The Best Bars in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine

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25 June 2018

Kamianets-Podilskyi is a touristic city in Ukraine, popular for its sights, but not particularly well known for its bars. After a long day of walking, people tend to prefer to have a relaxing dinner rather than partying all night long. Nonetheless, if you feel like having a drink or listening to music in a pleasant atmosphere, check out our list of the best bars in the city.

Zagata Bar

Bar, European, $$$
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Zagata Bar is said to be a venue for happy people in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It has a cosy interior with wooden furniture and soft lighting. Locals come here to chat with each other, listen to live music and enjoy an extensive menu of alcoholic drinks. Zagata Bar specializes in local craft beer and such delicious beer snacks as Spanish jamón (ham). In addition, there’s a book exchange shelf for those who’d like to just kick back and get immersed in an engaging storyline.

Meal service:

Dinner, Late Night

Atmosphere:

Cosy, Nightlife, Relaxed

PR BAR

Bar, Cocktail Bar, European, $$$
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PR Bar is not an ordinary bar. It is a cocktail, hookah and game bar, a lounge and a house music venue. Thus, it is not surprising that no one gets bored here. If you’re a fan of loud parties, come to this spot for hot DJ sets. Those who like to watch sports broadcasts will be delighted with their big screen and an assortment of beers. Hookah smokers will find a choice of tobacco to suit every taste. At PR Bar, you won’t get to try any local dishes, since they serve exclusively exquisite snacks like meat and fish, cheese and caviar plates.

London

Pub, Restaurant, Restaurant with Rooms, European, British, $$$
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The London steakhouse in Kamianets-Podilskyi is a traditional British pub, perfect for both dinner and drinks. It offers a wide range of hearty meat dishes: steaks, grilled fillets and salads. There’s also an extensive beer and wine menu. The homely ambience and friendly staff is worth special attention, as these are the attributes that will make your visit to the London pub unforgettable.

Traktyr Sazhotrus

Bar, European, $$$
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In Ukrainian, sazhotrus means chimney sweeper, which is made clear from the statue that greets guests at the entrance to the bar. People say that if you touch one of his buttons, he’ll share luck and happiness with you. The interior décor (stone and wood) resemble the Middle Ages and bring a sense of character to the venue. As a result, the legendary Kamianets-Podilskyi bar is often crowded and loud. On the food menu, there’s a selection of salads and cold appetizers, meat and fish dishes. Meanwhile, branded infusions and drinks you can try only in Ukraine are presented in the drinks menu.

Meal service:

All Day, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

Atmosphere:

Traditional, Quirky, Loud, Nightlife

Komanda

Bar, Pub, European, $$$
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In the very heart of Kamianets-Podilskyi, you can drop by the contemporary sports pub Komanda. Locals come here with friends to watch a game and root for a favourite team. They enjoy the flavours of European and Ukrainian cuisine, as well as tasty snacks, a rich choice of draft or bottled beer and other alcoholic drinks. The walls of the pub are decorated with photos of famous sportsmen and musicians, and the football team of Kamianets-Podilskyi can also be seen there. The most pleasant part of all is the affordable prices.

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Lya Mazhor

Restaurant, European, $$$
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Lya Mazhor is a restaurant ideal for banquets and celebrations, but it is also an incredible venue for a night out. The place often holds different themed and musical events: from karaoke evenings to live concerts and parties. The variety of dishes on the menu won’t let you go hungry, while the wine list will surprise even the most demanding connoisseur. In addition, there’s a choice of such alcoholic beverages as Ukrainian horilka (a solution of water and purified alcohol), cognac, liqueurs and classic cocktails.

Smooth Bar

Bar, Restaurant, European, $$$
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You have definitely noticed that Ukrainians love hookah smoking, and every single city has a couple of places that serve it. Kamianets-Podilskyi and its Smooth Bar is no exception. With a relaxing and calm atmosphere, it offers an escape from routine and a plunge into the fabulous atmosphere of Middle Eastern luxury. The food menu includes snacks and desserts that complement the taste of branded cocktails and other alcoholic drinks. Also, Smooth Bar is a spot with fast service and a welcoming staff.