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#3 of 1,456 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
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Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 44 235 0952
11:00 - 00:00
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Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good restaurant near the city centre, it was 2 of us, we had a platter of lard, one of cheese, a soup each and 3 plates of dumplings... It was a LOT of food to eat. We had to drink a few vodka to make sure we could digest the food ;) Well worth a visit

Thank smnbss
Tartu County, Estonia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, prices too, but i didn't like our waitress. There is no menu for children, but it is possible to find something in main menu. Visited 03 Jan17

Thank Liudmyla P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pervak restaurant has a traditional Ukrainian theme and is a rather big restaurant with many tables. The service was great however, and the food was also very tasty. They have one of the biggest menues I've ever seen around, but that didn't appear to affect the quality they delivered. I tried their soup, salad, meats and cakes and a... More 

Thank OsloChris
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had a lovely evening meal in Pervak. The décor is fabulous - traditional Ukrainian mixed with totally crazy! The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We had the Ukrainian platter to start which was nice to try a few different things, and then we had pork and chicken kyiv - both were really tasty.... More 

Thank Tom J
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss it. Tradition has the best tastes here. It's like home when mom cooked with the recipes coming from the ancients...

Thank Ad v
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location near major hotels by Tolstoy Square and everything was great. With the dollar so strong at Kiev restaurants, it was like 75% off so why not try a lot of different things. Me and my gal must have ordered 4 entrees, 4 appetizers, a bunch of vodkas and beers and this set us back only $50 U.S. or... More 

Thank Bernard S
Paxos, Greece
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice restaurant in the center of Kiev close to arena , nice everything traditional meal and everything fresh , The waitress are very kind and helpful , usual in Kiev they are not fast in service but you forgot everything when you see the decoration of the restaurant , the toilets are very very clean and have also... More 

Thank Karras G
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest (opened in 2000) and still one of the best Ukrainian restaurants in Kyiv. Great food, funky decorum, nice and well-trained staff

Thank Iouri L
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant definitely felt a bit more touristy than the other restaurants in Kiev but with that said, the service reflects the fact that many tourists end up here. My food arrived quickly and the waitress was helpful in offering suggestions as I navigated the menu and then explaining what exactly was on the table when my food arrived. It... More 

Thank Patricia K
Birkerod, Denmark
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169 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They clearly cater for tourists, but the food is good, they have a decent wine list and the service is for sure above standard (in Kyiv). Funny decor. And if you need a nurse - visit the down stairs bar

Thank frankolsendk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
Pervak, one of the best folk Ukrainian restaurants in Kiev, and is located in the heart of the capital. It serves a wonderful range of freshly cooked dishes of Ukrainian cuisine. Pervak offers a wide range of traditional Ukrainian drinks and food which you can enjoy in either the big hall, or one of the small rooms decorated in Ukrainian style. Take a trip back in time to early 20th century Kyiv in one of restaurants in Kiev with great folk decor. The decor includes the showing of silent movies, and the restaurant itself is on the site of a famous merchant's house. A friendly staff in costumes serves up a variety of hearty Ukrainian dishes with inventive names, many interesting details wait for you here in one of the best Ukrainian restaurants. Pervak has succeeded in creating the perfect restaurant for tourists and locals alike, yet has not sacrificed its Ukrainian identity. The exterior of the building is splendid, and behind the door beckons a restaurant full of surprises, smiling faces and tasty dishes. It consists of seven distinct dining areas decorated in its own unique style. The Pervak restaurant has been tastefully designed to give you the feeling of old Kiev from a bygone era. It is quirky and fun, full of interesting ornaments, pictures and curiosities. And if you need any further distraction then the attractive waitresses dressed in frilly low cut folk costumes may well get you reaching for that extra shot of vodka. The menu is always refreshed and gladdens with its newcomers, you will feel the rich variety of tastes in one of the best restaurants in Kiev. We dearly preserve the best traditions of the Ukrainian hospitality and create a unique atmosphere of comfort and friendliness to be enjoyed by each of our visitors. Ukrainian restaurant "Pervak" is ideal for business meals with spaces available for private hire or with friends and family. We are proud to invite you to Pervak, to one of the eldest restaurants in Kiev.

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