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Varenichnaya 1- MOVED

Esplanadna vul. 28, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 287 1539
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
19 Feb 2016
“Great Vareniki - Disastruous Service”
14 Dec 2015
“New name: PetruS-b”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Esplanadna vul. 28, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

In fact not much to add to the title: their Vareniki are a safe bet, they are fantastic no matter how lacklustre the service may be. Same for their Borscht - awesome. If you dont mind the service, this place can be recommended without a...More

Thank DrSpaceBoy
Reviewed 15 December 2015

They always had delicious dumplings (vareniki) and some other traditional Ukrainian dishes. Dumpling can always come with additions of cream and szkwarki. Borsch comes in two versions - meat and vegetarian ones. Now they added a selection of European dishes. Kind service and pleasant interior....More

Thank Krzysztof H
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Never ever ate such a tasty vareniks. Very tasty food, we tried several different dishes and it was incredible)

Thank Max R
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Hungry? don't hesitate just go. Excellent comforting food. Try the pork ribs and the durney - potato pancakes with sour cream. For dessert take the mix berries dumplings (varnikies) and don't forget to try home made vodka wth honey ( i think they call it...More

Reviewed 26 May 2015

If you want to taste really good varenniki, which are Ukraine's speciality, this is a good place to go. Quite near the city centre and the metro station, not very touristy, reasonable, albeit not cheap, prices. And very good varenniki. We tried some lard, it...More

Thank iNikem
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Tried the dumplings and the grilled mix. Chicken, ribs and pork. 700 grams of really good food. Nice and clean restaurant. Can really recommend.

Thank DanielAugustsson
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

With a group of 8 people we enjoyed a very nice dinner. Food and the very friendly service was excellent.

Thank RoboBoboCH
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I have been there several times (for dates and with friends), every time it was a great experience. The menu is Ukrainian, the food is very good, specialty is "vareniki". Definitely to put on your list of good restaurants if you want ukrainian food!

Thank Guillaume G
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Very tasty food for all types of people. Good healthy chices. Polite staff. Not expensive. Highly recommend. Chicken with beans and of course vareniki were great.

Thank Sergei B
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

The best place in Kiev. Always try to visit when I'm in Kiev. Delicious tea, meat, salads, pel'meni and of course vareniki

Thank Katruxa
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Restaurant Details

Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanadna vul. 28, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 287 1539
The best restaurant of Ukrainian cuisine in Kyiv. Varenyky, borshch, pampushki and many other Ukrainian original dishes you will find in this cozy restaurant. The interior shows the atmosphere in Kiev early twentieth century houses.
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