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Khmelnytskoho Bohdana vul. 56A | CityHotel, 15th floor, Kiev 01030, Ukraine
+380 44 393 5929
08:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for place to dine with great view and are ready pay the premium, Matisse is worth a visit. Dined here three nights while staying in the hotel for a week in business trip. Choose Matisse mainly 'cos I'm lazy. No one asks you how do you like your beef, so be sure to mention that to staff.... More 

Thank pietikao
Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Of course, this is one of the best restaurants in Kiev with Italian food. Everything is delicious. However, it is overpriced. You need to pay 20 euro per salad and they do not have a wine with a price less than 20 euro per glass!

Thank Anna_Kray
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Restaurant is located on the top floor of building with beautiful view of Kiev at night. Food was excellent and attractively presented.

Thank Peter G
Rochester NY
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210 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable meal with business colleagues, delicious salmon but the salad was uninspired. Service was fine, perfunctory. But, heck, this is Kyiv. Keep the expectations reasonable and you will be a happy comrade.

Thank Visit-upstate-NY
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

All tasty ! Very good fish, salad. Beautiful view. But be careful with juice -on the beginning they propose to order juice and we choose.. but we couldn't imagine that juice from Barry can cost 270 uah.

Thank Люда В
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I dined a Matisse for lunch & for dinner. The experience was excellent by most standards. Lunch for two was 2800 grivna & dinner for two was 3200 grivna. We don't drink alcohol so the is food only. The selection is excellent, the presentation is excellent & the service is excellent. At this time of the year make a booking... More 

Thank Mark W
Eppenbrunn, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very nice view, good food but too expensive for what you get. Somewhat cold atmosphere, the staff could do with a bit more smiling.

1 Thank Dietmar M
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We've stayed at the City Hotel 4 times in different seasons of the year and Matisse is hands down the best in Kiev.. We've had breakfast, lunch and dinner 50 plus times and never once have had a bad meal. I guess that says a lot in itself. Its a little expensive but you are paying for top quality and... More 

1 Thank Paul L
Brisbane, Australia
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203 reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

A touch of Western Europe in Kiev. Great views of Kiev city from the 15th floor of the City Hotel keep you located otherwise you could believe you're in France. The service is great and the food is of a good standard. We enjoyed some shared starters: Chicken Liver Pate; Red Caviar on Toast (why wouldn't you in this part... More 

Thank Steve D
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

The restaurant is located on the 15 th floor and the view all around Kiev is amazing. There are no walls, only huge windows and that is the point. Food was average. Not bad but nothing to talk about really. My bad was not to check the price of the wine and I took 2 glasses of wine 400 UAH... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khmelnytskoho Bohdana vul. 56A | CityHotel, 15th floor, Kiev 01030, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 393 5929
Panoramic Restaurant Matisse has the honour to invite all those who appreciate the combination of style, comfort and modern European cuisine. Matisse is located on the 15th floor of the hotel CityHotel in the centre of Kiev, in a place where nothing will disturb you to enjoy a sophisticated atmosphere and first-class cuisine. We offer a new kind of service, which is known in Europe and America as a Community Chef. Namely the Community Chef considers every visitor not as a regular client of the restaurant, but as well as the guest, and tries to satisfy all guest’s desires. The function of CCKitchen executes Elena Mishchenko, who held professional training in Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena.Today we offer to our guests:• Two halls. The hall with the panoramic windows in the laconic style, decorated in beige colors and cozy VIP-hall. At the height of the 15th floor you will be protected from the sounds of the street.• Open kitchen. You can observe how the real professionals work. By your request will be cooked: dishes of French and Italian cuisine, traditional dishes of Ukrainian and Russian cuisine.• Wine room. We offer our guests a collection of vintage champagne, fine wine and a decent selection of hard liquors.• First-class service. The restaurant staff appears next to guests only in those cases when it is necessary.We offerType of the service Community Chef obliges us to offer the widest service. People come to us both to rest from the bustle of the big city for a cup of coffee/tea, and to have a business meeting in a relaxed atmosphere, or to celebrate the anniversary. If briefly, then:• We are open from 7 am to midnight.• On the weekdays we are open from 7 am to 10 pm and on the weekends from 8 am to 11 pm, we offer breakfast in a buffet style. After 10 pm (11 pm on the weekend) we serve the guests on the individual orders.• We offer the organization of the banquets, buffet tables and all kinds of celebrations.If you appreciate a true comfort, modern European cuisine and a view of Kiev from the height of the 15th floor then we are waiting for you to visit.

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