Where I can to eat in Kyiv? What cafe or restaurant the best? Perhaps, every tourist, who visits Ukrainian capital first time think about it. SunCity Travel recommends own rating of dining points in Kyiv. Our rating includes some evaluation spots: location, price, meals quality, operation hours etc. All of these restaurants included to our luxury packages “Feel Like a Millionaire” and other tour packages. Let’s go!

10. Chashka (Cup) Espresso Bar


Address: 1-3/2 Velyka Vasylkivska St.

Working hours: Mon-Thu and Sun 08:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 08:00-24:00

Average check: $ 9

Cup Espresso Bar is a coffee shop of a big city with good service and fun atmosphere. It is situated in the most central and prestigious malls of Kyiv – Arena City, very close to Khreschatyk Street. Their religion is a perfectly cooked freshly roasted coffee. There are the best espresso, regular cheesecake, friendly waiters and cool music at the cafe! Cup Espresso Bar is a place for friends / business meetings and family leisure.

We recommend this point for variety of breakfasts, sandwiches, salads and soups, as well as delicious desserts.

9. Druzi Cafe

Druzi Cafe

Address: 5 Prorizna St.

Working hours: 09:00-24:00

Average check: $ 10

Druzi cafe – cafe for true friends! It is situated in a few steps from Khreschatyk Street. Visiting this cafe you can be sure that you come to your friends who are always glad to see you. At Druzi cafe you can have fun playing board games, meet good old friends and find new ones. They offer international cuisine and up to date seasonal menu. Lets make friends at Druzi cafe!

We recommend this place for breakfasts and lunches in the downtown. 

8. Shokoladnitsa on Khreschatyk


Address: 24 Khreschatyk St.

Working hours: 24/7

Average check: $ 12

Shokoladnitsa is a place for meetings, pleasant conversations, coffee and dessert delights and all the pleasant, what you can think of! Here you will find the tradition of genuine hospitality, comfortable interior and pleasant atmosphere for communication. You will find more than 30 types of coffee and coffee drinks in the menu and also a delicious hot chocolate, a wide range of tea and original cocktails. All the pastries prepared at the own confectionery shop. Also you can order a hearty delicious snacks, soups and main dishes, as well as visit the breakfast or lunch here. The assortment of food and drinks complement the position of a special “seasonal menu”, which is constantly updated!

We recommend Shokoladnitsa for breakfasts and lunches on Khreschatyk Street. 

7. Cheerful Viking Tavern


Address: The Kyivan Rus Park, Kopachiv village, Obukhivsky region, Kyivska Province

Working hours: according to the Park’s schedule

Average check: $ 15

Imagine that you have come on a visit to the real viking. He is a warrior. There are hangs a gun and hides trophies on the walls of his home. The wooden mansion, wooden furniture and delicious meals for you and your guests! For business events in handy two plasma screens, and you can organize a karaoke for the cheerful company.

We recommend to spend a full day at the Kyivan Rus Park and visit this Tavern to feel a real medieval spirit and try dishes of the Old-Slavonic cuisine. 

6. Samogon Bar


Address: 34A Lesi Ukrainky Ave.

Working hours: 12:00-24:00

Average check: $ 17

Lets drink samogon! It`s delicious and fun! Soulful and provocatively! With Ukrainian borsch, with Odessa anchovy, with Carpathian banosh, with Cossack kulesh, with Jewish forshmak, with homemade tinctures, with homemade samogon! In the atmosphere of comfort and relaxation in the heart of Kyiv – at the restaurant’s “Samogon Bar”!

We offer this restaurant for the authentic Ukrainian cuisine and long list of homemade Ukrainian spirits. 

5. Slavutych Shato Brewery


Address: 24 Khreschatyk St.

