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BAO Modern Chinese Cuisine

Mechnikova vul. 14/1, Kiev 01021, Ukraine
+380 67 693 9898
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Mechnikova vul. 14/1, Kiev 01021, Ukraine
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The presentation of the food was the best i ever seen, the diversety of the food was great and it tasted great.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ArroundTheWorld362
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the interior, service, atmosphere. Interesting cuisine. Nice and friendly restaurant. Business lunch is a good decision and will fully satisfy you. There are places where you can see how cooks do their magic. Prices are slightly above average, but it worths it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did prior booking the same morning for dinner. Wine selection was good but overpriced, which is usually the case in here for imported wines. The place offered great ambiance, with good lighting and I particularly enjoyed that you could look into the kitchen and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank grigors
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been there with friends. Super modern and hipster restaurant welcoming the bourgeoisie of Kiev. Dishes were some kind of low level Chinese food, way too caramelized. Then spent some time at the bar and does not recommend it: 3 gin tonics ended up costing me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vincent94550
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well decorated restaurant very elegant and modern style. Offering big menu classic and innovative combinations, however the sever was a bit pushy after finish the food ask to being the bill directly and I normally drink water with lemon have and haven Never been charged...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank eddyvoyage365
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The creative drinks (very insta friendly if you are that kind of person) and the rather loud club music lowered my expectations, thinking that it was more of a concept restaurant than an ambitious kitchen. But the food was really excellent. We followed the recommendations...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ETWTraveller
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The interiour in the restaurant is beautiful. All the staff looks stunning in their uniforms. I am sure the staff is hired because they are very competent to their job. But they all looked like models. The food was awesome. We are not a big...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 209ren_b
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is chic, modern and very inviting. A little pricey, but with the service and food you get, it's well worth it. Had some lobster bites and duck dim sum for starters, Singaporean fried rice and beef in Mongolian sauce for mains and tropical...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 633suvil
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I would say better to try it, than read all the reviews. The food was incredible, the service as well, and I definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MartaSuomi
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Eaten a beautiful meal at this restaurant. The waiters were professional, the food perfectly presented and of a very high quality. Can definitely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrsPantsRants
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Response from Timon_Hakuna_Matata | Reviewed this property |
You can find the price for most of the dishes on their website. Would suggest that you check it out and then convert the price to your currency. The website is available in English. bao.ua/menu.html
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Response from 98billyboy | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see play facilities for children - fairly certain they don't. very beautiful modern restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mechnikova vul. 14/1, Kiev 01021, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 67 693 9898
  • E-mail
BAO • Modern Chinese Cuisine - Ukraine's first Chinese restaurant with modern cuisine where powerful energy of the world's major cities concentrated. The acknowledged master and talented chef, businessman and broadcaster Hector Jimenez-Bravo became a founder and ideologist of BAO. Just in Asia Hector was inspired by local traditions to move eventually a piece of deep culture to Kyiv. Traditional DimSam and trendy Shu Mai, Oriental noodles and unsurpassed WonTons, authentic Peking Duck - it is only a small part of things BAO treats its guests. Due to the open kitchen which is disconnected from the restaurant halls only with panoramic windows, each visitor can observe the sacrament meals’ preparation. Magic of the modern Chinese cuisine lays open and аattracts gaze of exciting fire - show. Every day fans of fine food and delicacies gather at the BAO longest community-table, because Ukrainians like Chinese tradition where neighbors can taste each other's dishes. When it gets dark BAO immerses in an atmosphere of comfort and magic: fire is burning in the fireplace, decorative lights are framing the interior details, and the music is becoming louder and more dynamical due to DJ- sets from the best musicians. Demanding guests gather for a late dinner, favorite cocktails and relaxed holiday without reason.
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