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.
In case you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy a cup of a simply well brewed coffee visit Black Honey coffee shop (2, Kostyushka street, Lviv). This place was opened over a year ago and after surviving the certain hype-period caused by crowds of bloggers and other social media personalities that flocked to the place, now one can simply enjoy a cup of coffee here without risking getting into the shot of numerous selfies and #coffeegoals photos.
This coffee shop boasts an ultra-trendy interior as well as impressive selection of coffee brands and brews. The place has an airy and bright atmosphere due to floor to ceiling windows and minimalistic design. If you are a fan of coffee shops in downtown Amsterdam and London, this is your ultimate place for coffee in Lviv.
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If you have been to Lviv at least once, or you are planning your trip here, you have probably heard of Svit Kavy coffee shop. Svit Kavy, («the world of coffee» in Ukrainian) is exactly what it declares: a great place to have coffee. It’s not hard to tell why exactly this place turned into coffee mecca of Lviv. However, what you might not have heard yet, is that Svit Kavy has opened its second coffee shop on Rynok Square. Unlike the original coffee shop on the Cathedral Square, with its classical interior design, the new location boasts hip European interior, which can be easily traced back to any hipster downtown coffee shop in Berlin, Barcelona or Amsterdam.
Despite the name «Svit Kavy» on Rynok Square has much more on offer than just coffee. Here guests can enjoy delicious pastries, quiches, soups, salads and a glass of wine or bubbly to compliment the food.
Talking about wine (and champagne), The Room wine bar has also start the spring season successfully. This place still remains off tourists’ radars (thanks God) and usually attracts local boho and IT crowd. The Room originally was opened as a wine bar, and they, indeed, have an exceptionally well picked list of wines, however now the bar has turned into place to have some of the best mixed drinks in town.
The crowd often spills out onto the street as the The Room is exactly what it is called, a rather tiny room housing a bar and some 5-6 tables. The staff is very helpful and will eagerly help you out with choosing the right drink and food. To make the long story short, just try to hit this place on a Friday or Saturday night to see all what’s happening in and around the place. Address: 18, L. Ukrainka street, Lviv.
Occupying the ground floor of beautiful corner stone palazzo on Rynok Square, Atlas Restaurant is hard to pass by. This place reminds of restaurants on San Marco Square in Venice or somewhere in Paris downtown. Atlas Restaurant offers superb selection of European dishes, to-die-for desserts and exceptionally well mixed drinks. The interior of the place reveals Lviv grandeur of late 18th century and invites to spend some good time in soft leather chairs enjoying city views through spacious windows.
With the arrival of spring Atlas Restaurant opens without any doubt one of the most popular outdoor dining area, located in the corner of Rynok Square and surrounded by lavish palm trees. This is the ultimate place to enjoy a lunch or early dinner, busking in the sun and enjoying the views across the most beautiful square in Ukraine. Address: 45, Rynok Square, Lviv.
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Korky and Kryhty (Crumbs and Corks in Ukrainian) is the newest addition to the Lviv wining and dining scene in our list. This is a wine bar as well as a bakery. Here guests can enjoy a glass of wine, a freshly baked Italian pizza, great selection of locally made cheeses to compliment your wine. Thursdays are the oyster days at Korky and Kryhty. Fines de Claires are served with a signature gourmet sauces. Address: 27, L. Ukrainka street, Lviv.
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