Fine dining

Steven Fisher lives in Kyiv for 6 years being CEO of Citibank Ukraine and Chairman of Board of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. He likes Ukraine and Kyiv in particular for its beauty and a lot of attractions, also for some nice gastronomic places. Here are some his favorite restaurants of Italian and Georgian cuisine in Kyiv.

Every once in a while when dining out, instead of ordering a bottle from the restaurant’s wine list, guests would like to bring one of their own. Restaurants usually encourage people to order from their in-house wines list, but sometimes guests have a special bottle they’ve been saving for the occasion to enjoy with fine food at their favorite restaurant. 

Pack some napkins – "Destinations" guides you to the best street food in Kiev. We deliver and share everything you need to know about the Ukraine’s capital top on-the-go eats. If you're a real foodie but don't have the disposable income for Kiev’s best restaurants, street food is your savior.


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Kyiv as a big modern city can suggest great variety of restaurants that serve delicious things from different corners of the world. If you are craving for something Chinese, there are quite a lot of options. We propose you to visit Jiu Long restaurant in Kyiv.

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‘Ulichnaya Eda’, the most popular Ukrainian street food festival, invites you to visit Platforma Art Zavod in order to enjoy October’s first warm weekend and taste some authentic Eastern Europe cuisine.

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Barometer Bar Show is a gathering for the hospitality industry and bar enthusiasts with focus on developing the cocktail scene and drinking culture in Ukraine. It is a two-day show which combines everything from master classes of the world leading bar experts to spirits tastings, bar awards and world class pop-up bars.

One of co-founders of MultiNations Kyiv, John Jones lives in Kyiv for many years and he shares his favorite dining places in the Ukrainian capital with Destinations’ readers.

Expat who lives in Kyiv for more than 10 years, John Jones invites you to visit one of his favorite bars in the capital.

On October 1st and 2nd, Kyiv will host the seventh Food and Wine Festival. This time the festival theme will be wine and meat. In addition to an interesting theme the festival will move to the new location. In 2016 all the foodies are invited to taste the classical combination of fine wine and selected meats at Expocenter of Ukraine known as VDNH complex.

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Foursquare users riveted Pastateca as probably the best Italian place in Kyiv. This place in the downtown of the city offers perfect al dente pasta, killer (and traditional) pizza, amazing Italian desserts and antipasti.

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Evgeniy Klopotenko, the winner of Master Chef-5 TV show in Ukraine, young businessman, brand chef of Rojo Ojo Mexican restaurant and the graduate of Le Cordon Bleu school, shares his impressions of Paris and future plans in Kyiv.

Whether you keep kosher or are an interested observant of Jewish cuisine traditions, the best kosher restaurants in Kiev will offer something for all tastes. Keeping kosher in Kyiv recently became way more varied than simply settling for plain falafel. 

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«Food for Day» for kids is the kind of meal you would make for your children if you had endless time during the day - the luxury, mothers living in a megapolis nowadays cannot always afford.

Going to family friendly restaurants in Kiev doesn't have to mean sacrificing on grown-up style. Many central and neighborhood restaurants know how to cater to the whole family needs. «Destinations» rounded up restaurants, cafés and fun places to feed the kids.

Lviv is famous not only for its coffee, but for its beers as well. «Destinations» rounded up beer pubs in Lviv with the best selection of craft beers and classic ales from breweries both near and far.

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Breakfast in Odessa is a happy affair at these bright and breezy restaurants and cafés on the Black Sea shore. Make the most important meal of the day the best one at these Odessa top-notch restaurants, serving hearty breakfasts.

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Odessa is a dynamic, energetic and somewhat decadent metropolis located on the coast of the Black Sea. Odessa is an ultimate Ukrainian destination for holidaymakers and regular party crowd with its sandy beaches, warm climate and dozens of beachside nightclubs. «Destinations» rounded up best new bars and restaurants to visit in Odessa this fall.

Morning begins with coffee. This is the main rule for a lot of people. To drink a cup of this hot and delicious drink is not a problem in the capital of our country. The one can find many places with best coffee in Kiev. Visitors may not only order a ready beverage but also buy ground coffee or beans for personal use or as a gift (good idea, isn’t it?).

Ethnic Ukrainian food is well-known all over the world for its tasty dishes which can conquer every foreigner. If the one is going to spend a couple of days in our capital, he or she should visit restaurants of local Ukrainian cuisine in Kiev.

‘Ulichnaya Eda’, the most popular Ukrainian street food festival, invites you to visit Platforma Art Zavod in order to enjoy September’s first warm weekend and taste some hot Latin cuisine.

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