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Hrinchenka Borysa vul. 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 223 9618
09:00 - 23:00
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Sandvika, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service! We ate lots of different plates from the menu, and all were super! Would definitely recommend!

Thank elisebeeggren
Valencia, Spain
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nice place, with a small terrace. They sell Spanish groceries too. A nice place for dishes inspired in the North Mediterranean .

Thank Perplex53
Bornem, Belgium
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I did visit this place 2 times at noon and both times everything was ok. Small restaurant with friendly service and good price/quality food.

Thank Marcel110259
Kiev, Ukraine
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have been here quite a few times, both in big and small groups. Great service and food. I wish the veranda was bigger, as you can hear all of your neighbors' conversations.

Thank Diane B
Arta, Spain
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very nice cute atmosphere in the center of Kiev. Kind and quick service, many vegetarianos options in the menú, spanish wishes with authentic and fresh ham, delicious salada with Virgen olive oil, excellent deserts. Very good Ucranian open Wine.

Thank Adela B
Zurich, Switzerland
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640 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

It was a sunny Sunday morning, so I felt like a nice late breakfast at a good place near the Maidan, where I was staying. The 'Arbequina' (obviously named after a variety of olives popular in Spain) I had seen before, so this was my choice, since they anyway have a small terrace in a rather quiet side street. And... More 

Thank saronic
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Great little restaurant, not quite so little any more since they doubled in size but still quite intimate. Greta food, start with jamon sliced fresh and the pan catalan, the wine is reasonable priced as well.

2 Thank Paul_Niland
Kyiv, Ukraine
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The menu and space have expanded nicely since I first visited this restaurant over a year ago. Love the relaxed atmosphere, but it also applies to the service. If you're not in a hurry, it's not an issue- they are very friendly and helpful. The food is fresh, light yet very flavorful, and there's a variety of fish, meat and... More 

1 Thank Lydia M
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278 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

The waitresses speak good English and they have English menus. They were friendly but the service was exceptionally slow. We asked for a starter as a main course so they would both come out together and instead they came out separately so we couldn't eat together. The first dish came out nearly an hour after ordering. The quality of the... More 

Thank deathbyblackcat
Rolle, Switzerland
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

With friendly English-speaking staff, it was almost empty when I ate here on a Monday night in August. Just a loud group of foreign businessmen making deals. They only had one (Spanish) beer, but a few Ukrainian wines: I liked the local Cabernet. Lonely Planet describes it as a seafood restaurant but there wasn't much choice: my Fish of the... More 

Thank DQBowman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hrinchenka Borysa vul. 4, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 223 9618
In the middle of the city, but nicely hidden from the main road

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