Bars in the Old (Upper) city of Kiev

«B-hush» – an elite lounge bar with panoramic windows, located on the 11th floor of the five-star hotel “InterContinental Kyiv”. This is truly a unique place of the capital, located within a stone’s throw from Sofia and Mykhailivska squares. From the open terrace you can see a breathtaking unique view of the night city from a bird’s-eye view, you can watch the stars through the telescope. The VIP rooms of the panoramic restaurant are great for informal meetings, unforgettable birthdays and romantic dates. Delicious food, an excellent selection of wines and cocktails, a fantastic view of the old historic city evoke incredible aesthetic sensations. In the evening in the B-hush there is always a stylish audience to enjoy wonderful live music – soul, blues, jazz. The program of parties and concerts is scheduled for weeks ahead. In the hall of the lounge bar there is an exhibition of glasses with autographs of famous people who have visited these place, such as Shakira, Beyonce and Sting, which gives a high status to the institution. This pride of the owners of the hotel reliably entered the recommendations of tourist guides and independent experts of the hotel and restaurant business. Recently, the lounge bar was awarded the “Best Luxury Restaurant” by the Luxury Lifestyle Awards.
Address: Velyka Zhytomyrska Str., 2-a
Contacts: +38(044)393-22-22, +38(067)473-38-02
Work time: Mon – Sat from 18:00 to 02:00, Sun – closed.
Average check: 800-1000 UAH per person.

«Drinkarnya» – a bar on Mikhailivska square, not so long ago opened to visitors. Pleasant atmosphere, delicious liqueurs and DJ sets made the place famous in the evenings. Once here, it seems that you belong to this place, where you are welcomed in a homely warm atmosphere. The menu features more than a dozen liqueurs of local preparation (40-60 UAH), and cocktails (150 UAH). Sandwiches (40-60 UAH), canapés (30 UAH), Meat or cheese platter (140 UAH) are offered along drinks. On Fridays and Saturdays, there are late night parties with DJs, cocktails and groovy music.
Address: Mykhailivska Str., 15
Contacts: +38(063)393-30-30
Work time: Mon – Thu from 10:00 to 23:00, Fri from 10:00 to 00:02, Sat from 17:00 to 00:02, Sun from 14:00 to 23:00.
Average check: 150-300 UAH per person.

«Bar on 8» – located on the eighth floor of the fashionable hotel HYATT, which offers stunning views of Sofiivska and Mykhailivska squares. The institution has a closed part and a summer terrace, where a grill oven is installed, which is the basis for creating dishes. A special tandoor oven is used in many cuisines around the world and makes it possible to prepare a juicy grill menu of meat, fish and seafood, which distinguishes them from those, which are cooked on charcoal. The terrace is equipped with umbrellas; on cool days switch on heaters.
Address: Alla Tarasova Str., 5
Contacts: +38(044)581-74-51
Work time: Mon – Thu from 17:00 to 00:00, Fri from 17:00 to 02:00, Sat from 09:00 to 02:00, Sun from 09:00 to 00:00.
Average check: 800-1000 UAH per person.

«Kosatka» – is atmospheric cozy lounge-bar with democratic prices, located at the corner of V. Zhytomyrska and O. Honchar streets. The decor of the institution is assembled from different parts of the country and from abroad, it was bought at flea markets, collected by friends or made by own hands. There is always a friendly atmosphere – you can sit at a large common table with real hipsters, or you can sit at a separate table. In the daytime, music is played from electronic devices, and in the evenings – vinyl and radio. You can also bring your old records and listen to it.
Address: Velyka Zhytomyrska Str., 25/2
Contacts: +38(044)272-25-30, +38(067)468-13-98
Work time: Mon – Thu, Sun from 09:00 to 00:00, Fri – Sat from 09:00 to 02:00.
Average check: 300-500 UAH per person.