Kiev boasts dozens of restaurants serving various world cuisines. Whether you are seeking traditional Ukrainian restaurants or restaurants offering such famous cuisines as French and Italian, you will find the most suitable place in the capital of Ukraine. The places on this page serve tasty dishes with a broad variety.
Situated a few steps from the monument to Panikovsky, the restaurant of the same name is a modern and fresh establishment that aims to offer its diners a pleasant eating experience. The original interior is decorated with the objects and furniture of the first decades of the 20th century. The cozy dining hall is not very big, just for 36 guests.
Address: 8 Proreznaya St.
Delight, coziness and luxury are the feelings that you perceive when you are getting in Avalon magnificent fish restaurant. In menu are more then 20 kinds of fish, which are cooking according to your wish. Restaurant varies with wide choice of shellfish. Skilled sommelier recommends the best wines from France, Italy, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Address: 3 Leontovycha St.
As they say, visiting Buddha-bar can be compared with visiting a SPA resort. This is how powerful its positive energy attracts one. Immerse yourself into a world of refined pleasures and enjoy the carefree relaxing atmosphere – these are just few reasons to visit Buddha-bar at least once and come back again. Without any doubts "Buddha-bar Kiev" satisfies all necessary requirements and rules. With a total surface area of the lounge-restaurant at 1400 square meters, it can easily accommodate more than 350 persons. Unlike other "Buddha-bars", "Buddha-bar" Kiev has three levels: restaurant, lounge-zone (Mezzanine) and VIP-zone for 50 persons with an incredible view of the other levels.
Address: 14, Kreshatik str.
The Capuchin Restaurant, named in honor of the medieval order of the same name, offers its guest an extensive menu that without any doubt would have been highly appreciated by the gourmets of the past. The cuisine of the restaurant is European with a distinctive French accent. Guest to the Capuchin Restaurant will find something to his taste in the generous menu.
Address: 81 Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya St.
Not far away from the city center the Chico Restaurant that introduces itself as a "cafe-gallery" is situated. The owners of the Chico, Komarov and Motreyko, launched the cafe in 1996 and named it Chico in honor of the very interesting historical character - a court jester Chico, who entertained French kings Henry III and Henry IV.
Address: 27 Ivana Franko St.
The dining experience at the Corsair is one of the most romantic Kiev has to offer. Enter the Corsair Restaurant and you'll find yourself on board an ancient ship. Stylish design recreates the interior of a mess-room. Heavy wooden furniture, chains, cordage, beamed ceiling and deal floor make you believe that you have somehow become the guests of pirates.
Address: 14B Sagaydachnogo St.
All will be jazz at the Dixieland Restaurant, located not far from Kiev downtown and hidden in the shade of old poplars. The Dixieland has been reckoned as one of the most stylish restaurants of the Ukrainian capital. Like jazz improvisation the sophisticated menu embraces exotic motifs and the best of classic and new cooking.
Address: 14/2 Kyrylo-Mefodyivska St.
Enter the restaurant and you'll find yourself in a stylish bar, above the counter of which there is an incontestable statement that can be called the motto of the Egoist: "Love for Yourself is Always Mutual!" To please an egoist is a difficult task but the chef of the restaurant does his best to offer the fastidious guests a menu that is rich enough to satisfy any whim.
Address: 44 Moskovskaya St.
The Fruktopia is a cafe, a restaurant and a nightclub. There at least five of your senses - smell, sight, taste, sound and touch - will be pleased. The original design of the most fashionable cafe of Kiev matches well the status of the establishment. Bursting with bright fruit colors, the interior is split into two levels with a variety of little side-rooms and balconies.
Address: 2 Taras Chevchenko Blvrd.
The highly versatile restaurant, that is open 24 hours a day, has a friendly environment, bursting with genuine Ukrainian hospitality. At the Grand Plaza you would be offered a large and varied menu including various dishes to suit all tastes. Salads and hors d'oeuvres, soups, meat and fish dishes are mainly of "old good" European cuisine.
Address: 1 Peremogi Sq.
