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Banka Bar

#95 of 1,689 Restaurants in Kiev}
$$ - $$$, European,
Lva Tolstogo St. 11/61 | corner of Vladimirskaya St., Kiev 01004, Ukraine
+380 98 988 7988
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“young people” (2 reviews)
“nice place” (2 reviews)
“jars” (11 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Lva Tolstogo St. 11/61 | corner of Vladimirskaya St., Kiev 01004, Ukraine
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2017

The first place in Lviv I visit each time I am back in the city. Low prices, good food, good drinks, and a very friendly staff. A great bar for a group visit as the offer 3l cocktails.

Thank Fe O
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I came banka today now I am in it. The atmosphere is so good music is so noisy and this is nice to me the prices are very cheap. You should absolutely come here it is best to be drunk

Thank Sergen Y
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Deffinately worth to visit especially on weekends when the place is busy. Very nice atmosphere, cheap and awesome drinks. Only cons is that the bar closes quite early on working days and I agree with others that music is a bit too loud.

Thank Vitas Č
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Sex-shop was one of the best coctails I've had so far. The prices at Banka are good and this idea of serving drinks brings back memories of drinking kompot straight from the jar my Grandma made. I really liked the service, however, the music in...More

Thank zuziablahuszewska
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The idea bringing all in jars is nice :) drinks are good and pricing is also good. However, atmosphere was very low even though we visited this place on friday night. Average place to have a dring fith friends, but offers nothing more.

Thank Akhundov Z
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Good shot list.Cheap,the service mayde wasnt the best, but i didnt wan/expectt more from this place.The music was ok for me. Anyway if you are a tourist this place is to start your night, or pass for some good shots during your night.Its worth to...More

Thank Vasiliki S
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I can't say anything bad about this place except that the music was too loud. That's the characteristic of the place I guess - I suppose it's targeted to students who want to have some fun during weekend and enjoy such noisy bars. If you...More

Thank PawelPiwowar
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We love the idea of the "banka" which actually is jar glass in which they serve everything. The coctails are great, food as well.

Thank TerezkaKRD
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great place in the city centre, nice atmosphere, everything was brought very quickly, although it was full. All dishes and drinks are served in various glass jars. The cocktail card is incredible, great choice and interesting combinations

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely area by shevchenko park, nice patio for the summer. The teriyaki chicken skewers were good, as were the mojitos!

Thank Aimee N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lva Tolstogo St. 11/61 | corner of Vladimirskaya St., Kiev 01004, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 98 988 7988
  • E-mail
The “Banka” fan bar is a conceptual democratic bar where, for the first time in Ukraine, food and drinks are served only in traditional glass jars.
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