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Shynok

#249 of 1,408 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Eastern European, Ukrainian, European, Central European
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28B Lesi Ukrainki Blvd, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 285 5777
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00:00 - 23:59
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Shynok offers very nice traditional food in a decent environment for a very good price. Great fried chicken with dill. At some point, there will be live music with the occasional picture taking with the artists, which is nice, but makes the whole experience feels a bit touristy.

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Thank Jintal
Shelburne, Canada
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had the chance when I was in Kiev to go to this restaurant. It was recommended by the staff of the hotel. The restaurant was charming! The friendly greeting when we entered made us feel at ease. Language was not a problem since many languages were available. The food- wow... delicious. The soup, broche, was superb. I recommend the variety... More 

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Thank jmac992015
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Ate dinner with friends; one of them a local. Went there to try the local cuisine. Interior was quite kitsch but entertaining for foreigners. Tried some traditional dishes, most of them were ok. Not a big fan of the vuzliki. Service was friendly and helpful. Overall a good experience, recommend if you're in the neighborhood.

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Thank Lisanne V
Porto, Portugal
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. I loved the food. It was delicious. The service was exceptional. We got the dish that was already out of menu, my phone was charged, the food came fresh and on time. We were taken care of with smile and will. It was a great experience. Though get ready to leave there some money :)

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Thank Olesya L
London
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258 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Our local guide took us here for lunch. We really enjoyed the whole experience, the food, waitress and decor was excellent and it I,s definable you on our list to return. The borsch was excellent and the accompanying bread and garlic fat was really good with it. However, for me the chicken Kiev was a let down and I would... More 

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Thank Awaywegoagain22
Montevideo, Uruguay
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Atmosphere in Shynok is very calm and inspiring. stuff is very friendly and pleasant. food is very tasty and authentic. serving of meal is pretty. I ecommend this place for everyone who wanna feel an original spirit of Ukraine

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1 Thank Abismal K
Kiev, Ukraine
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We take our family when they visit Kyiv. Always friendly. On our last visit the waitress was superb. There is an art to engaging with customers without being intrusive, and she made our visit memorable. It is an Ukrainian themed restaurant, it is supposed to have folkloristic decor. And it does it well. The food could be more consistent. Every... More 

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Thank kngkeith
Leicester, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Was not the busiest night of the week for a Wednesday but we received a warm and friendly welcome. I started with some Ukrainian delicacies and followed with a chicken dish superbly flavoured and cooked to perfection - The wine menu was good and I opted for Georgian Sauv Blanc very good,

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Thank WhickerSmith
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111 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

I ordered "rost pork with mushrooms" and it arrived something very tasted but different, potatoes with boiled meat, carrots and some mushrooms. We explained to the weathers that we were disappointed and they explained us that the problem depended from the translation from Ukrainian to English. They were very kind and they offered us for free something else, which was... More 

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1 Thank Sergio C
Istanbul, Turkey
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477 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Its the Disneyland of ukranian food. The decor is very peculiar with farm animals in barns, waiters in ukranian shirts signing. A bit overdone compared to Tsarske selo. And the food is below average. You can find of course all the ukranian classic on the menu but execution is disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Eastern European, Ukrainian, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28B Lesi Ukrainki Blvd, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 285 5777

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