Lviv Handmade Chocolate
Famous confectionary lures in hundreds of tourists for a reason: prime Belgium chocolate, various flavors and healthy dessert options have long conquered hearts of locals and visitors of Lviv. Sweet tooth paradise located in downtown offers a separate kids’ room, filled with toys, coloring books and cozy bean bag chairs to relax in. Moreover, the confectionary offers workshops for children (as well as mixed options like kids and adults) where young trainees can learn the secrets of chocolate making and decoration. The price varies from UAH 200 to 300 and can be arranged at a chosen location.
Address: 3, Serbska Street; 5, Sichovykh Striltsiv Street; Viktoria Gardens Mall, King Cross Leopolis mall
Love & Lviv Family Restaurant
Placed away from the general city hubbub and tourist crowds, Love & Lviv restaurant was founded as a quiet getaway spot for local families. The restaurant is located near the large bushy Stryiskyi Park, perfect for a long stroll after dinner. Minimalistic Scandinavian interior and a separate kids’ room create the right vibe for a relaxing meal. Moreover, there’s a special children’s menu, filled with healthy dishes like steamed cutlets and vegetable soup. Sure enough, tasty specials like spaghetti, Ukrainian syrnyky and apple crêpes are available here as well. The restaurant is equipped with a ramp for strollers.
Address: 66, Stryiska Street
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The worldwide chain of restaurants is known among Lviv and Kyiv locals as one of the best places to taste Italian cuisine. Both kids and pets are welcome here: while kids are entertained by animators, pets can rest and enjoy a bowl of water. A peculiarity of the place is an open kitchen, where visitors can watch their pasta, pizza, antipasti and salads being prepared by skillful chefs. Moreover, guests have an opportunity to create a custom version of their favorite dish, made according to their preferences. A separate menu for kids is also available in Vapiano.
Address: 12A, Akademika Hnatyuka Street
Certainly one of the most-visited child-friendly spots in Lviv, Hungry Mykola is a restaurant of traditional Galician cuisine. Kids are met with a large playground with a slide and swings placed in the yard. Nearby lies a seasonal mini-zoo to introduce the little ones to lovely animals. In foul weather, kids are entertained by animators inside the restaurant in a large children’s zone with cozy furniture, toys and coloring books. Finally, a specially crafted menu will allow kids to enjoy traditional Galician cuisine with health benefits.
Address: 352, Stryiska Street
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Cat Cafe Lviv
The Lviv café for adults and kids, who love pets, is located not far from the Saint Yura Cathedral. Visitors are met with loud mews from about fifteen furry friends that live here. All cats are regularly checked at vets and cared for by the café staff. According to the rules, kids under 12 aren’t allowed to lift cats or take pictures with flash. Admission is free, all you need is to order meals or drinks from the menu and enjoy the purring company.
Address: 47A, Stepana Bandery Street
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An Italian restaurant with a tranquil atmosphere is located right in the heart of the city on Rynok Square. Luxurious interior with antique brickwork, chandeliers and open-air summer terrace that offers a panoramic view of Lviv downtown is what often lures in first-comers. The menu is filled with classics of Italian cuisine and has a large assortment of wines from all regions of the world. There’s a separate section for kids who want to enjoy pasta and pizza just like their parents. Besides, there’s a large entertainment zone with toys and animators to take care of children while adults are dining.
Address: 20, Ostapa Nyzhankivs'koho Street
The kid-friendly Italian restaurant is located in the Forum Lviv mall, which makes it a convenient place to dine after a shopping spree or groceries. Like any trattoria, Tartufo has a large selection of pizza, pasta and wine to satisfy the connoisseurs. Pizza here is made in a handmade brick oven, ensuring the classical taste. Kids are often enchanted by chef’s work in the open kitchen or entertained in an entertainment zone. Spacious summer terrace overlooks the city center.
Address: 7B, Pid Dubom Street, Forum Lviv mall
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7 Child-friendly Dining Spots in Lviv
It might seem that Lviv is mostly adult-oriented as a large touristic city of Western Ukraine: the number of pubs and bars is growing almost monthly. However, there are still restaurants that don’t forget about the little visitors — they provide a respective range of meals and, of course, memorable entertainment.
Lviv Handmade Chocolate