Martim — Wroclaw, Poland

Green walled kitchen
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The latest restaurant project from Wallpaper*-favourite Buck.Studio channels mod-Portuguese chic by way of a canal-side perch in Wrocław.

Set on the ground floor of a block of luxury apartments, Martim’s Portuguese seafood menu is paired with an interior cloaked in rust reds, deep sea-green and beige cork, the latter handsomely cast onto the front-of-the-house bar and wine cabinets.

Half-height mirrors above the banquettes bounce light streaming in through the full-length windows, whilst a perforated sloping ceiling performs double duty as a sound dampener.

From an open kitchen, head chef Nuno Matos orchestrates petiscos of bacalao nuzzling potatoes, marinated onions and olives, tempura green beans, and seafood cooked in a cataplana, a clip-closed copper pot – an ensemble that’s ably paired with a comprehensive wine list of Portuguese vintages, and an Old World view across the Odra river at the local university.

Row of green tables & chairs

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Tables & chairs in front of large window overlooking the water

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Small red metal bar

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View out to water from red bar

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ADDRESS

Pomorska 1B
Wrocław

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Daven Wu is the Singapore Editor at Wallpaper*. A former corporate lawyer, he has been covering Singapore and the neighbouring South-East Asian region since 1999, writing extensively about architecture, design, and travel for both the magazine and website. He is also the City Editor for the Phaidon Wallpaper* City Guide to Singapore.