Planning a Football Trip to Warsaw? Free guide – where to stay, eat, drink and how to get tickets & to the stadium.
Football Trip to Warsaw – How to get to Warsaw & How to get around
Football Trip to Warsaw – Fly to Warsaw
Multiple airlines fly to Warsaw every day and you are able to fly direct from Warsaw from most large airports in the UK
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Directions from the Airport
You can take a bus, No 175, which leaves from in front of the terminal (beyond the taxis, on the right). Buy your tickets inside the airport or from the machine at the bus stop. Tickets can be bought on the bus from the driver at 4.4 zł. Going into town the bus passes The Blu Sobieski Hotel, The Marriott Hotel and the Central Railway Station then onto The Novotel Centrum Hotel and finally to Piłsudskiego Sq. The journey to the city center should take maximum 40 min. (60 min. in the rush hour).
There is a rail service between the Central Station and the Chopin Airport. At peak hours, trains depart every 10-12 minutes and normally every quarter. Duration from the airport to the Central Station about 25minutes. The railway station is located on level -1, to the right of the old terminal arrivals. The rail operator has launched three lines, get the Fast Train S2 and S3 (SKM). If you want to get to the centre get off at the Downtown Station (Śródmieście) and you are in the proximity of the Metro, right at the Palace of Culture and Marriott, Novotel Centrum and Polonia hotels.
Modlin Airport (from Warsaw In Your Pocket)
It is located 35 km (22 mi) north of Warsaw’s city centre the district of Modlin in the town of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki.
Modlin Bus bus company offered two routes from the airport coordinated with the airline schedules: one deposits travellers outside Warszawa Centralna train stationat Al. Jerozolimskie 56C (at guarded parking) for 33zł, while the other drops you at the Młociny metro station for 29zł; tickets can be purchased at the well-marked desk near the airport’s exit, and all buses are equipped with wi-fi
Another option involves a 10min shuttle bus ride to the Modlin train station, and then a 45-60min train ride to Warszawa Centralna. The green and yellow shuttle buses pull up in front of the airport every 20mins; from mid-October you can buy a 15zł ticket that covers both the shuttle and train fare; until then you have to pay separately for the shuttle (4zł) and then buy a 12.50zł ticket for the train journey. The earliest train departure for Centralna is 04:18 (from Centralna it’s 05:05), while the last is at 22:23 (the last from Centralna to Modlin is at 23:05).
Taxis from the Airport
Ignore taxi touts offering a trip to the city center. When you go out you will find official taxis in front of both terminals (all with taxi meters). According to most recent websites, the taxi fare from the airport to the city centre is approx. PLN 35-50 (day fare), depending on the taxi company. Check the meter – Initial/starting fee: PLN 6-8, Day fare, in the urban zone: PLN 3 per km. There are three official taxi companies: Super Taxi (the cheapest of the three), Sawa Taxi and Ele Taxi (names on the side door).
Glob Taxi is currently offering transport from Modlin to the city centre for 99-109zł during the week, and on weekends/after 22:00 it costs an additional 30%, and the airport also cooperates with Sawa Taxi and Taxi Modlin.
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Football Trip to Warsaw – Travel By Train
Take a high-speed Eurostar train from London to Brussels, where you connect onto an ICE or Thalys service for the ride to Cologne. The overnight train from Cologne to Warsaw leaves after 10 pm and arrives in Warsaw just after midday the following day. Tickets start at around via Voyages SNCF.
Football Trip to Warsaw – Travel By Coach
Buses between London and Warsaw are operated by Sindbad and Agat, which run a direct service between both capitals. The bus journey takes approximately 23 hours and includes stops in Maidstone, Dover, and various Polish towns.
Football Trip to Warsaw – Travel By Ferry
It takes between 16 and 17 hours to drive to Warsaw from Calais. Book tickets on the ferry via DFDS Seaways.
Football Trip to Warsaw – Travel Around Warsaw
Most of the sights in the city centre are within walking distance from a city centre hotel. I walked around all the main sights in a day.
The METRO is currently 2 lines. M1 connecting Bielany (Młociny station) and directly to the southern part of the city (Ursynów, served by Kabaty station). M2 starting from Wola district on the left bank of the Vistula river (Rondo Daszyńskiego station) towards Praga on its right side (Dworzec Wileński station).
