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Review of Kureni

Kureni
Ranked #257 of 1,993 Restaurants in Kiev
Cuisines: Ukrainian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 29 December 2012

After a much longer walk than we expected (hotel reception said 5 - 10 mins but it took an hour!) we were ready for our evening meal when we arrived. The welcome was warm and friendly and the restaurant staff had enough English that we could communicate all evening. The food was exceptional and beautifully presented and we found everyone very helpful and attentive. The food was traditional Ukrainian and the rabbit was delicious. I would certainly come back when we visit Kiev again

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Reviewed 7 November 2012

It started of fine, the location is great, but from there it was pretty much a downhill slope. The personell was just awful in every way possible, it was way to expensive compared to the quality. The food was good, but the personell here screwed up the bill for us. Most likely on purpose. Adding extra lines on the bill just to try to make us pay even more. I do not recommend this place at all.

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Reviewed 20 September 2012

Kureni is an enormous restaurant located right near the river. Despite its size, it was pretty full even early in the evening (5pm).

I ordered the vareniki (easily the best perogies I’ve ever had) and pickles and borscht. You can also order half portions, as the portions sizes are very large and meant for sharing.

The English speaking wait staff was very attentive and friendly. A great place to try Ukrainian food in a beautiful setting.

1  Thank azucar_obscura
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

We spend a wonderful evening outdoors at Kureni. The weather was medium, with about 20 degrees and patches of rain. Se we ended up being the only people eating outside in their river-view pavillon. Service was very attentive, we got very good recommendations for Ukrainian potato pancakes and chicken stew. Food was delicious, the Ukrainian wine was ok but reasonably priced. International wines were priced too high, so we settled for the local one. Overall a very romantic evening in a beautiful setting. We will definetly come again.

1  Thank SteveZug
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

What a great location, you are in the city but you could be anywhere in the country side, very relaxing, great food. Spend a lazy afternoon eating shahlik outside in the small buildings or on the terrace in the main building. A lovely place highly recommended to all travelers.

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1  Thank JackLondon35
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