Prochownia Żoliborz Warsaw

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Prochownia Żoliborz – Cakes and aperol

I was invited to Prochownia by a friend of mine who lives nearby. I was not aware of the fact that there are such relaxed, green places to have a coffee in this part of town. Of course, there are Żywiciel and Głodomory but Prochownia has a sweeter environment (tables and boxes outside, surrounded by brick walls, lots of green and monuments). The drinks and food are lovely (check their delicious m&m’s chocolate cheesecake) and reasonably priced (aperol spritz for 15 PLN in town is a good price indeed).

Prochownia is a small cafe / snack restaurant situated in Żeromski Park, designed in 1932 by Polish architects Leon Danielewicz and Stanisław Zadora-Życieński. The park uses former military buildings in the area, like Cytadela.

Prochownia seems to be children-friendly, dog-friendly and generally friendly towards all people coming to visit. The lovely surroundings (walls of military fortifications and lots of green) make it a great place to rest & relax. Until the end of August there are also yoga courses to take part in.

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Details about this spot



Czarnieckiego 51, Warsaw

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Opening Times

Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00, Fri 09:00 - 23:00, Sat 10:00 - 23:00, Sun 10:00 - 22:00


Aperol spritz: PLN 15


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)