, a business lunch, or a relaxed dinner with friends and family!
Monika Wojtysiak owner & wine expert
Lecker Restaurant & Wineshop Emilii Plater 14, Warsaw 00-669 phone: +48 22 866 67 49 firstname.lastname@example.org
LE CEDRE 61 RESTAURANT
Le Cedre 61 Al. SolidarnoĹ›ci 61, Warsaw 03-402 phone: 22 670 11 66 www.lecedre.pl
The salient fact about Lebanese cuisine is that it is truly Mediterranean, with healthful ingredients and preparations that emphasize the use of fresh ingredients. Le Cedre is the only Lebanese purveyor in Poland of its class, with a 16-year history at Aleja SolidarnoĹ›ci 61. Offering a diversity of flavors--cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, and mint--one can actually get a fine sense of Lebanonâ€™s culinary traditions here. Le Cedre is not only a place for a delicious cuisine but also which offers a virtual excursion to a resort country--a large collection of Lebanese wines, original interior design, and Arabic music in the background, all contribute immensely to the feeling! What matters here ultimately is that the food is absolutely top in its composition, immensely healthful and refreshing, and served in a traditional setting which completes this Lebanese experience.
LE CEDRE NAZWA 84 RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Le Cedre, the only Lebanese purveyor in town, now has a newer branch at Aleja Solidarności 84, which is located closer to the city center. With a 15 year history at Aleja Solidarności 61, the name “Le Cedre” in Warsaw already enjoys an outstanding reputation. No surprise therefore that this newer venue is a favorite place for discussing business over lunch for the city’s corporate bigwigs, dinner with family, or simply partying with friends! Lebanese cuisine is indeed a symbol of its people’s hospitality, where nothing strengthens the human bond more than eating together. This refined Mediterranean cuisine delights and refreshes with its healthful ingredients, the menu here replete with Lebanese classics such as an array of cold and warm mezze. With Lebanese wines on the menu, ingredients flown in from Lebanon, Le Cedre 84 is a class act through and through!
Le Cedre 84 Al. Solidarności 84, Warsaw 01-003 phone: 22 618 89 99 www.lecedre.pl
MERLINIEGO 5 RESTAURANT
Merliniego 5 Restaurant Merliniego 5, Warsaw 02-511 phone: +48 22 646 08 10 +48 22 646 08 49 www.merliniego5.pl
Simply named after its street address, Merliniego 5 is quickly creating ripples in the culinary landscape of Warsaw. This is where the passion of restaurateur Andrzej Rudnicki-Sipayłło has come alive to the great acclaim of connoisseurs. Offering an international menu, Merliniego 5 specializes in seafood with outstanding mussels, shrimp, and scallops; Black Angus, USDA prime beef steaks, the wagyu kobe steak, and traditional Polish dishes as well. The bar on the ground floor is perfect for a quick drink or bite, while the main dining areas allow for groups as large as 50—corporate get-togethers here are a regularity! And sommelier Sławomir Kojło makes selection of wines seem easy with a wide list of wines hailing from all of the major wine countries as well as from producers such as Torres, Rothschild and Frescobaldi. Merliniego 5 indeed could very well be the star one has waited for! Michelin Guide 2013 Recommendation!
NU JAZZNAZWA ZONE RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
If a stellar environment is what one is seeking with outstanding Italian fare then one is sure to find it in NU Jazz Zone, an elegantly chic Italian restaurant located on Zurawia, a trend-setting area in the heart of Warsaw. A tasteful blend of the modern with traditional reflects well upon the offerings of the place. This includes the traditions of fine Italian cuisine from the countryâ€™s different regions; freshly prepared pasta, meat and fish dishes, and an open kitchen where one is witness to the makings of authentic pizza, antipasti, and of course fresh salads. NU Jazz Zone is also a place renowned for modern jazz, not just emanating from its music system, but very often performed live by rising jazz stars themselves! Outstanding desserts such as delicious tiramisu, strong Italian espresso, and an extensive wine list makes this place a compelling choice for a great time!