The metro runs daily between 5 am and midnight (every 3-4 minutes during peak hours, every 7-8 minutes at off-peak times). Additional service is provided on Fridays and Saturdays between 00:15 am and 2:30 am (every 15 minutes).
Bus Line 180 runs every day throughout the year and follows the Wilanów – Powązki Cemetery – Chomiczówka route and it includes the very popular Powązki Military Cemetery (Cmentarz Wojskowy Powązki). The route is worth investigating, as it follows the Royal Route (Trakt Królewski), which goes from the Old Town to Wilanów where the Palace is. The entire route takes about 60-70 minutes. On this bus line, transport tickets are needed.
Football Trip to Warsaw – How to Get to the Match
Football Trip to Warsaw – The Stadium
Football Trip to the Polish Army Stadium (Pepsi Arena)
Pepsi Arena at Łazienkowska Street is located in Warsaw, in the Śródmieście district, Powiśle area, within the square of the streets: Łazienkowska, Czerniakowska, Kussocińskiego and Myśliwiecka. It was officially opened on August 9, 1930, and since then it has been significantly modernized and reconstructed. The most recent reconstruction, November 2008 to March 2011, involved the demolition of all the stands and the construction of brand new ones, with only the historic façade of the main “Kryta” grandstand preserved. The ground has become notorious over the years for violence from resident ‘Zyleti’ fans of the club who have forged friendships with fans of teams from other countries notorious for violence and trouble.
Pepsi Arena – The Stadium Guide
Football Trip to the Polonia Stadium
General Kazimierz Sosnowski Stadium, commonly known as The Polonia Stadium is about 1.5km walk from Castle Square in the Old Town. The ground holds 7150 people with the majority of seats in the Main stand. The Main Stand is calmer – here visitors sit, old people, the press and officials. The Ultras are situated in the West stand also known as the ‘Stone- Stand’ opposite. There no-one sits, even though there are seats, and fans don’t stop singing during the entire match! Konwiktorska is known to be different to other stadiums though as the crowd doesn’t behave agressively towards visiting fans (or anyone for that matter). The exception is of course Legia. Recent years have seen internal disputes between the Polonia fans that you need to be aware of. There have been a number of fights between Antifa Polonia fans and a younger right wing element. The video below from the Warsaw derby in March 2012 shows that this dispute can quickly turn nasty
Football Trip to Warsaw – Getting to the Stadium
Pepsi Arena for a Football Trip to Legia Warsaw – Address: ul. Łazienkowska 3, 00-449 Warszawa
The Pepsi Arena is located about 3 kilometres from the old city centre and a similar distance from the central railway station. From the central railway station take bus 107 at metro stop Centrum (a 5-minute walk from the railway station) in the direction of Kierbedzia. Get off at stop Rozbrat or Legia-Stadion. The ride takes about 10 minutes – buses run every 15 minutes.
From the old town one can take bus 185. Take the bus from the road that runs along the river Vistula, in the direction of Ursynów Zach. Get off after about 7 minutes at stop Legia-Stadion. Buses run every 15 minutes.
General Kazimierz Sosnkowski Stadium for a Football Trip to Polonia Warsaw
The quickest way to the General Kazimierz Sosnkowski Stadium for a Football Trip to Polonia Warsaw from the Old Town is to walk. It is about 1.5km to walk to the ground from Castle Square. It’s a 3km walk from the central station so leave plenty of time if you have to do this. Public transport doesn’t seem to be an option for this ground.
Football Trip to Warsaw – Getting Tickets
Getting tickets for a football trip to Legia Warsaw
The best place to watch the game from as a foreigner is the East Stand (Trybuna Wschodnia) and you should bring a passport (not driving licence) to buy tickets. Legia operate a dual category system for ticket prices.Category I (bigger matches) and Category II. East Stand tickets cost: I category 60-120zł, II category 45-90zł. The following discounts are available: Women – 30%, Students – 20%, Seniors over 60 – 50%. Children up to 7 – free. Family sector tickets – 40-54zł per adult, children up to 13 – 1zł. Ticket office open 11:00 – 19:00, Sat 10:00 – 17:00, Sun 11:00 – 15:00. Matchdays open 11:00 until end of 1st half.
