WARSAWESOME: YOUR WARSAW WEEKEND GUIDE – FEB 14 – FEB 16
1) Celebrate Bibenda’s 6th birthday
Bibenda celebrates its 6th birthday and on this occasion has prepared a new seasonal food and cocktail menu. The local bartender, Olek, recommends Chelada – beer with tequila and lime cordial or Sure Thing on Calvados with apple-chilli syrup. As for food, be sure to try the tartare with crispy capers, pork tongues with habanero and sea buckthorn sauce and Silesian beetroot dumplings.
When: from Friday, February 14, at 19:00 to Sunday, February 16 Feb, at 18:00
Where: Bibenda – Nowogrodzka 10
2) Break a Guinness record with a kiss on an ice rink at plac Europejski
Do you want to break a Guinness record on Valentine’s Day evening? If so, take your partner to plac Europejski, where at 18:30 the participants will try to break the record in the number of pairs kissing on ice! Half an hour later an ice dance competition will start. During these two events, the organizers have prepared many prizes to win, e.g. cinema and theater tickets, and bottles of Moet & Chandon champagne.
When: Friday, February 14 from 18:00 to 21:00
Where: Plac Europejski
3) Choose your color at a traffic lights party in WARMUT
WARMUT throws a traffic lights party on Friday. What is that? Well, if you are looking for someone – wear green, yellow if you are in an “it’s complicated” situation, and red for people in relationships. This evening the restaurant will gleam in a special illumination and the guests will enjoy unique drinks based on Tanqueray No. This and also the DJ and the trumpeter playing live with him. A traffic light event will also be held in Karova on the same day.
When: Friday, February 14 from 19:00 to 03:00
Where: Warmut – ul. Marszałkowska 45/49
4) Remember the spaghetti scene from Lady and the Tramp? Steal your kiss like that at Mr. Pancake
How about giving the Valentine’s Day a different taste than the other 365? With that in mind, Mr. Pancake will prepare pink pancakes and a legendary Lady and the Tramp pizza (spaghetti bolognese pizza). The restaurants and bars in Hala Koszyki, on the other hand, will prepare a special cocktail menu based on the strawberry gin Beefeater London PINK. In addition to delicious food and drinks, the evening will be spiced up by DJ Maria Bros and Ina West concerts. Other suggestions worth trying include a dinner at the Jewish Community Center (100PLN per person) and an oyster menu at Bar Pacyfik.
When: Friday, February 14 from 10:00 to 23:00
Where: Mr. Pancake – ul. Marszałkowska 17
5) Gaze at the stars with your loved one at the Planetarium
The Planetarium of Centrum Nauki Kopernik prepared a lot of out-of-this-world Valentine’s Day attractions. Two special shows – Constellation Love and Cruise in the Sky – will present the romantic face of the Cosmos. You will discover why there are more couples than singles in the Universe and what love story lies in the Centaur constellation. On top of that, you will be able to attend a violin and piano concert, take a space photo in a booth, and walk on the Moon in VR goggles. Ticket price: 30 PLN.
When: Friday, February 14 from 22:30
Where: Planetarium Centrum Nauki Kopernik – Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20
6) Silentine’s Day – it’s my silent disco and I’ll do what I want to
The silent disco season is in full swing and this week its fans are converging in Kulturalna. This time on headphones: hip hop, rock and 10-hour loop of Minnie Riperton’s “Loving you”.
When: Friday, February 14 from 22:30 to 05:00
Where: Kulturalna – pl. Defilad 1
7) Walk out with a tattoo from walk-in tattoo sessions in Tattoo Wizards
This Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate your relationship by making a tattoo together. Tattoo Wizards invite you to sessions for two in a walk-in formula, i.e. you come, sit in a queue and at this time choose your designs. The cost of tattoos depends on the design and size, but prices start from 50PLN for one. A similar offer was prepared by two other Warsaw studies: (Saturday, from 11:00 to 18:00) and INKcepcja (Saturday from 11:00 to 19:00).
When: from Friday, February 14, at 11:00 to Saturday, February 15, at 19:00
Where: Tattoo Wizards – Aleja Wilanowska 364B
8) Hit the dancefloor flooded with Warsaw folk in Nowy Świat Muzyki
Nowy Świat Muzyki – for over a century now a landmark on entertainment map of Warsaw – invites to a party that will transport us into the new Roaring Twenties. The night will begin at 21:00 with a dance workshop. Then, Warszawiaki, the music band, will take over the stage to serve some Warsaw folk smash hits. You don’t want to miss that!
When: Saturday, February 15 from 21:00 to 03:00
Where: Nowy Świat Muzyki – ul. Nowy Świat 63
9) Do it like a fashionista on a vintage market in Miłość
Miłość opens its dancefloor to a vintage fashion and accessories market. A chance to spruce up your wardrobe and savor Italian coffee and pizza in the meantime. A similar event will be held in NIEBO on Sunday (FB).
When: Saturday, February 15 from 12:00 to 17:00
Where: Miłość – ul. Kredytowa 9
10) Feel the New Orleans vibes at Brass Federacja concert in Praska
The Brass Federacja’s Saturday concert will take you to the streets of New Orleans from the very first sound of the brass. The guys will spare neither lungs nor legs because they also like to dance when playing. This type of show is still rare in Warsaw, the more you have to catch this opportunity. Free entrance.
When: Saturday, February 15 from 20:00 to 22:00
Where: Praska – Brzeska 23
11) Prove yourself in a FIFA20 tournament in Związek Nienasycony
Are you a FIFA20 champ? Put your skills to a test in a 20-players PS4 tournament on Żoliborz. The entry fee is 60PLN for players and includes a randomly chosen jersey of some European football club. FIFA – it’s in the game.
When: Sunday, February 16 from 18:00 to 23:59
Where: Związek Nienasycony – Rydygiera 8/18
12) Warsaw Alternative Tour
A city tour where you will hop on an original communist van restored to perfection and explore Warsaw’s hidden sights.
When: Every day
Where: pick up at your place/hotel
13) Make Pierogi (Traditional Polish Dumplings) from scratch
No trip to Poland is complete unless you try the famous Polish dumplings. Or, even better, learn how to make them yourself.
The name of this dish probably derives from the Polish verb “to drink”, making pierogi the ultimate choice for party food. The class ends with pierogi lunch or dinner, so we strongly advise you to come hungry.
When: Every day