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The Best Bars & Pubs in Kiev

Ostannia Barykada


Ostannia Barykada
Ostannia Barykada

It is an art-gastronomic area in the center of Kiev. It is the main place where the representatives of the new generation meet, a museum of three Ukrainian revolutions and a territory where both social and cultural ideas are realized. This place is a creation of the famous capital restaurant owner Dima Borisov, so you will not get disappointed undoubtedly.


Atmosphere

Ostannia Barykada is a perfect place to have a supper with a foreign friend and tell him about the national Ukrainian culture, history and cuisine looking through the exhibits connected with them. You can enter this place only with the help of a keyword. If you are not keen on Ukrainian classics, some hints will be helpful to you. Never doubt your success as each new customer is offered an excursion around the place. It is a very important stage as the quest that has started at the beginning will continue inside.


Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Atmosphere

The main peculiarity of the restaurant is a couple of tables located right under the Lyadskiy Gate that is visible through the glass ceiling. You can also see here such exclusive exhibits as an orange scarf of Victor Yushchenko, the former president, and a part of Berlin Wall. The interior of the restaurant is quite various offering various zones to have a snack or a great substantial meal. The design was created by Oleg Volosovskiy (Loft Buro).


The restaurant offers much to its customers. There you can opt for such services as live music, free Wi-Fi zone, possibility to pay with a credit card and a chance to admire the heart of the capital from the lovely outdoor area. Another characteristic feature is a small souvenir shop situated right next to the entrance, where you can buy clothes from the Ukrainian designers, ethnic jewelry, national books, ceramics, crafts etc.


The cultural program of Ostannia Barykada is also rather inviting. Here you can become a member of wine poetic evenings, jazz and blues concerts, different lectures and meetings with famous people etc. There is a list of the events available on the FB page of the restaurant.


Cuisine

Apart from the mental pablum, you can enjoy a variety of Ukrainian dishes. The bar can also boast only exclusive 100% Ukrainian manufacturers. The top-notch dishes include Kherson oysters, dry-aged meat, cheese sets, and varenyky with halva as a dessert. The chefs work in the open kitchen, so you can follow the process of preparation yourself. Don’t lose a chance to taste cocktails of its own production mixed with local alcohol and Galych coffee from Slava Babych. It is a new experience both interesting and delicious.


Cuisine
Cuisine
Cuisine
Cuisine

What makes this place special? It is a unique restaurant similar to renowned Lviv ‘Kryivka’ with a diversity of mouth-watering dishes cooked of only national products. It can also boast a highly professional service and rather affordable prices. Being a very popular place it is a new must-visit destination for locals and guests of the capital.



Canadian Club Restaurant


Canadian Club Restaurant
Canadian Club Restaurant

Located in the center of the city this premium restaurant is a popular choice for youth, families with kids and busy people. Each person can find something to his taste here. Only appreciate the variety of services a free Wi-Fi zone, different hookah flavors, a pleasant outdoor area, an exciting dance floor with interesting shows or payment by credit card.


Interior

The design of the restaurant is also extraordinary. It is a single spacious room for 240 people. Panoramic windows provide much daylight and add space even more. There are tables and chairs placed along the semi-round area of the club. Soft and comfortable sofas as if hint that you can stay here for a longer period of time. All the furniture is made from the natural extra-class materials.


Canadian Club Restaurant, Interior
Canadian Club Restaurant, Interior
Canadian Club Restaurant, Interior

The owners of the place are especially proud of the luxurious designers’ chandeliers that create an intimate atmosphere. Walls are decorated with the reproductions of the works of a famous New York artist, who paints Manhattan houses with exclusive images. There is a stage and a glowing symbol of the place - a maple leaf - in the center of the restaurant. Here you can also leave your child in the attended kid’s room, where a professional nanny will take care of him or her during the day. There is also a good parking area for over 25 cars.


Cuisine

As well as a bi-lingual Canada the menu of the restaurant consists of two parts: here you can try exquisite dishes both of the French cuisine and North American one. An innovative sous vide technology that preserves the original taste and flavor of meat and fish is used in the kitchen; some dishes are prepared in the josper too.


The chef of Canadian Club is Oleg Tkachenko, but there is also a culinary expert in the restaurant too – Vladimir Mazin, who is going to host all the events to take place there.


