Shopping in Warsaw

Shopping Centres and Malls in Warsaw

People in Poland love to shop, so it is no wonder that Warsaw has some of Europe’s largest shopping malls. In Poland it is even possible to go shopping on Sunday. The best places to shop are the shopping malls that have been built in last 10 years, they usually contain a hypermarket, so you will be able to do all the shopping in one location. Most often the malls are equipped with cinemas and even fitness centres. You will also find information on outlets, markets, shopping streets, Polish Brands and sales on this page.

CH ArkadiaArkadia is situated at Rondo Radoslawa (Babka) it is the biggest shopping centre in Eastern Europe and by far the largest mall in Warsaw. So you should definitely find what you are looking for. Around 200 shops can be found here. The biggest advantage comparing it to other malls in Warsaw, besides the size, is the variety of culinary offers. 30 restaurants and food outlets are located within the 287.000 sqm complex, with most of them situated near the main entrance and in or at the food court.  Besides typical fastfood (Burger King, Mc Donalds and KFC), there is also a brewery (Bierhalle) serving an excellent weizen beer. The sushi place (Hana Sushi) is one of the best in town. Moreover the location is equipped with a multiplex cinema (Cinema City), a medical centre (Enel) and a fitness centre (Holmes Place).
Arkadia offers about 4000 parking spaces on 2 floors
Stop: Rondo Radoslawa: Tram: 1, 2, 16, 17, 19, 22, 27, 28, 33, 35
Bus: 103, 170, 303, 406, 500, 510, 606
Metro: Dworzec Gdanski (300 metres)
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-22,Sunday: 10-21
Supermarket: Carrefour: 8:30-23:00 (Sunday: 09:00-21:00)

CH bluecityBlue City (al. Jerozolimskie 179) is a modern Mall with about 200 shops, including 20 food outlets. Medical treatments are part of the offer as is gigantic gaming and entertainment area which is split according to the age (for children, youngsters and a nightclub for adults). In the centre of the building there is a fountain which lets the water jump up to 26 metres. Next to the fountain you will see some benches where it is nice to watch and relax. From time to time Blue City arranges special events, e.g. an inside market with local specialties from Poland.
3400 parking spaces (in 2600 in the multi-storey car park, 800 in heated underground parking)
Bus: 127, 130, 136, 178, 191, 405, 517, 717
Railway: Stop: Zachodnia, then a 20 minute walk
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-22, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Piotr i Pawel: 9:00-22:00 (Sunday: 09:00-20:00)

CH Fort WolaFort Wola (ul. Polczynska 4) seems the only mall in Warsaw that is not almost fully rented. It is only recommended to go there if you live nearby, Wola Park has a lot more to offer is not far away. Currently one finds about 50 stores in the shopping centre including a Real supermarket.
Enough parking spaces in front of the Mall
Tram: 8, 10, 26, 27
Bus: 105, 106, 125, 129, 155, 184, 408, 506
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 9-21, Sunday: 9-20
Supermarket: Real: 8:30-22:00 (Sunday: 09:00-20:00)

CH Bemowo

Galeria Bemowo (ul. Powstańców Śląskich 126) is a slightly smaller shopping centre with around 80 stores in the northwest part of Warsaw. However, you will able to do a large part of the shopping especially because of the huge Carrefour hypermarket.  Parking is available in a big multi-storey car park. Next door (on the left side) there is a multiplex cinema (Cinema City) and a leisure centre (Hokus Pokus) with billiards, bowling and arcade games.
Bus: 106, 122, 167, 184
Tram: 2, 13, 35
Free shuttle bus departing from Metro Marymont
Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 10-21, Friday – Saturday: 10-22, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour: 8:30-22:00 (Sunday: 09:00-21:00)

CH  galeria mokotowGaleria Mokotow (ul. Woloska 12) is an especially nice shopping centre in the south of Warsaw, in a part of town called Mokotow. It was opened back in 2000 and is still one the most popular. With its more than 200 stores spread around the 60.000 square metres there is plenty to see, eat (30 food outlets) and shop. Furthermore the complex includes a big cinema, a fitness studio, a bowling alley with gaming arcade and a place where children can play.
2600 parking spaces
10, 17, 18 Bus: 117, 141, 165, 189, 192, 401, 436
Metro: Stop: Sluzew, then continue by Bus: 117, 141, 189, 401
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-22, Sunday: 10-21
Supermarket: Carrefour: 9:00-22:00 (Sunday: 10:00-21:00)

CH KlifKlif (ul. Okopowa 58/72) was one of the first Shopping malls in Warsaw, its opening was in 1999. However, in the meantime the mall was renovated and due to its friendly atmosphere it stills manages to lure in enough visitors although Arkadia is only 1 km away. Its biggest advantage is the short walk from the parking area to the stores, for people that just need to shop something fast.
Enough parking spaces directly in front of the shopping centre
Stop: Niska: Tram: 1, 22, 27
Bus: 180
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 9-21, Sunday: 10-20

ch marki(Centrum Handlowe) M1 (ul. Pilsudskiego 1) is managed by the German Metro group and has another 8 other locations in Poland. This shopping centre is located just outside of Warsaw in Marki and includes 60 stores including Metro’s major brands.
Next to M1 is (Park Handlowy) Targowek (ul. Malborska 51-53) which hosts several furniture shops, including one of two Ikea stores in Warsaw. You will also find a Piotr i Pawel supermarket there.

