18 Best Places to Shop in Warsaw, Poland



Arkadia shopping mall boasts that it is "the largest shopping center in Poland," where you can buy almost anything in more than 180 shops, grab a quick bite at a Japanese restaurant, and get your nails done, too.

Blikle Delikatesy


If you are looking for more than just the sweets, Blikle Delikatesy sells traditional Polish products (such as natural honey or smoked meats) as well as delicious imports (olive oil, cheeses, and much more). Of course, if you are looking for sweets, then there is always something for your sweet tooth. After all, Blikle is best known in Poland as the maker of prize-winning pączki doughnuts.

Nowy Świat 35, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-029, Poland



Cepelia, which has several branches in Warsaw, sells folk art, including wood carvings and silver and amber jewelry.

Marszałkowska 99/101, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-693, Poland

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For fine antique furniture, art, and china try Desa Unicum, an auction house and gallery, one of the oldest in the country. Remember, however, that most antiques cannot be exported. You will also sometimes find antiques at the Olimpia and Koło flea markets.

Galeria Nizio


There are many galleries in Praga, some seasonal and with "flexible" opening hours, but Galeria Nizio, which moved to Warsaw from New York in 2002, is one of the best established. It combines a showroom with designer furniture with exhibitions of painting and photography.

Gosia Baczyńska

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Designer clothing by Gosia Baczyńska, who is now running her own boutique, is popular with Polish celebrities; her collection—modern and classically elegant at the same time—represented Polish fashion culture at the European Union accession ceremony.

Floriańska 6, Warsaw, Mazovia, 03-001, Poland
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Rate Includes: Closed Sun., Mon.–Fri. 11–7, Sat. noon–3



JKM is a small shop crammed with bags, suitcases, and gloves from the best Polish producers.

ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 65, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-071, Poland



The store sells lovely toys made of natural materials and houses a colorful "Kofifi" cafeteria for parents and their children.

Mierosławskiego 19, Warsaw, Mazovia, 01-527, Poland

Koło Sunday Market

The largest Warsaw open-air antique market—Koło at the corner of Obozowa and Ciołka streets—has a little bit of everything, and is open every weekend. Treasures can be discovered amidst the junk; this is the quintessential flea market. Prices are negotiable. The market takes place every Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm, but if you're looking for bargains, come early.
Corner of Obozowa and Ciołka, Wola, Mazovia, Poland

Olimpia Sunday Market

Olimpia Sunday Market has a little bit of everything: sausages and sweets, second-hand clothing, antique furniture, old vinyl records—you name it. If you like treasure hunting, this is the place for you, but it's a place to buy more than just look (visitors who come to take photos instead of buying things are frowned upon). This bazaar is pretty basic, with rows of stands lined up on the grassy (sometimes muddy) field.
56/60 Górczewska, Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland
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Rate Includes: Sun. 8–3

Paprocki & Brzozowski


This is the flagship store of the designer tandem Paprocki and Brzozowski—that's Marcin Paprocki and Mariusz Brzozowski.

Pola La


Pola La is the handbag atelier of a talented Polish designer.

Solec 85, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-382, Poland
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Rate Includes: Noon–6



The most talked-about art gallery in town started as a showcase for independent art in a private flat of an old tenement house. Although it moved to a new location, it did not lose its unique character. It sometimes also has film screenings and live concerts. The gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday.



The shop sells fantastic hats, bags, and belts designed by Pracownia Kaletnicza and Marta Ruta. Liza Minelli owns one already.

Solec 97, Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland
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Rate Includes: Closed Sat. and Sun., Mon.–Fri. 11–6

W. Kruk


This is one of the oldest and best-established jewelry stores in Poland.



To satisfy your chocolate craving, direct your steps toward Wedel. When Wedel first opened in 1851, it was a family-owned company; now it's part of the Cadbury candy conglomerate. But the charming old-fashioned shop, where the selection of sweets is impressive, is just as homey as it was when the company was just a local company. In the cafeteria you'll find the best cup of hot chocolate in town.

Szpitalna 8, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-031, Poland

Zielony Kot


The name translates to the "green cat" in English, and the jewelry and accessories at this shop are as fun and funky as the name promises.

Złote Tarasy

You cannot beat the location of this shopping mall in the very center, right next to main railway station (Dworzec Centralny). In fact, it has a direct connection to the station, so while you wait for your train, you can pick up souvenirs, have a cup of coffee, eat dinner, or even see a movie.
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Złota 59, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-120, Poland