Canadian Club Restaurant, Cuisine
Canadian Club Restaurant, Cuisine
Canadian Club Restaurant, Cuisine
Canadian Club Restaurant, Cuisine

What makes this place special? It is a unique restaurant similar to renowned Lviv ‘Kryivka’ with a diversity of mouth-watering dishes cooked of only national products. It can also boast a highly professional service and rather affordable prices. Being a very popular place it is a new must-visit destination for locals and guests of the capital.


The menu is incredibly glamorous as you can see a combination of desserts with hot dishes as well as a surprise how substantial restaurant dishes can be. Only imagine how unusual it is to taste asparagus with Parmesan ice-cream, a dorado tartar with avocado, a classic salmon with broccoli and mushrooms, flavor steaks etc. All this is accompanied by delicate sauces and looks as real paintings on the plates. But if you prefer more traditional meals – here you will find everything from burgers to light salads too.


Canadian Club Kiev will soon host noisy parties and a variety of events in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada. This place will suit for any occasion: a family dinner, a meal in the circle of friends, business lunch or holiday celebration. Guests are always welcomed here!



Daily Fish Cafe


Daily Fish Cafe
Daily Fish Cafe

Daily Fish Café is the first democratic fish-house in the central part of the capital. It is a perfect place for families with children and ones, who look for reasonably priced dinners. It offers a standard list of services including free Wi-Fi, huge TVs, elevator music and a street car park. In summer you can admire the busy streets of Kiev from the outdoor area, while winter months will allow you to enjoy a vast choice of wines at rather affordable prices. You can pay for your dinner both by cash and a credit card. The staff of the café does its best so that each client was satisfied with the service.


Interior

Daily Fish Café allows you to appear in the two-storey marine world at the first glance. Its modern LOFT interior is performed in blue and white colors, so all the halls are bright, light and prone to relaxation. Huge floor-to-ceiling windows and many transparent details make the atmosphere unsurpassed – you can feel the sea breeze without losing the rhythm of the big city life.


Daily Fish Cafe, Interior
Daily Fish Cafe, Interior
Daily Fish Cafe, Interior

Quite a big space of the restaurant made it possible to organize different functional zones with partitions and it guarantees an intimate atmosphere. The design is also very unusual with the walls covered with thin polished plates and relief metal leaves, mirrored and glossy surfaces.


Cuisine

The restaurant offers dishes mostly of the Mediterranean cuisine, but you can see some mouth-watering examples from the standards of the European countries too. As you have already realized, dishes are predominantly fish ones. The menu has been developed by the team of talented cooks in charge of the brand chef Dmitriy Gorovenko and chef Ali Al Sultani.


Daily Fish Cafe, Cuisine
Daily Fish Cafe, Cuisine
Daily Fish Cafe, Cuisine
Daily Fish Cafe, Cuisine

The menu is both laconic and various. Here you can try a diversity of fish burgers, oysters, mussels, rapa whelks, dishes cooked with skate, salmon or other marine delicacies. Fish dishes deserve a special attention as you can taste delicious pike perch roll with spinach and baked vegetables, mackerel baked with gratin potatoes or dorado in salt. The greatest benefits are the facts that all portions are quite sizable and are available for reasonable prices. The main accent of the menu was made on the local products and high quality of dishes, so they are definitely worth tasting.


If you are lucky enough, you can join the mussel festival that takes place in summer and taste a variety of different mussel-based dishes with exquisite sauces. Another peculiarity of the café is a great list of cool lemonades and beneficial detox-drinks.



Reef


Reef
Reef

Reef sea.food.community is a new exclusive restaurant whose owners took an example of the best world restaurants opening it. Its motto is democracy in everything, so now you can visit a restaurant with the Michelin star. It is one of the small number of restaurants, which can boast a premium service level as well as open kitchen completely visible for visitors.


Interior

Raw bar with the fresh fish and seafood, open kitchen, yacht stools under the sail and a wine list on the captain’s bridge covered with natural rust… It is not everything that can surprise guests of the new restaurant.


