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.

“BE CAREFUL”

Stefano's Fine Food Factory
Ranked #520 of 1,902 Restaurants in Kiev
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Created by Julia Vuntesmeri and Marco Ecknauer in 2010 to give its guests a true gastronomic delight. All components comply with this idea: - mature, frequently updated Italian-based menu from the best European chefs - high quality products, delivered straight from Italy - real taste of the sea in fresh fish and seafood in the Mediterranean menu, from Tuesday to Saturday only - splendid wine list managed by one of the best Ukrainian sommelier, renewed from the famous European wineries - wine boutique, where you can buy wine online - striking design of all restaurant sales, providing guests with new visual impressions Stefano's Fine Food Factory is the only Ukrainian restaurant, fully complying with the international conception of "gastronomic."
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“BE CAREFUL”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We sat down on a nice june afternoon, to have a glass of champagne. When the bill arrived, they charged not the price on the menu, but whatever they felt like charging. We asked the manager what was going on, and he was not very cooperative with the situation, finally when we had to threaten to call the police, they "decided" to respect the menu prices.

  • Visited June 2013
    • Service
Helpful?
7 Thank Yoviajocontacos J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

67 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    33
    18
    7
    5
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Colorado
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“too expensive”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Interesting décor. Food was very expensive (salad/soup $20+, main course $30-60+), but duck was tough - definitely nothing special in any way. Waiters now wearing uniforms that apparently don't fit by design with white sneakers - brought wrong main course to colleague. If food were better and service better, would be a first class, expensive restaurant.

  • Visited September 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank clda
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
Level Contributor
85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Visited Stefano's once again since my last review”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Things has changed.. staff is more polite and smiley, except few guys, who think if they have white gloves on , then they are guards but not waiters..

Food is much better and outdoor terrace is lovely with a nice Rose, shame there is no Rose by glass, which is almost on every fine dining places around Kiev

I think the only wierd thing is to be asked every time you enter to the restairant :" Are you expected by someone?" ...feels like you entered to office of someone ;)

Otherwise good improvments ..but please get rid of white gloves..

  • Visited July 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Traveller101972
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Nice place, it deserves to be visited again”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

From what I understood, service at the Kiev restaurants is quite an issue. Well, it is not in Stefano's. The service is really fast, reliable and knowledgable. OK, their English could be better, but...
Now, the most important thing is food. I tried some mushrooms with foie-gras...And it was delicious! Fish was really good, and dessert was almost perfect! Comprehensive wine list, maybe not as good as at Fellini, but still very nice.
Setting is also OK, nice terrace - which I would definitely recommend. The inner part of the restaurant is a bit lake a maze, but looks nice anyhow.
Two thumbs up!

  • Visited July 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank DenisRi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Godalming, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Top class”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

We chose to dine here twice during our five days in Kiev, and that says it all. The general decor is fresh and interesting in this first class restaurant, and includes a giant floor-standing fish tank. There is both a terrace and small 'courtyard' area which are delightful places to sit out on a warm evening, so reserve ahead of time if you can as they fill up quickly. The contemporary menu is innovative in its interpretation of Italian cuisine and includes some outstanding vegetarian options, to my delight. In short, all the trappings of an exquisite restaurant, well worth a visit. The exchange rate permits EU visitors to splash out on such a treat, knowing that the bill will seem good value in comparison to eating out in western European countries.

  • Visited May 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank DrivenByTheFourWinds
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Stefano's Fine Food Factory also viewed

 

Been to Stefano's Fine Food Factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing