Top 10 cheap to eat in Kiev


1.«Musafir» – one of the new cafes-restaurants, which immediately became popular among local residents. The restaurant with the Crimean Tatar cuisine was opened by the settlers from the Crimea – the Seyitveliev family. The menu presents traditional dishes of Tatar cuisine – chebureks, yantyks, manty, kebab and, of course, pilaf. Special attention should be paid to coffee, the preparation and serving of which has a certain ceremony here. And the Crimean sweets will not leave indifferent even those who are not a lover of sweet. The interior of the institution presents an old Crimean-Tatar house, the walls whitewashed with lime are decorated with carpets. In the evenings live music is played. Musafir became not only a favourite place among the citizens, but also the centre of meetings of Ukrainian Tatars.
Address/Contacts: 1.Bohdan Khmelnytsky str., 3-b. Tel:+38(099)568-77-76. 2.Saksahanskogo str., 57-a. Tel:+38(099)409-46-86.
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 10:00 to 22:00
Average bill: 200-400 UAH per person.

2.«Very Well Cafe» – a network of cafes of European cuisine by the Rest-Art project. It positions itself as a family home cafe. It is a spacious establishment with large windows and modern furniture. The menu includes salads, pizza, pasta, ravioli, burgers, and desserts. There is also a grill menu and a bar list. Thanks to delicious food and affordable prices, Very Well Cafe is very popular among the townspeople. On weekdays between 12:00 to 16:00 you can order a business lunch for 122 UAH.
Address/Contacts: 1.Levanevskoho str., 2-a. Tel:+38(097)457-08-25. 2.Dniprovska Embankment, 26. Tel:+38(044)331-08-26. 3.Khreshchatyk/Zankovetska str., 15/4. Tel:+38(073)044-20-11. 4.Sikorsky str., 1-a. Tel:+38(068)457-08-24.
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 11:00 to 24:00.
Average bill: 250-350 UAH per person.

3.«Khinkalnya» – a network of Georgian cuisine restaurants. “Tasty and inexpensive food” is the main credo of the institution. The cozy interior is decorated in the national style, where household items are used in the decor, and the walls feature ancient Georgian embroidery drawings. The menu includes khinkali, khachapuri, lula kebab, kharcho, salads and other traditional dishes. There is a wine list too. Plum, cherry and pomegranate homemade wines are especially worth trying.
Address/Contacts: 1.Nyzhny Val str., 19-21. Tel:+38(098)939-46-55. 2.Shota Rustaveli str., 12. Tel:+38(098)939-64-55.
3.Turhenivska str., 82. Tel:+38(068)507-75-27. 4.Bohdan Khmelnitsky str., 29/2. Tel:+38(098)730-17-45.
Work hours: Mon – Thu from 10:00 to 22:00, Fri – Sun from 11:00 to 23:00.
Average bill: 150-300 UAH per person

4.«il Molino» – a network of Italian restaurants, where they cook authentic pizza. The first restaurant was founded by the World Map company in 2010. Today, the network includes 16 restaurants and a delivery service. The menu features traditional Italian dishes. Here you can taste pizza, pasta, ravioli, lasagna, various salads and bruschetta. The bar menu is represented by a fairly wide range of drinks, cocktails, and home-made wine. Some places of the chain have a special offer on weekdays between 15:00 and 18:00 – buy one get 1 free pizza.
Address/Contacts: 1.Volodymyrska str., 40/2. Tel:+38(067)468-34-23. 2.Saksahanskogo str., 120. Tel:+38(044)351-11-77.
3.Peremogy Ave, 45. Tel: +38(044)227-99-11. 4.Obolonsky Ave., 1-b. Tel:+38(044)331-55-88. 5.Moscovska str., 17. Tel:+38(067)505-49-84.
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 11:00 to 23:00.
Average bill: 200-300 UAH per person

5.«Borsch» – a cafe with national authenticity and Ukrainian cuisine in the very center of Kyiv. A place with very affordable prices offers a real restaurant service – a cozy interior in Provence style, delicious food, TV for watching matches and a summer terrace. The menu features traditional Ukrainian dishes. Special attention should be paid soup with dumplings, varenyky, potato pancakes and lard. Here you can not only eat, but also drink a strong national drink – vodka or tinctures.
Address: Prorizna str., 10.
Contacts: +38(098)127-11-30, +38(044)278-02-62.
Work hours: Mon – Fri from 09:00 to 23:00, Sat – Sun from 10:00 to 23:00.
Average bill: 150-300 UAH per person