Nu Jazz Zone Restaurant Ĺťurawia 6/12, Warsaw 00-503 phone: +48 22 621 89 89 email@example.com www.jazzzone.pl
NOLITA NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Star Chef Jacek Grochowina has named his new culinary venture Nolita based on Manhattan’s inspiring neighborhood where traditions and modernity have come together to make it the new epicenter of culinary landmarks. So is it with Warsaw’s Nolita, a culinary juggernaut in the making with Grochowina commanding the kitchen’s course. Having worked at the Ritz in London, this internationally awarded chef has, in the opening of this Warsaw culinary hotspot, decided to carve out his own amazing niche. What one finds in this new, modern setting, is a menu that surpasses with creativity, which makes fine dining, much higher than merely fine! The baby calamari, with aubergine caviar, marinated tomatoes; the tuna fillet with tamago, enoki, and sugar peas; and duck, with parsley salsify, endives, and thyme kumquat jus, are just a few examples of culinary genius one is apt to find here!
Nolita Restaurant Wilcza 46, Warsaw 00-679 phone: +48 22 292 04 24 www.nolita.pl firstname.lastname@example.org
OPASŁY TOM RESTAURANT
Opasły Tom Restaurant Foksal 17, Warsaw 00-372 phone: +48 22 621 18 81 email@example.com www.kregliccy.pl
Warsaw restaurateurs Agnieszka and Marcin Kręglicki have produced yet another masterpiece of a restaurant in the form of Opasły Tom under the stewardship of master chef Agata Wojda. This cozy venue dates back to the 1960s where as Ksiegarnia Literacka this was a landmark bookstore and café frequented by the city’s literati. This impressive history is now well inherited by this new incarnation where an evolved menu is served based on Polish “Slow Food” products. Items such as the cream of celery with white chocolate and Bursztyn cheese; pumpkin cream soup with sliced oscypek cheese; the duck leg confit served on a bed of black currant sauce with baked potato tart; and desserts such as the pear in chocolate cake with sorbet on the side, are all innovative and overflowing with flavors. And a quick and informed wait staff make the experience all the more positive!
OLE! TAPAS NAZWA STEAK RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Ole Tapas Steak Restaurant brings a traditional Spanish touch to the heart of Warsaw. Its inspired kitchen allows one to discover typical flavors that transport one to the Iberian way of being! Both traditional and modern dishes are composed with fine gourmet products, beef from Spain, top quality Iberico ham, fish and seafood from Madrid -the second largest fish market in the world. While steaks may be found now in many-a-places in the city, the steaks and menu here are differentâ€”infused with Spanish flavors which appear in, for example, the aged Galician beef. Other items on the menu which will delight include the Marisco soup with grilled prawns; the Corrida, which is ox tail with horseradish; and the lamb shank. Delectable desserts such as the Crema Catalana, and a wide selection of wine completes the wonderful culinary experience at Ole Tapas!
Ole! Tapas Steak Restaurant Bracka 2, Warsaw 00 - 502 (next to Trzech KrzyĹźy Square) phone: + 48 519 875 767 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ole-restaurant.pl
Papu Restaurant Aleje Niepodległości 132/136, Warsaw 02-554 phone: +48 22 856 7788 www.restauracjapapu.pl
Papu transports its clientele into a happy care-free world, where Chef Bartosz Kędra leaves no stone unturned to ensure that the place impresses at all levels. A unique blend of elements from Polish cuisine, Its menu is replete with authentic compositions made with the finest seasonal and organic Polish products. Popular dishes include the dumplings stuffed with pheasant or venison, the roast duck with plum sauce and apricot; salmon tartar with green apple and fresh cucumber; the lamb shank with lentils and baked eggplant; and the “hot lava stone” cooked-at-the-table prawns, tuna, or filet mignon. Desserts such as the stuffed pear with pistachio ice cream and caramel sauce, or the praline nut soufflé are outstanding. No surprise that Papu has indeed become a top-gem in the city’s culinary fabric!