About 1500 parking spaces
126, 140, 190 (M1), Bus: 112, 126, 140 (PH Targowek)
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 9-21, Sunday: 11-19

CH promenadaPromenada (ul. Ostrobramska 75) is the most Western European like shopping centre in Warsaw. It hosts more than 200 stores. While most other malls remind one rather of typical American malls this one would be like you’d expect in Paris or in another eurpean city. Promenada was first shopping mall to open in Warsaw. It opened its doors in 1996 and was extended in 1999 it was extended (it now includes a 13 screen cinema). No other mall offers more designer fashion outlets than Promenada. The supermarket (Alma) is  rather a gigantic delicatessen store than supermarket, you will find lots of products here that are not available anywhere else in Warsaw.
Enough parking spaces (in front of the mall and in a multi-storey car park)
Stop: Centrum Optyki
Bus: 141, 143, 408, 415, 502, 514, 520, 525, 610, 614
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20

CH redutaReduta (al. Jerozolimskie 148) looks rather small at first sight; however, you will find lots of opportunities to shop in its more than 120 stores. This shopping centre has been expanded from time to time and can be found opposite of Blue City. As special service for customers: in the whole complex there is free wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) access.
1700 parking spaces
Bus: 127, 130, 136, 178, 187, 191, 405, 517, 717
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour; 8:30-22:00 (Sunday: 09:00-21:00)

CH Sadyba Best MallSadyba Best Mall (ul. Powinska 31) hosts around 100 shops in the part of town called Sadyba. Included in the complex is a normal cinema with 12 screens, an IMAX cinema and an entertainment area on the 2nd floor (with bowling and billiards).
Stop: Sw. Bonifacego
Bus: 108, 131, 172, 180, 185, 187, 189, 522
Metro: Stop: Wilanowska, then continue with bus 108
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour Express: 8:00-22:00 (Sunday: 10:00-20:00)

CH Targowek(Centrum Handlowe) Targowek (ul. Głębocka 15) offers about 140 stores that cover all needs. It is a very bright and friendly formed shopping centre. In spite of the big number in shops everything is quickly accessible as everything is located at the ground floor level. As in most malls you can find a cinema here. If you want to try Polish specialties try something from Karoca (in the food court).
1700 parking spaces
Głębocka: Bus: 126, 132, 134
CH Targówek: Bus: 112, 120, 140, 527
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour: 8:30-22:00 (Sunday: 09:00-21:00)

CH Wilenska(Centrum Handlowe) Wilenska (ul. Targowej 72) is a rather hectic shopping centre as it is connected directly to the railway station Wilenska. However, all essential things can be bought in around 100 shops. A major plus is the good accessibility by tram and bus particularly if you are staying on the eastern side of the Vistula river.
Parking spaces in the multi-storey car park are free, despite it is in the railway station
Stop: Wilenska: Tram: 3, 4, 6, 13, 21, 25, 26, 32, 43, 46
Bus: 120, 135, 138, 140, 160, 162, 169, 170, 190, 192, 302, 307, 362, 406,416, 509, 512, 517, 718, 805
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 9-21, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour: 7:00-23:00 (Sunday: 09:00-22:00)

CH Wola ParkWola Park (ul. Gorczewska 124) offers its visitors 160 stores on two floors including a multiplex cinema and a fitness studio where you can also play squash. In terms of retail space it is Warsaw’s second largest mall with 76.000 sqm, which is of course well behind Arkadia. If you are coming by car, you should take note that one of the cities cheapest gas stations (connected to supermarket Auchan) is located within the Wola Park area.
4000 parking spaces
109, 154, 171, 190, 310, 501, 507, 523
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Auchan; 7:00-22:30 (Sunday: 09:00-21:00)

CH Zlote TarasyZłote Tarasy (ul. Złote 59) is the newest shopping centre in Warsaw. It is located directly in the city centre next to the central station. Take a look at the nicely designed roof of the 2007 opened mall. You will find about 200 shops and enough possibilities to find great food and drinking opportunities. You can have a good time at Poland’s only Hard Rock Café or the multiplex cinema, if you are into sports, yes there is also a fitness studio in the complex. The whole construction is Warsaw’s second largest shopping mall, but when it comes to retail space it ranks a little lower: at number 3.
Parking spaces in underground parking available at 3 Zloty per hour which makes it the only shopping center in Warsaw that charges for parking.
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-22, Sunday: 10-20
Supermarket: Carrefour Express

Outlet shopping – Factory sales  in Warsaw

Like in the US outlet shopping is becoming very popular in Poland. In Polish Factory Outlet centers you can buy brand products all year round with price reductions of up to 70%. The products mostly come from overproduction or are last parts of the last year’s collection. Every now and then articles are also offered that never went to serial production. Some time ago the trend to shop at outlets and factory sales also reached Poland. In Warsaw (Ursus) there is an Outlet center, another one is just south of the city border in Piaseczno. Both are worth visiting.

