Royal Brewery is an elegant restaurant with its own brewery, where you can not only taste a mug of beer while watching football match with your friends but to spend a romantic evening or celebrate other special occasion. It enjoys central location on Starojevreis’ka Street, that’s just one block off Lviv’s Rynok Square. Here you can try 5 types of beer including Schlotfegerla that is served only at Royal Brewery Restaurant.
The Gas Station is the first bikers’ pub and “show-rock-restaurant” in Lviv. The house’s style fits into a brief slogan – “Food, Girl, Fun, Entertainment” – except well-prepared steaks here you will find live music on evenings, real boxing matches as well as beautiful pole-dancing girls. The Gas Station sits on Dzherel’na Street, about 20-minute walk from the Lviv’s center.
At Lviv’s Hrushevky Cinema Jazz Restaurant you can enjoy Continental European and Ukrainian cuisine as well as weekly movie screenings and live music in a fashionable setting. Hrushevsky is located in the same building that once housed “Korso”, Lviv’s first cinema that opened in 1912.
Lviv’s Spizharka is not only cafe and sweet shop, but also “a real flat of a real Galician housewife”, where you can taste homemade sweets, ice cream and pastries as well as homemade marmalade (jams) and pickles. A cozy quiet spot good for coffee and dessert, breakfast or light snacks.
L’UFT Pub sits right in Lviv’s center and features democratic prices and comfy couches. It’s a good place to hang out with your friends or catch some live music. The pub offers a mix of Ukrainian and Continental European cuisine and a wide range of drinks.
Galician Cheesecake celebrates Lviv’s tradition of delicious cheesecakes and strudels. This tourist-themed cafe has large windows that let passersby on Rynok Square watch its bakery in action. You can choose from 2 types of cheesecakes ( “dry” or “wet”), and 4 types of strudels: apple, cherry, salmon with spinach, and chicken with bell pepper.
Green Hills Park Café is located at Lviv’s Lion’s Castle Hotel. It has a cozy, elegantly furnished dining room for 30 persons and a pleasant summer terrace. The menu features Ukrainian and Continental European cuisine. A good spot for a quiet meal for couples, business travelers and close friends.
Medivnya is a honey-themed café and bar with one of Lviv’s best selections of medovukha (Ukrainian honey-vodka). Just be careful–this sweet drink goes down smoothly and you can get drunk quickly if you don’t pace yourself. So enjoy some classic Ukrainian dishes with your drinks and prolong the fun.
Rodzynka is a charming tiny cafe with cheap fare and friendly service that’s especially convenient if you are arriving to Lviv by train; it’s one of the few places to eat near Lviv’s Central Railway Station. The cafe offers mostly Ukrainian classics like varenyky (dumplings), borsch (a vegetable soup) and solyanka (a thick soup of vegetables and meat).
Zolotyi Dukat is a stylish underground coffee house that’s popular among Lviv’s coffee lovers. Here you can try “the oldest coffee in the world” Mocha Yemen Matari or “the sweetest” one – Yellow Bourbon; the house specialty “Ducat’s Gold” can also be a good option.