The 8 Best Bars in Chernivtsi, Ukraine

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Maria Sibirtseva

The small western city of Chernivtsi has a surprisingly wide range of bars for every taste. For craft beer enthusiasts, wine lovers and cocktail fans, there is a bar that will make your night unforgettable. We’ve picked 10 of our favourite bars we know you’ll love.

1. Contrabanda Bar

Bar, Russian

Coming to Chernivtsi, you must visit Contrabanda Bar after a day of sight-seeing. It is an incredibly atmospheric venue with a stylish interior, delicious cocktails and spirits and even jazz music. Here you can spend a cosy evening with friends, drinking the signature cherry cider and enjoying expertly prepared snacks (vegetarian options included).

2. Vyo

Bar, Ukranian

Vyo is a European-style bar with a homely interior and live music. Throughout the week, it holds different events like live jazz nights, comedy nights and holiday celebrations. The walls and ceiling are decorated with lights and artsy pictures of horses. The highlight of the bar is the friendly and helpful staff, who are happy to give advice based on your preferences. Everyone at Vyo excels at making sure visitors are enjoying themselves.

3. Pub Goira

Bar, Ukranian

Pub Goira is a place where you can drink delicious beer, watch sporting events, enjoy pleasant music and relax. Once you enter the spacious, modern bar, you’ll spot huge equipment behind a glass wall. It’s a brewing machine, which visitors can watch in action. On the menu, you’ll find various traditional Ukrainian delicacies at very democratic prices. Apart from great brews and eats, the pub often organizes humorous shows, concerts and festivals.

4. Prime Lounge Bar

Bar, Ukranian

Prime Lounge Bar is a luxury venue for connoisseurs of elite cuisine. Spending time with relatives and friends feels extra special while live music plays in the background. It’s easy to relax and forget about everyday problems. The kitchen offers tasty European and Japanese dishes, including salads, sushi and grill items.

5. 28/33 Home Bar

Bar, Ukranian

28/33 Home Bar is located on June 28 St in the 33rd building, thus the name of the venue. It maintains the spirit of a traditional English pub, right down to the old fashioned cocktails. The tables and chairs are few in the bar, as the atmosphere inspires conversations between strangers and dancing on the open floor. The prices at 28/33 are lower than average, so you don’t need to worry about draining your wallet.

6. Bier Platz

Bar, Ukranian

In Bier Platz, you can enjoy the most famous brands of Czech, Belgian and Ukrainian beer, as well as delicious snacks, sports broadcasts and live music. Located in the central part of Chernivtsi, the venue is decorated in the classic European pub style with massive wooden furniture and dark shades. Also, Bier Platz holds different events that will transform your everyday routine into a holiday.

7. Drink Bar Popolam

Bar, Ukranian

This place introduces a totally new concept of a bar to Chernivtsi. It offers not only tasty cocktails, but also smoky hookah and a range of Japanese dishes. There’s a large cocktail menu, where beverages are presented both in classical and signature recipes. Moreover, the bar is open till the last guest leaves, so you can party as long as you want.

8. Bartka

Bar, Ukranian

Bartka is the only open kitchen venue in Chernivtsi. It is a place to try authentic Ukrainian wines or exclusive cocktails, which bartenders will prepare for every preference. The talented sommelier will help you choose the right wine and pair it with your meal. Other types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks include a good assortment of coffees and teas and other beverages.

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