Top Choice Cafe in Kamyanets-Podilsky


New in 2017, this classy eatery is in the conversation for best Old Town restaurant. Sit upstairs in the bright cafe proper with throwback murals of old Kamyanets, or downstairs in the Gothic dungeon with its vaulte…
Top Choice Cafe in Vinnytsya

Biblioteka Cafe

This funky little cafe on Vinnytsya's central walking strip has plenty going for it: bold English and German breakfasts, scrumptious thin-crust pizza, fresh salads and a delightful summer terrace. Inside the restaur…
Cafe in Lviv

Masoch Cafe

One of Lviv's zanier eateries: a deep-pocketed bronze of Masoch himself, the local freak who lent his name to masochism, greets you at the door of this kinky 'eatery'. The menu of aphrodisiacs distracts little from …
Cafe in Kolomyya

Kafe Elina

This cafe behind the Museum of Hutsul Folk Art is a typical Hutsul kolyba (mountain inn) arrangement with tables and knick-knacks in a wooden hut serving large portions of Ukrainian favourites. In summer the set-up …
Cafe in Chernihiv

Sharlotka/Varenichna Baluvana Halya

Sharlotka is a laid-back coffeehouse, good for snacks and light lunches; adjoining Varenichna is an unexpectedly sophisticated but inexpensive cafe serving a refreshingly limited menu of Ukrainian dishes in a dining…
Cafe in Uzhhorod

Eat Me

With colourful splashes of decor standing out against white walls, friendly service and liberally strewn design magazines, this is Uzhhorod's coolest place to take a break. Avoid the waffle menu and go for the sandw…
Cafe in Lviv

Lvivski Plyatsky

Sweet and savoury versions of the strudel, three types of sauce and a simple selection of drinks (this being Lviv, we'd plump for the coffee) – that's the basic idea behind this small place tucked beneath leaping Go…
Cafe in Kyiv


This beautifully designed cafe brims with exotic fruits and healthy vibes. Fuel up with a protein-laced power bowl, mango-and-couscous salad or cottage cheese pancakes for breakfast. Saddle up to the smoothie bar or…
Cafe in Lviv

Puzata Khata

This supersized version of Ukraine’s No. 1 restaurant chain stands out for its classy, spacious, Hutsul-themed upper floor and cheap, tasty food. This contrasts with the 21st-century basement which sports life-jacke…
Cafe in Uzhhorod

Cafe Mir

This funky little oasis serves pizzas, cakes and drinks as you surf the web on chequered sofas. Tibetan prayer flags drape the interior and there's Mizhhirske beer on tap.