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“Cult Ra experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rus Club "Cult Ra"

Rus Club "Cult Ra"
Volodymyrska st., 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 67 231 8016
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Ranked #53 of 911 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $45
Cuisines: Organic, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Ukrainian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Our cult vegan friendly restaurant serves Ukrainian healthy fashion food elegantly cooked from home and organic products due to Slavic recipes in chef's special interpretation, such as topinambur salad, soup of white mushrooms, baked quail, mashed turnip, homemade noodles with various sauces, varenyky, different pancakes. We offer the great variety of meat, fish and vegan dishes. Special drinks are - organic milk, soured milk, fermented baked milk, hemp beer, honey wine, oak bark tincture and entire palette of herbal teas. Wedding ceremonies, birthdays and holidays in pagan (folk) tradition, organizing programs of traditional and modern Ukrainian music, master-classes for children and adults (Easter egg painting, protector dolls, straw plaiting, ceramic classes, Papercutting, beading etc.) Banquets, receptions, corporate events, seminars, presentations, briefings, press conferences, art events, children's holidays. The must visit place in Kyiv.
Livermore, Maine
2 reviews
“Cult Ra experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Wonderful staff, the best Ukrainian food I had (like my grandmother's!!), and the atmosphere was perfect.

  • Visited March 2015
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Ukranian food meets organic, locally sourced health-conscious preparation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Ukranian food - especially traditional style - can be a bit heavy handed. Enter "Cult Ra" - health conscious, organic and locally sourced re-interpretations of traditional dishes. Flavorful, well-prepared and well presented dishes out of a menu that warrants taking some time to peruse carefully.
The decor is rustic and inviting, adding more to the experience of living in the Kievan ancient culture of Rus as do the wait staff who are polite and helpful (and dressed the part). The very well rounded menu offers a wide variety of drinks, ranging from "homestyle" - including some nice medovukha offerings - to fancier cocktails, and wine. A great experience overall!

  • Visited March 2015
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kiev, Ukraine
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Live food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It was good experience to visit "Cult Ra". We're fasting now, so this food was healthy and right for us. You can buy good books here and accessories also

  • Visited March 2015
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“themed restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Authentic ethnic Ukrainian food. Good quality. Decor based on ancient pre Christian Ukrainian "Rus" culture. Service pleasant if a little slow at times.

  • Visited February 2015
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Some Interesting Food, but Disappointment Overall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The restaurant tries for some interesting food - which can be quite tasty, but it's a let down. The service is poor - not unfriendly per se, but slow/inefficient and not very competent. Some of the dishes can be quite tasty, but it's not worth the hassle of eating here.

  • Visited January 2015
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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