The Very Best Local Restaurants in Kyiv

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Kyiv locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

99 Lari – Aesthetic Georgian

99 Lari – Aesthetic Georgian

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“99 Lari” is another Georgian cafe/restaurant in Kyiv I love. This one’s more French and ‘European’ in style, but the menu is quite traditional Georgian…

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Arbequina – For Tango lovers

Arbequina – For Tango lovers

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“Arbequina” Kyiv is a restaurant I recommend to go to get an impression of gastro-life in Kyiv. It’s small and cosy, like dining at a friend’s place…

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Baluvana Galya – Proper and affordable

Baluvana Galya – Proper and affordable

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“Baluvana Galya” is one of my favorite restaurants in the governmental district. The main focus here is home-made dumplings and varenyki…

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

BAO – Modern Chinese cuisine

BAO – Modern Chinese cuisine

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“BAO” Kyiv is all about modern Chinese cuisine, but even if you’re not a fan, this restaurant has you covered. I recommend the warm veal salad and tofu…

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Chernomorka – Cheap local seafood

Chernomorka – Cheap local seafood

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“Chernomorka” in Kyiv is a fish/seafood restaurant that has finally dispelled the myth that this type of food has to be expensive! Check out the boats…

Full Article by Elena Shcherbak

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