Finally you’re in Moscow,
perhaps for the 2018 World Cup
or just as a tourist. Already tried all the best Russian food in all the famous local restaurants and craving for something else? Ethnic Ukrainian food is a possible solution – this cuisine is very well-known all over the world for its tasty dishes. So if you’re planning to spend some time in Russia’s capital, here’s our list of the best Ukrainian restaurants in the heart of town.
Cafe, European, Russian, $$$
Odessa Mama is a centrally-located Ukrainian restaurant in the heart of Moscow, serving delicious Odessa-style food. It’s a perfect place for those who crave a perfect Ukrainian fine-dining experience. It is important to mention that Odessa’s Jewish heritage brings a couple of items that you won’t find in a regular restaurant in Moscow and it’s the hummus, Moscow’s most fashionable dish nowadays, that’s worth trying.
Restaurant, European, $$$
Shinok was established in 1997 and during all these years it was serving the best Ukrainian dishes in the capital. The true highlights of this place are the traditional Ukrainian meals, prepared by the chef Elena Nikiforova. The menu has only classic dishes on offer. So if you want the borsch right now, just call and book a table!
Cafe, Dessert Shop, European, Dessert, $$$
This is a piece of Ukrainian tradition located right in the heart of Moscow. Guests can have a meal in a traditionally designed hall. The café opens from 10am, so you have a great opportunity to have a typical Odessa breakfast with jam, ham and nourishing pancakes. There are a lot of tasty salads, first and second courses on the menu, and a delicious dessert list.