PIEKNA BISTRO NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Piękna Bistro, located in the heart of the city at Piękna 20. The word means “beautiful” in Polish, and indeed this is the true connection to the name, not merely the name of the street! This is truly a beautiful place where modern design of white and steel comes together with the warmth of wood and a fireplace. The international menu is styled carefully alongside a selection wines such as to ensure the requirements of each and every guest. These are the smart-set of the city, and celebrity sightings here are not out of the ordinary! Service starts early with hot baguettes out of the oven, through lunch, and then to the evening which is when the place truly manifests its potential as the town’s hotspot. With live jazz performances, outstanding food, great wine and drinks, and warm conversations by the fireplace, Piękna Bistro is simply delightful!
Piękna Bistro Restaurant Piękna 20, Warsaw 00 - 549 phone: + 48 22 627 41 51 www.jazzzone.pl email@example.com
RYZ I RYBA RESTAURANT
Ryż i Ryba Restaurant Piękna 20, Warsaw 00-549 phone: +48 22 627 41 50 www.ryziryba.pl firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryż i Ryba, or Rice & Fish, as the name suggests focuses on sushi. Indeed this is an elegant and cozy place, satisfying the Japanese cravings of many in the center of Warsaw. This food-getaway to the Land of the Rising Sun has already garnered rave reviews on account of its emphasis on the quality of ingredients-- critical when working with fish and seafood-- and a focus on authentic preparation with the utmost care and passion towards the art-of-sushi. Since freshness is an essential element here, everything served is only prepared upon one’s order, resulting in incomparable flavors served in a unique atmosphere embellished with jazz music lending sooth to the ears of the citiy’s sushi/Japanese fans! The place also offers home or office delivery making things so much easier for those who may not be able to get away.
SOWA I PRZYJACIELE NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Robert Sowa & Friends located in Warsaw’s premiere area of Mokotów, is the place where award winning, celebrity chef Robert Sowa has come to objectify his dreams. it offers international cuisine at its very best, as well as traditional Polish dishes prepared with the finest products, prepared using modern equipment and techniques which maintain the food’s nutritive qualities. During the weekends there is excellent menu with fresh fish and seafood. Its interior offers 60 seats in the main room and 40 in the smaller; intimate areas for culinary workshops; three VIP rooms for private dining; a chef’s table where Robert typically hosts up to a dozen guests; a well as banquets, catering and special events. The restaurant with almost 200 wines selected by one of the best Polish sommeliers, ranks high among Warsaw’s top culinary standouts!
Sowa & Przyjaciele Restaurant Gagarina 2, Warsaw 00 - 754 phone: + 48 22 84 07 71 mobile: + 48 795 50 51 52 www.sowaiprzyjaciele.pl email@example.com
Located on swanky Mokotowska Street, Słodki... Słony, pronounced “swodkey, swoneh” (and which translates to Sweet, Salty), is Poland’s top restaurateur and culinary genius Magda Gessler’s immense imagination coming together to produce gastronomic art of high order. Passion is clearly evident here with over 60 kinds of desserts, cakes, and pastries on the menu; what is different here is that recipes are 100% natural and date back over a century. Not surprisingly sweets were even sent to Pope John Paul II at the Vatican! Just as “Słodki” caters to the sweeter aspects of life, “Słony” caters to the salted, with items such as the caviar served on toast with egg and lemon, salmon in a marinade of green lemon and dill, alongside good old Polish bigos as well. A marriage of immense flavors, traditions, and an enrapturing ambience makes this place a sweet Warsaw experience indeed!
