Like Marvin Gaye once sang, «Ain’t no mountain high enough» to stop one’s love. We too think that upcoming cold and mist shouldn’t stop you from savoring moments with your beloved ones. And while staying on the couch, watching TV-series with ordering in food might seem deviously tempting, we offer you 5 places to spend a romantic night out at. Suit up and enjoy the stay.
Located right near the Kyiv Opera House, this well known among locals French cuisine restaurant is the best place for a romantic date. The view is truly astonishing, especially in the evening - beautifully illuminated Kyiv Opera House helps to establish a magical ambience. Stylish interior as well is a perfect call for a romantic evening. The enogastronomic principle of the restaurant ensures the best combination of wine and food, verified by years of traditions. Citronelle’s sommeliers will help you find a perfect choice to your taste. Menu includes classics from the French cuisine: vegetable soup with foie gras, snails with dijon mustard and gorgonzola cheese, oysters and wine, and, naturally, croissants. Citronelle offers a glass of sparkling wine for everyone who presents a ticket for a play in the nearby theaters. This calls for visiting the Opera to continue a romantic evening. Bon Appétit
Address: 23, Bohdana Khmelnytskoho street
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If your beloved one is fond of the beautiful views, we recommend booking table at Guramma. Located on the Dniepro hills, it overlooks the river, left bank of the city and engulfs as much as the eye can take. Architecture of the place ensures that regardless of the table you take, the view is equally captivating everywhere. Another place to take is right before the sushi-bar to watch the work of skillful chefs. Guramma is a restaurant of Nikkei concept - Japanese and Peruvian cuisine, expertly combined in best recipes. You will find the well known classics like various sushi rolls, gyoza, and more exquisite takes from the menu: sea bass in soy-oyster sauce, lobsters with seaweed and, of course, the best worldwide wines to your taste. You can consult the sommelier for the best pick.
Address: 1, Dniprovskyi descent
Another place with spectacular view, Vogue Café is located near the historical Podil district and overlooks the Dniepro river. You can visit the restaurant after a romantic walk: discovering the secrets of mysterious Andriyivskyy Descent, strolling the long and winding streets of Podil will inspire for something tasty and exquisite. Turkey fillet with orange and curry sauce, pasta with seafood and truffles, oysters, and delicious lemon cheesecake - this is merely a spark of what Vogue Café’s menu offers to their visitors. Moreover, live music is often accompanying the evenings here. After the dinner you can take taxi to drive you home or opt for the adventurous riding the cable railway that is located right near the restaurant.
Address: 1, Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska street
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For those who always seek for sun and summer vibes, PapaFeta with its bright blue-and-white interior is definitely a place to stop by. Located on the 11th floor, this restaurant will remind you of the best moments spent at the seaside: picking shells during evening strolls, calming sea sounds, clasped hands and savoring the eternity of nature. All dishes from PapaFeta’s menu were developed by the brand-chef from Greece: souvlaki chirino (Greek kebabs), moussaka, which consists of baked lamb, eggplants, tomatoes and béchamel sauce, and keftedes - Greek meatballs are several dishes you can try out here. Traditionally, food is accompanied by red or white wine, or Retsina - resinated wine that is made specifically in Greece. Stay for the sweet dessert with your sweetheart.
Address: 56/21А, Lobanovskoho prospekt
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A lively Italian restaurant located at the left bank of Dniepro river invites everyone for a truly romantic evening in the Italian way. Whether your beloved one loves pizza and both of you want to have a casual date over a yummy Margarita, or you enjoy more intricate dishes with a bottle of best wine, Сыто-пьяно Italiano can cater for any occasion. The dessert menu won’t leave anyone unsatisfied: Italian ice cream gelato to panna cotta à la Piemont, and profiteroles with ice cream in chocolate sauce expertly prepared by chef are the best sweet date choice. The place is filled with Italian music, urging to enjoy each moment of life. Follow your heart and buon appetito!
Address: 103, Vidradnyi prospekt
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