Garo. 116 Antonovycha St.
Garo serves all the Georgian classics: several types of khachapuri, or stuffed Georgian bread, khinkali dumplings and eggplant rolls with cheese or meat. It also offers a variety of European-style salads, fish dishes, and popular desserts such as cheesecake and Napoleon cake.
Radio Tbilisi. 9-11 Dmytrivska St.
Focuses on khinkali and dishes popular in the Georgian capital, from which the restaurant gets its name. The design here combines authentic patterned carpets with more unusual elements: for those bored with chairs, there are swings to sit on.
Ikigai. 29 Pushkinska St.
This restaurant has now opened in the five-star Premiere Palace Hotel in the heart of Kyiv. Apart from traditional sushi and rolls, the restaurant offers scallops and su-no mono – Bluefin tuna marinated with oranges in miso sauce. The restaurant also claims to be the first place in Ukraine to offer a kaiseki set – a set of 7-10 dishes which includes a dainty appetizer, main dishes and a dessert.
Kitaika. 16 Zlatousovska St.
The second of Kitaika’s restaurant is another new Asian place, offering popular Asian noodles, Vietnamese Pho soup and Chinese meat dumplings at affordable prices. There is a variety of vegetarian options on the menu. The first restaurant is located on Zolotoustivsks str 16.
Pyanse bar. Nyzhnii val 33B in the arch
Cozy bar where along with Corean salads, soups, different variety of noodles where you can have your favorite alcohol cocktail. Perfect place to hang out with friends after work.
Also Pyanse serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Milk point. 10 Poltavs’ka St.
Wonderful cozy place where you can have delicious breakfast and different desserts including baked apples with honey. Also Milk point has its own mini milk factory. You buy and order pasteurized milk, creme and yogurt.
Honey (confectionary). 20 Yaroslaviv Val St.
The Honey confectionary has long been one of the most popular venues on Nyzhniy Val Street in Podil, and a second location has now opened at 20 Yaroslaviv Val St. Here one can enjoy desserts (the café offers eclairs, macaroons, candy and cakes), a lunch or a delicious hot chocolate.
Sweet Book (confectionary). 1 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska St.
Sweet Book has opened in the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv . The café has a stylish interior – brightly colored furniture in a spacy, beige-colored room. Candies go for around Hr 30 apiece, while a slice of cake costs Hr 80-120.
Pubs and cafes
V Rebro (pub). 24A Heroiv Stalingradu St.
A new beer pub V Rebro opened this October in the place of the former Guinness pub in Obolon district. This place offers fried and grilled meat and a broad choice of craft beer from Ukraine. The place is designed in the popular loft style, in dark colors. Before opening V Rebro, its owners cooked grilled ribs at the Street Food Festivals that take place once a month at Platforma Art Factory.
Zizgzag (café). 13 Reitarska St. 9.
Another new cafe, Zigzag, opened this summer not far away from the Golden Gate monument. The first thing one notices when coming in is the large dark wood bar, which takes up an entire wall. The café serves both alcoholic and soft drinks, snacks and meals for around. The music here is mostly jazz. On some evenings, there is live piano music.