Piwna 47 Restaurant is a place where culinary tradition meets modern cuisine, and the interiors of an old tenement house in Gdańsk combine with sophisticated, modern design.
Piwna 47 is not only the address of the historical building next to the entrance of St. Mary’s Church in Gdańsk Old Town, but also the location of one of the newest restaurants, where original cuisine is served. Its author, Marcin Faliszek, has been known for his culinary performances in Gdański Bowke, which he did not abandon. It didn’t stop him from creating the menu and supervising the kitchen in Piwna 47.
Fusion cuisine aficionados should find the restaurant’s culinary offer to their liking, as fish and seafood play a major role in the menu. Mediterranean and Polish classics meet with modern approach to the art of gastronomy in Piwna 47.
You can begin your visit early in the morning, from breakfast. There are several option in the menu, but probably the most original one, dedicated to those who like being surprised in the kitchen, is scrambled eggs with shrimps and spinach. If you’re especially sensitive to keeping fit, you should try American pancakes, which are prepared from oatmeal, rice flour, chia seeds, banana, and almond milk. This extra-healthy composition doesn’t lack fruit and spices such as ginger, cinnamon, and turmeric.
It is good to begin a more substantial meal with a soup. In this category, you should definitely try the cold cucumber and avocado soup (chłodnik) served with a pinch of mint and coriander (18 PLN), or delicate salmon soup with clams (20 PLN). Among the main dishes one that stands out is the fully grilled gilt-head brim served on a chopping board, with string beans and rosemary potatoes (42 PLN). Another fish in the menu that shouldn’t be treated lightly is cod in brown butter, with potato puree, and shrimps with spinach (38 PLN). Fish and seafood rule in the menu of Piwna 47, but it doesn’t mean of course that red meat carnivores will be disappointed. For them the chef has prepared, for instance, beef sirloin with herb-roasted potatoes and unique salad with rucola, pear and roasted pumpkin with shrimps (82 PLN).
All meals are prepared using high quality products, and are composed with great attention to detail and elegance. The latter is also omnipresent inside Piwna 47, which stands out with its tasteful design. In the two-storey, historical Gdańsk tenement house space has been arranged with respect to tradition. Modern, minimalist furniture and industrial lamps interact with bare, old brick walls, raw wood, and rustic elements that accentuate the past. All this makes the interior hospitable and comfortable, and at the same time perfectly fitting in contemporary trends in design of modern, elegant eating establishments.
Piwna 47 Restaurant is a good place to see that Mediterranean and Polish cuisines can surprise with simple, but creative combinations of flavors. It is also a perfect place for business meetings,as as well as romantic dinner for two, or just a get-together with friends.
Piwna 47, Gdańsk
phone.: +48 58 380 88 80