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Darwin

6 Shevska street | 5th floor, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
38 032 294 82 05
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Ranked #78 of 192 Restaurants in Lviv
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Thai, Ukrainian, Central European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Lviv
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Darwin is the place where you can feel yourself like some nobleman with the blue blood - that attentive are the waiters and that delicious is food. Meals are expencive but they absolutely worth the money one pays. Lots of vegetarian dishes what is very important for me: mountain mushrooms, traditional porridge with three kinds of beans and also some... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I travel probably 4 months out of each year to different parts of the globe, and seldom do I take the time to review the restaurants in which I dine. However, when you run across a gem such as Darwin, you have to tell the world. Simply put, one of the best meals I have ever had, and hands down... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The location of this restaurant is quite nice, on the 5th floor of a bookshop right in the city centre. This is however one of the most positive points about this place.The reception was professional but the seating area is very small so it would have been rather annoying if we were not the only guests that day.the interior is... More

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Lviv, Ukraine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I think it is the most tasty and good looking food i have already tried in Lviv restaurants. Had salmon, vegetable terrin and lime cheesecake. Everything was just delicious. Waiters are professionals, interior high standard. Only bad thing is coffee, better have wine or tea.

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Lviv
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Darwin is the place which is as worth to find as hard. This restaurat is situated at fifth floor of bookstore Litera on Shevska street, nearby Leopolis Hotel. You may go there upstairs through the shop or by Elevator which goes only to restaurant. It is true restaurant of haute cuisine, with delicious food and artistic dressing. Very clean place,... More

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Lviv, Ukraine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I've been to this haute cuisine restaurant with my beloved. The atmosphere was amazing, since it was raining outside and we were sitting just under the rooftop, watching raindrops falling on the glass roof, enjoying a glass of superb wine and very tasty and filling beef tongue salas served in bread. The Caesar salad was not so good, or, I'd... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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107 reviews 107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Darwin is a hidden jem, located on the 5th floor of what looks like (and actually I think is) a bookstore. The restaurant does feel like a comfortable library room, with waiters acutally looking like butlers. The food is mostly European with unexpected interruptions of Tom-Kha which apparently was quite good. Overall good service, felt a bit too slow, but... More

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2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Excellent service, delicious food and perfect ambience. One of the best restaurants I've been. Very elegant.

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Kiev
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

"Everything is evolving" says restaurant's biz card. Surprisingly, it's really thing. Last time we found some food close to fast, but not to delicious. And the service, it seems, became poor. For it's price policy I can proove about too high price/quality ratio. It was my, perhaps, 5th or 6th visit to this place and I can compare, but I'm... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

food is good but its expensive for what it is. at this price I expect better! I 'd rather walk around the block and eat at the restaurant in Leopolis hotel.

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