Coffee & Breakfast

Whether you’re a fitness junkie, a crazy workhorse or are just up early to beat the traffic and take your kids to school, a good cup of coffee can make the world of difference in the morning. Luckily, Kyiv has a few spots around town waking up earlier than we do in order to serve us our morning pick-me-ups just the way we like them. And they’re all open before 9am.

Get ready for heavy drooling. These instagram photos will convert you into a breakfast person fast. Follow these delicious ideas for breakfast inspiration, then get started on your morning with the real fruits, real nuts, pancakes, scones and wholesome multi-grains and other instagram-friendly breakfast foods.

The old Kyiv yard on Reytarska street near Zoloti Vorota subway station is a famous place, loved by locals and tourists. This yard is notable for its unusual dwellers: three black crows live here in a large aviary. The locals take care of the birds, while the guests like to bring them different tasty things. Now those who visit the yard to communicate with the pet ravens can also enjoy a cup of excellent coffee in newly opened Kashtan coffee shop.

We can’t honestly think of a better way to start the day in Kyiv than just relax, let it all hang out, have a sumptuous breakfast and prepare for what the day has to offer. «Destinations» gathered together Kyiv’s best restaurants and coffee shops, where it's breakfast time all the time; in other words, here is out top 5 locations in Kyiv, which offer delicious all day breakfast menu.

Tartine is a multi-concept dining spot in Kyiv downtown. It offers delicious tartine sandwiches with various fillings. As a multi-concept place, Tartine is something more than just a restaurant. This is a very interesting and atmospheric combination of gastro bar, cafe, bakery and grocery shop.

When you own any piece of equipment that has some kind of mechanical parts then it will eventually have to be serviced or even repaired at some point, particularly when it goes about the bicycle. Bike service is very important, and it’s not only available in the conventional bike shops. Lifecycle is a brand new, multi-purpose concept space in the capital of Ukraine offering its visitors to enjoy healthy dining experience, use the in-house bike repair shop and, of course, to fuel on fragrant freshly brewed coffee.

There are many cafés in Kyiv where locals and tourists can meet for a cup of tea and chat about life. All of them are attractive in their own way. However, there is a unique new café located downtown, which is worth visiting while your stay in Kyiv. One of them is the Chetveronogiy Dom (‘Fourfooted House') Cat Café that invites all guests into the world where feline hold their sway over human beings.

Cabinet used to be one of the most popular coffee-shops in Lviv. It gathered a funny crowd of local bohemia, politicians, artists, tourists and coffee enthusiasts. However, this place was shut down for the unknown reason around 3 years ago and has been re-opened just a few months ago.

Vozdvizhenka is rather new elite district in the very center of Kyiv. It is a great place not just to walk around and enjoy beautiful views and architecture, but also to try delicious food and drinks in numerous cafes and restaurants. Of course, a cup of great coffee will make your day at Vozdvizhenka much more delightful. Check out the most interesting coffee shops of Vozdvizhenka in Kyiv, where guests are offered the best coffee and desserts.

Lviv is a mecca for many coffee enthusiasts. There is an impressive number of coffee shops in the city. From hipster loft cafes to the bourgeois bistros, drinking a cup of coffee in one of these places became an iconic experience for Lviv dwellers and city’s guests.

Bike and healthy foods enthusiasts alert! B2 Bike and Bakery is a brand new, multi-purpose concept space in Kyiv offering its visitors to enjoy healthy dining experience, use the in-house bike repair shop or bike rental and, of course, try their signature vegan baked goods.

Chashka Espresso bar is located in the heart of Kyiv on Bessarabs’ka Square. This cafe offers an unusual selection of coffee and coffee-based drinks, American style desserts and a no-fuss and friendly service.

Lviv Chocolate Factory (locally known as «Lvivska Maysternya Shokolady» or Lviv handmade chocolate shop) is a brainchild of iFest holding that is also behind Lviv’s most famous gastro-destinations such as Kryyivka (WW2-themed Ukrainian Patriotic Restaurant), Lviv Coffee Mines (Lvivska Kopal’nya Kavy) and House of Legends (Dim Legend). 

Recently awarded as the best Ukrainian coffee shop of 2016 by SALT National Restaurant Award, London Coffee House is cozy and hip place to have a cup of fragrant coffee and to meet your friends for a chat or simply to take a break during your busy day in the capital of Ukraine.

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Sumptuous American pies and German strudels are perfect food snack for cold winter days. Luckily, Kyiv dining scene is not lacking in places, where foodies can enjoys those pastry creations. «Destinations» rounded up the best places for strudel and pies in Kyiv.

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The best places for dessert in Lviv inspire you to throw out all the rules—eat with moderation, save the best for last—and give in to sugary bliss, no matter what the time of day.

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From classic flavors to oddball riffs, these top-notch Parisian cookies quickly conquered popularity among Kyiv dwellers. «Destinations» offers the list of places where you can enjoy the best macarons in the city.

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Whether it's fine dining, pizza and burgers or some exotic cuisines, Kyiv has some great restaurants when it comes to satisfying your tastebuds. Tripadvisor, global travel resource, names the best Kyiv restaurants according to its readers’ reviews.

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What could be better than combining cakes, coffee and books? «Destinations» handpicked the top places in Kyiv to drink coffee and read a book. Here they are - Kyiv’s best bookshop-cafés.

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Looking for the best new bars and restaurants in Lviv? As much as guests and locals love long-time establishments and neighborhood standbys they also want to know what's new and what’s happening around them. 

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