Słodki... Słony Restaurant & Café Mokotowska 45, Warsaw 00-551 phone: +48 22 622 49 34 www.slodki-slony.pl
STARY DOM RESTAURANT
Stary Dom Restaurant Puławska 104/106 Warsaw 02-620 phone: +48 22 646 4208 firstname.lastname@example.org www.restauracjastarydom.pl
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Stary Dom, or the Old House is located in a premises which has been serving food for over 75 years. it harkens back to the finest traditions of Polish cuisine and this culture’s welcoming ways. Within its vast space, guests are waited upon by a well mannered staff with the friendliness and sophistication of old Europe. The interiors are a feast to the eyes with high ceilings, real wood paneling and furniture that straddles the rustic with the elegant. Many of the popular dishes are prepared in front of guests on movable trolleys such as the tartar meticulously chopped by the chef, and the flambéed Stroganoff. Other outstanding items include special pies with goose or duck; the herring with grated apple, chopped onion and pickles; and the honey glazed “golonka” or pork knuckle. Definitely a place to be to savor the best of traditional Polish cuisine!
THAI NAZWA THAI RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Restaurant Thai-Thai, located in the awe inspiring building of the National opera in the center of Warsaw has indeed become a valuable addition to the cityâ€™s culinary landscape. The finest ingredients that define Thai cuisine all come together under the genius of Chef Sanad Changpuen; his experience includes heading the Oriental at the Warsaw Sheraton. Appetizers and dishes such as the shrimp or chicken satay; spicy beef or squid salad; tom yam kung or the spicy shrimp soup with lemongrass and coconut milk; the beef, chicken, duck, fish, and seafood in various curries and forms, are all bouquets intensely packed with rich flavors. The belief here is that the best companion to Thai food is wine; diploma ASI sommelier PaweĹ‚ Demianiuk is at hand to advise on the selection of these to make dining here a truly comprehensive experience. Simply outstanding on all fronts!
Thai Thai Restaurant Plac Teatralny 3 Warsaw 00-077 phone: +48 601 81 82 83 www.thaithai.pl
TAMKA NAZWA 43 RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Tamka 43 recognized as one of the city’s culinary icons is situated in the city center within the modernist Fryderyk Chopin Institute and Chopin Musuem. Comprising a restaurant, a wine bar, and a café, the place delivers class on all levels. All thanks to the involvement of the owner Paweł Kwiatkowski and Chef Rafał Hreczaniuk whose previous work experience includes working at Chapter One, the Michelin Star restaurant in Dublin. Tamka 43 emphasizes the use of fresh, seasonal Polish and European products and a ‘sous vide’ method where the ingredients retain most of their nutritional value. The selection of wines numbers over 120 labels; what to order is best left to the fine expertise of the sommelier who knows what goes with all the refined flavors. This is indeed a place which Warsaw is proud of; a modern restaurant representing an innovative culinary standard!
Tamka 43 Restaurant Tamka 43, Warsaw 00-355 phone: +48 22 441 62 34 email@example.com www.tamka43.pl
WARSZAWA WSCHODNIA RESTAURANT
Warszawa Wschodnia Restaurant Mińska 25, Warsaw 05-077 phone: +48 22 870 29 18 firstname.lastname@example.org www.sohofactory.pl
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Matueusz Gessler has brought together his lifelong training as a famed Warsaw restrauteur, his culinary training in France, and his dreams and visions in creating Warszawa Wschodnia. Teaming up with top chef Robert Kondziela, this is a culinary landmark in the heart of Europe in Warsaw’s trendy district of Praga. The emphasis here is on the revival of the forgotten “Old Polish” cuisine, served in a vast space and with an open kitchen format that borders on nothing less than culinary theater. The place serves as a reminder of what good food should be-simply and superbly prepared, made with creativity and served indulgently. Here the guest reigns supreme, treated like royalty, immersed in the passions that abound, lavished by outstanding service, and treated finally to dishes that complete the equation. Indeed a place that will impress at all levels!
VENTI-TRE NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
Venti-tre offers a delightful blend of traditional Italian cuisine and a fresh approach to contemporary Mediterranean flavors. Chef Marcin Suchenekâ€™s creative menu is enriched with a wide selection of meat, fish, seafood, and seasonal compositions. All ingredients are natural, unprocessed, and sourced from local suppliers. Venti-treâ€™s glass-enclosed winery carries an impressive array of European and New World vintages to complete an unbeatable culinary experience. The Sunday brunch, which offers a wide selection in its Polish and international buffet, brings together friends and families; children will be well entertained in the fun-filled Kids Corner. During weekdays, business lunch is served from 12.30 to 3 pm; with the Chef recommending a new, two-course business menu each day with a glass of wine or beer priced at just PLN 49. An overall outstanding experience indeed!
