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#8 of 1,691 Restaurants in Kiev}
$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 44 235 0952
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal steak” (4 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place seemed to be very eccentric, so I had to visit to see what was the fuss about. I came here for a date. We were set in a cozy room with only a few tables, so it was romantic and peaceful. The best...More

Thank Nikita K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a family, having noticed its relatively good reviews and ranking. It was not our first time as we had previously visited the restaurant a number of years back, entertaining some colleagues. Overall the food was good, a good choice of...More

Thank aubergine_man
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came qith a group of tourists in May, decided to put my review here after having read lots of the same problems that guests face being there, moreover, nothing changed because sometimes my toursists go there, unfortunately. Thes tory started with booking in advance,...More

Thank Caterynas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chanced upon this beautiful looking restaurant, serving very fine and simple home-made Ukrainian dishes! They were all so delicious! Tried the rabbit in cream, never had anything like it before! Lovely service too, making one feel even more at home!

Thank Abhinav G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is conveniently located. I loved the athmosphere, it is wonderfully decorated, very authentic and cosy. The menü was rich and the waiter was great help in advising especially local food. We ate mix of local and international food with a semi-sweet local wine....More

Thank arif a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch with my friend and sat on the upstairs terrace. We were lucky enough to have Alex as our server and he was just fantastic. The best waiter in Kiev. We let him choose all of our good and he didn't disappoint! He's...More

Thank jamesrwheeler3
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I brought 15-20 foreign guests here towards the end of a wedding weekend, to try and provide them some proper local food. After making our drinks order we waited 1.5hours for them to appear. Truly incredible, the place was not even busy!! The food, for...More

3  Thank Beaky_G
Taslitskaya I, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Pervak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear about your bad experience. We really appreciate your feedback and hope you give us the chance to make it right. I would also like to take a chance to comment on your points: - We recommend to do a...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was invited to Pervak restaurant during my stay in Kiev , I was very enthusiastic to go for two reasons, the first was because traditional food is served ,and the other was meeting an old friend , I arrived there and as soon as...More

2  Thank Elina H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've wanted to try this place since it seemed to be one of Kiev's best restaurants according to Tripadvisor. The place itself looks very outdated, but I didn't come for the decor. I've ordered few of the dishes that sound more interesting - the veal...More

2  Thank MeniBrakha
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very good restaurant located in the city center district. My partner and I ate outside and we were promptly served. The service was very good, polite, efficient and timely. The atmosphere outside was a pleasant tented area not far from the main dining room and...More

Thank Jodphd
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Balazs123456 | Reviewed this property |
i recommend you to call them, they are quite busy for 10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rognedinskaya St., 2 | Corner of Velyka Vasilkivska St, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
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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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