Would you like to dive into mysterious ambience of the XIX century while enjoying delicious dishes and drinks? Now you have a chance to do it right in the historical heart of Kyiv. Recently opened Tartoria café gallery on the famous Andriivsky Descent invites everyone to go for a trip back in time, to try culinary masterpieces and even to buy some beautiful artworks.
Interior design of Tratoria café instantly impresses its visitors with sophisticated antique furniture and numerous lovely paintings on the walls. Besides that, guests may see many authentic elements keeping to the XIX century style such as elegant lamps, old books, antique cash-register machine, gramophone, pink velvet sofa and even a beautiful old fireplace with candles inside. All these beautiful old things (including furniture), provided to the café by “Epoch” antique salon, are on sale, so guests are welcome to take a part of history to their homes. Apart from enjoying unusual interior, visitors of Tratoria café are offered another great delight: observing atmospheric Andriivsky Descent and impressive St. Andrew`s Church through the windows.
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The menu of Tratoria consists of European cuisine dishes. Here guests are offered everything: appetizers, salads, breakfasts, main courses and desserts. As for appetizers, salted salmon with cream cheese, hummus or chopped herring will be a good choice. Talking about main courses, it is recommended to taste Tuscany rabbit with olives and tomatoes, duck with creamy polenta and pork medallions with mushrooms. Soup menu offers borsch with beans, quail soup with noodles and egg, mushroom cream soup. Among salads, you will not regret ordering vinaigrette with mushrooms and shrimp salad. And the following dishes are great options for breakfast: syrniks with cream and jam as well as granola with yoghurt or omelette with truffle paste will bring you energy for the whole day. By the way, breakfasts in Tratoria café are served at any time during opening hours. The list of desserts includes such worthy options as “Pavlova” dessert with mascarpone and fruits, cherry pie and many other. Currently, Tartoria café gallery is working in test mode. On working days from 12 PM till 5 PM everyone is welcome to try all dishes of the menu with 30% discount.
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As for drinks, the menu provides good choice of strong drinks, delicious wines and liquors, plenty of cocktails, apple and cranberry cider, craft beer. The craft beers in Tratoria, produced in a small private brewery, are worth special attention. Here guests can enjoy many different flavors: from chocolate-coffee taste of dark beer to refreshing citrus taste of wheat beer. There are also classic options such as ale and lager.
Apart from appetizing meals, delicious drinks, great atmosphere and good location, Tartoria café gallery also delights its guests with various thematic events. For example, a workshop on painting was held here recently, and there are surely more art events to come. Sports enthusiasts are welcome to Tartoria to watch exciting rugby games on weekends.
Tartoria café gallery on Podil in Kyiv is a great choice for any lover of antiques, art and delicacies.
Address: 38, Andriivsky Descent
Opening hours: 9 AM–23 PM
Photo source: Tartoria café gallery Facebook page. All photos belong to their rightful owners.