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#16 of 1,920 Restaurants in Kiev
$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 44 235 0952
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“borscht” (46 reviews)
“honey cake” (6 reviews)
“dumplings” (20 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful and friendly. We got some complementary snacks and drinks. The food was very good and affordable - great money to service ratio.

Thank Matthew U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of ten people and all of us had great reviews for this place. The service was very good, the food was fresh and delicious and the alcohol and wine verity is terrific. Sergey, our waiter was super cool and spoke English....More

Thank Thekingsolomon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since long time a place worth to visit! Well located and tasty Ukrainian food. Little overpriced! But the you find many interesting decour elements!

Thank Josef A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic Ukrainian restaurant. Great decor and ambiance, great service, amazing food and drink. Start with the Borscht and maybe some appetizers (pork lard, pickled vegetables, fish). For main dishes, they have an amazing duck and fish. Dessert is a must with chocolate cake, honey...More

Thank Afsoon72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because of the good reviews on tripadvisor. We walked about 2km in the rain in order to reach it. It was near Christmas. We entered the restaurant at 17.30 and a lady told us that if we want to sit and...More

Thank kyriakidemiroglou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is one of the first Ukrainian cousin restaurants in the city, and my favorite one. You can find old and modern Ukrainian dishes, as well as interesting interior and very good location. This restaurant is not theater-like installation (as some others Ukrainian restaurants),...More

Thank Dmytro B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely a great restaurant. Very delicious classic Ukrainian dishes. Very nice services. Nice central location. Easy to find. Good for lunch or dinner.

Thank Ib K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely lunch of Varenyky, Chicken Kiev and beer here. Quirky and fun, it's a really nice atmosphere and, for me, a great place to have lunch.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I agree with all the high praise for the food (Borscht, Salo, a variety of dumplings and the Chicken Kiev), I followed the lead of my host and tried a Vodka flight - a selection of small shots that varied from spicy to clean...More

Thank HoosierWisdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pervak is known as one of the go to Ukrainian restaurants in Kiev, and it lives up to its reputation. It is a comfortable, homey, and enjoyable restaurant. Service is very attentive and reliable, although there is not much English spoken (they do offer English...More

Thank MaybeGary
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Balazs123456 | Reviewed this property |
i recommend you to call them, they are quite busy for 10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
  • E-mail
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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