At a Glance: where to eat Italian in Warsaw

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Bellavita Expo will be providing a platform for artisan Italian food and drink at WorldFood Warsaw in April 11th-13th. However, should you find yourself in Warsaw, why not sample the delicious flavours of Italy currently available in the heart of Poland’s capital.


Senses

One of only two restaurants in Poland to be awarded a prestigious and highly sought after Michelin star, the head chef Andrea Camastra who received the title of ‘Chef of the Year 2017’ and ‘Chef of the Future 2015’ by Gault & Millau is definitely one to watch. His take on high-end cuisine takes Polish and Italian dishes to unprecedented levels of innovation and excellence. Guests can chose from a six course (380zt) and nine (550zt) course tasting menu, paired with complimenting wines using local and seasonal produce. Andrea will also be hosting a masterclass on the 12th of April at Bellavita Expo, Warsaw. Find out more here .




Focaccia Ristorante

Housed in the historic 16th century Hotel Bellotto, Focaccia boasts a refreshingly contemporary, minimalist restaurant, with a menu infused with the perfect blend of both traditional and modern Italian cuisine. Guests can sample from Mediterranean appetisers, meats and seafood, toothpaste and a range of sweet and flavourful desserts.The team recently opened a patisserie, called ‘Miodowa’ (Honey) which features a vast dessert menu all based on this theme. Should you find yourself stopping by you can sample the tasting menu of five desserts for 50 zt. Find out more here .




Dziurka od Klucza

The increasing growth of Italian restaurants in Warsaw, has not discouraged the passion for home-cooked dishes, made on the premises of a small, intimate restaurant that focuses on a delicious fresh pasta and local produce. Husband and wife team Agnieszka and Stanis?aw Szpilowscy provide bold and fragrant flavours, with a range of sea-foods red and white meats, homemade desserts and offer freshly ground Italian coffee and healthy drinks. Highlights include a black sepsis colored pasta called ‘maczaron’ which is served with seafood caught from the Baltic Sea and ‘zucchini’, a flavourful gnocchi containing courgette, Parma ham, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, thyme and creamy goat cheese. Prices range from 19-42zt in this cosy establishment named after the ‘keyhole’ motifs that make up its internal decor. Find out more here .