Getting tickets for a football trip to Polonia Warsaw
Most Foreign fans buy tickets for the main stand (Trybuna Główna). Note you should bring ID (passport or driver’s license) in order to buy a ticket. The ticket office is open 11:00-19:00 from the Monday prior to the game.
Football Trip to Warsaw – Fixtures
When planning your football trip please note that the dates shown represent the weekend that the game is scheduled to take place and games are likely to change through the season and be moved for TV scheduling.
Plan your Football Trip to Warsaw using either the Legia Warsaw list of fixtures or Polonia Warsaw list of fixtures
Check the Polish League website when planning your football trip to Poland for latest fixture information.
The schedule for kick-off times in Poland can be found our Planning a Football Trip to Poland page (COMING SOON)
Football Trip to Warsaw – Where to stay. What to See. Where to Eat. Where to Drink
Football Trip to Warsaw – Where to stay
If you stay in the centre you can walk to all the main sights in the city centre and have a short taxi ride to the stadiums.
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Football Trip to Warsaw – What else to see & do
When planning a football trip to Warsaw it is always good to know what else there is to see and do in the city. Here are a selection of the best things which I found using our sponsor Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet also has maps of the city, details of all the best pubs, bars and restaurants and travel information from the city.
The Legia club museum is located within the north stand. It was established with the cooperation of Legia’s supporters, in particular with its current custodian – Wiktor Bołba. The concept of the museum is to guide visitors through all the periods of club’s history. The museum hosts temporary exhibitions commemorating important events in the club’s history. It was opened on October 23, 2010 – the anniversary of Kazimierz Deyna‘s death
Museum of Legia Warszawa – Leisure in Warsaw
The National Stadium in Warsaw (Aleja Księcia Józefa Poniatowskiego 1) was built for the European Football Championship UEFA EURO 2012™ in place of the former 10th-Anniversary Stadium. It is located close to the Old Town and city centre. It is well visible from many places in Warsaw, being especially attractive from the side of the Zamkowy Square. A walk to the stadium from the Palace of Culture and Science takes less than 30 minutes. Individual tours do not have to be booked in advance, but participation depends on the order in which the tickets were purchased. Tours for individuals require a minimum of 15 participants. Group tours (min. 20 people) around the National Stadium in Warsaw have to be booked in advance under number 22 295 95 95 or at the e-mail address: email@example.com and the date and time have to be confirmed by a representative of the PL.2012+. Bookings are received from Tuesday till Sunday from 9.30 am till 6 pm.
National Stadium Warsaw info | Poland | ESPNFC.com
I planned out this walk that talk me round all the major attractions in the Centre of Warsaw starting and returning at New World Street Hostel on Nowry Sirat
Morning in Warsaw, start with Walk up Nowy Sirwat, should take 20 minutes, grab breakfast and coffee on the way
Royal Castle (Zamek Królewski) – pl. Zamkowy 4, www.zamek-krolewski.com.pl
Built in the 15th century, this castle served as residence of Mazovian princes. Once the capital was moved to Warsaw from Kraków, the castle served as seat of the king and the government. The castle has been renovated repeatedly and destroyed completely during World War II. It was rebuilt between 1971-1988 using castle remains and rubble. Today, the segment with the clock tower opens the way to the Old Town. Museum attractions include two original Rembrandt paintings as well as works by Bernardo Bellotto, aka Canaletto, court painter to Polish King Stanisław August Poniatowski. Canaletto’s paintings were vital during Warsaw’s post-war reconstruction.
On the Vistula side are the recently renovated Kubicki Arcades which support the foundations and the cliffs and give the structure its shape. Following the 1831 Uprising they were used as stables and barracks, and then as garages. The arcades are original, as they were not destroyed during World War II. Currently they house an archaeological exhibit and pension.
OLD TOWN (STARE MIASTO)
Historic centre and oldest part of the city, it is also a living, breathing cultural salon. Founded in the 13th century as the prince’s castle, it is surrounded by walls. During World War II, 90% of it was destroyed, but thanks to its excellent restoration and recovery, in 1980 it was granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage List.
Church of St. Martin (Kościół św. Marcina), ul. Piwna 9/11
The church is located on Piwna Street, which is the longest street in the Old Town, with a length is 250 m. Founded in 1356 by the Duke of Mazovia Ziemowit and his wife Euphemia, it has been reconstructed. The main body of the church is baroque, and located next to the monastery are buildings of the Augustine priests, where the Mazovian voivodeship local councils took place in the 16th century. The church played a resistance role in the 1970s and ’80s, as it was a place where opposition members gathered.
