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28B Lesi Ukrainki Blvd, Kiev, Ukraine (Lypky)
+380 44 285 5777
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Ranked #283 of 861 Restaurants in Kiev
Cuisines: Ukrainian
Neighborhood: Lypky
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Kiev, Ukraine
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208 reviews 208 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Its the Disneyland of ukranian food. The decor is very peculiar with farm animals in barns, waiters in ukranian shirts signing. A bit overdone compared to Tsarske selo. And the food is below average. You can find of course all the ukranian classic on the menu but execution is disappointing.

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france
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Very long service ,food not good,nothing pleasant,they have much much better Ukrainian restaurant then this one !!!!!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Visited Ukraine and Kiev for 24 hours on business with little preparation, so on arrival at our hotel, we asked for a recommendation for a restaurant with local cuisine. We we're recommend Shynok and we were not disappointed. We were welcomed soon after arriving by Michael in his big red trousers and utility belt loaded with small bottles of vodka,... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Here's a place to avoid at all costs. An alleged "typical" Ukrainian restaurant that is truly grim. Ersatz, fake, and the "service" came with a grimace. About as charming as an unlanced boil - and about as entertaining. Football screens in the dining area tell you all you need to know. Truly, unequivocably ghastly. Avoid it at ALL costs. A... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

It was the larger than life owner Michael who came and spoke to us just after we had arrived and it was he who made our evening. His antics with the folk group who moved around the restaurant and his suggestions on what to eat where very amusing and much appreciated. His many different flavoured vodka's were fun and mostly... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Very nice place. With traditional ukrainian cusine and a lot of other central European dishes this restaurant can be an open gate from the gastonomical culture of this area which is full of a lot of style influnances. Local vodka is apsolutlly ok ann coplect perfect the ambient. The russian and ukrainian live folk musik and all the design of... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Our group recently ate here. The owner treated us to some "garlic vodka" which was interesting. The food was very good and the entertainment seemed authentic. Nice neighborhood, too.

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Frisco, Colorado
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139 reviews 139 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I traveled for a month in Russia and Kiev, including Saint Petersburg and Moscow, and the meal I had in this restaurant (as part of a group of 200 people) was the most memorable. From soup to desert, including a main course of chicken Kiev, every dish was delicious, fresh, and timely served. The ambience was not fancy but was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Being Ukrainian who lives in the UK for the last 10 years it is always interesting to come back and see the growing interest to local cuisine and tradition. The more interesting was to visit such a place with people who can't even speak any Ukrainian or Russian. The food was really good, lots of traditional alcoholic options and dishes.... More

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Shynok is an interesting typical Ukrainian as an interior and cuisine restaurant opened in 2007 and situated in the central part of Kiev nearby thePerchersk metro station. The venue works from 11:00 till 00:00, it has several different halls (4 in number - “Khmelnoy”, “Yarmarochniy”, “Svadebniy” and “Svetlitsa” with a total of more than 300 seats) and offers live folk... More

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Address: 28B Lesi Ukrainki Blvd, Kiev, Ukraine
Phone Number: +380 44 285 5777
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev>  > Lypky
Cuisine: Ukrainian

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