Kyiv’s central street is rich on the new openings: the already famous Bilyi Nalyv Cider House with a regular queue no matter the time, and now a new chill-out spot — Tayger Pizza Bar. The so-called loft pizzeria might be familiar to those who’ve visited the chain’s Shuliavska spot, but even for first-timers, Tayger got interesting things up its sleeve: special pizzas, cocktails, and a lounge zone overlooking Khreshchatyk.
Both Tayger spots in Kyiv share the same concept: a 24/7 place that works as a fine dining place and a chill-out zone at the same time. Luckily, the new location in the large historical building on Khreshchatyk Street allows that without disturbing anyone.
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The pizza bar overlooking Besarabka Market takes up three floors with the general capacity of 500 seats. The first and the second floor are dedicated solely to the restaurant, where guests can watch their pizzas being prepared in the open kitchen. Coffee-point with smaller tables for two is available here as well, catering the needs of business lunches convenient in the city center. The third floor is a spacious lounge zone with a bar and a karaoke hall. Besides, a vast stage is set up to host live performances of the famous city bands.
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As the name suggests, pizza is a key thing on the menu here. The classic options like Margherita, Pepperoni, and Quattro Formaggio are traditionally on the list. However, the true quirk of the place is specialty pizzas — for instance, Formaggio Frutta with mozzarella and blue cheese, prosciutto figs, and honey. Those who usually go for something spicy might want to check out Fajitas: with mozzarella, Halloumi cheese, roast beef, chilly pepper, and onions.
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Besides, there’s an option suitable for those who keep to the diet — a meat-free Vegan pizza. Options containing potential allergens like nuts, onions, garlic etc. are marked on the menu with a sticker.
Other picks on the menu belong to the Italian (lasagna, carbonara), Pan-Asian (Tom yum soup, spicy chicken curry) cuisine and international snacks most suitable to beer like chicken wings, cheese strips, and grilled sausages. Tayger offers breakfast and lunch sets for those who want to keep it simple and save their time.
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The drinks at this pizza bar are mostly specials: for instance, there are tips to try Tayeger cocktail with liquor, black currant, lemon juice and tonic perfect for large companies. Tayger pizza bar also has classical summer Sangria, party shots and their own beer — Tayger light and dark.
Address: 50, Khreschatyk Street
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