Old Town Market Square (Rynek Starego Miasta)
Founded in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, this is one of the most picturesque corners of the city. It was once the main square of Warsaw: celebrations and markets were organised here, and legal judgements were passed on the condemned. The central part of the market was originally occupied by the town hall which was demolished in 1817, and in 1944, the Old Town was completely destroyed. All its buildings were reconstructed after World War II and their appearance is a perfect match to the Square’s original look in the 17th and 18th centuries.
A legend says that in the basements of the buildings located along one side of Dekert, at the corner of Krzywe Koło, there lives a Basilisk. It guarded the treasures once stored there, and every man who tried to reach them was killed by the gaze of the Basilisk, which turns men to stone. He was defeated in the end by a wandering tailor who showed the monster a mirror. The Basilisk was petrified by its own appearance, and hid away; from then on, he was no longer a threat to residents. Today on the façade of the building there is a picture of the Basilisk, which is the symbol of the renowned Warsaw restaurant of the same name.
The Ghetto Heroes Monument (Polish: Pomnik Bohaterów Getta) is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 during the Second World War. It is located in the area which was formerly a part of the Warsaw Ghetto, at the spot where the first armed clash of the uprising took place. (Ludwika Zamenhofa)
Church of St. Jack (Kościół św. Jacka), ul. Freta 8/10, www.freta.dominikanie.pl – Built between 1603-1639 in a baroque style from the foundation of pre-existing Warsaw burghers. The Dominicans came here in the early 17th century, from Kraków. During the Warsaw Uprising, the church housed the rebel hospital, and under its rubble, hundreds of wounded died.
Maria Skłodowska-Curie Museum (Muzeum Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie) – ul. Freta 16, muzeum.if.pw.edu.pl – Created in 1967, the Museum is housed in the 18th century townhouse in the Old Town, in which Marie Curie (nee Skłodowska) was born. The exhibition, dedicated to the life and activities of the great scientist, shows authentic tools and objects belonging to Marie Curie or from the era. She is the only woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize twice and the only winner in history to be honoured in two different fields of natural sciences: physics and chemistry. She did the first research on the treatment of cancer using radioactivity. More information
Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary (Kościół Nawiedzenia Najświętszej Marii Panny), ul. Przyrynek 2 – One of the oldest churches in Warsaw, it was built in the early 15th century. According to tradition, it stands on the site of a pagan temple, and its Gothic silhouette with a bell tower is one of the most distinctive buildings standing by the Vistula. It was known a long time ago as ‘the temple of fishermen’. Beside the church there is a terrace from which you can admire a panorama of the Vistula and the right bank of Warsaw.
Cathedral Church of the Polish Army of Mary Queen of Poland (Katedra Polowa Wojska Polskiego pw. NMP Królowej Polski), ul. Długa 13/15 – www.katedrapolowa.pl – Built in 1642, at the request of King Władysław IV of the Order of Piarists. After being burning down by the Swedes, it was rebuilt in the Baroque style. After the November Uprising the church was renamed the Orthodox Church, and its Baroque décor was removed from the interior, and on its towers (which had been covered with characteristic domes), bells cast from cannons were hung. Their sound was intended to suppress all patriotic sentiment. After Poland regained independence, the church was transferred to the ownership of the army. Since 1920, the church has served as a garrison church, and from 1991, it has been the headquarters of the Military Department of the Polish Army.
Warsaw Uprising Monument (Pomnik Powstania Warszawskiego) – Plac Krasińskich – The monument commemorates the thousands of heroes of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising who gave their lives for their homeland, having fought against the occupiers for 63 days under woefully uneven odds. It is a two-part monument. The first part presents the fighters as they crawl out from under a bridge support, while the second part shows them entering the canal system. An entryway into the canal system used to escape from the Germans was located on Plac Krasińskich.
