Restaurants

Recently renamed Dnipro (formerly Dnipropetrovsk) is one of the biggest and most spectacular cities in Ukraine. Located on the picturesque Dnipro River, this Ukrainian city has elegant XIX century buildings, wide boulevards and scenic river vistas. Its dining scene is also dynamically growing offering interesting new restaurants, bars and cafes opening every season. «Destinations» rounds up the best bars and restaurants in Dnipro.

Oliva was Kyiv’s popular chain of restaurants offering affordable Italian cuisine and authentic atmosphere. However, recently Oliva has changed its name to Fayna Familiya and undergone a major re-branding.

On March 15th, 2017 Kyiv hosted The Battle of the Bars, one of the biggest bar and mixology themed event of the year. The event aimed at awarding the best bars, barmen and mixologists of Ukraine.

In terms of gastronomic culture Kiev is a multinational city, like any other megapolis in the world. You can find Chinese, Indian, Italian, Pan-Asian, European and many other cuisines and, of course, traditional bars over here. If you are fond of Irish beer you should visit one of the Irish pubs in Kiev.

These days Kharkiv can boast a vibrant hipster culture, rich art and musical scene. This is one of the biggest Eastern Ukrainian cities, which has rich history and cultural heritage. It used to be the center of Ukrainian cultural life and home of prominent Ukrainian science and engineering schools. Sadly, Kharkiv has suffered heavily during WW 2, so it has fairly little to show architecturally-wise. In our days it is a city of soviet monumentalism and rejuvenating Ukrainian traditions.

It seems like first three months of 2017 brought more new restaurants, pubs, cafes and bars to Kyiv than the whole previous year. The dining scene is simply booming. Let us visit the most popular Kyiv new restaurants and bars in this March.

This new restaurant is an addition to Dima Borisov’s gastro-family. Bessarabia is located on Bessarabkska square and it focuses on cuisine of Bessarabia region. Be sure to go there to treat yourself with the freshest seafood, delicious meat and fish main courses, amazing cocktails and delicate desserts with a cup of flavored coffee.

Lviv is home to a wide array of live music venues, from hipster coffee shops with tiny stages, to spacious restaurants that offer a plant of space for bands and their music.  If you are a fan of good food and you are looking for a fun way to spend your evening, why not go out for a dinner with live music? There are several fine places in Lviv that offer evening shows and live performances. «Destinations» rounds up the list of the most popular ones.

With local gastro scene booming, Kyiv city dwellers became hard to impress with any new restaurant or bar popping up in the capital of Ukraine these days. To solve this conundrum, the owner of newly opened Dusha («Soul» in Ukrainian) Cocktail Espresso came up with an interesting idea of merging several popular dining and bar concepts to offer an interesting and fresh solution for enjoying food, drinks and unique atmosphere in one place.

Oriental, eccentric and a spiced-up bust of flavors, the draw of Chinese/Thai cuisine is getting stronger each year in the capital of Ukraine, so where are those promising plates? In case you are looking for something like authentic Asian fast-food dishes or Pan-Asian fine dining, head to Zolotoustivska street in Kyiv, which became a destination for Thai/Asian food enthusiasts.

Odesa’s top romantic restaurants are the ideal venues for when you want to spend a loved-up night in style. These fine-dining eateries feature impressive culinary delights by the city’s finest chefs, imported wines and champagnes, romantic décor, candlelit ambience, as well as stunning views of Odesa. These restaurants are great for a luxurious first date, wedding anniversaries, and an unforgettable Valentine’s Day celebration with your long-term loved one.

Bike and healthy foods enthusiasts alert! B2 Bike and Bakery is a brand new, multi-purpose concept space in Kyiv offering its visitors to enjoy healthy dining experience, use the in-house bike repair shop or bike rental and, of course, try their signature vegan baked goods.

Chashka Espresso bar is located in the heart of Kyiv on Bessarabs’ka Square. This cafe offers an unusual selection of coffee and coffee-based drinks, American style desserts and a no-fuss and friendly service.

Japan is one of the most romantic and mysterious countries in the world. IKIGAI Restaurant in Kyiv invites couples to celebrate St. Valentine's Day within one month.

Lviv Chocolate Factory (locally known as «Lvivska Maysternya Shokolady» or Lviv handmade chocolate shop) is a brainchild of iFest holding that is also behind Lviv’s most famous gastro-destinations such as Kryyivka (WW2-themed Ukrainian Patriotic Restaurant), Lviv Coffee Mines (Lvivska Kopal’nya Kavy) and House of Legends (Dim Legend). 

Casa Nori is another welcome addition to Italian cuisine restaurants in Kyiv. However, this is the only place in the capital of Ukraine to savor authentic northern Italian or Veneto cuisine with dishes cooked by 200-year family recipes by chef Andrea Nori.

Comme Il Faut restaurant located on the first floor of the InterContinental Kyiv hotel, invites everyone to weekend French late breakfasts.

Lviv food-and-drink scene is booming and brings new trendy places to drink and dine every season. 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. «Destinations» narrowed some of the best places to eat and drink in Lviv in February 2017.

Kyiv, being the capital of the country, offers many restaurants to enjoy authentic Ukrainian cuisine. BARVY is the new addition to the local restaurant scene, which introduces the modern Ukrainian cuisine based on traditional recipes of various regions and ethnic groups of Ukraine.

Whether you fancy a fishy bite or like to savor your seafood, Ibsen Scandinavian restaurant is a place to visit in Kyiv. Recently named as the best fish restaurant by SALT National Restaurant Awards, Ibsen is a restaurant that will awe its visitors with delicious and unusual Scandinavian cuisine.

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