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The Most Expensive Galician Restaurant

Rynok sq. 14 | 2 Etage, Lviv, Ukraine
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Ranked #23 of 192 restaurants in Lviv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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77% Recommend
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  • Polish first
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English first
Lviv, Ukraine
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Attraction is really interesting but service and food are bad. Duck just lacked taste, salads were made of unfresh ingredients. Big touristic groups going with excurtion almost go through your plates

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend took me to this restaurant and loved the experience. You first enter through what seems a small apartment, usually the servers joke as the entrance is very missleading. We went at lunch time and was fairly calm day. The goose is wonderful and the servers are very helpful. Timing was perfect and by the end of the meal,... More

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Athens, Greece
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The food was really good. We tried chichen soup (excellent!!!), duck pate, salads. Very tasty. The decoration of the place is nice with some fun details. Expensive, but ok for the quiality.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The restaurant is beautifully decorated with views onto the main square in Lviv. The entrance is an anonymous apartment door that opens into what appears to be a Soviet-style flat where I was greeted by an elderly man who directed me through the curtain to the restaurant. The masonic theme is certainly unique and the food was great if not... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

First, this is an amazingly beautiful restaurant in the old Lviv. Second, the food is great. Third, no complaint about the service. Fourth, it is not expensive at all. Remarkable is the Masonic background. Without studying the history of the building, one would guess this used to be a lodge during the Austro-Hungarian times. The restaurant - the walls, the... More

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Lviv, Ukraine
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

If you find this place, it's most likely because your guide book or a friend directed you here. It boasts no signage of any kind and is virtually hidden, which is part of its shtick, like neighboring Krijivka downstairs. Hopefully no one has let you in on the gag that awaits you upon entering, and I won't either, but it's... More

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Washington DC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Such a unique experience, never been to a restaurant quite like this. From start to finish, this was a bizarre restaurant. We were sat in a dark corner with only candle light. Great service with a playful attitude. The food left a lot to be desired. They were out of a few items on the Saturday night we went. I... More

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Mykolajiv, Ukraine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The name of this restaurant can scare visitors and tourists who have limited budget, but no worries - the prices are quite safe)) The design of this restaurant can catch an eye of any fastidious customer while the dishes will definitely raise your mood! Nice waiters, huge pictures and a throne-toilet - you should not miss them all!!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is such an unusual and mysterious place that you can't leave unimpressed! You enter through an old apartment with a man in a robe opening the door, leaving you confused and under the impression that you got the wrong door. He leads you to the restaurant itself, which has great food, beautiful interior design and excellent service. Not to... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Friend of mine invited me for a lunch to Masony (Free Masons) Restaurant and strangely asked to wait for her because only people knowing the place may find it. As I arrived earlier and were delivered by the driver to the downstairs I tried to pass through the door. I know it was 2nd floor but no markings were present.... More

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