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Tsarske Selo

42/1 Mazepy Str., Kiev 01010, Ukraine
+380 44 288 9775
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“borscht” (16 reviews)
“chicken pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42/1 Mazepy Str., Kiev 01010, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very quirky & fun exterior drew me into this restaurant. Lovely traditional decor with amusing touches. The staff are all in costume and the food is very traditional. I couldn't help but sample the cliche of kiev, which was very pleasant. The cheese &...More

Thank Bilbo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tsarske Selo is an attractive folk-style restaurant right by some of the must-see sights in Kiev - the impressive Rodina Mat monument and the stunning Percheska Lavra monastery. The menu is huge (the English translated menu in particular is a delight: "pork fat in chocolate"...More

Thank Chrisjv91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and nice dishes. It's a little more expensive than what you use to find in Kiev, but the place and dishes deserve it.

Thank Jaume B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a restaurant, close to two must see monuments in Kiev, the Lavra, an old monastery (still practicing) with a variety of excellent museums within the compound and the huge Motherland Statue and World War II Museum. The food and service are excellent with...More

Thank janosfk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place in the style of Ukrainian village hut. Name may be misleading as it has nothing to do with tsar palace. Very good service and tasty food. Prices seem to be above average.

Thank rafmarj
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Average food, bad service. We visited many restaurants in Kiev in last few days and all of them were way much better.

Thank Kestas M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Been here in both October 2016, and in March 2017. Had to come back to this restaurant again! The food is authentic traditional Ukrainian, and I can recommend trying the popular Kiev Chicken (kotleta po kievski) and ask for "local beer" (mestnoe pivo). The traditional...More

Thank Gina N
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was generally not impressed by the Ukrainian cuisine during my stay in the country, but the food at this restaurant was not bad at all. I had the Chicken Kiev and it was quite tasty.

2  Thank kh1985
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited Kyiv recently and my friend brought me here for dinner. Have to say the food was very delicious, the atmosphere was wonderful, the restaurant was beautifully decorated, and there was even Ukrainian songs being sung. Was a fabulous experience that I will never forget....More

Thank usnretired2007
Reviewed 22 February 2017

During our recent trip to Kiev, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Tsarske Selo. Walking in the door, was akin to entering a very nice and comfy inn of olden days. Completely fun! The completely authentic menu was a taste of old...More

Thank ChantillyKaren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/1 Mazepy Str., Kiev 01010, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 288 9775