Venti-tre Restaurant at Hyatt Regency Warsaw Belwederska 23, Warsaw 00-761 phone: +48 22 558 10 94
WITHE SUSHI RESTAURANT
White Sushi Krakowskie Przedmieście 29 Warsaw 00-071 phone: +48 22 468 81 00 www.whitesushi.pl
Newly opened White Sushi located on Warsaw’s prestigious Krakowskie Przedmieście a few steps from the Presidential Palace, is redefining the way a sushi restaurant is perceived. Gone is the forced superimposition of fauxJapanese interiors that actually distract from the content of one’s plate. Here, as the name suggests, there is the pristine backdrop of a white interior, where the mind gets a clean slate to simply savor and judge the immense quality of the offerings here. The delicious salmon tartar, salad with shrimp and avocado, and of course a refined array of fine sashimi and sushi are a treat for two reasons—the skill of he sushi masters behind the counter and the quality of ingredients as far as freshness and appropriate cuts are concerned. White Sushi stands ready to satisfy on all levels! Jan Smereczyński invites!
ZIELNIK NAZWA RESTAURACJI RESTAURANT
A romantic oasis, Café Zielnik is located in the mansion-dotted Warsaw quarter of Mokotów and offers refreshing warmth and pure class. Here elements of Polish cuisine meld with subtle Mediterranean accents, supported by an emphasis on the liberal use of fresh ingredients, herbs, meats, and produce. Specialties include dishes such as the rabbit in mustard sauce; the roast duck with beets; a variety of homemade pasta which are brimful with wholesome flavor; and the rather special pancakes with spinach. There is a kids menu for the little-ones who visit here as well. Zielnik could very well be the lavender swept country cottage, or the idyllic culinary getaway tucked away in the South of France. This lovely place also allows one a summer stroll in its garden, which is located opposite a park.
Zielnik Café Odyńca 15, Warsaw 02-644 phone: +48 22 844 3500 www.zielnikcafe.pl
Treatments by „Golden Hands’’ The knowledge, experience, the exceptional talent and skills are the hallmark of Dr. Martin Ambroziak. Even the most modern formulations and techniques indeed require a master who knows how to use these correctly. To stay and look young for as long as possible requires the „golden hands” of Dr. Ambroziak. Treatments using sutures-lifting have perfectly targeted a strong market niche for those who do not want surgery and do not like to wait too long for results. Treatments using threads have short and painless applications, minimal invasiveness and short recovery, have superb effects and last up to 2 years. These include: Threads Silhouette -Soft is a two-way, bio - absorbable thread cones, the most modern product available in the market today , the procedure is performed in the world every 15 minutes. Therapy areas: cheeks, neck, chin, forehead, eyebrows. Threads Silhouette- Lift - used to pull and move the flabby tissue in the middle and lower part of the face, made from a biocompatible material, also used in cardiovascular and eye surgery. Hooks comprise polylactic acid, which causes strong dissolving stimulation of new collagen formation. PDO Modeling thread for face and body - does not pull up the skin, dissolves in 9 to 12 months, implanted in the vicinity of treatment to form „scaffolding” which leads to rigid, more flexible skin, and further stimulates the production of collagen. Effectively treats loose skin of the neck, shoulders, and lower eyelids, as well as other sensitive parts of the body. Soluble APTOS Threads - For rejuvenating face and body, tailor-made for each patient give a sensational and natural effect. These include: APTOS Excellence Visage Light, Lift Thread and Needle 2G, Light Lift Spring. NANO Spring Threads - ideal for the correction of facial wrinkles, do not interfere with natural facial expressions. Used for the most delicate areas. After the treatments cosmetology is essential to maintain the effect. We recommend using formulas strengthening the firmness of the skin, especially those containing hyaluronic or ferulic acids.
