The 10 Best Bars in Zaporizhia, Ukraine
If you can’t decide where to go on any given night, a good way to find a new favourite hangout is to choose two or three bars and see if a one tickles your fancy. All the venues in Zaporizhia are unique and special, so you may have to try more than three during your visit. Some of them have the best snacks in the city, others offer draft beer from their own mini-brewery, while others entertain guests with games. Here are the 10 best bars to try in Zaporizhia.
Gastropub, Pub, European, $$$
Tyrlo is a unique place in Zaporizhia, where you can not only have good drinks, but also enjoy fine food. The name of this gastropub translates as ‘stall’ or ‘shelter for cattle during the hot summer’. Therefore, it is a hiding place for locals, who are bored of routine and would like to have fun. The feature that makes Tyrlo stand out is its drink menu, which has a large variety of draft beer, including seven kinds of Ukrainian drafts and three Scottish drafts. When it comes to food, the signature steak is a must-try dish.
Bar, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, European, American, Asian, $$$
The 24-hour lounge bar, Mushroom, is a perfect place to pop in at any time of the day. In the morning, the restaurant serves mouthwatering breakfast and brunch options, and for lunch, there’s a menu of salads, sandwiches and burgers. In the evening, Mushroom transforms into a bar with delicious cocktails, smoky hookahs and DJs.
Bar, Cocktail Bar, European, $$$
Unlike most of the bars in Zaporizhia, No Comments is the one-and-only pace-setting venue in town with a speakeasy format. It skillfully shares the local drinking culture with guests and proves a cocktail can be a work of art. Whether alone or in the good company of friends, you won’t be disappointed. On weekends, you can also enjoy live music at No Comments.
Pub, European, $$$
Fans of really good beer should definitely put Kronsbeer on the list. The bar has its own mini-brewery, and guests are offered a range of fresh draft beers, as well as the signature brew called Kronsbeer. Apart from alcoholic drinks, the bar boasts extremely tasty food, mainly beer snacks featuring fish and meat. The central location of the venue is also an advantage for locals and tourists.
Bar, Cocktail Bar, Nightclub, European, $$$
CoCo’s Bar is a venue for endless parties and lots of fun. It often holds thematic events, has deals on alcoholic drinks and plays disco music at night. In the evening, the bar is a place for a nice pre-party dinner. Here you can taste European cuisine and listen to live saxophone music. Later, you’ll step into the night full of energy and with a cheerful mood. On Friday and Saturday, CoCo’s Bar is open until 7 am, so you can meet the dawn.
Gastropub, Pub, European, American, $$$
Loft is a gastropub in Zaporizhia, where you can spend quality time enjoying yourself: watch sports on the big screen, eat tasty food and drink good beer. The venue specialises in European and American cuisine, and you’ll find meat and fish dishes paired with just the right beer. There are six varieties of draft beer from different countries around the world and other drinks like cocktails and shots. For sports fans, there’s also a comfortable fan zone.
Pub, European, $$$
From the pub’s name, Beerbook Pivoteka, one can ascertain that it offers a large assortment of beer. In total, there are 12 kinds of draft brews and more than 60 bottled options. Beerbook Pivoteka is not only a venue, but also a shop, where you can buy beer for later, consult with professionals on your choice or even order online. The main highlight is that the pub serves solely the best craft beer from Ukraine and the world.
Infinity Lounge Bar
Bar, Cocktail Bar, European, Japanese, $$$
In the heart of the city, Infinity Lounge Bar is great for popping in on a Friday night after work for drinks or a celebration. You will quickly fall in love with the friendly atmosphere and the modern interior of the venue. In addition, you can come and sing your favourite songs during daily karaoke. The long cocktail list, hookah selection and local Djs playing disco and pop music will surely make your night unforgettable.
Pub, European, $$$
This chain of pubs is very popular in Zaporizhia for many reasons. First of all, Bastion is an ideal venue for beer lovers, especially draft beer and beer cocktail lovers. Secondly, its interior resembles a medieval arts museum with knight armour and entertainment like cue sports and darts. Thirdly, at Bastion, you can do what your heart desires. Whether it’s watching a football game, chatting with a barman or playing games with friends, you’ll be satisfied with your visit to Bastion.
Pinta Trattoria and Pub
Pub, Restaurant, Restaurant with Rooms, European, Italian, $$$
More and more venues in Zaporizhia have been focusing their efforts on serving both great drinks and amazing food. The two-story Pinta Trattoria and Pub is no exception, and it does it well. On the first floor of the venue, there’s a family restaurant with European cuisine and meat dishes that taste homemade. The second floor is a pub and a brewery, where people come to watch sports and enjoy a few pints of draft beer. There’s also a cosy outdoor terrace for warm summer evenings.