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gorchitsa cafe

#21 of 930 Restaurants in Kiev
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Pylypa Orlyka, 6, Kiev, Ukraine
044 2537358
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice but boring...

Food was surely not bad but found it nothing romantic, more for business maybe. Prices were bit higher but still ok.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Food was surely not bad but found it nothing romantic, more for business maybe. Prices were bit higher but still ok.

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washington dc
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50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After reading many reviews, I finally decided to have brunch here. We were there about 10 min before noon so we were able to get brunch. Poached eggs dish and omelet were both very good, especially omelet was huge. It's cozy and cute inside. Great place for date out. Fresh baguette was so good Staff speaks decent English. Very reasonably... More 

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Uppland
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126 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have read a lot about this restaurant and have been planning to go here quite a few times. Now prices in Kyiv are low for foreigners because of the exchange rate, and it has suddenly become less expensive for us. We arrived on a Saturday evening, and found ourselves to be the only guests in the restaurant. And no... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Gorchitsa offers by far the best real french food in Kiev. On top of that, it is located in Lipsky which is probably the nicest district in Kiev. Prices are very correct and the terrace in summer is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great place. In Kyiv is hard to find quality food and Gorchitsa is a pearl between others. Definitely will come back. Recommended - the broccoli soup

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Kiev, Ukraine
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18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Sitting in the very center of Kiev this place offers Alsatian cuisine for a decent price with a great service, so if you are going to visit it at weekend night be sure to make a reservation as it has only 30 sitting places inside. In summer time you have the choice to sit outside. The quality of food is... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Been 5 times, 3 times outstanding, 2 mediocre. Chef owner is sometime very involved sometime not and quality changes are dramatic. Probably best luck at lunch time. Foie gras fried, veal cheecks must have. Menu is very limited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Really great place with very friiendly service and great food, authentic french cuisine. Onion soup is actually the best i have ever tried. Cant wait rill my next dinner there!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

A nicely decorated place. The food is french style and very good. The meat is certainly within the top 10 of Kiev. The price is still reasonable. Service as well is friendly and good.

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Kiev
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50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We go often to Gorchitsa. The food is consistently good and the service professional and attentive (unusual for Kiev). We like the slightly lived-in feeling of the main room and the terrace in the summer. The menu is a bit restrictive and should be updated occasionally but the duck and Boeuf Bourguignon are good recommendations.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pylypa Orlyka, 6, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 044 2537358

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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