We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Avalon

144
All photos (144)
Certificate of Excellence

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Japanese, Bar, European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

About
The entertaining complex "Avalon" has been founded in 1992. Under its roof are the vocal restaurant Pavlin, lounge-zone, Terrace, Alchemist Disco have taken places. The complex philosophy consists that any visitor of an institution will necessarily find here the vacation spot with an excellent interior and irreproachable service.
PRICE RANGE
$25-$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Japanese, Bar, European, Ukrainian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking
Reviews (227)
Filter reviews
93 results
Traveler rating
38
21
12
8
14
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
38
21
12
8
14
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fantastic cuisine cozy atmosphere nice place nice food friendly service terrace hookah city personnel english kyiv
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 93 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beware, if you do not want to eat around smoking, either cigarettes or hookah, don't eat here. This was a ridiculously overpriced and average restaurant with smoke everywhere. The staff was mostly nice but I would not return. The bouncer security guy had an attitude...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hotelbuyer1
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are very sorry that you have had such a negative experience with us! We hope you will give us one more chance and your opinion will change for the better.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really bad experience from the beginning. When the bodyguard or whatever, used a security scanning stick, scanned my bag and body. Then the food was awful, some salmon tartar with no taste, chicken cutlets with a stale smell and taste, the turkey was not cooked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Seaside30584736694
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very sorry that you have had such a negative experience with us. We hope you give us another chance and your opinion will change for the better.

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

1 poor dish of salmon 200-300g, 1sushi with 5 pieces. 7-8 drinks, cocktails, prosecco and white wine, not champagne. and that smoke that they offer in the restaurant. total price: 180 euro. That is half of average salary in Ukraine. Don't trust of avalone and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank florenceale78
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

We are very sorry that you have had such a negative experience with us. We hope that you will give us one more chance and your opinion will change for the better!

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

I went there for a first date with my current girlfriend... I won’t take it long. Long story to short they add so many extra costs. And I learned from my girlfriend that the waiter told her in Russian so I couldn’t understand that “he...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank batumeftun
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Amazing roof bar restaurant Martini with the view of the city and beautiful St. Volodymyr's Cathedral. They offer an international menu with dishes from russian cuisine, italian cuisine and asian cuisine. The atmosphere is great with good music that makes the place very popular.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank la_femme_gourmade
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for such a good review and appreciation! We are waiting for a visit)

Reviewed October 13, 2018

The terrace is fabulous with a perfect view of the blue dome with gold stars- get there before sunset then stay to see it lit up at night. Lots of attentive waitstaff and hookah staff. They do make a hard sell for the (admittedly astounding)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NotDisney
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for such a good review and appreciation! Always happy to see you)

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

After a day of Congress about Coeliac Disease in Kiev with only 2000 Coeliacs in Ukrain the organizers invited us to this restaurant. Only one of the group of 10 needed GFD, which could be organised. They advised us Kiev Chicken or Steak. Very nice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Christinus
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thanks for your feedback and good rating! We hope that you visit us again)

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The terrace is amazing, food out if this world, waiters all so nice. This place is a must when traveling to Kiev. Make reservations!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ilana Weissman E
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for such feedback and appreciation! We are always glad to see you)

Reviewed September 12, 2018

They having see an foreign clients, offered the most expensive dishes (price per 100gr) without explaining what exactly is offered and in addition, in the final, they brought in the account for additional, not served portionsMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vladislavi67
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

We are so sorry that you had such a negative experience with us. We do not divide guests into foreigners and locals. We are not trying to deceive anyone. We really hope that you will give us one more chance and your opinion will change...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is very cool place on the rooftop. Many seem to enjoy shisha (hookah) rather than eating here. We had many snacks and some beer and ended up paying about $100. I couldn’t believe how the bill could be $100 when we didn’t order any...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bubbleDC
AvalonGS, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Avalon, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you for your feedback and evaluation!

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Avalon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing