There are a lot of wonderful bakeries in Kyiv. We’ve narrowed down our favorite spots so you know where to go when you’re craving a pastry, cookie, brownie, cake or simply delicious freshly baked loaf of bread.
The aroma of freshly baked bread will have you craving for a piece of pastry from the second you set foot in this posh café/bakery. Here customers can count on friendly service, a soothing atmosphere and an impressive selection of pastries, breads, sandwiches, chocolates and other goodies.
Volkonsky has over 15 spots all over Kyiv; you can find addresses here.
Boulangerie bakery is a perfect spot buy fresh, warm bread and have a breakfast with coffee and croissant. The French love bread just as much as Ukrainians do, and that’s why the owners of Artisan Boulangerie decided to bring the best French baking traditions to Ukraine. Artisan Boulangerie’s bakers are serving clean food without artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or colors from artificial sources.
Address: 20/21, Yaroslaviv Val, Kyiv; 7-10A, Liuteranska street, Kyiv.
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Restaurant-bakery Paul - one of the French bakeries chain represented in 31 countries worldwide - has come to Kyiv. This is a restaurant with family traditions, authentic French cuisine and its own pastries. Assortment of bakery is great. Today there are more than 140 kinds of bread, traditional French croissants, Tartu, various biscuits, sandwiches, macaroon and a plurality of confectionery.
Address: 26, Yaroslaviv Val, Kyiv.
Tartine is a multi-concept dining spot in Kyiv downtown. Tartine takes the quality of the bread very seriously. Here you can choose from various sorts of freshly baked breads and be sure of their quality, as bakers don’t use any artificial products in the process of making bread and pastry.
At Tartine, bread and pastries are being baked every day, only using the best products and organic ingredients for signature sandwiches, salads, soups and homemade dressings. Many products come from local mini-farms and artisan food brands.
Address: 30/18 Yaroslaviv Val, Kyiv.
La Fabrique French Bakery has got an appetizing array of pastries, cakes, pickles and pierogi on display, but your best bet here is to stick with the breads. It also serves some of the best baguettes in Kyiv, boasting crispy crusts and light, airy crumb. Baguettes aside, La Fabrique also has a solid selection of ryes and other artisan breads, and though prices here are a little high, the baked goods' quality is about what you'd expect in return.
Address: 19, Bulvarno-Kudryavska, Kyiv.
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