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Friends And Beer

$$ - $$$
Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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Derebasovskaya St., Odessa 65026, Ukraine
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Odessa, Ukraine
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

When I see bad reviews I wonder if they are in the same bar as me. Friends and Beer has been my favorite bar in Ukraine for more than 4 years. The food is good and bar friendly. The patrons are loud and fun. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Now this is Ukraine. Don't expect US level service. You... More 

Thank TAOofBEN
Toronto, Canada
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466 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Just because you make your own beer doesn't mean it will taste good. The beer here was very light on taste and flavour. The jerk chicken was served cold! Not barely warm , but COLD, meaning it was frozen before and not cooked properly. This shows that they are not checking the internal temperature before serving. It's very dangerous to... More 

Thank MadeByVR
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

During a hot day we chose downstairs, found really climatic, spacious pub. I ordered acacia wheat beer, unfiltered. Wasn't disappointed, found it refreshing , nice saturated, a bit fruity as it should be. Staff helpful and friendly. Cons - it was the only craft beer they had that day.

Thank Mariusz P
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Good place with nice interior and delicious beer. Service is also normal, but the music is TOO LOUD. It is no chance to talk with people who sits with you. So it fits only if you go there alone.

Thank Dima G
Leicester, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

Interesting and lots to look at. Great range of beers, the Belgian chocolate is lovely - think the name refers to colour not taste. Good food, friendly service and music too. Well worth a visit.

Thank marycush
Margate, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

not good food' was long time waiting and the food was not tasty the steak was like an old boot we gave it to a dog on street and the dog walked away from it' my friend eat chicken had not a good smell!!!! the waitress was friendly but looked very tired and wanted not to be working!!! I say... More 

Thank Richard W
Kiev, Ukraine
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Actually we were passing by and come in just to have some beer. Beer was fresh and we took snacks too. We were siting on outside terrace. I little bit loud, but inside were dark and unfriendly.

Thank Anna F
Odessa, Ukraine
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great beer for reasonable price, cozi, nice, original, relaxing place and if you are hungry - very tasty light food to eat!

1 Thank Olguzza
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261 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

The borscht is great. Cabbage rolls are tiny and filled with smoky meats and veggies. The choice of sizzling plates is great with different meats and sausages. Good dessert choices but the wine list is tiny. The outdoor patio is right on the main street. Service is young and fun. English is spoken.

1 Thank IntSommelier
Odessa, Ukraine
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

Summer terrace stinks. Too many cats leaves terrible stink of urine. Your clothes would smale also. Unforgettable place....

Thank Andriy-Odessa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derebasovskaya St., Odessa 65026, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa
  • Phone Number: 38-048-7601998

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