Restaurants in Kyiv That Locals Love
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The Life of Wonderful People
Restaurant, European, Vegan, Vegetarian,
$$ Velyka Vasylkivska, 36
The Life of Wonderful People is a new place created by the team ofbreakfast and brunch spot Lovely Uncle, but it has already become extremely popular. The emphasis is on a friendly atmosphere and comfort food, though in a new interpretation. Its distinctive features are high ceilings, bookshelves, and an open kitchen. The restaurant is full of daylight. Through huge panoramic windows, guests can watch the busy street outside as they enjoy their meal.
Mimosa Brooklyn Pizza
Restaurant, European, Italian, $$
Basseynaya, 5
Simply the best pizza in Kyiv
Dogs & Tails
Bar, Restaurant, American, $
Shota Rustaveli, 19
Dogs & Tails combines a bar and a restaurant and successfully performs the role of one of the favourite places among locals. The succulent hot dogs and authentic salads found on the menu had their customers sold on day one. In addition, the venue holds a number of events, such as evening movies or TED-talk screenings, DJ sets or Sunday brunches. The members of the personnel are very kind, and you can easily strike up a conversation with them. Dogs & Tails is a place where you will never feel lonely, bored, or hungry.
The Burger
Diner, Restaurant, American, Fast Food, $$
Velyka Vasylkivska, 5
The only place that might have better burgers than The Burger is Hard Rock Café, but that's a matter of personal taste. The menu swarms with all kind of burgers with different unusual toppings, and there are even kids' options. The signature eponymous burger is served with salad, pickles, French fries, and unlimited Coke. Having a central location and 24-hour service, it is a non-stop restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper, and, of course, the after-party meal.
Chinese hi
Restaurant, Chinese, Vegetarian, Asian,
$ Ivana Franka, 7
Chinese hi or Kitaiskiy privet is one of the most popular places in Kiev. Unlike other expensive restaurants of Asian cuisine, it has reasonable prices and large portions. Be sure to order soup with beef, chicken in sour sauce and rice, and for dessert pamper yourself with an extraordinary baked milk. The dishes are cooked with soul, and you can taste it. Meanwhile, adventurous eaters can also try some larvae, century-old eggs, or snake soup.
Oxota Na Ovets
Restaurant, Asian, $$
Vozdvyzhens'ka, 10b
This Pan-Asian restaurant is situated on one of the newest streets of Kiev (Vozdvizhenka), near the Podol area. It has a large selection of meat and fish. The accent in the menu is on steaks from marbled beef that is produced by the restaurant. There are 15 types of steaks, which are cooked from the different cuts of meat. The interior of the Oxota Na Ovets deserves special attention, with antique decorations, concrete, and walls covered with green plants – it makes the place chic and discreet at the same time.
Restaurant, Georgian,
$ Velyka Vasylkivska, 44
MAMA MANANA is a restaurant of Georgian cuisine in the city center of
Kiev. Chacha, khachapuri, khinkali, and Georgian wine are served here. An open kitchen and dishes on the coals are the features of the place. Guests can also taste such desserts as churchkhela (а candle- shaped candy with grape must and nuts) and matzoni (a sour milk drink) with mint. It is worth mentioning that it is necessary to book a table a few days ahead. From the very day it opened, it has been full of visitors wanting to try Georgian cuisine.
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