Le Grand Cafe is divided into two halls - Lounge Bar and Restaurant Hall. The walls of the main dining hall are adorned with the reproductions of outstanding Ukrainian artists from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which were discovered in art collections in France and other places in Europe.
Address: 4 Muzeyny St.
The restaurant offers an extensive menu, where dishes of different cuisines from all over the world have been gathered, for each guest of the Miami Blues could choose something to his taste. The Miami Blues is situated just minutes away from the city center. If you decide to get there by car, just say "Miami Blues" and any taxi will get you to the right location.
Address: 114 Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya St.
Japanese cuisine differs greatly both from European cuisine and oriental culinary traditions. The fundamental rule of Japanese cuisine, which is not only techniques, but mainly traditions and art, can be formulated as following: "Do not create, but find and reveal". It perfectly suits Japanese philosophy, according to which people shouldn't try to change the world.
Address: 55 Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya St.
In 1867 Alfred Bernhard Nobel invented dynamite, that became a turning point in the world history, and in 2002 the Nobel Restaurant was opened in Kiev and blew up the nightlife of the city. The trendy restaurant boasts a delicious fusion of style and taste. For its excellent food and atmosphere the Nobel is reckoned as one of the best establishments of Kiev.
Address: 65 Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya St.
The Nobu, one of Kiev's favorite venues for sushi, sashimi and many other Japanese specialties, is well located close to the city center, Dvorets Sporta, or the Palace of Sport, metro station. The Nobu has earned a solid reputation among the citizens and guests of Kiev for excellent food, friendly and attentive service and reasonable prices.
Address: 12 Shota Rustaveli St.
The Pantagruel is not just a restaurant, but an osteria that is a popular Italian establishment, where one can eat and drink. The restaurant is renowned for its first-class Italian cuisine, which is of exceptional quality as the chef of the Pantagruel, virtuoso Costantino Passalacqua, is Italian. The Pantagruel Restaurant is a place with everything exuding quality.
Address: 1 Lysenko St.
The restaurant, as it is clear from its name, specializes in marine cuisine and offers the fabulously rich menu, so each guest of the Poseidon could find something to his taste. The menu is regularly enriched with new dishes, some of which are proposed by the guests of the restaurant. The Poseidon Restaurant can be recommended for a banquets and solemn occasions.
Address: Navodnitsky Park
The restaurant is divided into several thematic zones, corresponding to geographic regions of the former USSR. Without leaving the restaurant you can travel to Central Asia, Siberia, Far East, etc. The idea of the restaurant is not only to preserve the immediate past but also to offer the citizens and guests of Kiev the delicious cuisines of the former soviet republics.
Address: 42/1 Sichnego Povsstaniya St.
Swing is unthinkable without constant improvisation. At the Swing Restaurant the improvisation is the credo. There musicians improvise, creating the original variations of classical, jazz and swing compositions; the chef improvises, making up a new dish. The restaurant is happy to offer a new collection of drinks and cigars, directly connected with jazz.
Address: 11 Vladimirskaya St.
The Tsarskoye Selo Restaurant, situated in the very center of the historical part of Kiev, next to Pecherskaya Lavra, has a very interesting history. During the time of Kievan Rus on this place there was a rather small village Berestovo where the palace of Kiev Prince and the monasteries Pechersky and Nikolsky were situated.
Address: 42/1 Sichnego Povsstaniya St.
The menu of the Tsentral Restaurant caters for all tastes, offering the best classical cooking with a leaning towards fish in season and fresh local vegetables. The restaurant also serves a variety of traditional Ukrainian dishes such as stuffed pike with horseradish, herring with pickled onions and potatoes, Kiev Chicken, pickle, Ukrainian borsch, etc.
Address: 28 Mezhigorskaya St.
The Walter's Restaurant has gained an extremely good reputation for excellent homemade cuisine, good friendly service and wonderful interior design. The restaurant often serves as a venue for many interesting Ukrainian and International events. For example, in July 2003 Walter's played host to the EBA's traditional EuroDrink Party.
Address: 21 Sagaydachnogo St