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Lipsky Osobnyak

15 Lypska St, Kiev, Ukraine (Lypky)
+380 44 254-00-90
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Ranked #15 of 818 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lypky
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lypky
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Really fancy restaurant in Kiev. I was hesitant in trying Ukrainian cuisine at first but food was wonderfully prepared and top marks to the staff, really something extraordinary given the difficulty in finding English-speaking waiters in restaurants. Beautiful atmosphere although prices are particularly higu, but worth the experience.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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174 reviews 174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Only one other restaurant in Kiev sparks my eyes, Pantagruel. Lipsky is classy, true service and the dishes celestial from the visualization to the taste. Excellent service.

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Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We were the only guests in the restaurant even though it was Saturday evening. It is a beautiful place inside and out. The service and food was alright. The white wine cooked rabbit was very good and the wine list was very long. It was a bit pricey.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We made a reservation in Feb 14 during the troubles and were fairly surprised that we were the only two people in the restaurant the entire evening. All credit to the restaurant the honoured our reservation and provided very good service and food. The restaurant itself is gorgeous inside and has a great ambiance (even empty). It has a very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This restaurant will take your breath away. The ornate design, the huge, heavy leather tomes which serve as menus (every page authentically stamped and signed in a hark back to Soviet times). The exquisite (and expensive as I learned) wine list and the personal but not overbearing service which makes you feel all 'Downton Abbey' as they present the food... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

i was there with my wife for anniversary of our wedding, since it was during week days so did not have difficulties of making reservation but they were really supportive and understanding my last minute request. Food were best i tried in ukraine and would not doubt, as for service, waiter had good understanding of english and provide excellent service... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I was on a business trip in Kiev, we had a wonderful dinner in this restaurant. We were 4 people, each of us ordered different meals, all of us were so happy. They have live piano music , the pianist, a lovely emotional lady played more when we requested in a polite way. she made our night more wonderful. It... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were keen to try this authentic Ukrainian restaurant as the reviews had been very enthusiastic. We chose a Friday evening and had expected a fairly busy restaurant ,with live music.Sadly,the place was almost deserted and there was no music. The dining room was beautiful and luxurious. We were given an excellent table and the setting was most romantic. The... More

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Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Good: Very nice location, had live beautiful background music (3 women singing and playing violin) and good food. Bad: Our waiter was rude and far below the standard we expected. Wine list is horribly expensive, we could not find a single bottle of wine below $50 US.

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Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Having read the reviews of this restaurant on this forum we decided to go for it and we were not disappointed. We had reservations but the place was almost empty. I don't know if this was because it was a weekday or what but we were surprised by that. One could think a restaurant wasn't very good if there was... More

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