If you are visiting Kiev, just give the Ukrainian capital a chance to surprise you with its great cooking of high-quality restaurants and bars. Besides Ukrainian restaurants, there are many others that give you an opportunity to find the best choice to your taste.


SHO – is a Ukrainian restaurant and quite new one, but it has already great recommendations. Some are impressed of its unusual interior, others like its simple and tasty food. The main concept of SHO is the maximum of Ukrainian traditions with modern interpretation. The restaurant has two floors with a giant glass façade; it is called one of the most Instagram in the city. Tables and chairs are made of natural wood, tall columns, rough clay walls and ceilings, massive braids made of cotton and lush bouquets of wild flowers create the atmosphere of a traditional Ukrainian hut. The menu consists of Ukrainian dishes: from vareniki and borscht to Odessa forshmak and Carpathian banosh.  A wide selection of alcohol is also presented. And don’t miss a chance to try homemade tinctures.

Crazy Quentin

Not far from Golden Gates is situated Crazy Quentin. The interior of the bar is taken from the movies of Quentin Tarantino: «Inglorious Basterds», «The Hateful Eight», and «Reservoir Dogs», «Django Unchained», «Pulp Fiction» and «Kill Bill». You can have a good breakfast here and they serve it during all day. You can choose Irish, American, English breakfasts or oat flakes that the director likes. Unlimited coffee or tea is served at the breakfast. Also on the menu are salads, first and second meals, beer snacks and a large selection of alcoholic beverages.

Hendrick’s bar

The fashion for places without any signs got to Ukraine also, now cool places often recognize by talking and not by sighs on the streets. Without a single sign, without pointers and geolocation. Hendrick’s bar is situated in the cellar of True Burger, if you call and there is no answer – there are no places. The atmosphere of the bar is speak-easy. You will appear in America during “dry law”. A bar is made in the shape of shutter, vintage details, a lot of wood and steel, music of 20th- all this creates atmosphere of Chicago. Who appreciates the true bar mystery, will definitely enjoy this bar. They offer tartar, baked ribs, bruschettes and other appetizes and different desserts.

Barmen Dictate

It is a place of free American style. Massive leather furniture, rough wooden countertops, brick walls, niches resembling cells creates nice American style. The bar has a smoking room, which is popular.  There are no lamps (only candles) and the collection of tin soldiers leaves no one indifferent. Here you can find  alcohol unique for our country: the collection includes more than 400 items. In the bar there is list of Scottish, Irish, Indian, Japanese, American, Canadian whiskey. As well as rum, brandy, brandy, calvados, grappa, tequila, mescal, gin, vodka and wine.

They offer hot and cold appetizers, meat, fish and seafood dishes, side dishes, desserts. A true drink-bar, in which everyone can get acquainted with new, unexplored varieties of alcohol! A pleasant process runs under the accompaniment of musical instruments in a cozy atmosphere. The place dictates a good taste.

Ostannya Barykada

This is an art-gastronomic space, a meeting place for free people — representatives of the new generation born of the three modernist Ukrainian revolutions: the Student Revolution on Granite in 1990, the Orange Revolution of 2004, and the 2014 Revolution of Merit. The Last Barricade is a meeting place for people who are ready to defend their values, take responsibility and change the country. The Last Barricade is a museum of the three Ukrainian revolutions of modern times and 100% Ukrainian gastronomy and the first 100% Ukrainian bar. You can get here only by a certain password. Those who are here for the first time will take a tour.

The menu is a modern Ukrainian gastronomy. They will recommend you to try Kherson oysters, dry meat, meat and cheese sets and dumplings with halvah as a dessert. Try special cocktails on domestic alcohol. New, interesting and the most important tasty. Do not leave without tasting “Galician kava” from Slava Babich.

Chicken Kyiv

Chicken Kyiv is a city restaurant that has absorbed the best of what Kiev lived and lives with. So come, search and find in space fantasy chimeras that could decorate Gorodetsky’s buildings and concise forms that refer to «Soviet modernism». Lamps are the same ones that are in the  subway, and many more details that all people are in love with Kyiv.

The legendary Chicken Kyiv cutlet is a classic recipe and its innovative interpretations, topical modern dishes from chicken, incredible egg-based desserts. Of course, delicious pastries are served in in the best traditions of the city. Don’t be shy to ask about the secret bar-lab. It is definitely somewhere nearby).

Copper Pub

A beer place with very nice atmosphere. They have European cuisine with good selection of beer. If you are a beer lover, you will be not disappointed coming here.)))

Its owners have two different bars in the center, they are not similar, but each of them is good in its own way. Copper Pub attracts with its interesting interior details that creates an ideal atmosphere. The big plus of this place, their doors are open for 24 hours. And if you just arrived to the capital, any time you can visit it, friendly staff will offer you cool drinks and tasty food.  They serve very tasty borsch and burgers. Here you can drink different kinds of fresh draft beer and order tasty appetizes. Staff speaks English and you will not have any difficulties in talking or ordering something. Here you can get acquainted with different people all over the world. While drinking and eating at the bar, you can always enjoy a pleasant conversation with a bartender.