The 10 Best Bars in Poltava, Ukraine

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Signature cocktails, popular Ukrainian and European dishes, wild dance floors, and spacious outdoor terraces with cosy blankets are waiting for you to pop in and have fun all night long. Check out the ten best bars in Poltava, and find the place that’s just right for you.

Bar 22

Bar, American, European

Bar 22 is a new spot in Poltava that differs drastically from all other late-night venues. Here, you can find amazingly beautiful and incredibly delicious cocktails, proper snacks, and friendly staff. There are also good deals on freshly delivered oysters: order a dozen and get a glass of Prosecco for everyone for free. In addition, Bar 22 is a very stylish venue with green plants on the window sills, pictures hanging on the brick walls and candles throughout.


Bar, European

Almost every bar in Ukraine offers hookah for its guests, as it is rather popular nowadays. Kipyatok is no exception. To complement the flavors, one can choose a drink from a variety of Chinese teas or fragrant coffees. There’s also a large menu of cocktails, including non-alcoholic options, as well as an opportunity to play table games, watch films, listen to music and just enjoy yourself for an entire evening.

Concrete Bar

Bar, Restaurant, European, American

Concrete Bar is a rooftop spot in the very heart of the city. It is not just an exquisite restaurant that plays light jazz music and pleases guests with a romantic ambience, but it’s also a stylish bar, perfect for festive drinks. In the summer, you can spend time sitting on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the bustling streets. Meanwhile, during the cold season, Concrete Bar welcomes everyone into its cosy spaces that includes a comfortable bar with seating.


Pub, European

Valber is a traditional Irish pub with a good selection of popular Irish beers like Guinness and Kilkenny. There is also an assortment of local beers and a couple of top picks from around the world. The kitchen specializes in European cuisine, with an emphasis on smaller bites and meat dishes. In addition, at Valber you can listen to live music on the weekend or watch the broadcasts of sporting events. It’s a great spot to spend time with a large company of friends.

Jack Bar

Bar, European

Want to grab a cocktail and dance the night away? Then Jack Bar is the right place for you. Here you can listen to the best local DJs, find a large range of drinks on the menu, smoke hookah, party with friends and do whatever your heart desires. In addition, there’s a lounge zone with a terrace, where you can relax, chat with others and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. Jack Bar is a place for active and stylish people.

Double Whisky Bar

Bar, European

If you want to explore some bars in the center of Poltava, start at the Double Whisky Bar. It is a traditional venue, which boasts more than 100 varieties of whiskey from around the world. In the relaxing ambience, you can also taste the chef’s tantalizing signature snacks or a whole range of specialities drawn from European and Ukrainian cuisine. The bar’s spacious summer terrace also serves as a nice spot for dinner.


Bar, European

To discover local culture, you should head to Surzhik Pub, which is known as the museum of the Poltava language. That is because the city’s people have always spoken a mix of Ukrainian and Russian, which is called surzhyk. Therefore, in the bar, you will not only have a drink — be sure to choose Poltava beer and a plate of signature snacks — but you’ll also have fun while reading the phrases in the so-called local dialect.


Bar, European, German

Avgustin is a traditional Bavarian pub with European cuisine, with a focus on beer snacks (sausages and ham hock, for example). An extensive beer menu will surprise even true connoisseurs, as the standout feature of the place is its own mini-brewery. At Avgustin, you should definitely try one of their two brands of beer: Augustine light and Augustine dark. The relaxed lived music also adds a special atmosphere.


Bar, Restaurant, Nightclub, European, Japanese, Italian

Muza-Bar is a venue for the best concerts, shows, themed parties and dance nights in Poltava. Here, you can forget your everyday problems and live in the moment, dance to the music that the DJs are spinning, drink delicious cocktails made by professional bartenders and even celebrate a birthday in the karaoke area. There’s an expansive menu of Japanese, European and Italian dishes that will be a good start to the evening. In addition, Muza-Bar has a separate hookah room and a summer terrace for those warm evenings outdoors.

Villa Crocodile

Bar, Nightclub, Restaurant with Rooms, European

Villa Crocodile is an extraordinary place with friendly atmosphere, cosiness and comfortable furnishings. You will be delighted with their thematic parties, concerts and amazing music. As the venue consists of two dance floors, three rooms, a summer terrace, and karaoke, everyone will find their favorite way to spend the evening cheerfully. Furthermore, having visited Villa Crocodile at least once and having experienced the high-end service, you will certainly want to come back here again and again.

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