Explore your world
The Best Local Restaurants In Warsaw, Poland

The Best Local Restaurants In Warsaw, Poland

Picture of Orfhlaith Kearney
Updated: 9 February 2017
Warsaw is the thriving capital of Poland and as the largest city it is filled with an abundance of magnificent sights and attractions. The city is well known for its beautiful architecture and despite being badly damaged in the Second World War, has since been restored to its former glory. An array of marvellous restaurants are ready to present visitors with another side to the city.

Restauracja Polska Rozana

Restaurant Polska Rozana is one of Warsaw’s more elegant restaurants with a proud emphasis on fine dining. Located in a beautiful house, this restaurant provides a very refined and romantic atmosphere. A large selection of meals are served here, many of which include traditional Polish recipes. Dishes include trotter appetizers, duck and deer among other things. However, the restaurant’s speciality is it’s freshly made noodles with polish dumplings, an absolute must-try. Meals can be enjoyed in the pretty restaurant garden, with its water fountain and decorated terrace.


Chocimska 7, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 848 12 25

Stary Dom Restaurant

Stary Dom is the perfect place for those who wish to experience the true Poland and learn about its history, in a welcoming atsmosphere. With a traditionally decorated interior, guests will feel as though they have stepped back in time. Customers can choose dishes from a cold and hot buffet along with a variety of delicious hot soups and salads. A great family friendly choice for anyone visiting Warsaw and looking for authentic Polish cuisine.


ul. Puławska 104/106, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 646 42 08

Stara Kamienica

Named as one of Poland’s Best 100 Restaurants, Stara Kamienica is a stylish restaurant presenting traditional Polish cuisine with a modern twist. Dishes include a selection of meat dishes, pastas and seafood, prepared by the talented chef Adam Kowalczyk from fresh, local ingredients. Situated on the quiet Widok Street, customers can enjoy a peaceful meal accompanied by live music with wonderful decor displaying the art of young local artists.


Widok 8, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 690 67 67

Opasly Tom Restauracja Autorska

Opasly Tom Restaurant has become well-known throughout Warsaw for its selection of simple, homely dishes that present customers with authentic Polish cuisine. Courses such as rabbit in white wine sauce are carefully prepared and perfectly executed. The menu changes regularly meaning the food is always interesting and exciting. With a range of desserts such as home-made sorbet, there is always something here to please.


Foksal 17, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 621 18 81


Located in Warsaw’s Old Town, this restaurant is filled with character and charm. Portretowa may not be the most elegant and sophisticated restaurant in town, but is most certainly one of its best loved. With large portions served at an excellent price, it is no wonder Portretowa is such a favoured choice among both locals and tourists. A fantastic selection of meals is served here from steak tartar to duck, and customers can choose to enjoy their meals whilst sitting outside on the restaurant’s quaint patio area.


Piekarska 6, Warsaw, Poland +48 510 240 773

Delicja Polska

Delicja Polska is definitely one to visit whilst in Warsaw. Both classy and stylish, this restaurant offers a selection of wonderful food and drink that is loved by all customers. The restaurant menu may be limited but with traditional dishes including pierogi, sour rye and filet mignonette, customers are in for a treat. There are also a number of dishes suitable for vegetarians meaning that everyone can be catered for.


Krakowskie Przedmieście 64, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 826 47 70

Amber Room

Earning a well-deserved place in the Michelin Guide, and located within the Sobanski Palace on Avenue Ujazdowskie, Amber Room represents the height of refined dining in Warsaw. The restaurant offers a fantastic menu, presenting customers with modern cuisine as well as traditional Polish recipes. The restaurant prides itself on using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, baking their own bread and creating dishes in tune with the local area. Try the trout fillet with greens and salmon caviar, or the veal with salsify and truffle potatoes.


Aleje Ujazdowskie 13, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 523 66 64

Dwie Trzecie

Dwie Trzecie (or Dwie 3) offers a menu of interesting Mediterranean-Polish fusion cuisine. Think: dorade with salsa verde, octopus with hummus and tabbouleh or a portobello mushroom veggie burger. The atmosphere is an informal one, making customers feel comfortable and at ease; perfect for a relaxing holiday abroad. With this relaxed ambience comes a selection of beautiful dishes, with the fish courses being particular favourites. Located in the heart of Warsaw, Dwie is perfect for anyone who wishes to enjoy a wonderful meal whilst taking in the lively atmosphere of the city centre.


Wilcza 50/52, Warsaw Poland +48 22 623 02 90


This restaurant is as traditional as they come. Zapiecek takes pride in serving customers authentic Polish cuisine that is both homely and delicious. Popular with both locals and tourists alike, this is the place to come for a hearty meal. Dishes include their speciality of polish dumplings filled with vegetables and salmon as well as a smorgasbord of other delightful courses. Customers can also choose to eat outside.


Swietojanska 13, Warsaw, Poland

Folk Gospoda

Folk Gospoda is one of the oldest restaurants in Warsaw with a history that dates back to the 17th century. The restaurant was renovated and restored in 2004 and now serves as a tribute to Polish tradition and cuisine. With home baked bread and confectionery, this restaurant certainly stands out from the crowd. The use of local fresh produce is also a bonus and makes the restaurant a must for many holiday goers.


Waliców 13, Warsaw, Poland +48 22 890 16 05