Working hours: 24/7

Average check: $ 22

Authentic quality does not change, but only improved. “Slavutych Shato brewery” is the first in Ukraine, a restaurant with its own mini-brewery, which started production of 28 November 2003. They brew a beer in the classic recipes of the world, soaking up the best traditions and adding bold shades of author identity. The menu offers three basic types of beer, “Silver”, “Gold” and “Platinum”, and one of the seasonal varieties best suited to the mood of the guests: “Oatmeal Stout”, “Inspiration Brewer” (“Wheat”), “Brown El “,” El Ruby “and other. Not surprising that the menu of the Shato restaurant-brewery consist of perfect complementary and highlighting the flavor of the beer dishes. In addition to salads, cold appetizers, pizzas, sausages, soups and desserts, each guest has the opportunity to evaluate a wide range of meat dishes. Legendary Steaks T-Bone, Rib-ah, New York, Chateaubriand steak, Pepper steak are the pride of our cuisine. For their preparation we use chilled fresh premium beef meat, in accordance with the standards of cooking. By the way, the kitchen in our restaurant is also open. Everyone can watch the process of cooking. We advise necessarily enjoy grill menu. Hospitable Ukrainian soul does not allow us to let go of hungry guests.

We recommend this restaurant for the highest quality own beer and festive atmosphere 24/7.  

4. Kureni


Address: 4 Park Rd.

Working hours: 12:00-last guest

Average check: $ 25

“Out-of-town” restaurant at the city center! The Kureni is situated in a beautiful big park in the heart of Kyiv and offers dishes of Ukrainian, European and Georgian cuisine. This is a very charming restaurant in a very good location with excellent food and great service. The restaurant has many levels, and there is also outdoor seatings.

We recommend a visit during the day in order to be able to see the beautiful nature and Dnipro River. Certainly recommend.

3. Tsarske Selo


Address: 22 Lavrska St.

Working hours: 09:00-01:00

Average check: $ 30

Tsarske Selo is the first Ukrainian national cuisine restaurant opened in 1998. The courses here are cocked according to the ancient recipes; their historical names are preserved. The restaurant restores the interiors of a 17th century Ukrainian village with the use of authentic antiques of those days. You can taste both traditional Ukrainian beverages and vintage vines from Europe. Aside from the service at the highest level the personnel speaks foreign languages to guarantee a comfortable visit to our restaurant for foreign guests. Thus, it is no surprise that Tsarske Selo is one of the favorite Kiev restaurants visited by guests from all over the world.

We recommend the Tsarske Selo because it is situated very close to Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and WWII Museum.

2. Beef Meat & Wine Restaurant


Address: 11 Shota Rustaveli St.

Working hours: 24/7

Average check: $ 35

At the Beef Meat & Wine you’ll find everything you expect from a favorite restaurant: a really tasty cuisine, hospitality and impressive service. The restaurant’s interior is designed by the famous American architect Alberto Foyo. It is so nice to watch the metropolis life through the panoramic windows on two floors. Since 2010 the Beef offers for its guests meat and steaks from the American marble beef on the best of the existing outdoor grill Parilla, wines accompanying dishes from his vast enoteca.

We recommend the centrally located Beef restaurant for its best meat in Kyiv and huge choice of wine.  

1. Kanapa


Address: 19a Andriivskyi Uzviz St.

Working hours: 10:00-24:00

Average check: $ 38

“Kanapa” is a restaurant of gastronomic national cuisine, idea of which was developed by restaurateur Dima Borisov and musician Oleg Skrypka. Menu consists of pre-revolutionary recipies from different parts of Ukraine, combined with the elements of molecular gastronomy. Here serve the dishes of seasonal, local products, have selected steak meat, fresh fish and seafood – lobsters, shells and caviar bar. The pride of the restaurant – the wine list – is a collection of Ukrainian winemakers from southern regions. “Kanapa” is located in legendary part of the city, in a wooden building of the 19th century. Its format is “restaurant salon” is supported by Ukrainian avant-garde chamber music concerts, literary readings. The interior – variable exposure of artists, dishes and plates – the modern pottery and woodwork. However, it is time to turn the page and enjoy the new Ukrainian cuisine…

We highly recommend this restaurant because its authentic and avant-garde cuisine and drinks, live music as well as its perfect location on Andriivskyi Descent – Ukrainian Montmartre.  

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