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All eyes are on Poznan this month as it rolls out its legendary Malta Festival (25-30 June), featuring theatre, dance, and music performances. www.malta-festival.pl
FROM AIRPORT TO CITY
Take the 48, 59 or L bus. Alternatively the centre is only 7km away by taxi, which is 50 zloty (€12).
ul. Garbary 48, +48 (0)61 852 9170, www.darkrestaurant.pl What it says on the tin. Servers wear night-vision goggles, and you discover a whole new eating dimension!
ul. Zydowska 28, +48 (0)61 851 0081, www.cafebordo.com Skip the two floors of brick-and-wood cosiness and head to Bordo’s garden hideaway to nibble on a Scandinavian salad or gorge on a steak.
ul. Kosciuszki 74, +48 (0)61 853 6451, www.ptasieradio.com Even if it’s raining, the vintage, secret garden-vibe heads indoors at Ptasie Radio café Try the Elba or Tukan white and red wine punch.
ul. Polwiejska 42, +48 (0)61 859 6578, www.sqklub.pl One of the top clubs in Poland is situated in the basement of a shopping centre. The crowd varies according to the DJs, from minimal techno hipsters to tanned-up trance lovers.
Some say it’s Poznan’s close proximity to Berlin that makes it one of the most avant-garde cities in Poland. The city’s galleries are known to hold the most surprising art this side of the Wall.
Words Anna Spysz