According to the design of Alberto Foyo Reef is a beautiful yacht that many years ago has crashed into the reef. It happened so many years ago that its iron has already got rusted and famous sculptors from Kiev SOM studio, Vasiliy Grublyak and Alexei Zolotarev did their best to make this rust beautiful: they have been oxidizing metal leaves for a long time and then covered them with lacquer to make them the focal point of the laconic interior.


When you enter the restaurant it is necessary to lower the head a bit as if you enter a cabin. Afterward you appear on the spacious deck with semi-transparent sails over you. Everything that surrounds you looks perfect: high-quality English dishware, wooden furniture, natural light color scheme – everything reminds a luxurious yacht voyage. Even the menu is placed on the marine-blue copper surfaces plates that were oxidized in special cameras.


Reef, Interior
Reef, Interior
Reef, Interior

According to the design of Alberto Foyo Reef is a beautiful yacht that many years ago has crashed into the reef. It happened so many years ago that its iron has already got rusted and famous sculptors from Kiev SOM studio, Vasiliy Grublyak and Alexei Zolotarev did their best to make this rust beautiful: they have been oxidizing metal leaves for a long time and then covered them with lacquer to make them the focal point of the laconic interior.


The main hall on the ground floor is next to the dinner zone with the open kitchen and chef table. High glass shelves with Champaign were placed over the aquariums with fish. And narrow metal stairs on the right from the bar take guests to the wine hall and a “cabin” for negotiations, events or banquet.


Dishes

Reef is a sea restaurant that serves only fresh fish and seafood that each week is delivered from the Paris market and Spain. The menu consists of 35 positions that are going to be renewed according to seasons. The conception of the menu was developed by chef Alexander Yours in cooperation with the Italian brand-chef Nikola Botavia. The restaurant also offers two unique breakfast dishes and rather affordable lunches.


Reef, Dishes
Reef, Dishes
Reef, Dishes
Reef, Dishes

Look through the mouthwatering dishes that remind real pieces of art: pate from the smoked mackerel with red onion marmalade and mint, cheese cream-cappuccino with truffle and vanilla scallop, burrata with a tomato tartar and smoked mussels etc. – these are dishes tasting which each person can feel a member of the royal family!



Mama manana


Mama manana
Mama manana

Fans of the Georgian food are invited to the renowned restaurant in Kiev called Mama Manana. Located in the central part of the capital the restaurant positions itself as a Georgian family, where you can understand a person only when you sit at the same table with him. This table with numerous Georgian delicacies is offered in Mama Manana: kharcho, khachapuri, chakapuli, tkemali, chashushuli, ojaxuri and many other famous dishes will increase appetite at first sight at them.


The restaurant is owned by real Georgians, one of whom is called Manana and his brother-in-law Paata is a chef of the restaurant “Chachapuri”. They love their national food greatly and decided to present citizens of Kiev what real Georgian food is.


Interior

Mama manana, Interior
Mama manana, Interior
Mama manana, Interior

Do you want to feel a real home atmosphere? Mama will provide you with this opportunity. Soft sofas, a combination of national Georgian colors and patterns, even dishware from this country will take you abroad in a matter of seconds. Flowers, wooden furniture, the absence of bright lighting and lovely shadows remind small houses in the high mountains, so there is no need to buy a ticket for a plane if you want to feel that unique atmosphere.


Dishes

It will not be an exaggeration if you say that the tastiest khachapuri are served here. Others dishes do not follow behind and confirm the delicate taste of real Georgian masterpieces. There are different portions: smaller for our locals and quite sizable ones for “real Georgians”. The taste of meat will not leave anyone indifferent, while a set of five wines for a very affordable price will take you to the spectacular mountains of this great country.


Mama manana, Dishes
Mama manana, Dishes
Mama manana, Dishes
Mama manana, Dishes

Many visitors confirm the fact that dishes cooked in Mama are so delicious that it is difficult to stop eating. Moreover, you will be happy to see smiling faces of the waiters, who will make you laugh with their funny jokes and a possibility to order any dish home.eese cream-cappuccino with truffle and vanilla scallop, burrata with a tomato tartar and smoked mussels etc. – these are dishes tasting which each person can feel a member of the royal family!


Georgian dishes, interior, atmosphere – everything you could wish is offered in Mama Manana restaurant in Kiev!