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Buddha Bar

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14, Kreschatik street, Kiev, Ukraine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my girlfriend for dinner as I enjoyed other locations of Buddha Bar in other cities. We were so disappointed. 1. They asked for USD 40 minimum spending per person, which I guess makes commercial sense since people would leave otherwise after the first drink/bite 2. The cocktails are watered down and tasteless. 3. The place was half... More 

Thank Julien M
Washington DC
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62 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a special occasion. Service was very poor. Staff were inattentive, the food was extremely slow in coming, and was nothing special. Soup came without a spoon, we didn't get items we ordered, had to flag staff down for service. Tiger Bills down the street has Asian food that is just as good at a fraction of the cost.... More 

Thank nomad633
Rome, Italy
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I have been in Buddha bar in a friday of December 2016 , we had to wait around 30 mins before find a table. Nice location, music and atmosphere. We ordered sushi and wine but about this the quality was not so good. The price for a table its a little expensive for Kiev standards. Afterall its a nice place

Thank Danilo M
Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good for business wind-downs, they have a lot of tables with couches and semi private areas. The music volume allows you to talk and communicate. Drinks are reasonably priced, they have some sushi which is EU/US prices, OK quality. The hookers seem high end (can I say that?), they add to the atmosphere.

1 Thank Seth_HK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very strange and interesting place with its unique atmosphere. I enjoyed the food so much, especially the desert. The lady with saxophone was marvelous ;)

Thank Husnu A
Gdynia, Poland
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607 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I didn't actually understand this interior. Looks more like some night club with all those lights and not as restaurant. Service was OK but prices to expensive for what you get.

Thank pawel_hbg
Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Upscale restaurant with nice décor and ambiance. Good food. Friendly attentive staff. English menu available. Can be a bit pricey depending on what you order.

Thank fist64149
Kiev, Ukraine
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

One of the best place in Kyiv to have cocktail party - dance- fun! Good music - sometime life concert, free atmosphere, cocktails and food - perfecto. Looking for fun and joy - visit Buddha bar!

1 Thank AstaUla
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Booked a table, met by a friendly hostess, taken to table. Drinks were reasonable and well served, music was upbeat and lively.

Thank Matthew B
Toronto, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I had prawns with wasabi sauce, I liked them so much I ordered another portion. Good value and tastes awesome. The fruit sheesha 400uah although almost double the price of usual sheesha was one of the best I've had ever.. maybe even THE best. I also had a red lady roll, I asked them to nix the cucumber and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14, Kreschatik street, Kiev, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: 380442707677

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