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Ivan The Kozak - CLOSED

46-48 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“borscht” (4 reviews)
“chicken pie” (3 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Ukrainian, Eastern European, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly
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46-48 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has moved to Parekh building at Windham Street. The food was good and interesting. At least not like other western restaurants in HK! The Venison was tasty and the beef tongue was delicious! The restaurant is not big but comfy. Nice!

Thank Vivian L
Reviewed 11 May 2016

My father was born in Hong Kong to Russian immigrants, so finding a Russian restaurant here was a must for us. And we found a hidden treasure in Ivan the Kozak. Located on Hong Kong Island, just off the famous mid levels escalators, this authentic...More

Thank CLmow
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I have been going to Ivan the Kozak for a number of years, and the place is really fund. The decor mimics a Ukrainian country house, so it is very typical. The lady-owner is Ukrainian, her husband is from HK, and the lady cooks are...More

Thank Francois-Serge
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I've walked past this restaurant hundreds of times and never imagined that it would work in its quite hidden location but once inside you see that it is running full! Turns out this is a family-owned restaurant that has been here for 20 years -...More

Thank hongkongmui888
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Good food. Home taste. A not good was only cheesecake, but other cake are delicious. I recommend for real east European food.

Thank wciekawychmiejscach
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I visited this great little restaurant with a group of friends. Only one of us had ever had Russian food before so we ordered a variety of dishes for sharing. The food was very tasty. The atmosphere is very quaint, lots of wood, Russian rugs...More

Thank Gabrielle M
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I was there with my hubby to try Ukraine Cuisines which we never tried before. The restaurant is not located too close to MTR station but it is within walking distance. Decor is good and looks traditional. Staff greeted us as we entered, we mentioned...More

Thank sasa2708
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

What a great surprise in the heart of HK. Amazing service with even better and more amazing food. The setting is romantic and very Russian. The vodka was ice cold and the service warm and welcoming!! We will be back. Dont miss the vodka room...More

Thank J_A_Travels1
Reviewed 30 August 2015

After a pleasant meal, where can you go to bask in the gloaming and gaze upon constellations of vodka bottles appearing in the night blue sky? Here! In Ivan the Kozak's 'cold room', stocked with an impressive array of водка. Ivan, the owner, is more...More

1  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 11 May 2015

While it's true certain dishes are not 100% authentic, it can be said that all draw heavily on the roots of the owners. We tried the kozak stew which was rich and flavorsom, the beet root salad with herring which was tasty however small in...More

Thank Tetiana R
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 65
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Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-48 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-28511193
Ivan The Kozak has been serving the best Eastern European Cuisine in Hong Kong since 2001. This family-run restaurant serves authentic Russian and Ukrainian cuisine, complemented by an extensive selection of rare vodkas and wines imported directly from Eastern Europe.
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