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#6 of 1,525 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 44 235 0952
11:00 - 00:00
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Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family met a friend from Kiev at this restaurant for dinner. The restaurant wasn't crowded and was comfortable. We ate in the lower level. Although an English menu was provided, the translation wasn't always exact. The cheese bread we order was actually breaded cheese sticks. And the waiter had trouble understanding some of our order with one entree mixed... More 

Thank Bradley T N
Rome, Italy
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in this place in a saturday of december. Our waitress were warm and they spoke english mostly. The forniture are amazing and the food its good. The price its nice for the quality of place, food and staff.

Thank Danilo M
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very beautiful restaurant with an excellent staff and wonderful local dishes. The decoration is truly amazing, the staff super nice and the food is very good and cheap

Thank Celso B
Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant and bar ins in Kiev downtown, just few steps away from Lev Tolstoy Square and metro stop. Sposored by the Pervak distillery. The restaurant serves very good Ukrainian kitchen with very affordable prices. But the funniest place is the bar where you can order also food. Take a chance to sit next to the bar counter - there... More 

Thank HannesAstok
Milan, Italy
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Kiev in these days and with some colleagues we went to this restaurant. It is a very nice location and the food is very good. We had Ukrainian appetisers and food and everything was pretty good. We had local beer and it was good too, as well as Ukrainian vodka. And at the end the bill was... More 

Thank musavi57
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started the meal with 2 complimentary shots of alcohol and 1 light appetizer. My waitress was nice even if she didn't speak much English. Food is fine, but not unforgettable.

Thank Nyckolson
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, I have to mention that my stay in Kiev was pretty short and, therefore, my colleagues and I were looking for an authentic local experience. Pervak was recommended my our hotel staff and we never regretted it. As soon as we entered the resto, there were cherry nalivka shots (cherry based vodka, basically), which had an amazingly... More 

Thank peachylemon
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 3 people and eat 3 types of meat. All were bad, maybe because of meat quality or marination maybe cooking. Everything in the restaurant, from salad to cranberry juice were worse than even you can eat in a shopping mall in Kiev. Waiters are rude, he warned us to put minimum 10% of the check.

Thank Hakan N
Dublin, Ireland
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819 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure how to review this place. We went on two consecutive nights because we really really liked the food, ambience and service. It is a lovely place with lots of character. But on our second night we were 'received ' by the girl at the entrance desk with unbelievable contempt. She sneered at us and rolled her eyes... More 

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Kiev, Ukraine
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's been over six months since I've been in country, but we always liked this place as a good place for special occasions. It was a bit pricier than your average place, but it was good traditional Ukrainian with great service. The restaurant is lavishly decorated, maybe a bit over the top sometimes, but certainly interesting. What is also nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
Pervak, one of the best folk Ukrainian restaurants in Kiev, and is located in the heart of the capital. It serves a wonderful range of freshly cooked dishes of Ukrainian cuisine. Pervak offers a wide range of traditional Ukrainian drinks and food which you can enjoy in either the big hall, or one of the small rooms decorated in Ukrainian style. Take a trip back in time to early 20th century Kyiv in one of restaurants in Kiev with great folk decor. The decor includes the showing of silent movies, and the restaurant itself is on the site of a famous merchant's house. A friendly staff in costumes serves up a variety of hearty Ukrainian dishes with inventive names, many interesting details wait for you here in one of the best Ukrainian restaurants. Pervak has succeeded in creating the perfect restaurant for tourists and locals alike, yet has not sacrificed its Ukrainian identity. The exterior of the building is splendid, and behind the door beckons a restaurant full of surprises, smiling faces and tasty dishes. It consists of seven distinct dining areas decorated in its own unique style. The Pervak restaurant has been tastefully designed to give you the feeling of old Kiev from a bygone era. It is quirky and fun, full of interesting ornaments, pictures and curiosities. And if you need any further distraction then the attractive waitresses dressed in frilly low cut folk costumes may well get you reaching for that extra shot of vodka. The menu is always refreshed and gladdens with its newcomers, you will feel the rich variety of tastes in one of the best restaurants in Kiev. We dearly preserve the best traditions of the Ukrainian hospitality and create a unique atmosphere of comfort and friendliness to be enjoyed by each of our visitors. Ukrainian restaurant "Pervak" is ideal for business meals with spaces available for private hire or with friends and family. We are proud to invite you to Pervak, to one of the eldest restaurants in Kiev.

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