KLINIKA AMBROZIAK ESTEDERM
“Beauty all year round” is the motto of Ambroziak Estederm Clinic created by Joanna Ambroziak and Dr. Marcin Ambroziak. This wondrous clinic is an immense, striking setting in itself where world-class experience comes packaged together with a range of procedures including cosmetic dermatology cosmetology, phlebology, vascular and plastic surgery. Cuttingedge technology is appropriately used; Vectra XT -3D imagery, for example, foresees the results even prior to surgery! Procedures for face, especially ULTHERA, ZAFFIRO, FRAXEL are used in lieu of surgery to get amazing long-term results. Dr. Ambroziak’s entire team constantly improves their skills by participating in training sessions around the world. Affiliated with the Polish Association of Dermatology, the Association of Aesthetic Dermatologists, ESCAD, and the European Society for Dermatological Research, the focus here is total patient satisfaction and safety.
Klinika Ambroziak Estederm Aleja Gen. W. Sikorskiego 13 Warsaw 02-758 phone: + 48 22 111 50 05 + 48 726 101 000 www.klinikaambroziak.pl email@example.com
VITKAC, located in the heart of the city is Warsaw’s only luxury department store offering high-end fashion brands, perfumes, a hair and beauty salon, home concepts, decor, as well as top class eateries which include a restaurant, a bar, and delicatessen. The location on Bracka Street is historically significant: during the interwar period this is where the Warsaw elite shopped for luxury goods from designers from all over the world! Many top European luxury brands now available here are otherwise not to be found elsewhere in Poland; names such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, YSL, Céline, Armani, Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Brioni, to name a few amongst the many more! The home concept offers products from Missoni Home, Fendi Home, Manooi and Barovier & Toso. The refined food halls and restaurant which complete this department store have surely lifted Warsaw’s luxury profile!
Vitkac Bracka 9, Warsaw 00-501 phone: +48 22 310 73 73 www.vitkac.com
Medicover Hospital, Your JourneY to HealtH
Your health, security and comfort were our key concerns when we were developing Medicover Hospital – the first Polish private medical centre with such a broad profile of hospital services and medical care, complying with the highest global standards. Medicover Hospital is a hospital like no other. We guarantee you high quality of diagnostics and treatment, professional care, and the latest generation of equipment. We pay particular attention to building partnership between the patients and our staff. We respect individual preferences and choices of our patients. We guarantee the highest medical security – we have intensive care, postoperative care, neonatal intensive care and cardiac intensive care units.
Medicover Hospital Aleja Rzeczypospolitej 5 02-972 Warszawa (Wilanów) www.medicover.pl/szpital Customer Care Centre 500 900 900
VILLA NOVA DENTAL CLINIC
Located in Warsaw’s elegant enclave of Wilanów, one of the foremost dental clinics, Villa Nova offers unsurpassed care by its team of experienced specialists. It is in a special category very much its own with its use of top-of-the-line technology, therapeutics, and diagnostics which help remedy the most difficult dental situations. Within a clinic space which could very well be mistaken for a spa, the maxim of conservative dentistry is applied; what comes foremost is the prevention and treatment to preserve what one has to the maximum possible extent. The specialization of Villa Nova of course is aesthetic dentistry, indicated by the fact that many top celebrities are regulars here. Services include dental surgery, implantology, prosthetics, endodontics, orthodontics, children’s dentistry, prevention, periodontics, and radiology. A very special place indeed!
