The Best Local Shopping Spots in Kyiv

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Kyiv? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Bessarabka market – In the very center

Bessarabka market – In the very center

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“Bessarabka market” Kyiv is one of my favorite markets. It dates back to 1912 and the building is still quite original. I buy my (pork lard) here!

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Cvetaeva Cafe – Fancy flowers plus coffee

Cvetaeva Cafe – Fancy flowers plus coffee

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“Cvetaeva Cafe” in Kyiv is an upscale flowershop combined with a nice coffee shop. I have my usual 100% arabica espresso here with a view over the flowers!

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Eco Lavka – Always near

Eco Lavka – Always near

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“Eco Lavka” in Kyiv is a chain of small shops with eco/vegan/healthy food for everyday needs. Everything’s fresh and delicious here — great coffee too.

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Egersund Seafood – Fresh, fast, great

Egersund Seafood – Fresh, fast, great

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“Egersund Seafood” is a not-fancy Kyiv restaurant with a huge variety of fish, seafood etc and also has a seafood bar with sushi, sandwiches and more!

Full Article by Olena Ardatova

Expo Center’s Antique Market – Monthly antique fair

Expo Center’s Antique Market – Monthly antique fair

Image by Nadiia Shapoval

“Expo Center’s Antique Market” is the biggest national fair for all antique lovers like me! It’s on the last Saturday of each month…

Full Article by Yuliya Tutova

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