HayLoft is a conceptual restaurant and party space at the National Expocenter of Ukraine in Kyiv. This area is famous for the picturesque park and forest, so if you visit HayLoft Ukrainian BBQ, you are guaranteed to be surrounded by beauty. The restaurant is a great option for those who wish to enjoy an oasis of nature in the heart of the city, to taste juicy barbecue with refreshing cocktails and to smoke a good hookah.
The first thing that will impress you in HayLoft is its unique design that includes elements of eco and village styles. Handmade décor pleases the eye with Ukrainian ethnic motifs. Stone, natural wood, hay, tables made as bee`s cells – everything here makes you feel embraced by Mother Nature. The guests are offered to have seats on green summer terrace with soft poufs, in the main hall or in VIP area with wonderful view on the green garden through the windows. The main hall holds up to 60 persons; VIP area welcomes up to 25 people. In HayLoft, guests are welcome to organize any kind of celebration: family event, wedding, staff party and so on.
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The main focus in the menu is made on barbecue. Meat here is cooked on grill as well as on open fire at the backyard. Many dishes in HayLoft are prepared on unique American Big Green Egg grill, which makes fish and meat especially delicious.
The restaurant menu is also notable for the variety of tasty salads. By the way, if you want to try yourself as a chef, you can order your own individual salad. To do this, you will have to choose from few vegetable bases and then to add other ingredients: meat, cheese, seafood and sauces. If you want to order classic salads, do not hesitate to pick Caesar with chicken, salad with salmon and Philadelphia cheese or Thai salad with beef. Besides, the menu offers appetizing soups, croissants and smørrebrøds (traditional Danish sandwiches). All used products (except some seafood) are local and all of them are 100% ecologically clean and fresh, which ensures good taste and high quality of dishes.
HayLoft also delights guests with wide range of signature drinks and classic cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, Cosmopolitan etc. It is also recommended to try homemade liquors: hrenovuha, currant, blueberry and raspberry with mint liquors. As for non-alcoholic drinks, you will definitely not regret ordering homemade lemonades: raspberry with basilica, sandthorn with rosemary, strawberry and grapefruit.
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Those who love thick sweet smoke of hookah will surely enjoy offers from Highhookahlab team. In HayLoft, you can choose many types of tobacco – from light to the most strongest ones. To enrich the taste, it is reasonable to order fruit bowls for your hookah. Smoking through a cactus is the most unusual option here. Guests can order hookah from 3 PM till the closure of the restaurant.
And what about partying? After sunset, HayLoft turns into a real pre-party and even party place. On Fridays and Saturdays, visitors listen to live performances and DJ sets. A new option – Dance Karaoke – has been launched recently, so now HayLoft offers even more ways to have fun.
It is very easy to find HayLoft: just go into the National Expocenter of Ukraine park from the main entrance and then turn to the right. You will almost immediately see the large light sign of the restaurant. Welcome and have a good time!
Address: 1, Glushkova avenue
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10 AM – 23 PM; Friday – Saturday: 10 AM – 12 AM
Photo source: HayLoft Facebook page. All photos belong to their rightful owners.