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Lipsky Osobnyak

15 Lypska St, Kiev, Ukraine (Lypky)
+380 44 254-00-90
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Ranked #9 of 710 restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lypky
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lypky
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We ate here on a Saturday night after reading the good reviews - we were shocked it was so quiet in there as the service & food were outstanding (the staff helped us pick our meal as the choice is so varied!) & the decor really makes you feel like you've stepped back in time......in a good way! Not a... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Axing service and very very tasty food. This place was worth every penny. Once I tasted the appetizer, I made a five course meal. It was perfect!

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Manama, Bahrain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Food was excellent except for dessert that was average . Service was very good . Ambience was fine bit at 9:30 in a weekend it wasn't busy. Waiter told us ghat it was busy at 7 pm.

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