This restaurant appears to be quite recently opened, and is on a main streat close to St Sophia's cathedral. From the quirky sign (did Mike Tyson eat the pig's ear?) to the wood-dominated interior, the waitresses in rustic costume and the very good accordion player, the whole place is set up to give a jolly atmosphere with a flavour of traditional/past Ukraine - and it succeeds. There are booths with curtains for groups.
As the name suggests, the menu is centred on pork and sausages, and very good it is too. There are so many different types of sausage on offer that you'll be spoiled for choice. The house speciality is spit-roast piglet, of which I tried a portion. I understand that if you're in a big enough group and get there early enough you can order a whole one. The variety of other dishes was also very good, with particular praise for the warm appetizers.
There is a very good selection of European beers and the wine list was more than adequate.
The staff were very friendly. Not all spoke English but we were assigned an English-speaker as soon as our langauage became known.
Finally, prices. Most dishes are very reasonably priced, seeming cheap compared to some other restaurants, and you certainly get value for money. Note that most sides are extra.
Overall, a very fun place to eat if you want a flabour of ukranian rustic food with a good atmosphere and reasonable prices.
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