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Tsarske Selo

#44 of 1,525 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, European
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42/1 Mazepy Str., Kiev 01010, Ukraine
+380 44 288 9775
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Palm Coast, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

During our recent trip to Kiev, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Tsarske Selo. Walking in the door, was akin to entering a very nice and comfy inn of olden days. Completely fun! The completely authentic menu was a taste of old Ukraine. Together we shared two hot appetizers: deruny and hachapury, two delicious traditional offerings. For... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there with local friends who basically selected the food for us. All very typical plates such as Ukrainian borscht, pork shashlyk, golubtsy, pork shank and prior to that a lot of small appetizer plates. A lot of food, and all was very good. The location is to mimic a typical Ukrainian country house inside, with servers on accompanying... More 

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Thank erdospm
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant offers absolutely genuine Ukrainian cuisine served in a traditional Ukrainian rustic environment. It's not affordable for 95 percent of Ukrainians, but offers a unique opportunity for a foreigner to try the real Ukrainian borsch, vereniki and much much more. On top of that from 7pm on a folk song group performs touching Ukrainian songs. I heard the rumors... More 

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Thank VitaliyDen
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Funny interior design looking like an old Ukrainian house. Excellent food and decent service in English. Reasonable price.

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Thank Nyckolson
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent variety of traditional Ukrainian cuisine. Great atmosphere and ambiance. Friendly attentive staff. Reasonable prices.

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Thank fist64149
Knighton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Brought here after Monastery visit for lunch and initial thoughts were it was a kitsch tourist trap but had to change my mind! A very good traditional meal well served and tasty - worth trying if you are nearby

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Thank shorttriptraveller
Antalya, Türkiye
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We have been this rest. for business dinner , very nice ambiance , decorations, very good food , but best home made red Vodka ,, and lovely musicians,

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Thank toprak2006
Shanghai, China
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The resto looks like an old Ukrainian house, and the dishes are also mainly Ukrainian. If you want to give your foreign friends some picture of the traditional cuisine, it could be a good choice. The food is tasty and the atmosphere is nice.

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Thank Oksanchic
Guildford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went here as it was near the Kyic-Pechersk National Historico-Cultural Preserve. It looked closed from the outside, but persevere and open the door and you are in a warm atmospheric environment. I was here for lunch on a Saturday so didn't experience any live music. However, I enjoyed some interesting dishes and good service so can recommend this restaurant.... More 

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Thank Jeff1304
Kiev, Ukraine
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I have visited this restaurant with my friend from USA on November 3, 2016. We arrived there for dinner. I have ordered chicken Kiev and apple strudel with vanilla ice-cream for dessert, and my friend has ordered fried chicken cutlets with mushroom sauce and fried potatoes with onions as a side dish. We also ordered green tea as a drink.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/1 Mazepy Str., Kiev 01010, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 288 9775

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