In addition to its lovely architecture Odesa has a vibrant cultural life, which translates not only into galleries and numerous museums but also good restaurants and cafés. Looking for the best new bars and restaurants in Odesa? 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. Luckily, Odesa food-and-drink scene is booming and brings new trendy places to drink and dine every season.
In Italy, big meals are treated as an event, with several courses of delicious, simple dishes and, of course, lots of good company. Genuine Italian cuisine is more than just pizza and spaghetti. If you are into Italian food, Lviv has several good Italian restaurants to offer.
He is the most Italian among all Ukrainian chefs by nationality and the mostly Ukrainian among all Italian chefs by heart. Stefano came to Ukraine about 18 years ago by an invitation from Kyiv's businessmen to develop an ambitious restaurant project, then there was an experience in Kharkiv and finally he appeared in Poltava since met a wonderful Ukrainian woman, got married, got a son and settled in Ukraine.
Cheese is undoubtedly one of the most admirable meals for many people. Real cheese fans can spend hours discussing and tasting different kinds of brynza and feta. Ukraine is not so famous for cheese production as Holland or Switzerland, but it can boast a plenty of notable cheese producing brands as well. Destination narrows down Ukrainian cheese-making companies, whose delicious products are definitely worth of attention.
Being one of the largest Ukrainian cities, Kharkiv can boast its rich history and architectural monuments. Your stay in Kharkiv would be incomplete without going to local restaurants, which can please their visitors with a soulful atmosphere, tasty cuisine, and relaxing music. There are a lot of restaurants and cafes in the city, which offer dishes of traditional Ukrainian and international cuisine.
Kyiv got exceptionally busy this May. With all the Eurovision fans swarming the city, it’s only natural that Ukrainians, known for their hospitality and delicious traditional cuisine have some very special gastronomical events scheduled to feed all the foodies in the city. May’s gastronomic festivals in Kyiv are dedicated to wine, cheese and (no surprise here) Eurovision and will definitely attract many guests.
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.
Sofiyska square in Kyiv is one of the best places, where you can keep in touch with Eurovision 2017 song contest and to find the ways to entertain yourself until 15th of May. Every day there are live concerts on the stage of the fan-zone and high level food court.
Shota Rustaveli is one of the beautiful central streets of Kyiv. This street is well known for its numerous admirable bars and restaurants. Destinations rounds up some of the bars on Shota Rustaveli street, which are definitely worth visiting.
With the arrival of spring the number of options for dining and wining in Lviv seems to double. The well-established and already popular among locals as well as numerous tourists restaurants come up with new seasonal menus, stylish cafes and coffee shops are spilling their businesses to the sidewalks and cobbled squares arranging cozy outdoor sitting areas and newly opened venues try to awe a well spoiled Lviv crowd with new dishes and cocktails. We offer you the list of up-and-coming Lviv dining and wining spots to try out this spring and summer season.
Prynada Ukrainian Café became a pleasant addition to Kyiv vibrant restaurant scene. This is the restaurant of contemporary Ukrainian cuisine. The menu cherishes Ukrainian gastronomical traditions giving them an interesting modern culinary twist.
It’s always exciting to discover a city from above… Lviv makes no exception with its spectacular monuments and landmarks. A rooftop terrace, fine wine and delicious food is a perfect idea for a romantic date or celebrating a special occasion. Discover our recommended Lviv rooftop bars and restaurants with a view.
De Bosch is rather new atmospheric bar in the center of Kyiv. The concept of this location is influenced by works of Hieronymus Bosch, the most weird and mysterious painter of the Renaissance era. De Bosch bar design and menu reflect the idea of famous “The Garden of Earthly Delights” Hieronymus Bosch's triptych.
The gastro scene in Lviv is booming. With numerous restaurants opening almost each month, the selection of options for eating out is impressive. Let us find out the newest places to eat in Lviv for you to enjoy famous western Ukrainian hospitality.
Odesa dining scene offers what seems like an endless number of atmospheric restaurants and MAMAN restaurant is definitely somewhere at the top of that list. Offering a unique dining experience and overall ambiance, this place will awe its guests with its authentic Odesan charm.
Dr. Christoph Späti, Deputy Head of Mission and Counsellor at the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine and Moldova, has been living in Kyiv for a couple of years already with his wife Tamar and their three children. Tamar and Christoph surprised me by telling me that it was their preferred choice to come to live to Ukraine. Why did they make such a decision and are they still happy living in the biggest country of Eastern Europe where political, economic and social changes are taking place?
After Eurovision Grand Final show the audience was simply awed by the interval act of the Ukrainian electronic band ONUKA. Many Ukrainians in their social media accounts wondered why ONUKA wasn’t the one to represent Ukraine in Eurovision 2017, while numerous international Eurovision fans said that all the contestants were great, but the live gig by ONUKA simply blew their minds.