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The garden city of the former Soviet Union is a splendid place in summer as you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to parks and other greenery.
FROM AIRPORT TO CITY
Use our P-AIR shuttle bus service between Kyiv Airport and any address in Kyiv downtown and vice versa. The cost is €11.50 and €23 return.
126a Chervonozoryaniy Prospekt, +38 044 524 5555 This sumptuously decorated Indian restaurant offers more than a hint of royal Hindustani decadence with the added appeal of a hookah bar.
1 Dniprovskiy Descent, +38 044 288 5070 This luxurious top-end venue offers a wide range of European dishes and some of the most stunning views of the Dnipro river in the Ukrainian capital.
5-7/29 Shevchenko Blvd, +38 044 537 4532, www.paradise-cabaret.com.ua Fantastic stage shows that border on the erotic are a daily highlight here, beginning at 9pm. Georgian wines from 55 hryvnia (€4) per glass.
4 Hrushevskoho Street, +38 044 225 5555 Catch up with Kyiv’s bright young things at this addition to the burgeoning post-Soviet sushi scene.
To best understand Kyiv you need to see the city from the river. Head to the river port (Metro: Poshtova Ploshchad) and take a two-hour pleasure cruise, for a timeless view on the city.
Words Peter Dickinson