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European, Eastern European, Central European
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Reviewed May 2, 2022

The food is extremely good and tasty. Waiters are polite but do not speak english. Dumplings and pork highly reccomended. Better if you book in advance.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Alexander B, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2022

Thank you very much! We are a little bit surprised, though, because most of our waiters do speak English :-) Pity for this awkward situation, and sorry for communication mishap. And yes, better book us in advance, we are not so big and rather popular...More

Reviewed February 22, 2022

So nice restaurant! So delicious Belarusian cuisine! I so like coming to this restaurant because all staff are great professionals, loving of their job, positive people!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Alexander B, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2022

Many thanks indeed! We were also impressed by how many people have come to jojn this party! Годна адвяткавалі Дзень Роднай мовы, дзякуючы Вам і ўсім астатнім гасцям. Заходзьце часцей, і не толькі па ўрачыстых нагодах, можна проста на бiзнэс-ланч, яны ў нас недарагія і...More

Reviewed January 9, 2022

We’ve greatly enjoyed atmosphere and kitchen! Thank you, Vereschaka and Bulbyaniki were super ! Borsch is great!!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Alexander B, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2022

Many thanks indeed! We are so pleased to know that you were so highly impressed. Have a good stay in Minsk - and be sure to return, to try so many other tasty dishes :-) Yours faithfully, Kuhmistr

Reviewed June 13, 2021

I don't understand why it's in the top 10 in Minsk - this is your average restaurant specializing in local food with good service and good food. It's ok, but nothing special here.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2021

Sorry, but what else was expected? We are the best restaurant specializing in local food, with excellent service and excellent food. Most of our visitors, both Belarusians and foreigners, find here exactly what they expect. And we are not just in top-10 - we are...More

Reviewed November 22, 2020 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere. A little spendy, but it is a tourist restaurant and prices were not outrageous. Be prepared to wait as everything seems to be made fresh. Will return.

Date of visit: November 2020
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sergeyzelenski, Владелец at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2020

Thank you so much ! We will be glad to see you:) Your Kuhmistr.

Reviewed March 6, 2020

This restaurant is my favourite in Minsk. The food was traditional and incredible. The personal was kind and friendly, i was with a friend there and we felt very welcome. Menu and service was also in english for tourist like us. I can recommend this...restaurant 100%More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2020

The pleasure is all ours. We hope you enjoyed your time in Minsk in general, not just with us. And we will gladly continue this nice acquaintance, hope that you too :-) Best wishes from Kuhmistr, Minsk.

Reviewed March 1, 2020

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor, trusted the reviews and r=enjoyed it a lot. Especially horseradish vodka, unexpectedly really tasty! the portions were not too big but tasty, the staff very friendly and helpful, there was live folk music as well. We appeared without reservation...but we managed to get seats at the bar. It was the best dinner in Minsk.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2020

Thanks a lot! Well, appearing without reservation may be tricky - as you see, we are not a big restaurant, and sometimes overcrowded. We always recommend advance booking, let us use your review as one more pretext for reminding. Sorry for having seated you at...More

Reviewed March 1, 2020

What is there really to add to this fine Belorussian ( with Polish/Lithuanian roots). We were quickly seated by the kind hostess. The place was packed. It seems to me it is always like that. We kicked off with a glass of Georgian wine. The...blonde waitress was an absolute delight. very helpful and kind. As appetizers we had the aubergine rolls and draniki, the tasty potato dish. We proceeded with a stew served in a pot and the Lithuanian beef medallions. All dishes were very tasty and generous portions. At one stage they thought we had already left, as my glasses were on the table, but I was outside getting some fresh air as it was very hot inside (as everywhere else in Minsk) my table partner was in the loo so waitress and hostess came outside and saw me to hand over glasses. I recommend this restaurant and would certainly return.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2020

Many thanks indeed! We were happy to introduce you to Belarusian cuisine and would be even happier to see you (more than) once again :-) And we wish you a nice time in Minsk and the rest of Belarus, with lots of pleasant and unexpected...More

Reviewed February 16, 2020

Traditional food for the region with meats, sausage, potato pancakes and dumplings. Not many vegetarian options. Not sure about vegan offerings. Waitress was extremely helpful and spoke very good English. Vodka sampler was interesting and tasty. Hot plate appetizers heavy on liver and pork sausage....I had onion potato dumplings. My table mates enjoyed Borsch and meat dishes. They enjoyed their meals. Food was heavy! We didn’t get to enjoy dessert! Plan on a long walk afterwards to burn it all off! Very quaint restaurant!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2020

Thank you very much for your sincere yet generous review. Well, Belarusian idea of hospitality is sometimes heavy for stomach, - many guests in ther reviews advise to share portions :-) We are moving slowly towards broader variety vegetarian and vegan options, ahead of the...More

Reviewed January 25, 2020

Great atmosphere with live traditional music playing. Borscht and beef medallions was superb. Would definitely come back if I was in the area again.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2020

Thank you very much! The pleasure was all ours. Hope that you mostly had similar pleasant impressions of other places you've seen in Belarus.

Reviewed January 3, 2020

I enjoyed everything about this restaurant. The Staff and service was wonderful, the traditional Belorussian food tasted great, and the restaurant interior and decor is designed with a rustic, Belorussian feel. I particularly liked how there were two women playing dulcimers. Their lovely music really...added to the experience! I'd certainly return to this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Many thanks indeed! We are so pleased that you've gained this experience not only about Belarusian food, but about our culture as well. We wish you a pleasant stay in our country and a lot of pleasant discoveries. And of course, we hope to see...More

Reviewed December 30, 2019

Have been walking past this restaurant for many years on my visits to Minsk, decided to drop in on my last night on a recent visit, what a surpise! very cosy, wonderful staff, did not have much time to sample the main courses so had...the hot meat sampler and found it delicious,with a few local beers, was looked after by the lovely Katya. Will definitely be back. Just as well it closes at 11 otherwise i may have missed my flight!!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! Thank you for coming and for reviewing us here. Enjoy Minsk and have a lot of pleasant discoveries. Welcome back and discover our variety of top Belarusian dishes, with great stories behind them. Yours, Kuhmistr.

Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

nice belarus style restaurant with a lot of stuff on the menu. They have some nice dishes like dumplings, stews, etc. the waiter told us not to take the dish called ‚hot taste menu‘ containing tje rather boring things like sausages, ham drainilo etc. They...have many interesting things on the menu so be brave and order some less common things. Service was friendly and there was live music.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2019

Many thanks indeed. We'll think more about hot tasting set, to make it more interesting. But even now it is not so bad, really. It depends on the taste of a certain guest, though. Perhaps that waiter had some oblique hints from you, that's why...More

Reviewed December 15, 2019

Fantastic place, great cuisine with roots in old Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth times, extremely nice and competent. Must-be if you want to try local foodMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

Dziekujęmy bardzo :-) Many thanks indeed Zawsze jesteśmy szczególnie zadowoleni z traktowania naszych gości z Polski, dzieląc tak wspólne tradycje historyczne i kulinarne. I cieszymy się, że byliście tak zadowoleni z wizyty u nas. Życzymy miłego pobytu w Mińsku, mieście Moniuszki i Ruszczyca oraz wielu...More

Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

Love this place, amazing local food that is authentic. You have to have the borscht... it’s amazing.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Kuchcik, Public Relations Manager at Kuhmistr, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2019

Thank you so much! Yes, borscht is our hit No 1, but we have so many other interesting dishes as well. Perhaps give us another try? :-) Yours, Kuhmistr.

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Kuhmistr is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5