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#18 of 1,933 Restaurants in Kiev
$$ - $$$, , Eastern European
Rustaveli Shota vul. 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 67 503 2079
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“khachapuri” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
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Caucasian, Georgian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rustaveli Shota vul. 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Nice food. But somehow the communication was unclear, the staff were not really able to help with the order or talk about the food. The local wines are of quite low standard.

Thank Aleksi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very reasonable pricing, if you stick with the basics. Have your Khinkali, for sure. And I also recommend the meat platters, if you are three or four people. Local beers are good and reasonable, too. Great appetizers, that are usually at or below 5 dollars.

Thank simplyjens18
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your reccomendations. We are happy that you not only enjoied the taste of all dishes but also spend your time profitable.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very typical, very authentic Georgian restaurant. We had khinkalis, katchapuris (the best I ever had!!!), dolmas... The waiter was super nice and spoke excellent English, the environment is very cool and there's typical music that makes the experience feel even more incredible....More

Thank Ana K
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow such a soulful review! We are sincerely happy that we did all the best in order you feel great in our restaurant. We hope that you will come to us next time and will enjoy the best khachapuri and the special atmosphere of the...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

I have been here couple of times in the past. this place is awesome in everything. from wine to food to service. the decor is marvelous and cozy. I have to go there everytime I am in kiev. I love it and recommend for couples.

Thank Alex K
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

We are very happy that we can amaze you every time you come to Kiev and every time you find an opportunity to visit our restaurant. Sincerely appreciates your review and recommendations. Your loving Khinkali restaurant

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit in this restaurant. Interesting interior. Good food. And very pleasant staff. Our vaitres Lilia was more than wonderfull. Very helpful, understanding and delicate.

Thank Zydrune Z
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

We are happy that we did our best in order you spend tasty and pleasant evening in the restaurant. Thank you that you commended the work of Liliya.

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a great restaurant that fantastic served Georgian food 2 minutes away from Gullivers . Very authentic Georgian decoration very warm atmosphere . The prices are very reasonable and lady served us was very attentive . Highly recommended this place if you are in Kiev...More

Thank tolga g
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks, that you shared your impression.This is very important for us. Thank you,that you choose our restaurant and very happy that you are satisfied with its atmosphere,cuisine and work of staff.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

For me the best Georgian Restaurant in Kiev, downtown at the centre but really not so easy to find in the souterrain of a house. Nice cozy athmosphere, very attentive stuff, big choice of Georgian dishes you can try what you want you cant make...More

Thank Thomas M
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for such a high praise of our restaurant. We are very proud that among a lot of Georgian restaurants in Kiev, you consider our restaurant to be the best. We are happy that in our menu you found best dishes for yourself and...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

Really nice khinkali - I liked it more than that I tried in Georgia. Good location and reasonable pricing.

Thank alex111ander
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for high evaluation of our specialty. We are sincere happy that we did all the best in order your rest was tasty and comfortable in our restaurant.

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect food, nice people. Restaurant is in the centre, but not to easy to found it. But food, dessert, drink is amazing and very authentical.

Thank Richard K
Aleksandra Y, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Khinkali, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for high evaluation of our restaurant. We are very happy that you enjoyed meal and nice atmosphere of restaurant. In the future we are going to install more noticeable pointer for guests comfort.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We came here during our visit in Kiev. And I could say we had one of the nicest meal. All food starting from soups to mains was amazing. As well service was very quick and friendly, our waitress Lena was very friendly and professional. Definetely...More

Thank Andrius C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rustaveli Shota vul. 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 67 503 2079
"A Georgian without a guest is not a Georgian!" this is what considered in a hospitable Khinkali dukhan (tavern). Local customs will impress you with their generosity, extent and amiability, and our temperamental many-sided cuisine "with specific focus" is already a well-known gossip. Colorful interior of our venue won’t leave you indifferent. At your disposal there are three main halls and two VIP-halls, and each of them is interesting and original. In Vostochnyi hall near the open bar counter there are a show kitchen and a bar zone where one can with his own eyes observe the secrets of Caucasian dishes preparation and taste delicious Georgian wines. In Vinogradnik hall there is a comfortable and romantic atmosphere. The hall is decorated with the real mountain rock, the ceiling is plaited with grape-vine, and the walls please the eye with the Oriental carpets and national souvenirs. Vinnyi Pogred is a comfortable hall which was named due to a large number of old wine bottles that serve as a main decoration element. Two VIP-halls Sultanka and Kniazheskaya Besedka will become a great place for holding negotiations, meetings with friends or family dinner. A cozy summer terrace opens its arms to meet the guests during the warm season. It allows you to leisurely watch the tumultuous life of the capital, enjoying the best gastronomic offers of sunny Georgia right in the center of Kyiv and gives a unique feeling of peace and tranquility. What else, except for traditional Caucasian hospitality and heartful company, makes Khinkali dukhan so popular? Correctly - delicious khinkali! Hot, aromatic, made of thin almost transparent dough - they just urge to get into your mouth! But this is only the beginning, we have much more to impress you. Menu of the venue is a real horn of plenty from which Georgian cheeses, Caucasian specialties, delicious khachapuri, chachochbili, shashlyk, lula kebab magically appear… Besides, there are many other dishes the names of which are pleasant for an ear and awake the appetite! "Come in, dear, be my Guest!"
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