Eating Out in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Eating Out

Warsaw is home to a host of different restaurant and cafés offering a huge selection of different types of food. If you’re looking for traditional Polish cuisine, international foods from Italian to Japanese, or simply a quick snack, you’ll be able to find a suitable venue.

Many of the city’s restaurants are located around the Old Town area, although some of these can be more expensive that places to eat in other areas of the city. Having said that, you can still eat here cheaply if you check out some of the places on the side streets off Old Town Market Square. For example, Pierrogeria on Krzywe Kolo is a great place to try traditional Polish dumplings and soups.

The city centre area, from main shopping street Nowy Swiat to smaller street like ul Zgoda. Along Nowy Swiat there are lots of different restaurants servicing tasty food at reasonable prices, these include Sandwicz and Restauracja Sphinx, which are great spots for lunch and dinner respectively.

Dotted around the city, you’ll also find a lot of kiosks and small shop fronts selling a variety of kebabs. A cheap and quick meal, there are popular with visitors and locals alike.

Restaurants in Warsaw

  • Restauracja Sphinx

    ul. Nowy Swiat 40, Warsaw, Poland

    Part of a chain of restaurants around Warsaw, the Sphinx serves large portions of tasty food. The menu is diverse and includes everything from shoaremka (thinly sliced pork or chicken) to pasta dishes. Inside, it's really interesting with low hanging, brightly coloured lamps, as well as trees that are covered in twinkling lights. Stretching over two levels, there are lots of places to sit.

    Open 7 days, 11am-11pm.

  • Coffee Heaven

    ul. Zurawia 1A, Sródmiescie, Warsaw, Poland

    Coffee Heaven serves a large selection of coffees and teas, along with a range of delicious pastries, sandwiches and salads. Relax on the colourful couches and comfy armchairs, or sit at one of the high stools at the window and check your email. Cheap and cheerful, with a nice atmosphere, this is a great place to start the day.

    Open Mon-Fri 7am-9pm, Sat-Sun 9am-8pm; WiFi available.

  • Sandwicz

    ul. Nowy Swiat 28, Warsaw, Poland

    A good spot for lunch, and pretty central too, this restaurant has a sparse, no nonsense interior, but provides good food at low prices. Here you can choose from a range of sandwiches and salads, as well as a lot of different hot lunch options. Vegetarians are well catered to too. The menu is all in Polish but the food is laid out for you to see, so choosing what you want isn't hard.

    Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-8.30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-8.30pm.

  • Restauracja Dominium

    ul. Zgoda 5, Sródmiescie, Warsaw, Poland

    Pizza and pasta are the speciality here. This restaurant is really popular with a younger crowd, both for its tasty food and for its comfortable atmosphere. Special deals are available too, with 30% off if you buy a second pizza. Student discounts are also available. There are lots of tables but none as so close that you feel like you're sitting on top of anyone else. The décor is warm, with potted plants on the tables and jars of preserves lined up along the wall.

    Open Mon-Thurs & Sub 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-1am.

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