Hrushevsky Cinema Jazz
Hrushevsky Cinema Jazz restaurant in Lviv often describes itself as the city’s only restaurant of improvisations, both musical and gastronomical. The restaurant offers European and local cuisine and a diverse program of artistic events. Movies on the big screen, art exhibitions, live concerts, parties, book reading – it’s not the full list of events awaiting the visitors. Every evening guests have a chance to enjoy light live jazz to make the night in Hrushevsky a very pleasant affair.
Address: 28, Shevchenka Avenue
Lviv Coffee Manufacture
Lviv Coffee Manufacture is located on the corner building of Rynok Square and Rus’ka street. This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Lviv, which turns drinking and buying coffee into a whole performance. The name of the coffee shop in Ukrainian means 'coffee mine' and it aims at making naive tourists believe that coffee is actually mined at the dungeons beneath the coffee shop. Despite all the touristy buffoonery, this place sells a decent selection of coffees and offers really stylish gift wrappings. Not many Lviv visitors know that this is also one of the best music venue of Lviv downtown. The furthest part of Lviv Coffee Manufacture, which is actually an inner courtyard of the ancient stone villa, has a glass roof and homely interior. This music space often houses live gigs of interesting musicians and bands.
Address: 10, Rynok Square
Pravda. Beer Theater
Pravda. Beer Theater is a creation of the local hospitality chain known for creative concept places like Masoch cafe, Kryiivka and others. The cafe occupies the corner building on Rynok Square, which used to be an upscale department store with over 200 years of history. Visitors often advice to skip the food and instead check the place's concert schedule on-line to enjoy an evening of good music and an impressive selection of craft beer brands on offer.
Address: Torhovyy Dim Tsipperiv, Rynok Square
Libraria Speakeasy Bar
Libraria located at the Armenian Courtyard offers high-style interior with an old-school bookish charm. While this venue isn't super serious about its bookish background, it is a place where any bibliophile would definitely feel at home. Check Libraria schedule for live jazz bands - they hold jazz jam sessions and concerts 3-4 times a week. There is no table reservation available at Libraria: “first to come is first to be served” is the motto of this place. That's why it's always a good idea to come a bit earlier before the concert. You can always enjoy a drink or two and a casual conversation with a fellow visitor.
Address: 14, Lesi Ukrainky Street
Music Lab in Lviv is a well-established and very popular among local hipster crowd. The venue offers the genuine atmosphere of a common European music bar. The place has a no-fuss service, well-mixed drinks, delicious American style food and works around the clock. Music Lab hosts various live music gig twice or three times a week with a DJ playing groovy tracks the rest of the nights.
Address: 27, Brativ Rohatyntsiv Street
If you’re someone who prefers to enjoy bands in a cozier setting over some food and beverage, we hope our list of bars and restaurants with live entertainment in Lviv will come in handy.
Photo sources: shutterstock.com, unsplash.com, Facebook and websites of businesses mentioned above. All images belong to their rightful authors.