New Bars in Kyiv: July 2018 Review

New Bars in Kyiv: July 2018 Review

Summer in Kyiv has its own charming flavor, consisting of bright experiences and new tastes. So where can we feel the taste of summer? Apart from riverside beaches and vibrant parties, it hides in cozy bars where we can spend a relaxing evening with delicious cocktails and good conversation. Newly-born bars of Ukrainian capital welcome you for a drink in July 2018.


In May 2018, Rooster bar, located in the similarly named restaurant that serves exceptionally delicious chicken grill, welcomed its first visitors. The interior of the bar is notable for such unusual details as a figure of rooster holding vintage cocktail shaker (by the way, you can see this shaker on the bar counter) and unique bar table. Guests can seat at any side of this table as well as take part in process of preparing their favorite cocktails. The new cozy bar delights with wide assortment of alcohol and cocktails – both classic and signature ones.
Address: 68, Velyka Vasylkivska street
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The second GUSTOÚ hookah bar, which holds twice the number of guests comparing with the first one, has recently opened on the left bank of Kyiv. The interior design keeps to lounge style: soft sofas and pillows, smooth light and shimmering torches, unusual décor elements like mini hookahs. The two halls of the bar have comfortable tables and contact bar counter. The cocktails menu offers many worthy options, for example, gin-based Gin Garden and Gray Gin Sour or Gustfaller with rum, cream and cinnamon liquor. As for food, you can order soups, salads, fish and meat dishes, burgers and desserts. If you love hookah, you will be impressed by wide choice of classic and premium tobaccos and different bowls such as coconut, cactus, pineapple and other. Pleasant bonus: here visitors can play interesting board games for free.
Address: 8, Pavla Tychyny street
This is Pivbar in Troeschina district
If you enjoy tasting unusual beers from different countries and wish to learn more about beer culture, This is Pivbar network of pubs is the right choice for you. These places always delight guests with the widest choice of good beer, delicious snacks from different corners of the world and high quality of service. The owners of the network support the idea of decentralizing good bars in Ukrainian capital, so the new This is Pivbar spot opened its doors in Troeschina district on the left bank of Kyiv. Here you will find more than 50 kinds of beer, jerked beef, homemade toasts, fish & chips, soups, burgers and delicious platters for big companies.
Address: 9А/22, Liskovska street
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Check-In Kyiv

New Check-In Kyiv bar by famous Kyiv restauranteur Dima Borisov has been recently launched on the first floor of Chicken Kyiv restaurant. This spot is called “secret bar” because visitors can get inside only if they check in some of the social media. Currently the menu offers only cocktails, yet they are worth special attention. Here you can try classic drinks as well as signature cocktails, some of which are dedicated to the history of Kyiv. For example, Khreschatyk cocktail includes chestnut cream and balsamic flower honey; Chicken cocktail has lavender marmalade; 1991 cocktail consists of linden and fennel syrups; Olimpiyskiy cocktail impresses with molecular foam made of rose petals and vanilla; Gorodetskiy cocktail is made with mescal and orange flower essence.
Address: 15/4, Khreschatyk street

Bursa is a complex uniting Bursa Hotel, Bursa Gallery art space, White Noise café and freshly opened 1818 bar on the roof. The complex is located in the historical building constructed in 1818, which explains the bar`s name. The menu of 1818 bar offers cocktails, wines and champagne, homemade lemonades along with croissants and other appetizing snacks. Sitting on the summer terrace on the fifth floor, guests can observe beautiful panorama of Podil, sipping a glass of good wine.
Address: 11, Kostyantynivska street
Frank Wines

Frank Wines is the first wine bar & showroom in Kyiv, where the main focus is made on natural wines that have no additional chemicals in their composition and therefore cannot be considered as a mass market product. The bar is located in a former office room with a large degustation table made of natural wood in the center. Here you can also see shelves and showcases with wine bottles. Currently Frank Wines offers seven wines from different regions of Italy. The next series of wine will come from another country.
Address: 4, Ivana Franka street

The fourth CHARTE bar by Artwinery, the Ukrainian company producing classic sparkling wines, was recently opened in Gulliver shopping mall. You can find other three champagne bars of this network in Ocean Plaza and Lavina malls and in TSUM. In CHARTE bar sparkling wine is served “by the glass” without restaurant margin. Apart from sparkling wines, the bar offers wines from Burgundy and Bordeaux, French cognac, different cocktails and light snacks.
Address: 1a, Sportyvna square
Summer surely becomes more exciting if you visit new bars in Kyiv. Cheers!
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