Restaurants

Top Choice European in Lviv

Masonic Restaurant

Ascend to the 2nd floor and open the door of apartment 8. You'll be accosted by an unshaven bachelor type, who eventually opens the door to reveal a fancy beamed restaurant full of Masonic symbols and portraits. Adv…
Top Choice International in Chernivtsi

Reflection

Tea, porridge, English breakfasts – if you're from Blighty you'll love this tranquil retreat with its boutique interior, impeccably polite, English-speaking waiters and a quite un-Ukrainian atmosphere of calm and un…
Top Choice Health Food in Ivano-Frankivsk

Manufactura

Floating cloth lamps, simple timber furniture and a jolly soundtrack (Russian techno-pop is banned) greet you at this cosy, family-friendly place, I-F’s most laid-back eatery. The menu is a simple affair of delights…
Top Choice Ukrainian in Zaporizhzhya

Fishcafe

This lovely restaurant with a wood-filled interior and many multicoloured fish-shaped objects adorning the walks could have easily become our favourite in a more sophisticated city than Zaporizhzhya. The main specia…
Top Choice International in Kyiv

Under Wonder

With its multicoloured tinted glass, purple tablecloths, lots of woodwork and racks of old newspapers, this place is a kind of magic. And it only gets better when you order. Chicken stuffed with sundried tomatoes, o…
Top Choice Ukrainian in Kamyanets-Podilsky

Kafe Pid Bramoyu

Located in the 17th-century casemates near the fortress, this is the town's most characterful place to fill the hole and a real treat in eatery-poor K-P. The small, dimly lit interior flaunts authentically period c…
Top Choice Eastern European in Lviv

Baczewski

Here's how you compress your Lviv cultural studies into one evening out. Start with Jewish forschmak (herring pate), eased down by Ukrainian nalivki (digestives) and followed by Hungarian fish soup. Proceed to Polis…
Top Choice Ukrainian in Dnipro

Café Myshi Blyakhera

There is an over-complicated pun in the name involving mice and a retired Jewish gangster who allegedly left a handwritten book of recipes in this cellar place. If we are to believe the legend, this hardened man had…
Top Choice Italian in Odesa

Bernardazzi

Few Ukrainian restaurants have truly authentic settings, but the art nouveau dining room of this superb Italian job, part of the eye-catching Philharmonic Hall, is the real deal. In addition to well-crafted southern…
Top Choice Tatar in Kyiv

Musafir

One of Bakhchysaray's best restaurants, Musafir relocated to Kyiv in May 2015. A plov master conjures a magic stew in the kazan (traditional wrought-iron bowl). Apart from the usual Tatar dishes, they make excellent…