Ostannya Barikada

Ukrainian in Kyiv

Image by Pavlo Fedykovych Lonely Planet

Hidden in a 'secret bunker' under maidan Nezalezhnosti, this is both a nationalist shrine and one of Kyiv's best restaurants. Everything – from the cheeses and horilka (vodka) to the craft beer and steaks – is 100% homegrown. Ukraine's three modern revolutions are eulogised everywhere. Getting in is a quest, but as poet Taras Shevchenko said, 'Fight and you'll win.'

Start by pushing 'ОБ' on the Globus mall (west wing) elevator. Once you're in you get a free tour of the place.


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