Kiev has some grocery stores and markets to offer for its most demanding and sophisticated guests who prefer gourmet cooking and dining at home. Check out the places that can satisfy even the most extravagant tastes.
Good Wine and Food
Photo: Good Wine Official Facebook page
Good Wine and Food store distributes wines, fine alcohol and foods from all around the world directly from the producers. In such a way, the stores can offer their clients wide range of imported products of high quality for fair prices. Good Wine and Food imports the products from Italy, Spain, France, Holland, Greece and South Africa and work closely with the Ukrainian farms that focus on the production of organic and natural products. In each of the represented segments of goods, you can find organic products without preservatives, flavor enhancers, emulsifiers and so on.
Food and wine tastings are not a rarity in Kiev. To be distinctive and unique, along with such events, Good Food also works in another direction. The company constantly organizes Farmer’s Markets on the territory of their stores where the best Ukarinian farmers and producers of organic foods are invited to participate.
Address: 9 Mechnykova str., Kiev
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Photo: Le Silpo Official Facebook page
Le Silpo is an upgraded version of one the biggest supermarket chain in Ukraine. It is a bearable option for any taste and wallet. One can find here simple but qualitative products, organic goods, imported delicacies, expensive gourmet goods and a wide range of wines that represent different geographic regions – from Ukraine to California and New Zealand – and all price categories. What makes this store even more attractive is that Le Silpo suits almost every existing diet one may stick to. Many products for vegetarians and vegans can be found here. What is more, this is the one (and the best) of a few places in Kiev that can be called ‘paradise for coeliac’, selling gluten-free bread, sweets and beer.
Tasting events, high-level service, cheerful atmosphere (especially during the holidays) and in-store cafes and bistros will make your groceries-doing pleasant and delightful.
Address: 6 Basseyna str., Kiev
The fans of more traditional way of food ‘shopping’ must visit the Besarabsky Market, the most famous indoor market in the capital. It is located in the heart of Kiev near Khreshchatyk Street. All the locals know this market as a place where one can find the best fresh products in the country. Along with ‘basic market’ fruit and veggies kit you can also find here fine fresh and smoked meats, fish, caviar, various sorts of home-made farmer cheese, milk, sour cream and honey delivered directly from the place of origin.
While the vibrant color of fruits and vegetables offers visitors the best from the fertile Ukrainian fields, the eccentric and diverse selling techniques of vendors create a lively vibe with personality and original flavor. There is no better place than the Besarabsky Market to truly feel the magnificence of Kiev, to enjoy the sights, sounds, flavors and aromas of Ukraine that can be found nowhere else in the country and receive an unforgettable experience.
Address: 2 Besarabska Square, Kiev
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