Kyiv’s dining scene is constantly evolving. Ukraine’s capital dwellers are a fast-moving bunch fixated on what's new and is happening around them. As much as guests and locals love long-time places and neighborhood standbys they also want to know the hottest and the best new restaurants Kyiv has to offer.
Like a Local’s Wine Bar
First «Like a Local’s» wine bar was opened in Kyiv downtown in December 2016 and instantly became a popular place among those who enjoy spending an evening with a glass of fine wine and listening to good music. In November 2017 the owners of the place opened their second «Like a Local’s» wine bar on Lva Tolstoho street. This place offers same great selection of the best Ukrainian wines and gourmet snacks to pair them with.
The place aims at promoting high quality Ukrainian wines introducing them to the wide range of eager customers. Here guests can sample wines from the following Ukrainian wineries: Inkerman, Vyna Guliyevyh, Trubetskoy Winery, Colonist, Grande Vallee, SHABO, Kotnar, Chizay, Bolgrad, Koblevo, French Boulevard, Artemivsk Winery and Swans Land. Wines are sold by glass or by the bottle.
Address: 5, Lva Tolstoho street, Kyiv.
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Inspired by iconic Vietnamese dining spot Cocolo Ramen in Berlin, Slurp is a cozy ramen place in the heart of Ukraine’s capital. The place was established by the co-owner of such popular Kyiv venues as Loggerhead and Tin Tin Restaurant Vladislav Maksimov. Here guests can enjoy great variety of noodles and soups cooked oriental style.
Address: 1, Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, Kyiv.
Located on the top floor of Kyiv TSUM, MUST is a multi-concept dining venue offering prime stakes and expertly mixed cocktails. The creators of MUST stand behind such popular Kyiv restaurants as The Bar, The Burger and The Cake. This place is an ultimate destination for an elegant night out in the heart of Ukraine’s capital.
Address: 38, Khreshchatyk street, kV (7th floor,TSUM).
Kyiv king of hot dogs Ian Monastyrskyy opened another hot dog place on Velyka Vasylkivska street. Bistro Bistro delights local foodies with a wide choice of exceptionally yummy hot dogs. There are four main types of hot dogs here: Latio with carbonara sauce, Bavaria with Bavarian sausage and mustard, Giovanni with Dorblu and gorgonzola and classic New York hot dog. In addition to this, new types of hot dogs are included into the menu every season. Address: 36, Velyka Vasyl’kivska street, Kyiv
Mira Healthy Fast Food
«Mira» is a healthy fast food cafe recently opened on Yaroslaviv Val street in Kyiv. Here healthy food enthusiasts can have a quick bite as well as stock up on various dishes and snacks to enjoy in the office or at home.
The cafe prides itself for offering only the freshest and totally safe ingredients for all their dishes. “Mira” Cafe aims at providing simple, understandable and healthy food for all the diners regardless of their age.
Address: 20, Yaroslaviv Val , Kyiv. Another “Mira” Care if also located on 25, Vozdvyzhenska street, Kyiv.
Korin’ Bar (Root Bar)
This is the ultimate bar destination to taste the full array of local «Nalyvkas» and «Nastoyankas». These traditional strong drinks are very popular in Western Ukraine, which now begin to conquer the attention of Kyiv gourmands. They are believed to be stomach-settling miracles after a heavy meal because of the soothing properties of their herbal mixtures. They are touch sweet, intensely flavored, and often are served chilled and sipped slowly.
Address: 2, Bessarabska Square, Kyiv.
Make My Cake
Make My Cake, popular Odesa pastry shop, opens its second cafe in Kyiv. Make My Cake on Stanislavskoho street caters not only for those with sugar cravings but also offers a full array of breakfast and lunch food.
Address: 2/5 Stanislavskoho street, Kyiv.
Egersund Group is one of the largest fish companies in Norway, established in 1921. The company delivered fish to Ukraine in 1996 for the first time and since then the business had been growing. Egersund Seafood Market & Cafe in Skymall is the third location in Kyiv by Egersund Group. Here all the seafood enthusiasts can stock up on freshest fish and seafood as well as enjoy delicious dishes in the cafe.
Address: 2T, Shukhevych street, Kyiv (Skymall Food Court)