Wroclow, the capital of Lower Silesia, is Poland’s fourth biggest city and a historical melting pot of Bohemian, Austrian and Prussian cultures. Start with a drink to discover the city’s fascinating character; here is our list of the best bars to explore in the historic old town.
Caribbean and Latin American rhythms, Cuban cigar smoke, and vibrant, colorful cocktails: Case de la Musica creates a Latin paradise in the old town, styled with an eye for 1950s’ vintage. Their menu includes over 400 varieties of high-quality spirits, as well as a number of affordably priced cigars for an extra indulgence.
Rynek Ratusz 11/12, Wroclaw, Poland, +48 661970337
Pod Papugami is located in the heart of Market Square, arguably the most popular area in Wroclaw. Their cinematically lit Old Hollywood interior creates a glamorous atmosphere for sampling Wroclaw’s finest selection of classic cocktails and wines, as well as an outstanding dinner menu rooted in French and Mediterranean-inspired flavors. Live jazz, blues, and DJ sets add to the mood of this sparkling setting, while the outdoor seating gives a great view of the Market Square. Try a timeless Sidecar, Negroni or Pisco Sour, or a refreshing fruity number off their ‘Modern Sounds’ signature drink menu, such as the Misty Apple or the Berry Me.
Kontynuacija is the place to go for beer lovers visiting Wroclaw. This building’s history has been soaked in beer for nearly two centuries, and Kontynuacija keeps the ball rolling with the largest draft selection in the entire city, offering 22 different beers on tap at any given time. You’ll find a wide range of beer styles here from pilsners to stouts, and their drafts deliberately spotlight a mix of local and international craft beers, with a special focus on independent Polish breweries such as Browar Pinta and Ale Browar. If you have any questions about the process behind a particular pint, Kontynuacija’s friendly bartenders double as walking beer encyclopedias.
Kontynuacja, Ofiar Oświęcimskich 17, Wrocław, Poland,+48 792 400 084