The Best Bars in Uzhhorod, Ukraine
To find a good bar in Uzhhorod, you just need to head to the city centre. There are modern and stylish bars with signature cocktails, traditional pubs with draft and craft beer varieties, as well as cosy late-night venues with delicious food and smoky hookah areas. Here’s the list of the must-visit ones.
Bar, European, $$$
Labda is a favourite venue for sports fans. Here, you can watch football, basketball and tennis broadcast on a big screen. It is a huge bar that consists of two floors and a summer terrace. From the windows of Labda, you can marvel at the beautiful panorama of the embankment and the river. The menu offers a selection of beers, including draft and craft options, as well as dishes and snacks drawn from European and local cuisine.
Pub, European, $$$
Delicious food, an assortment of alcoholic drinks and comfortable furniture are the main features of the Chester pub. The bar menu is made up of Ukrainian and Czech beer brands, offering the most popular and richest flavours. Moreover, it is a perfect venue for a large group of friends or a Friday after-work party. So, if you’re not sure where to go for a drink, choose Chester. Once you’ve visited it, you’ll definitely want to return.
Pub, European, British, $$$
Named after iconic British statesman Winston Churchill, the pub is located in the historical part of Uzhhorod. It is designed like a classic pub with dark wooden furniture, and a cosy and spacious terrace. The menu includes European dishes with an emphasis on hearty beer snacks. In addition to draft or bottled beer, guests can order cigarettes or cigars at the bar. To enjoy the pleasant atmosphere, meet new people and relax, be sure to drop by the Churchill in the evening.
Pub, European, $$$
Apriori is an entire complex of venues that consist of a club, a café and a pub. The main room is stylized as a lift, with low lighting and bright paintings hanging on the walls. There are also three other rooms, where you can taste signature cocktails or smoke hookah. If you’re hungry, grab something from the food menu – Italian antipasto, ciabatta, piadina (Italian flatbread), pasta and pizza are the best items here. Beer fans will be delighted with a huge list of the world’s most famous beer brands like Leffe, Hoegaarden, Löwenbräu and others.
Pub, European, Irish, $$$
Egan Irish Pub is known for its variety of draft beers from leading European breweries. It also serves European and Italian dishes. Thin-crust pizza with different toppings, made exclusively from natural products is a must-try. In the evening, you can listen to live music here. The pub’s modern ambience breathes new life into the traditional venues of Uzhhorod. Not by accident, it is named after the Irish economist Edmund Egan, who was sent to Transcarpathia by the Austro-Hungarian government to enact reforms here in the late 19th century.
Bar, Gastropub, Pub, European, $$$
One of this bar’s highlights is that guests can observe the brewing process through the transparent glass wall. The beer brewed on the German Braumeister equipment is made from high-quality malt, hops and yeast. Also, the choice of beer changes in Tsypa from time to time, as local brewers are always in search of new flavours and aromas. Therefore, the bar is an incarnation of the century-old experience of the Carpathian traditions combined with contemporary technologies. What makes Tsypa different from other breweries is that its beer is brewed from water from the local highland sources and is not subject to any special treatment.
Pub, European, Italian, $$$
The multi-tap craft pub Korzo 10 is a loud place with good beer and affordable prices. There is a main room and a small but cosy terrace. The food served is local cuisine, with items such as traditional Ukrainian borscht and broth with noodles cooked according to a Transcarpathian recipe. Dishes on the grill, Italian pizza, as well as unusual beer snacks like sucuk (dry sausages), basturma (air-dried cured beef) and spicy sausages are also worth special attention. Located on Uzhhorod’s main street, Korzo 10 gladly greets tourists tired from a busy day.
Gastropub, Pub, European, $$$
Ungweiser is a restaurant-brewery that offers craft beer of its own production. Beer aficionados will be happy to see the four basic beer kinds on the menu: light, wheat, crimson and dark. In addition, Ungweiser keeps up with the local market and often presents experimental or seasonal drinks. It is also a great venue to taste Italian and American pizza, which perfectly complements the flavours of the various beers.
These recommendations were updated on July 7, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.