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Osteria Pantagruel

#25 of 1,311 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
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Lysenka vul. 1 | U Zolotyh Vorot, Kiev 01030, Ukraine
38 044 278 81 42
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hobart, Australia
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278 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went with a local who highly recommended the restaurant. At the moment the road in front of the restaurant has been dug up so be aware of that especially if you are wearing heels. It was 2030 Wednesday and we didn't have a reservation so we were tucked away in a small table. The restaurant is small and over... More 

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Thank akmacca
Leicester
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156 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The presentation was good, a lot of staff, good location. All of which maybe meant the prices a little high. I went with the specials menu. The pasta dish was reasonable but not spectacular. No pizza on menu. Restaurant not quite as good as I had hoped, but a decent Italian restaurant.

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Thank witston
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are lovely at this great, popular Italian. The food is superb, and you must sit outside under the awnings if the weather permits. We had our 6 week old son in a buggy, the 3/4 times we visited and it was never a problem 'parking' him next to the table!

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Thank Mark W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Just stay away. Ive had better salads from wendy's fast food restaurant in America. Very disappointing and expensive. Tomato soup was nasty. Had soggy bread all in it. Left much to be desired.

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Miami, Florida
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Presented as a must go restaurant by our Ukranian friends, we were happy but not exalted at this restaurant. The interior is tired looking and kin of smelly, low ceiling Etc. Food was quite decent, including pasta and seafood. Risotto was a tad undercooked but could be due to our rush to make it to the opera theater. Wine list... More 

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Thank misha m
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

If it's your first restoran in Ukraine, you could be impressed. But believe me, you can find better food and much better price. There you just pay for Golden Gate and Cat's statue view. What was strange for me that when you come inside, all tables with nice view had Reserved sign. When waiter hears that you speak English, he... More 

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Thank Andrius P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I had a beef carpaccio and sea food pasta as well as bruschetta as a start. The carpaccio tasted weird! I thought it was the pesto sauce they put on top. I was sick for a day after. I'm sure it was the carpaccio. The place has a nice seating. It is relatively very expensive for what they offer especially... More 

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Thank Khalid G
Margoletta, Public Relations Manager at Osteria Pantagruel, responded to this review

Dear Khalid G, It is very disturbing and very upsetting for us to hear that you was sick after dinner in our restaurant. Please accept our unreserved apology. The situation is still very serious so we can't leave it. Please give us a favor and write some more details: first of all - the date and approximate time of your... More 

kapandriti greece
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Real Italian restaurant.Excellent location. Food very good congratulations to Costantine (the sef). Our waitress Elena very good.Prices within a normal range.

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This place has good for but portions very small and price very steep for Ukraine. I ordered steak medium rare and it came out rare and tasteless. The meat was cold inside and the spinach side-dish was over salted with too much garlic. Also we were attacked by mosquitos in the outdoor dining area. More of a fine dining place... More 

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Thank Morgan M
Rome, Italy
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It is a nice spot in kiev. Real Italian food, with real Italian ingredients with Italian chef. Ordered rice with mushrooms plus carpaccio glass of wine and coffee for less than 20 eur. Suggested

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $39
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysenka vul. 1 | U Zolotyh Vorot, Kiev 01030, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 38 044 278 81 42

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