SIL` National Restaurant Award Announced 2018 Finalists

SIL award copper frying pan

SIL` is a national Ukrainian restaurant award annually granted to the best restaurants, cafes and bars of the country. Recently, the award organizers have announced the list of restaurants that will try to win the award in one of 16 nominations.

SIL` award, founded in 2013 by HOTELIERO hoteliers and restauranteurs club, is nowadays the most important event of the year for professional restaurant community of Ukraine. The prizes are given to the restaurants that are nominated for participation in the award on their own initiative, then are chosen by the Experts and undergo check of the professional award Jury. The winners receive symbolical copper frying pan that is the quality label of Ukrainian restaurants.
The main purpose of SIL` is to define and to award the best restaurants of Ukraine, to consolidate members of the branch by the idea of further development and increase of services quality, and to help customers learn about the top restaurants and cafes of Ukraine.
people on stage receiving awardThe formation of finalists list was done in three separate stages:
І stage: top 3 in each nomination that received the most votes of the award Experts;
ІІ stage: 3 restaurants in each nomination from the list of the Experts that received the most votes from the members of Jury;
ІІІ stage: top 2 of each nomination from the list of restaurants chosen by the Jury.
The number of restaurants in each nomination may vary if some restaurants of the leaders top list receive the same number of votes.
This year, 3 new nominations were included into SIL` award list: “The best pub”, “The best bakery” and “The best street food”. Therefore, in 2018, 147 restaurants from 14 Ukrainian cities will compete in 16 SIL` nominations:
The best coffee shop
The best meat restaurant
The best fish restaurant
The best Ukrainian cuisine restaurant
The best national cuisine restaurant
The best confectionary
The restaurant with the best wine menu
The best beer restaurant
Discovery of the year
The best bar
The best city café
The best hotel restaurant
The best out-of-town restaurant
The best pub
The best bakery
The best street-food
many people on stage attending award ceremonyThe next stage of the award is checking the finalists by the Jury, which, by the way, includes some new members this year. The Jury members will personally visit each restaurant until October 31, 2018, evaluating them by four criteria: “Cuisine”, “Service”, “Atmosphere” and “Specialization”. The winners of SIL` award will be chosen in each nomination by the Jury`s votes. Their names will be publically announced in the course of the VI high-profile award ceremony that will take place on December 2, 2018, in “Parkovy” congress and exhibition complex.
The whole list of award participants:
The best coffee shop
Svit Kavy , Lviv (6, Kafedralna square)
ONE LOVE espresso bar, Kyiv
Try Bobra, Dnipro
Tishina. Espresso Bar, Odesa
Blur coffee, Kyiv
Foundation Coffee Roasters, Odesa
Atelier. Design & Coffee, Odesa
Black by Nuare, Kyiv
“LONDON” Coffee House, Kyiv
some like it hot, Kharkiv
The best meat restaurant
Argentina GRILL, Kharkiv
“Pid Arsenalom” Rib House, Lviv
Grill Brothers, Odesa
The First Grill Restaurant of Meat and Justice, Lviv
Sam’s Steak House, Kyiv
SlowPiggy, Odesa
V Rebro, Kyiv
Rokka, Odesa
The best fish restaurant
Rybny Bazar, Kyiv
Bar Mushly, Lviv
Odessa, Kyiv
Catch Seafood Restaurant, Kyiv
Jardin, Odesa
Alaska, Kyiv
The best Ukrainian cuisine restaurant
Kanapa, Kyiv
Ostannya Barykada, Kyiv
Barvy, Kyiv
Pervak, Kyiv
Khutorok na Dnipri, Kyiv
SHO, Kyiv
Bachevskykh Restaurant, Lviv
Spigelya Restaurant, Khmelnytsky
The best national cuisine restaurant
Shoty, Kyiv
BAO Modern Chinese Cuisine, Kyiv
Kitaysky Privet, Kyiv
Fratelli, Odesa
Tante Sophie, Lviv
Tin Tin, Kyiv
Chang, Kyiv
17.804 Indonesian Social Kitchen, Kyiv
Fujiwara Yoshi, Kyiv
The best confectionary
HONEY, Kyiv (20, Yaroslaviv Val street)
MakeMyCake, Odesa
Milk Bar, Kyiv
The Cake, Kyiv
Bassano Dolceteka, Kyiv
Delikacia, Ivano-Frankivsk
Yablonska Patisserie, Odesa
Masha Cake, Kyiv
Caramel, Kyiv
Folks, Uzhgorod
The restaurant with the best wine menu
Vino e Cucina, Kyiv
Vinsanto Wine Bar, Kyiv
Bottega Wine & Tapas, Kyiv
Frebule, Odesa
Bassano Ristorante, Kyiv
Win Bar, Kyiv
Osteria Pantagruel, Kyiv
Vinoteca Praha Wok & Wine, Lviv
DE VINE, Strelki village, Lviv oblast`
Bernardazzi, Odesa
The best beer restaurant
Pravda. Beer Theatre, Lviv
Pyvna Duma, Kyiv (31g, Dragomanova street)
PROBKA: resto&music hall, Kharkiv
Solomenska Brovarnya, Kyiv (2b, Solom`yanska square)
Cosmopolite, Kyiv
Kumpel`, Lviv
Syndicate Beer&Grill, Kyiv
Gagarin ta Bokorash, Kvasy village, Zakarpattya oblast`
To Dublin, Kyiv
Discovery of the year
Mimosa Brooklyn Pizza, Kyiv
MUST, Kyiv
ZUZU brasserie, Kharkiv
Normal Kyiv, Kyiv
It’s Not The Louvr gallery bar, Kyiv
Prosciutteria Wine and Deli, Kyiv
Nad Tsukerneyu Restaurant, Lviv
Gelarty, Kyiv
Mama Lama daily casual, Kharkiv
The best bar
Loggerhead, Kyiv
The Fitz, Odesa
BarmenDyktat, Kyiv
Hendrick’s Bar, Kyiv
Parovoz Speak Easy, Kyiv
Zelda, Odesa
Bezdelniki, Kyiv
The best city café
City cafe 16/54, Kharkiv
Urban Space 100, Ivano-Frankivsk
Very Well Cafe, Kyiv (15/4, Khreshatyk street)
Moloko Bar, Odesa
Zhizn Zamechatelnykh Ludey, Kyiv
Smørrebrød, Kyiv
Dizyngoff, Odesa
Harms, Kyiv
Tsukor, Lviv
The best hotel restaurant
R1 Restaurant (M1 Club Hotel), Odesa
The Terrace (Premier Palace Hotel Kharkiv), Kharkiv
Park Kitchen Restaurant (Hilton Kyiv), Kyiv
Atmosfera (Premier Palace Hotel Kyiv), Kyiv
VOGUE cafe Kiev (Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv), Kyiv
Grill Asia (Hyatt Regency Kiev), Kyiv
Abazhur (Hotel 19), Kharkiv
Amsterdam Hotel&Restaurant, Odesa
Café de Paris (Hotel de Paris Odessa MGallery by Sofitel), Odesa
The best out-of-town restaurant
Nasha Dacha, Kharkiv
Toscana Grill, Bucha town, Kyiv oblast`
Fabius, Kyiv
Monica Bellucci, Zaporizhia
TERRACE, Strelky village, Lviv oblast`.
Zafferano, Vyshenky village, Kyiv oblast`
Golodny Mykola, Lviv
SunRay, Pidgorodne town, Dnipro oblast`
The best pub
THIS IS PIVBAR, Kyiv (4/2, Trostyanetska street)
Kedy Iskusstvoveda, Dnipro
Lisopylka, Kyiv
Varvar, Kyiv
Try Nogy, Dnipro
Punkraft, Kyiv
Tsypa Craft Pub, Kharkiv
Black Door Pub, Kharkiv
U Khromogo Pola, Kyiv
Staromak, Kyiv
Litpub Krapka Koma, Kyiv
The best bakery
Volkonsky, Kyiv (30v, Lesi Ukrainky avenue)
Zhiviy Khlib, Lviv
Paul, Kyiv
Boulangerie Artisan, Kyiv (21/20, Yaroslaviv Val street)
Baguette, Lviv
Bakehouse, Kyiv
Holy Bun, Dnipro
Nicole Bakery, Odesa
Frau Beber, Kyiv
BreadWay, Odesa
Marshe, Ivano-Frankivsk
The best street-food
Bistro Bistro, Kyiv
Furgoneta, Kyiv (51/9, Antonovycha street)
Vietnamsky Privet, Kyiv
Bily Naliv, Kyiv
Pho.Kiev, Kyiv
Kipish. Street Kosher Food, Kyiv
Doggeriz, Kyiv
Maysternya Ponchykiv, Zaporizhia 

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