Krasiński Palace (Pałac Krasińskich), pl. Krasińskich 3/5 – One of the most beautiful palaces in Warsaw and Poland. Built in the Baroque style (in the 17th century), it is also called the Palace of the Republic of Poland, was formerly the seat of the supreme court, and is now one of the seats of the National Library. In the palace there are numerous manuscripts, including those by Załuskich and Rapperswilska, as well other rare books that miraculously survived the horrors of war. Other collections worthy of attention are the priceless Polish and foreign medieval manuscripts, a thematic collection devoted to the period of Great Emigration (1831-1883) and stationery souvenirs from Cyprian Kamil Norwid. Behind the palace is Krasiński Garden – a beautiful baroque urban park, which is a popular place for walks and picnics.
- • Pawiak (Dzielna 24/26) was Poland’s most notorious political prison, once used for incarcerating the enemies of the Russian tsar. During WWII it became even more notorious as the Gestapo’s main prison facility – between 1939 and 1944 around 100,000 prisoners passed through its gates, of whom around 37,000 were executed on site and 60,000 transported to the gas chambers. It was blown up by the Nazis in 1944, but half of the mangled gateway, complete with rusting, original barbed wire, and three detention cells (which you can visit) survive, along with chilling memoirs of the horrors suffered by the inmates. 9am-5pm Wed & Fri, 9am-4pm Thu & Sat, 10am-4pm Sun.
- Muzeum Pawilon-X, which preserves a wing of the old political prison. The cells are labelled with the names of the more famous prisoners who were incarcerated here, the best known being Józef Piłsudski, who did time in cell No 25 on the 1st floor; another cell contains the anvil on which prisoners were made to forge their own shackles. Inside are paintings by Alexander Sochaczewski (1843–1923), a former inmate who, along with 20,000 other anti-Russian insurgents, was transported to the labour camps of Siberia in 1866. (ul Skazańców 25) Block 10 Museum – open from 9am-4pm Wed-Sun, admission is free
Ul Próżna, a short street leading off Plac Grzybowski, opposite the Teatr Żydowski (the Jewish Theatre), is an eerie and incongruous survivor of WWII. Its crumbling, unrestored redbrick façades, the ornamental stucco long since ripped away by bomb blasts, are still pockmarked with bullet and shrapnel scars. A few blocks to the south, in the courtyard of an apartment building at ul Sienna 55, stands one of the few surviving fragments of the redbrick wall that once surrounded the Warsaw Ghetto.
Warsaw Rising Museum – located in former trams power station was open for public on the 60th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising. One of the main attractions is a replica of the bomber Liberator B-24J. (ul. Grzybowska 79) Opening hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. 8 am – 6 pm, Thu. 8 am – 8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 10 am – 6 pm Admission: regular – 14 PLN, reduced – 10 PLN, groups – 7 PLN/person, on Sundays admission free, ‘The City of Ruins’ movie – 2 PLN
Palace of Culture & Science (Plac Defilad 1) – Don’t let the name fool you – this is not the cultural hub of Warsaw. That said, however long you’re in the city for this is a must-see to experience Soviet Warsaw. For all the aggressive westernisation that has overcome Warsaw, the four decades of communism have yet to be completely erased from the face of Warsaw.. You couldn’t miss this hulking giant of a landmark if you tried. Soaring 231 metres into the sky the building remains the tallest in Poland, in spite of recent competition from its highrise neighbours. Viewing Terrace XXX Floor – We are open daily 9:00 – 20:00. Tickets ( till 01.04.2013 ): adults 15 zł; students 10 zł; groups 8 zł; Tickets ( from 02.04.2013 ): adults 18 zł; students 12 zł; groups 10 zł; Night panorama of Warsaw – Viewing Terrace XXX Floor at night only on Firdays and Saturdays till 31 August (20.00 – 23.30) Tickets : 20 zł
Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/poland/warsaw/sights#ixzz2h4dmPYiS
Colonel Kuklinski Intelligence Museum, Warsaw | Cold war sites
Muzeum Sportu i Turystyki – Welcome in Museum of Sports and Tourism
Football Trip to Warsaw – Eating & Drinking
I stayed at the New World St Hostel on Nowy Świat so I’ll start my tour there. Starting at the end where the hostel is and walking down are the following bars worth checking out;
Bar Kawovy Pitrous, This tiny no-nonsense bar is a favourite of actors and Warsaw’s gay community and has been open for 60 years. Typical of Polish drinking holes of the 1950s, Protrus recently had a facelift – not that you would immediately notice it. Most bars of the period have now shut and given way to far more fashionable spots but Irenka, who has been behind the bar for the past 27 years, has no intention of closing up. She used to run a bakery and will tell you how she still misses the communist era. Stop off here on your way to the stadium and fill up with soup and dumplings (£3) accompanied by a large bottle of Tyskie beer (£1.40) and a shot of Wisniowka cherry vodka. (Nowy Swiat 18), facebook.com/barpiotrus (from the Guardian)
Pijalnia Wodki I Piwa – The streets at the south end of Nowy Swiat are where the late-night drinking action takes place, and this is one of the busiest bars. The name translates as “vodka and beer fountain” and is aptly named. The place has a 24-hour licence and can get a bit lairy, according to some reports. It peaks around 3am, says Lukasz, the barman, who gamely serves up plates of herring, jacket potato and cottage cheese (£1.40 a dish) to at least try and line stomachs.