6.«Eurasia» – a network of restaurants of Japanese and European cuisine. The restaurant has been operating for more than 10 years and is now a favorite that received the Ukrainian People’s Prize in 2015. The network has 21 restaurants. All establishments are located near metro stations and have an individual interior in a loft style. Many of them have a summer terrace. The trick of the network is that most restaurants work at night. The menu of Eurasia is very diverse. Here you can order sushi, pizza, burgers, soups, salads and even the village style potatoes. Every day between 15:00 and 18:00 or between 00:00 and 05:00 restaurants of the chain offer “Happy Hours” with “buy 1 get the same one free” promotion.
Address/Contacts: 1.Rohnidynska str., 5/14. Tel:+38(044)289-38-89. 2.Mezhihirska str., 15/35. Tel:+38(044)425-34-34.
3.Lesia Ukrainka Bul., 19. Tel:+38(044)285-75-80. 4.Velyka Vasilkivska str., 88. Tel:+38(044)287-13-60. 5.Dmytrivska str., 2-a. Tel:+38(044)486-63-36.
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 10:00 to 05:00.
Average bill: 250-300 UAH per person

7.«3B Cafe» – a restaurant-bar of American and European cuisine. This is an institution of new format, where a steakhouse and a burger bar are combined in one space. The menu features burgers, steaks, salads, first courses and snacks. The bar list includes a wide range of drinks, cocktails, craft beer and homemade wine. Every day between 15:00 and 18:00 the restaurant offers promotion on burgers. 3V CAFE is distinguished by its atmosphere, convenient location, interior with upholstered furniture and spacious halls. On Friday and Saturday, DJ sets or art programs are played here.
Address/Contacts/Work hours: 1.Shota Rustaveli str., 22-a. Tel:+38(068)934-25-25. Mon – Thu, Sun from 12:00 to 23:00, Fri – Sat from 12:00 to 04:00. 2.Horyva str., 23. Tel:+38(096)933-25-25. Mon – Thu, Sun from 10:00 to 23:00, Fri – Sat from 10:00 to 05:00. 3.G.Kirpy str., 5-b. Tel:+38(068)642-25-25. Mon – Sun from 11:00 to 05:00.
Average bill: 250-350 UAH per person

8.«DRUZI Cafe & Bar» – the first social cafe in Kyiv, located at the “DREAM House Hostel” on the Andriivsky Descent, 2-d. A modern cosy interior in warm colours, light wood furniture, textured brick walls, fresh flowers and decor from household items, there are board games. Menu cafe – burgers, pizza, sandwiches, hot dishes. Prices are quite democratic. In the mornings “Druzi cafe” serves breakfast, and if you desire, you can take prepared meals with you.
Address/Contacts/Work hours: 1.Andreevsky Descent, 2-d. Tel:+38(097)580-24-69. Mon – Sun from 08:00 to 24:00.
2.Prorizna str., 3/5. Tel:+38(098)100-58-56. Mon – Sun from 09:00 to 23:00.
3.Velyka Vasylkivska str., 49-a. Tel:+38(097)585-54-57. Mon – Sun from 10:00 to 23:00.
Average check: 250-350 UAH per person.

9.«MAFIA» – a network of restaurants of Italian and Japanese cuisine with affordable prices. This is one of the most visited networks, the advantages of which are good service, rich interior and around-the-clock operation. Many restaurants of the chain have a karaoke room, as well as an outdoor terrace. The menu faetures pizza, pasta, soups, salads and sushi. There is a vegetarian and grill menu too. A meter pizza, which is served here with a complimentary carafe of wine or beer, is especially popular. MAFIA often offers various promotions on the menu. For example, ordering between 15:00 and 18:00 or between 01:00 and 06:00 one dish, you can get the second for 1 UAH only.
Address/Contacts: 1.Verhny Val str., 24. Tel:+38(067)572-89-18. 2.Velyka Vasylkivska str., 76. Tel:+38(067)579-10-49.
3.Bohdan Khmelnitsky str., 27/1. Tel:+38(067)403-03-48. 4.Khreshchatyk str., 6. Tel:+38(067)570-18-39.
5.Sichovyh Striltsiv str., 77. Tel:+38(067)570-19-13 (from 10:00).
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 09:00 to 06:00.
Average bill: 250-350 UAH per person

10.«Chernomorka» – fish gastronomic shop, where you can enjoy dishes from fresh fish and seafood. Today it is a favorite seafood restaurant with reasonable prices. Here you will be offered to taste forshmak, salmon bruschetto, herring with potatoes, fish soup and others. The gastronomic shop specializes in local seafood, such as Black Sea fish from the Odessa region, Transcarpathian trout, and eel from the Shatsky lakes. Chernomorka also deals with the supply and sale of seafood. If you wish, you can buy mussels, shrimps, oysters, goatfish, trout and even lobster or dorado in the gastronomic store.
Address/Contacts: 1.Yaroslavska str., 5/2. Tel:+38(067)954-05-05. 2.Preobrazhenska str., 7. Tel:+38(097)364-05-05.
3.Yuriy Ilienko str., 83-a. Tel:+38(067)594-05-05. 4.Dragomanova str., 6/1. Tel:+38(098)754-05-05.
5.Oles Gonchar str., 15/3. Tel:+38(067)814-05-05.
Work hours: Mon – Sun from 11:00 to 23:00.
Average bill: 300-400 UAH per person