Villa Nova Dental Clinic Marconich 3, Warsaw 02-954 phone: +48 22 651 66 22 602 507 707 www.villanova.pl
LEWANOWICZ STORE JEWELRY
Lewanowicz Store Plac Grzybowski 10/7, Warsaw Złote Tarasy, Złota 59/44, Warsaw Mokotowska 48, Warsaw Krupówki 29, Zakopane www.lewanowicz.com
This second-generation family enterprise, established 20 years ago, is a continuing tradition for current owner and artist designer, Ewa Wołk Lewanowicz. Her intense love for color and form is the driving force behind her jewelry, which she views as an art form. Not surprisingly she has gained a tremendous following of customers and admirers who are spreading her fame far and wide. Her marvelous jewelry, produced in limited editions, becomes the forceful attribute of extraordinary women who wear it, imparting a sense of self-expression and dynamism. The Lewanowicz store in Złote Tarasy is where one can find the new collections along with other top Polish and international artists whose works are often accompanied by opening exhibitions; also here is the new Lewanowicz Cafe, which is a combination of a jewelry store and cafe. Lewanowicz is also located in Zakopane.
Renowned for its high quality writing instruments and more recently for extraordinary leather products and watches, Montblanc’s range has now further expanded to include fine jewellery and eye-wear. Always known for its extremely high standards, and known as a purveyor of exclusive products that reflect the finest in class and taste, Montblanc differentiates with quality, tradition, design, and master craftsmanship. This true example of an international brand has operations in more than 70 countries with its products available at select authorized stores and at over 300 Montblanc boutiques worldwide. Its presence in Warsaw reflects the city’s desire to be up there with the fashion capitals of the world, and Montblanc’s outstanding boutiques here in the city reflect in all manner what this brand is all about. They offer a delightful glimpse into the entire world of Montblanc!
Boutique Montblanc Nowy Świat 6/12, Warsaw 00-400 phone:+48 22 828 14 43 firstname.lastname@example.org Galeria Mokotow Wołoska 12, level I, Warsaw 02-675 phone: +48 22 541 39 77 email@example.com www.legic.pl www.montblanc.com
LA CASA DEL HABANO CIGARS & LIQUORS
If there is one place In Warsaw that has come to define uniqueness, it is La Casa del Habano. The only home of Cuban cigars in Poland, here top brands of cigars and fine liquors are served in a setting over 200 square meters, the largest in Europe! Spread over 3 rooms, 2 bars, a special VIP room with a fireplace, and a summer terrace, being here exemplifies personal achievement and success! With a selection of over 80 single malt whiskeys, and over 25 rums, a good time with friends and business associates is guaranteed. Furnished with the comfort of padded leather sofas, relaxation is complete with accompaniments such as board ripened cheese, and Italian and Spanish ham. A great venue for corporate events, this is indeed the largest collection of Cuban cigars within Poland at prices that are as tempting as all of the fine things that La Casa del Habano offers!
La Casa del Habano Nowy Ĺšwiat 7, Warsaw 00-496 phone: +48 790 300 599 +48 22 465 12 75 www.lcdh.pl
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Autosalon24.pl offers tremendous advantages over conventional ways of buying cars, which include: • Significantly better price with dealerships competing to provide the highest discount in order to make the sale; • Clean, transparent, and secure business practices—cars are provided by official authorized car dealerships only with bank payments made directly to the dealer’s bank account; • The widest possible choice between virtually all brands of cars and motorbikes; • One stop shopping for financing, (credit, leasing) and insurance, and professional advice by autosalon24.pl consultants in identifying what’s most suitable; • Customized requirements delivered to the doorstep such as winter tires, baby seats, individual leather interior, and auto spa treatments such as scratch-proofing; • And finally lots of time saved which is perhaps the most important factor today. On occasion an identified vehicle with the best deal may in fact be available at a dealership in a distant town. In these cases autosalon24.pl would be delighted in making travel arrangements to get one there to take delivery of one’s new car, always a thrilling experience made better perhaps with a sightseeing holiday in a different city! With almost every car and model, along with a good choice of motorbikes autosalon24.pl is indeed the place to purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle. The best possible price and service is indeed just a few computer clicks with no running around and wasting time. Thank you autosalon24.pl!
