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gorchitsa cafe

#11 of 1,281 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
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Pylypa Orlyka, 6, Kiev, Ukraine
044 2537358
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first time in Kiev and I was fortunate enough to have a wonderful dinner at Gorchista café. This restaurant was recommended by some very dear friends and I wasn't disappointed. The food was amazing the service was terrific and the evening was very enjoyable. I highly recommend it if you're in the area. stop by and enjoy! Not to... More 

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Thank onionrisotto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Everything is really tasty, especially fois gras, escargots with butter and garlic. True to say I'd like they have more place as I don't like to hear others' conversations... All the rest is great.

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Thank ValentinaKor
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

A charming traditional restaurant with a small but varied menu. I had a seafood rissoto which was excellent. Cosy with personal service and good English spoken. All a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. Highly recommended.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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297 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Amazing Food, Ambiance, Service and Menu Options - says it all. A friend recommended this restaurant to me and I am very pleased. My friend also enjoyed it. Wait staff is professional and food was delicious and properly prepared.

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Thank Deigs
Haifa
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We had the last lunch of our visit, after eating at Shoti and Odessa (twice each), and I can tell that although they're all good restaurants, Gorchitsa deserves the first place. As good as Shoti might be, the Georgian cuisine limits it in a way. Odessa's fusion exploring molecular cooking is young and refreshing as its dinners. Gorchitsa, on the... More 

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Thank David__Haifa
San Francisco, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

If Michelin gives stars based on consistency then Gorchitsa should get one. Yes, the menu doesn't change all that often and it's not new new new. But, if you want an excellent meal with all your expectations met then this is the place to go. I have been here over a dozen times and frankly while it's not that exciting... More 

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Thank SF94114
Kyiv, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Nice selection of classic European dishes- wonderful salads, soups (French Onion Soup- excellent), meat and fish dishes. Great place to pop in for some wine and a nice cheese selection as well. Breakfast, coffees and desserts, especially the crepes with orange sauce are delicious! Space is open and nicely appointed, and staff is very friendly and attentive.

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Thank Lydia M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok,,, it's really quite simple,,, if you want the best French cuisine in Kiev, you need to come to Gorchitsa ! From Eggs Benedict , superb hollandaise, firm sweet soufflé biscuit , crispy bacon, and perfectly cooked poached egg ! For lunch, Tuna Salad, Pumpkin soup with Tiger Shrimp,,, and Hamburger on potato pancake with Gorgonzola . Dinner, the best... More 

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Thank RobinMulholland1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Absolutely delicious meal in quiet location in Kiev. The tuna and salmon were cooked superbly and served with the best, creamiest mashed potato. Fresh and warm baguette, great service. A lovely find based on good tripadvisor ratings.

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Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Always a favorite when I visit Kiev. Food very good, nice atmosphere, friendly people, a delight. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pylypa Orlyka, 6, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 044 2537358

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?