(Nowy Swiat 19), facebook.com/Pijalnia.Wodki.i.Piwa.Warszawa
Sketch (Foksal 19) – have a massive choice of beers from Polish breweries, Sketch is famous for its After Work/After School Fridays where expats and professionals from all over Warsaw meet up to drink and relax. There’s a free buffet and music is provided by DJ Bumi Phillips. Sketch has two floors of bright spacious interiors, and is a place where you will find a wide range of beers (130 from around the world), cocktails, spirits and a variety of sandwiches, salads, main dishes and deserts.
Bierre Halle (Nowy Świat 64) - Brewpub offering 6 or 7 different beers
Cafe Krolewski. (Castle Square 1/13) Offer two Polish beers, Krolewiskie and Zywiec.
Nora Pub (Krakowskie Przedmieście 20/22) – The biggest variety of bottled beers (10) and draught beer (14) anywhere in Warsaw and one of the most frequented places by students
Browarmia Królewska was established in August 2005 as Warsaw’s first restaurant–brewery. At present, they brew 12 types of beer, which are brewed according to traditional european recipes. The restaurant is situated on the ground floor. The basement is assigned to the brewhouse. The atmosphere is relaxed yet sophisticated. The kitchen serves traditional Polish and International dishes, which satisfies even our most demanding guests. (Address: ul. Królewska 1. Tel: +48 (22) 826 5455).
Celibar (Świętojańska 27/29) – Offer a selection of ales from bottles and a couple on Tap
Also starting off the end of NowY Swiat and walking towards Station you can find;
Ferment – (99/101 Marszałkowska St). – They have a disco at Ferment 7 nights per week and the drink prices are some of the lowest in town.
Champions Sports Bar – (65/79 Jerozolimskie Ave). – 2 giant screens, 37 TVs, 2 pool tables, soccer table, darts and much more
Legends Bar & Restaurant (British) – (ul. Emilii Plater 25) – Legends is located 150 metres from the Marriott Hotel, right in the city centre, and we like to think of ourselves as a warm, welcoming place to relax, enjoy good food and drink, watch sport or simply chat in our quiet area. Open Mon-Thu 11.00 to 23.00, Fri 11.00 to 02.00, Sat 12.00 to 02.00, Sun 12.00 to 23.00. Legends has a segregated smoking area, traditional dartboard, Sky Sports and a traditional English menu. Segregated smoking area.
Tortilla Factory –(ul. Wilcza 46) – Much more than a Mexican restaurant, Warsaw Tortilla Factory is one of the most popular drinking holes for Expats and provides Sky Sports and Live music. Since launching in 1998, Warsaw Tortilla Factory has stood the test of time, establishing itself at the forefront of Warsaw’s social scene.
Parking Bar: This new (July 2013) place is located about a block from the Novotel (formerly Forum) hotel, off Nowogrodzka Street. It gets its name from multi-level parking garage that it occupies the ground floor of. Drawing a diverse yet hip crowd, Parking offers up several very interesting house cocktails (all served in jars by a staff of very hot bartenders), as well as some bar snacks. This is a good venue to catch live bands or various events with DJs, so check their Facebook page to see what’s going on. https://www.facebook.com/barparking
Some other recommended bars and restaurants in Warsaw Centre
Restaurants in Warsaw – Lonely Planet
Football Trip to Warsaw – Useful Links
http://www.local-life.com/warsaw/articles/polish-food (worth printing to identify what food your ordering)
Warsaw travel guide – Wikitravel
Free Warsaw Pocket Guide | Hostelworld.com
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