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Podwale Bar and Books

Art and Bar Bar and Diner Cocktail Bar

The World`s Most Refreshingly Civilized Places To Meet

Podwale Bar and Books keeps the same distinctive style and level of sophistication as its older siblings, aptly reflected in their trade mark: The World`s Most Refreshingly Civilized Places To Meet
This New York-style bar is spread over two floors at Waski Dunaj 20, in a building known as the White House in the Old Town in Warsaw.
Arranged in the British colonial style with a tailor-made bar, dark wood paneling, soft leather banquettes and fire place, this cozy bar offers a wide range of whiskies, from Scotch to Japanese,champagnes and wines exclusively imported from Germany, France, Spain and South Africa, premium spirits such as aged rums and luxury vodkas, as well as cocktails ranging from classics to signature ones

Cigar Aficionados have their choice from world-known brands to special Bar and Books` cigars that are exclusively hand-made at a family-run shop in New York. The lounge is also ideal to host all sorts of private functions, from corporate events to  wedding parties.

Capacity of the bar is up to 100 people inside and outsider on the patio and terrace.

Ladies Mondays
Every Monday ladies will get a complimentary Bar and Books Purito cigar with any glass of whisky,wine or favourite cocktail they order. On top of it a very special promotion 1+1 on all Belvedere
Martinis applies for all ladies.

Whisky Tuesday Nights

All whiskies are specially priced, for instance the rare whiskies, marked with two stars on the menu,are sold with 30% discount! It gives you unrivaled opportunity to try real delicacies! For instance the superb Talisker 25 years old from Scotish Islands for PLN 126 instead of usual PLN 180.

Burlesque at Podwale Bar and Books
Music, humor and tantalizing show, that is neo-burlesque at Podwale Bar and Books. Funny and ticklish dance performance featuring karaoke and insult comedy. The popular Strictly Burlesque by Prague entertainer Sonny Vargas in Bar and Books takes place once a month.

James Bond

One of truly unique features of Bar and Books is the complete collection of James Bond movies which were ever filmed. The movies are shown non-stop without sound on the screens in all Bar and Books venues and perfectly underline the ambience created for gentlemen and their ladies.


End of 2015 Podwale Bar and Books got an award the Best Cocktail Twist organized by The Annual Food & Drinks Awards 2015 by Warsaw Insider magazíne.
End of April 2016 got an award: Debiut Roku (Newcomer of the Year) organized by Warsaw Chamber of Enterpreneurs; 200 bar and restaurants took place. Podwale Bar and Books has been awarded especially for the design, quality selection of whiskies, cigars and high standard of service.


Bar and Books has two locations in New York, two in Prague and one in Warsaw. Founded in 1990 in New York City, Bar And Books set a new standard for Cigar Bars worldwide by redefining the concept of hospitality. Our signature is creating an inviting ambience along with a discerning selection of spiritsfrom brandies to whiskies, classic cocktails, light fare, vintage ports, fine wines, with a style of service that is second to none. 

Bar And Books hosts a wide variety of events - ongoing whiskey seminars presented by Ambassadors and Master Distillers, cocktail parties, charity benefit events and theme parties. Whether one is in New York or Europe, conducting a business meeting or out for a romantic evening, with a visit to any of our establishments you will see why they are “The World’s Most Refreshingly Civilized Places To Meet.™”

Raju S Mirchandani, the owner and founder CEO of Bar & Books, a chain of upscale cocktail lounges in New York City, established in 1990, is also the proprietor of Le Bateau Ivre, New York City’s first authentic “Bistrot a Vins”. Mr. Mirchandani has worked in several internationally acclaimed/renowned hotels including the Dorchester Hotel, London, U.K.; The Taj Mahal Hotel, Bombay, India. He was with the elegant Westbury Hotel in New York for a decade as its Director of Catering.  Subsequently, he spent two years as  a partner with the Park Bistro Group, which owned and operated  Les Halles and Park Gourmandises. Mr. Mirchandani has a degree in Hotel Management  from the Middlesex College, London, U.K. and is also a graduate of the Institute of  Hotel Management, Bombay, India.


Waski Dunaj 20, Warsaw

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