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#9 of 1,718 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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“borscht” (37 reviews)
“honey cake” (5 reviews)
“veal steak” (4 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I brought 15-20 foreign guests here towards the end of a wedding weekend, to try and provide them some proper local food. After making our drinks order we waited 1.5hours for them to appear. Truly incredible, the place was not even busy!! The food, for...More

2  Thank Beaky_G
Taslitskaya I, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Pervak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so sorry to hear about your bad experience. We really appreciate your feedback and hope you give us the chance to make it right. I would also like to take a chance to comment on your points: - We recommend to do a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited to Pervak restaurant during my stay in Kiev , I was very enthusiastic to go for two reasons, the first was because traditional food is served ,and the other was meeting an old friend , I arrived there and as soon as...More

1  Thank Elina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to try this place since it seemed to be one of Kiev's best restaurants according to Tripadvisor. The place itself looks very outdated, but I didn't come for the decor. I've ordered few of the dishes that sound more interesting - the veal...More

1  Thank MeniBrakha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant located in the city center district. My partner and I ate outside and we were promptly served. The service was very good, polite, efficient and timely. The atmosphere outside was a pleasant tented area not far from the main dining room and...More

Thank Jodphd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating here was a wonderful experience. The food is not gourmet, but exceptional good. A rich selection of Ukrainian and Eastern European food, at low prices. Delicious and tastefully prepared and served. Large portions. Numerous selection of accompanying beverages, also locally produced. The service was...More

Thank JLMOslo_Oslo_Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing when I entered an engry looking young lady asks with her face expression, what do you want? I want to eat I responded. Follow me she says. To shorten the story... I was introduced to another lady who should be able to speak...More

1  Thank Robert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant with courteous wait staff and quick service! Terrace eating option is great! Food is very tasty (steak, borscht, fish and potato pancakes) and beers are very cold! Igor was our waiter and did a fine job! 👏🏻👏🏻Worth the visit!

1  Thank Cyclone_367
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our meals tasted great and the staff was very nice. We ate here twice. They make sure tourists get a waiter/waitress that speaks and understands English. Good price and you get some extras with it; free bread, free horseradish wodka (small glasses) and on the...More

Thank petervandervorst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went along to Pervak a couple of days ago, to celebrate a birthday with some friends. I hadn't been there for years; about 5 years in fact. And I was pleased to note that nothing has really changed. When they heard there was a...More

Thank Larmettovich
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

++++ The ambiance of the restaurant is amazing, very impressive. Some of the stuffs know english and they are very kind also beatiful. English menu is available also there are photos of foods. We ate; borcko soup 0,5 47,50 uah. tasty Chicken kiev 180 159...More

1  Thank FatihDD
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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, 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 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
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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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