A cozy restaurant, a tasty dinner and a glass of good wine… This combination is surely one of the greatest pleasures of life. In summertime, it is also possible to enjoy delicious food and drinks on comfortable open-air terraces. Destinations rounds up the best summer terraces in Kyiv, where guests can order tasty meals and enjoy fresh air and beautiful city views at the same time.
Vero Vero is a cozy Italian restaurant in Podil part of the city. In warm season, guests are welcome to a large summer terrace with a fountain, located right opposite to Illyinska church in a beautiful green square. This is the first place in Kyiv, where famous Florentine steaks were served. Vero Vero menu includes perfectly cooked pasta and risotto, a wide range of pizzas, mozzarella-bar, diverse bruschetta and antipasti, in-house made ice cream and the best Italian desserts. Astonishing wines from Chianti-bar is another attraction of this restaurant. Starting from 19:00, visitors can enjoy calm live music played by a professional pianist. Vero Vero also invites to cinema evenings with the best Italian movies.
Address: 18, Illyinska street
Praga restaurant is a real gift for nature lovers. It is located in picturesque park area near a forest and a beautiful lake with black and white domestic swans. The restaurant hall is situated inside a carefully renovated old mansion with white piazzas, large windows and iron-coated balcony. Praga summer terrace on water delights guests with relaxing atmosphere, beautiful green plants and calm sound of lake waves. The restaurant menu offers diverse tasty dishes of Mediterranean and European cuisine, a great choice of perfect wines and other drinks for any taste. Praga restaurant also has a special playground for kids. At evenings visitors can enjoy impressive live music.
Address: 1, Glushkova avenue
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Kuvshin (Jar) is a Caucasian restaurant, located in a shady park in the very heart of the city. In warm season, Kuvshin delights its visitors with two comfortable summer terraces near an old fountain and spreading trees. The first terrace is mostly appreciated by romantic couples, while the second one is better for holding different events such as weddings and corporate parties. Kuvshin menu can boast a plenty of authentic Caucasian dishes: khinkali with pork and lamb, pkhali, khachapuri, dolma, lobio and other tasty meals cooked by Tristan Arabuli and Gurgen Sarafyan, two native Caucasian chefs. The wine list offers the largest in Kyiv collection of great Georgian wines. Kuvshin sommelier often organizes wine festivals to help visitors discover the rich wine culture of Georgia.
Address: 10, Fedorova street
Montecchi Capuleti Italian restaurant is located in a cozy hidden place right near the business center of the city. Its summer terrace is a real little oasis, immersed in greenery. The main idea of the location is to unite trattoria with high cuisine restaurant, reflecting Montecchi and Capuleti families union. The restaurant chef put simple trattoria dishes and sophisticated specialties in one menu. Here guests can try meals with yellow fin tune and octopus as well as simple and tasty pasta, pizza and ravioli. The kitchen is open, so everyone interested can watch cooking process. The restaurant has its own shop, where guests can buy pasta fresca, Ligurian and smoke cured olives, marmalade, bakery and other tasty things. The restaurant menu includes a special Montecchi Capuleti pizza with seafood, anchovies, capers and pesto, which embodies reconciliation of warring families. There is also a good wine list. Sommelier special recommendation is Agliaco wine from Basilicata Italian region and Barbera d’Asti light summer red wine.
Address: 36v, Konovaltsa street
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Black Market restaurant is a modern authorial cuisine restaurant in the center of Kyiv. It has a beautiful summer terrace full of light and green plants. The terrace is hidden from the noisy street, so it is a perfect place for relaxation. Black Market restaurant menu includes diverse meat, fish and seafood dishes, cooked using uncommon combinations of ingredients and new technologies. Guests should surely try venison grill with potato and truffle puree and duck leg with caramel apples and berry sauce. Cocktail menu includes classical and modern cocktails, sours and even special morning cocktails. Wine list provides a wide range of great wines from many countries. At the evenings, guests are welcome to enjoy jazz and lounge music.
Address: 2, Mechnikova street
Have a great time on the best summer terraces in Kyiv.
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