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) #8 of 1,666 Restaurants in Kiev $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 44 235 0952
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really fun interior decor, traditional with a bit of hilarious mixed in (the downstairs barstools are horse's rumps). Delicious traditional food, generous portions, and great vodka and liquers. They gave out complimentary welcome and goodbye drinks. There was also a live singer. We enjoyed our...More

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Taslitskaya I, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Pervak, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for the review. It is a great pleasure to get to know that you liked our restaurant. Looking forward seeing you soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's ok but largely overrated on TripAdvisor. It's also overpriced for the market. Some of the food we had was below standards and not standing up to its claims of being the authentic traditional stuff like the potatoes pancakes which were part of the worse...More

Thank OlivierB852
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant with eastern European interior. Waitresses dressed in local dresses. The borsch (soup) was exquisite and so was the meat (main course). Live music played by a two men band. Excellent experience.

Thank Yalikavak48990
Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic and excellent Ukrainian food served in a genuinely rustic spot by attentive, kind, professional crew. Not for whom shall follow low lipids / cholesterol dietary prescription. But even for them is worth to break diet, once. Excellent drinks accompany your meal. Price for value...More

Thank Pietro L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was helpful and prices let us try everything, and I do mean everything :-) at the same time every dish felt carefully made, and was served wifh various addons. Since it was a hot day in Kiev, we enjoyed the cold soup on...More

Thank Tautvydastam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is quite fancy, a little bit too ukrainian, I would say. The food is good and tasty, many traditional dishes are presented. Last time I've visited the place I was upset a bit by the welcome service. Despite the place wasn't crowded,...More

Thank Nektoalex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well, while You're in Kyiv You're definitely looking for some interesting place. and of course, first look is for some authentical Ukrainian restaurants. For the first time - ok, second - well, acceptable, but then You want some another place for dining! And this is...More

Thank Dima T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must place to dine whenever you are in Kyiv. Service and menu are excellent. My partner and I were made extremely welcome. My partner is from western Ukrainian so does know what proper Ukrainian food should taste like she was well impressed Highly recommended by...More

Thank saxino B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Established a decade ago this restaurant keep a high standard, still. Wonderfull Ukrainian food, with waiters always helpfull with good advices. Beer brewed in the restaurant. last but not least, should you feel weak there is First Aid available in the restaurant, Ukrainian version!

Thank Jean-Luc P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice experience with nice service . Food was tasty and yummy . It service a lot of Ukrainian traditional food

Thank Yasserradwan
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Balazs123456 | Reviewed this property |
i recommend you to call them, they are quite busy for 10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rognedinskaya St., 2, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 235 0952
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Pervak, one of the best folk Ukrainian restaurants in Kiev, and is located in the heart of the capital. It serves a wonderful range of freshly cooked dishes of Ukrainian cuisine. Pervak offers a wide range of traditional Ukrainian drinks and food which you can enjoy in either the big hall, or one of the small rooms decorated in Ukrainian style. Take a trip back in time to early 20th century Kyiv in one of restaurants in Kiev with great folk decor. The decor includes the showing of silent movies, and the restaurant itself is on the site of a famous merchant's house. A friendly staff in costumes serves up a variety of hearty Ukrainian dishes with inventive names, many interesting details wait for you here in one of the best Ukrainian restaurants. Pervak has succeeded in creating the perfect restaurant for tourists and locals alike, yet has not sacrificed its Ukrainian identity. The exterior of the building is splendid, and behind the door beckons a restaurant full of surprises, smiling faces and tasty dishes. It consists of seven distinct dining areas decorated in its own unique style. The Pervak restaurant has been tastefully designed to give you the feeling of old Kiev from a bygone era. It is quirky and fun, full of interesting ornaments, pictures and curiosities. And if you need any further distraction then the attractive waitresses dressed in frilly low cut folk costumes may well get you reaching for that extra shot of vodka. The menu is always refreshed and gladdens with its newcomers, you will feel the rich variety of tastes in one of the best restaurants in Kiev. We dearly preserve the best traditions of the Ukrainian hospitality and create a unique atmosphere of comfort and friendliness to be enjoyed by each of our visitors. Ukrainian restaurant "Pervak" is ideal for business meals with spaces available for private hire or with friends and family. We are proud to invite you to Pervak, to one of the eldest restaurants in Kiev.
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