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Va Bene bistro

19-21, B.Khmelnitskogo str. | Leonardo business center, Kiev 03110, Ukraine
+380 44 377 7565
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
“opera” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European
19-21, B.Khmelnitskogo str. | Leonardo business center, Kiev 03110, Ukraine
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Were there during eurovision song contest, had dinner there early before the show, as the restaurant was close to our hotel. Food was excellent, the better italian kitchen and large wine list. Interior is nice (modern dark wood, good lightning,...). The classic dressed waiters gives...More

Thank architect2017
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was on the way back to my hotel. It was on the top of the hill, neat and tidy and offered under cover street dining. I has a very excellent Caesar salad and a couple of beers. Efficient service.

Thank mandbturner
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Nice settings and friendly welcome. Fresh evening did not allow myself to indulge in the outside terrace, went inside. Nice menu: bruschetta with tomato and basil was very well prepared. Tomatoes were superfresh. Lamb ribs were cooked exactly how I liked and asked. service is...More

Thank Lionheart1261
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Not cheap by Kiev's standards. Nevertheless, the food was beautifully presented and delicately flavored. The restaurant itself does not look particularly interesting and the waiter was a little too serious, the food however was great. I guess the proximity to Kiev Opera commands higher prices....More

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Yes they do know how to prepare Italian cuisine. Friendly service and right next to the opera what a wonderful restaurant. Pricing is good and fair but if compared to many local restaurants it is more expensive but worth its money. For two enjoying 3...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I've dine there with my bf. And it was very nice place. We've been served pretty fast and it was delicious. The choice of dishes was very good and I definitely recommend this place

Thank Elanita
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great Italian food. Nice wine list. The service was good. The interior was great. The girls loved the tiramisu. I will go again when I'm in Kiev again

Thank Vegas917
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wonderful Dining Experience...Excellent food and staff. Attended a culinary club Christmas party and the restaurant featured outstanding food and wine..staff was courteous and professional. Restaurant we well decorated for Christmas

1  Thank Deigs
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I've been working in Kyiv six years almost and Va bene is a restaurant I frequently visit alone and with many of my clients. The restaurant is located across the street from the opera and one block from "khreschatyk" the main street of the right...More

2  Thank Ira N
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent upscale italian restaurant in central Kiev. Great risotto, excellent wine and a very attentive and professional staff.

1  Thank Ulf P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21, B.Khmelnitskogo str. | Leonardo business center, Kiev 03110, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 377 7565
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