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“Overestimated place, good food though.”
Review of Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar
Ranked #78 of 1,960 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Overestimated place, good food though.”
Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

This is a nice and impressive bar restaurant.
The service is not something remarkable but the prices are really high.

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Thank Nicholas K
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English first
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Business Lunch Brilliant”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I have only ever been in the daytime when its almost empty, so if you like the music and atmosphere of this genre its a wonderful opportunity to have your own personal club as well as wonderful fusion food that works out at about 18 GBP for 4 courses.

The service, food and atmosphere are all brilliant and on one occasion I almost fell asleep as I was so relaxed.

Very pricey when not eating business lunch but obviously more people attend at night time but can give no reviews on what it is like after dark

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Woodcockrix
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Leiden
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Overpriced, no ambiance, heartless.”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Really not worth it. Despite the big buddha statue (or mayb ejust because of it), very bad karma... Even on weekend nights.

Visited November 2012
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5 Thank sdspieg
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Kiev, Ukraine
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very impressive by Design”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Buddha Bar is a very impressive location by design and if you see it from outside you would never expect such a location. It's one of the best locations especially for Friday and Saturday 10 pm to 1 am. In this short period the location get's very packed. But you can go at any day for a nice dinner - I recommend the curry - very tasty!

Visited September 2012
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Thank Georg L
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Mwanza Region, Tanzania
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Kicking atmosphere, great asian fusion food”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

We ate in the restaurant downstairs, which had a very pleasant dimly lit ambience, dominatef by big Buddha himself. The cool ambient music was a bit intrusively loud for conversation over dinner and it was of course terribly smoky. The food was superb - great interpretation of Thai and other asian cuisine, very tasty and moist.
We then moved upstairs to the bar area, where the floor manager had helpfully reserved a couch for us. The atmosphere up there was kicking and looked like it would continue until well into the morning. We were presented with a complimentary and delicious fruit platter. All round us people were puffing on hookahs which the staff kept well serviced.
Overall, a great night out but pretty pricey and unfortunately very smoky.

  • Visited October 2012
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