Podil is not only the most beautiful and atmospheric historical district of Ukrainian capital, but also a paradise for any sweet tooth. If you are walking through the narrow streets of Podil and feel the urgent need for some delicious candies and chocolates, you should definitely visit these wonderful confectioneries.
When you step inside Picnic confectionary, you instantly feel charmed by deep colors and chamber atmosphere of the interior, and especially by living trees growing right inside the hall. The large showcase with various sweets is another highlight attracting guests` attention inside the café. Here you will find six types of bread, the most delicious cookies, croissants, sandwiches, quiche lorraine, cakes and numerous other appetizing sweet meals. The chef of Picnic is a native French, so you will experience all pleasures of sophisticated French confectionary recipes. Cookies are sold in nice small packs – you may buy them as a present for someone you love. Picnic unites confectionary and café, so here visitors can enjoy not only a perfect dessert, but also an excellent dinner.
Address: 15, Kyrylivska street
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The conceptual design of this place keeps to classic French confectionary presented in a modern way. Natural light materials are combined with transparent plastic, and the main wall sign with café name is made as a bright yellow streak of honey. Here you can taste 15 types of macarons (for example, chocolate or pineapple with coconut), delicious éclairs with vanilla, chocolate and pistachios, hand-made chocolate candies and many other wonders of culinary world. Each dessert of Honey confectionary is a French classic recipe in signature interpretation of the experienced chef. All dishes are cooked using ingredients of the highest quality.
Address: 19/21, Nyzhniy Val street
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Sweet Book is a unique place combining confectionary and library, located in the lobby bar of Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv. Here you can unite two pleasures at once: having a cup of good coffee with appetizing dessert and reading one of 500 library`s books. Interior design delights with spaciousness, light colors and interesting elements, while menu pleases you with several kinds of tarts, cheesecakes and real French macarons. Don`t miss a chance to eat a sweet burger, which looks like a regular burger, but has white chocolate with nuts instead of meat and salad inside. Hand-made chocolate sweets with mango, banana and even such unusual fillings as Dorblu cheese and bacon are another must try. The guests are also offered coffee, tea and some alcohol drinks.
Address: 1, Naberezhno-Khreschatytska street
Lviv Chocolate Factory
This Lviv Chocolate Factory is located in the very heart of Ukrainian capital on charming Andryyivsky Descent. Cozy interior of café keeps to warm brown colors. Many décor elements such as old utensils, paintings and candles please visitors` eyes and create special atmosphere. Here you can try exclusive chocolate cooked by Lviv professionals using old secret recipes. The menu offers over 30 types of sweets with nuts, caramel, dry fruits and other delicious things. It is highly recommended to taste branded cookies, bakery and pie with chocolate and cheese. The drinks menu offers signature chocolate and coffee drinks, milk shakes and tea. Those who are interested can buy Lviv coffee and gifts for their loved ones.
Address: 2b, Andryyivsky Descent
Caramel in elegant Vozdvyzhenka district unites confectionary, restaurant and bakery, so here everyone can find exactly what he/she needs. Each detail of the interior design of the café keeps to light natural style. In Caramel, visitors may enjoy hand-made sweets, fresh bread, candy bar, cookies and éclairs with such appetizing fillings as vanilla, lemon and pistachios. Lovers of desserts should also pay attention to amazing tarts with apple and hazel nuts. Ordering “Zakher” cake is also a great option – this culinary masterpiece made of chocolate, marchpane, apricot and delicious cream will definitely steal your heart. Experienced confectioners of Caramel also offer exclusive tasty cakes for your private celebration.
Address: 5-7, Vozdvyzhenska street
Feel sweet moments of your life at the best confectioneries in Podil district of Kyiv.
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