Factory Outlet (pl. Czerwca in 1976 r.)

CH Fashion House Outlet
This outlet mall offers many top brands in around 80 stores. It is located in the southwestern part of Warsaw. Be prepared that it is the only shopping mall without a food court; of course there is a restaurant and a café if you feel hungry, but the choice is limited.
Bus: 149, 177, 194
Rail: Railway station: Ursus, then a 600 meter walk
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 11-21, Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-19

Fashion House Outlet Center (ul. Puławska 42e, Piaseczno)

Fashion House Outlet Center
This Outlet center is 3 km from the city border in the south of Warsaw. Currently around 100 outlet shops are in the complex, as in the Factory Outlet everything is located inside.  Worth seeing is the outside facade of the shopping outlet as it is based on the architectural style of the Old Town of Warsaw. Of course you will also find many shops of well known brands here.
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 10-21, Sunday: 10-20

Covered markets in Warsaw

Hala Banacha (ul. Grójecka 95)

Hala Banacha
The covered market can easily be reached from the city centre in around 10 minutes with several tram and bus lines. The hall (with supermarket) is surrounded by many market stalls. On one side of the covered market fresh food in particular fruit and vegetables are offered. On the other hall side mainly cheap clothing can be found.


Hala Mirowska (pl. Mirowskie 1)

Directly in the city centre (in Al. Jana Pawla II opposite of the Atrium buildings) there is a covered market including a supermarket. The actual market is directly next to the Mirowska hall, you can find food as well as clothes and other useful things here.

Hala Wola (ul. Czluchowska 25)

CH Hala Wola
Another covered market is situated further outside the city centre in Wola. The best part of the market is outside the market hall, where you can find most of things you might need. Inside the hall is a supermarket where you can try to find everything you did not get outside.


Shopping streets in Warsaw

There are several shops on the Royal Route, especially in the area where Nowy Swiat and Chmielna Street cross each other. Chmielna Street is easy accessible from Metro Centrum. Most of the shops located here are fashion boutiques and other high end shops. If you need a better selection just head to one of the shopping centers.

Especially worth seeing here

Blikle – cafe with high-class cake offer as well as a delicatessen shop (Nowy Swiat 35)
Teddy bear shop – a store that only sells teddy bears, nothing else (ul. Chmielna)
Traffic Club – a gigantic book, film and music store (ul. Bracka 25 – corner ul. Chmielna)

Warsaw Shopping

Polish Clothing brands

In Warsaw one finds stores of all major Polish Clothing manufacturers, these are mostly located in the shopping centers. The Polish companies are especially active in the area of the fashion for younger people at affordable prices.

Cropptown – The affordable fashion line of Cropptown is aimed in particular at the younger generation that is aged between 12 and 25. (Arkadia / Janki / Mokotow / Reduta / Promenada / Sadyba / Targowek / Wola Park / Zlote Tarasy)

House – The brand is directed particularly at teenagers and young adults. (Arkadia / Blue City / Factory / Mokotow / Wilsenka / Wola Park / Zlote Tarasy)

KeyPolish underwear for ladies and men. (Zlote Tarasy)

Reporter – The fashion label Reporter also targets teenagers and adults that feel young. (Arkadia / Bemowo / Mokotow / Promenada / Reduta / Wola Park)

Reserved – The probably best known Polish brand is already in business since the mid 90s. In Poland the company has more than 100 shops and in other parts of Eastern Europe another 60 stores are I operation. Reserved offers children’s fashion, youth fashion, business fashion and leisurewear for fashion-conscious adults. (15x in Warsaw, in all major shopping centers)

Tatuum – The assortment is target in particular at adults who are in search of business clothing or leisurewear. (Arkadia / Factory / Fashion House / Janki / Klif / Mokotow / Targowek / Wola Park / Zlote Tarasy)

Top Secret – Young adults can find a good selection of modern fashion for work and spare time. (Wilenska / Reduta)

Sales in Warsaw

There are no fixed dates for sellouts and sales in Poland, so that the stores have to decide when to do their final sales. The summer sale begins at the end of June and the winter sale starts at the beginning of January. The sales last for around 6 weeks.