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THE BONEROWSKI PALACE - KRAKOW
The Bonerowski Palace is seated in the heart of Krakow in a solicitously restored and richly equipped UNESCO edifice of the Middle Ages. The elegant interior of the Palace contains both unique polychromes and beams, gothic column, antique stone safe, as well as modern forms and technologies, serving to the safety of the guests. The Palace also prides itself on the Europe longest, 22-meter long chandelier. The Bonerowski Palace puts at guests` disposal 8 elegant Deluxe rooms and 7 luxury apartments. With the breath taking view at the Old Market Square with St. Mary Basilica, DrapersHall (Sukiennice), St. Wojciech’s Church and the statue of Adam Mickiewicz, each room has beautiful stylish wooden furniture and the spacious marble bathrooms. s
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CULTURAL INTEREST Copernicus Science Centre
Copernicus Science Centre invites you to a planetarium. In Heaven Copernicus anyone can see the full spectrum of stars over Warsaw. Every day, in the glare of urban nightlife see only a tiny number of them. Seated under the screen not only watch the night sky, but also a variety of films - we can embark on a journey to black holes, the sea voyage with Charles Darwin, or on the moon in the company of Sesame Street characters. For each, there’s something nice.
www.kopernik.org.pl venue: Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 phone: +48 22 596 41 00
Warsaw Rising Museum
The Warsaw Rising Museum, modern, multimedia and interactive, is located in an old power plant. It opened in 2004 on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the battle for Warsaw and is a fitting tribute to those residents of Warsaw who died for this capital city. The exhibition conveys the atmosphere of those horrific days within an area of over 3000 square meters filled with 1000 items, 1500 photographs, films, and sound recordings. The history of the days preceding the outbreak of the Rising is shown along with its subsequent stages. A must see! www.1944.pl venue: Grzybowska 79 phone: +48 22 539 79 05
The mission of the Fryderyk Chopin Museum is to propagate the great composer’s life and work to a wide audience by capturing the social consciousness of Chopin’s identity as a unique European institution. The Museum delivers a high quality artistic experience, with the choice on what to take away depending on the individual viewer. Innovative forms of exploration are based on interaction with the audience and the immediate responses by the individual. The Museum must not simply be regarded as only a central facility made for the Year of Chopin celebrations held during 2010; it is first and foremost a national institution commemorating Fryderyk Chopin. Pałac Ostrogskich, Okólnik 1 phone: +48 22 441 62 74
CRACOW AMBER MUSEUM IN KRAKOW
The tourist map of Cracow has a new noteworthy site: The Cracow Amber Museum, whose mission is to showcase the beauty of amber and the valuables made with it, but also to educate in the broadest sense of the term. The Amber – It’s Beauty and History, exhibition developed by the Polish Academy of Sciences Museum of the Earth, Warsaw, has such invaluable educational merit. The exhibition showcases the natural beauty of Baltic amber and provides valuable knowledge about amber’s origin and the history of its crafting. The Museum has a state-of-the-art IRS spectrometer to test the authenticity of Baltic amber and each test is confirmed by a certificate with an individually numbered hologram. One enters the Museum passing through the Boruni Gallery, which offers a veritable review of the top contemporary amber art and craft: from classic designs to the avant garde. You can relax in the café garden and read about amber while sipping a cup of aromatic coffee. Text by Cracow Amber Museum
Cracow Amber Museum Krakow, Św. Jana 2 phone: +48 513 511 512 +48 601 824 646 Open every day from 9 am to 9 pm Admission Free www.ambermuseum.eu
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Zachęta - National Gallery of Art Exhibition: The Map. Artistic Migrations and the Cold War November 30, 2013- February 9, 2014
The exhibition presents a dynamic map of the post-WWII art world in the context of Polish artists and art critics and their travels to Europe and beyond. Despite the Iron Curtain and the policies of mutual isolation, knowledge and inspirations were exchanged. The time frame begins in 1947, the moment of intense cultural exchange, and ends in 1959 at the height of the thawera. The context is the changing political map of the world, freshly emerged from the disaster of World War II, now confronted by nuclear crisis. The dynamics of those changes are driven by East-West rivalry over influence in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. On the one hand, the colonial system is collapsing while, on the other, the Soviet Union pusruses a policy of colonization in both its own republics and in the satellite countries that have found themselves in its sphere.
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