Your Guide to
Travel, Entertainment, Business and Expat Life in Lviv, Lwow, Lvov, Lemberg, Ukraine.

Royal Brewery Restaurant - food

Royal Brewery Restaurant (Пивний Ресторан “Королівська Пивоварня”): “Drink, or go away!”

Pubs and Clubs, Pubs and Restaurants, Restaurants

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.

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On The Square Guesthouse - Suite #1

On The Square Guesthouse (Готель “На Площі”): Modern & Convenient


On The Square Guesthouse is a cozy boutique guesthouse with a prime location in the heart of Lviv’s historic center facing Rynok Square. The small hotel offers six separate and self-contained suites, all with private toilet, shower, complimentary toiletries and daily housekeeping. On The Square Guesthouse is close to many of Lviv’s “must-see” tourist sights as well as popular cafes and restaurants.

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Hrushevsky food

Hrushevsky Cinema Jazz (Ресторан Імпровізацій “Грушевський Сінема Джаз”)

Bars and Lounges, Cafes, Pubs and Restaurants, Restaurants

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.

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Spizharka - cheesecake

Spizharka (Спіжарка): Jams and Pickles

Cafes, Sweet Shop

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.

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L'UFT - food

L’UFT Pub (Паб “Люфт”): Breath of Fresh Air

Bars and Lounges, Pubs and Clubs, Pubs and Restaurants

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.

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Galician Cheesecake - cheesecake

Galician Cheesecake (Перша Міська Пекарня Сирників і Штруделів “Львівські Пляцки”)

Cafes, Sweet Shop

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.

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Medivnya summer terrace

Medivnya (Медівня): Drink Like a Cossack


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.

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Zolotyi Dukat facade

Zolotyi Dukat (Золотий Дукат): Buried Treasure for Coffee Lovers


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.

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Panorama Bar at Dnister Hotel

Panorama Bar at Dnister hotel (Бар Панорама у готелі Дністер)

Cafes, Hotel Bars

Panorama Bar is a quiet place where you can enjoy a stunning view of Lviv’s Old Town and High Castle with a cup of coffee. The cafe is located on the top floor of the Dnister Hotel above Ivan Franko Park and near Lviv’s National University. Panorama Bar is mainly a place for coffee, desserts and light snacks.

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Kredens Cafe on Prospect Svobody counter

Kredens Cafe (Креденс Кафе): Starbucks-Style Coffee on Prospect Svobody


Kredens is a chain of Western-style coffee houses that offers coffee to go and light snacks. The coffee house is located across the street from the Lviv Opera House. All the standard espresso drinks are available as well as desserts and light sandwiches.

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