The most expensive restaurants in Kiev: where to dine like a king?
How to determine the most expensive restaurants in Kiev? There are many stylish places where lunch will cost you a tidy sum. But our goal was to collect several Kiev luxury restaurants in which the service and decoration of halls is not inferior to the cost of meals. These qualities and determined the main selection criteria:
Style and interior concept
Price of dishes on the menu
Features, thanks to which, the institution stands out among similar
The average bill was calculated based on the cost of the salad, main course and dessert. Drinks will cost a separate amount.
Restaurant in the city center, one of the most famous in Kiev. The waiters in white gloves, huge aquariums with rare coral fish and crabs, Victorian sofas cream shades, crystal chandeliers – all here are exclusively luxury categories. The latest innovation is the use of molecular kitchen technology for cooking. And the presentation and design of each of them completely resembles a work of art. Company menu items:
Rack of New Zealand lamb with rosemary sauce
royal dorado with cherry sauce and pine nuts
king octopus carpaccio
Guests are offered to stay in the main or VIP-hall, there are 2 summer terraces.
The atmospheric restaurant was set up in an old mansion near a picturesque lake with swans. Massive columns, aristocratic halls, a cozy balcony overlooking the water – it creates the feeling that you are staying in an elegant country penthouse. And here is the best lake terrace in the capital, stylized as a ship deck. In the evenings and weekends, live music is played, a corner with a piano is equipped on the beach. Meals that you should definitely try – tomato soup with seafood and veal with wine sauce.
Panoramic 2-level restaurant was loved by Kievans with a wide terrace. Here you can admire the beautiful views of St. Andrew’s Church and Landscape Alley. Another advantage of the institution is 5 thematic halls with separate entrances.
The menu has original author’s dishes, and seafood lovers can order lobsters by choosing the ones they like from a special aquarium. Impressive is an extensive collection of whiskey (over 140 items). During the existence of the institution was collected a series of rare aged drinks – Limited Edition.
One of the 16 restaurants of the chain of restaurants located around the world. First opened in Paris in 1996. Kiev “Buddha-Bar” appeared after 12 years. As in other restaurants, in the capital installed a huge Buddha statue, made from rosewood. Impressive are the original bronze chandeliers from Egypt (each weighing about 350 kg in weight) and antique decor items – black marble sinks, crocodile tiles, rare porcelain. Here you can taste Pan-Asian dishes:
coconut soup with chicken thai
dim sama with pork, chicken, shrimp and other fillings
crispy tuna in yellow curry
The menu is approved by a special guide and chief chef of a restaurant in Paris.
The first fish restaurant in Kiev. Here is the largest selection of oysters in the city (6 species), more than 30 different seafood dishes, sushi and rolls according to original recipes. And the fish here is prepared in one of 5 ways:
for a couple
in the pan
in the smokehouse
The interior is made in an unusual Etro style, the feature of which is atypical color solutions, a mix of prints and graffiti in the spirit of pop art. Design solutions perfectly combine velvet and ebony, modern and classic. On the institution’s website there is a counter by which the number of oysters eaten in a restaurant is determined. At the moment, there are already more than 170 thousand.
Ukrainian aristocratic restaurant is a favorite meeting place for politicians and pop stars in Kiev. His wine list 3 times received the mark of experts from the authoritative edition of the Wine Spectator. And it is not surprising, because more than 900 positions of this noble drink are stated in it. Dishes change depending on the season – all products are organic, from the farms of Ukraine. Since 2013, “Gastronomic dinners” with chefs – world stars are held on an ongoing basis in the institution.
Da Vinci Fish Club
This restaurant serves both traditional and creative Italian dishes. Fish delicacies are prepared by fishing for crabs, clams and lobsters directly from large aquariums. Here they offer to try the freshest fish:
for a couple
baked in the oven
Particular attention should be paid to the interior – in the style of the Renaissance. The original gondola is attached under the ceiling, and the bar counter is shaped like a Venetian hat. The restaurant has 3 copyright halls, and lovers can stay on the 2nd floor, having booked a romantic balcony a la “Romeo and Juliet”.
Whiskey restaurant, which collected more than 700 varieties of luxury drink – the only institution of such a plan in Ukraine. Here you can find unique specimens from foreign countries, including Japan. This is the most complete collection in Eastern Europe.