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Black Piglet Beer Restaurant

#57 of 1,559 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, European, German, Pub, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
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Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8-14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 67 434 7077
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was realy good meal. It is worth to go there and meats are taste. Dont think twice. Good services and peaceful place

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Thank Deniz Y
Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can have a tasty burger with top notch steak potatoes, compared to the Western-European restaurants Black Piglet has really good prices. I ordered white beer which was also tasty. Staff speaks moderate English which is absolutely a rarity in Ukraine. I was satisfied with the place.

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Thank Balázs S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great food. really good prices, great pub like atmosphere. they serve skewers of meat from hooks above the table.

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Thank earthtrekers123
Greater London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you have just walked around St Sophia and are heading for St Michael's rest you weary feet at this quirky little restaurant down some steps on the corner of the roundabout. Great big brown paper broadsheet menu full of meat and beer at very reasonable prices. Nice friendly staff good food.

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Thank Martin W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice food, moderate pricing. The only one that menu is not very wide. Good athmosphere, good offers for lunch

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Thank Виктор Б
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Its downstairs, first we passed this place then we turn and look again there is a sign to go downstairs. 😸 Food is good, but everythings is too salty. Its hard to eat without a couple of beers. Waitress speak English well, very easy to order, prices are reasonable.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great rusty atmosphere. Waitress is able to speak english well. Sometime with live entertainer (Music). Really Clean Toilet.

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

this restaurant is old Ukraine style, amazing old barrels etc , nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices for lunch .Service was good and food was excellent. Will definitely return soon for the dinner menu

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went here with my daughter and her family for lunch. Something for everyone, including the kids. When was the last time you found chicken hearts on a menu? They were great as was my salad. The kids enjoyed their hamburgers too. English spoken and friendly help.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Black Piglet during a business trip to Kiev with some work colleagues. The staff were very welcoming and soon had us seated and ordering. We had already had some snacks elsewhere so jumped straight into the beer and main courses. Good selection of beers, and sausages which were enjoyed by most of us. I had the giant... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Bar, European, German, Pub, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Velyka Zhytomyrska vul. 8-14, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 67 434 7077
Description
In one of the oldest parts of the capital, on one of the most picturesque streets of the city, the pub-restaurant "Black Piglet" is located. The restaurant is situated on the very location of the famous Kyiv tavern, or to be more exact - the tavern, which gathered the most influential waywodes of the Kievan Rus, and other citizens to resolve their disputes, to discuss important Old Russian affairs and to have high-quality banquets.In a cozy room with massive wooden tables, sofas and chairs, as usual for a real tap house, modern lovers of beer will gather. Centuries later, the "Black Piglet" gathers together everybody who knows a lot about good beer. As at that time, today here lingers hopped spirit of fun, fellowship and fraternity."Black Piglet" has three rooms: the main and two for banquets, so it is perfect for a friendly beer parties, conceptual wedding, and for a great variety of celebrations and holidays. In the menu of the restaurant there are the best assets of national cuisines of Germany, Austria, Hungary and Ukraine. The pork is treated with great reverence here. The menu is full of delicious dishes: a variety of meats, special homemade sausages, original and favorite dishes from poultry and fish (and poltavskyi crucian carp, which is sung in the "Aeneid" of Kotlyarevskyi!), as well as vegetarian meals, and, of course, pork knuckle "Aysban", prepared under the author's recipe of the chef Oleg Bilous. The cozy atmosphere of the restaurant "Black Piglet" again and again attracts visitors for companionship, excellent beer and big delicious snacks.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?