Ten places in Kyiv, where you can work comfortably

If you are looking for a location in Kyiv, where you can not only have a delicious snack and drink some coffee, but sit quietly with your laptop - we offer you some good options.

All of them have cozy interiors, convenient locations, good, but unobtrusive service.

Taka Coffee-Buffet
The stylish coffee shop is located in the heart of the city. Has a well-thought design. It is warm and cozy. There are lots of natural wood [elements] and interesting decor elements that you will want to inspect closer, and still, they are not annoying. The furniture is comfortable and the lighting is soft. More that 10 variations of coffee, including classics and alternatives, also features tea, lemonade and cocoa.
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✓ 10 minutes walk from "Ploshcha Lva Tolstogo" and "Sports Palace" metro
✓ the premise is two floors. The first one is [done] in a go-go format, but the second one is perfect for work. There are only few tables, so nobody will interfere
✓ In addition to coffee, the menu has 8 types of desserts, croissants, sandwiches, salads and even soups for a light snack
✗ crowde at lunch time
Prices: cappuccino - 48 UAH, latte - 58 UAH, coffee raff - 58 UAH, cacao - 50 UAH, lemonade - 45 UAH, desserts - from 49 UAH
Address: st. Velyka Vasylkivska, 43/16
Hours: Mon-Fri - from 8:00 to 23:00, Sat-Sun - from 9:00 to 23:00
The establishment is small but comfortable. The interior is bright, is’t made of natural wood and textiles, furniture is comfortable. There are three halls, each one has its own feature.
The largest room is a terrace (designed for 50 seats). When weather permits, it operates as an outdoor playground. Ideal for snacks, coffee cups, breakfasts, and work (by the way, there is a power plug at each table).
The remaining two rooms are more chambered, with a cozy sofas, and muted lighting.

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✓ 5 minutes walk from "Lukianivska" metro station
✓ light terrace with sockets / power plugs at each table
✓ full menu and delicious food (Czech, Lebanese, French, and Ukrainian cuisine)
✓ own confectionery shop, which / that bakes chiabatas, dumplings, and pies with a variety of fillings
✗ terrace can be noisy during warmer seasons
Prices: breakfast - 69-105 UAH, soups - 60-159 UAH, salads - 72-259 UAH, snacks - 78-198 UAH, desserts - 30-89 UAH
Address: st. Sichovykh Striltsiv, 76
Hours: Mon-Sun - from 11:00 to 24:00
ONE LOVE coffee (St. Nicholas Cathedral)
This place will charge you up not only with a portion of a delicious coffee, but also gives you inspiration that everyone who comes here can feel. The place is loved and valued for its atmosphere, its interior, and its beautiful view of St. Nicholas Church, that you can admire forever.
Narrow and elongated in the length of the room in the frame of the panoramic windows is always filled with natural light. It is nice and tasty to drink coffee, read a book and work, while enjoying such an environment.

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✓ Convenient location within 7 minutes of walking from "Olimpiyska" metro
✓ Summer terrace is openduring the warm season
✓ Big selection of coffee beverages (close to 20 sorts)
✓ Library with free access to books for our guest
✓ Beautiful views of the city from the windows
✓ Various landing options
✗ A lot of guests / crowded and consequently, noisy
Prices: coffee - 45-100 UAH, coffee with alcohol - 128-180 UAH, tea - 58-88 UAH, desserts - 35-95 UAH, breakfast - 55-149 UAH, snacks - 105-215 UAH
Address: st. Velyka Vasylkivska, 100
Working hours: Mon-Fri - from 9:00 to 23:00, Sat-Sun - from 10:00 to 23:00
London coffee house
This cozy coffee shop on Podil attracts guests with it’s unusual interior, which, according to the owners of this joint, depicts a rhythm and spirit of the modern capital of Great Britain.
The guest hall is divided into three zones: the traditional one - in the style of classical English living room, with soft chairs and decorative fireplace; underground - with graffiti on brick walls, the sills you can sit at, and mobile tables; contact bar with high colored chairs, and bright baking window.

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✓ 10 minutes walk from Kontraktova Ploshcha metro station
✓ delicious coffee (coffee house London was the winner of the 2016 Salt National Restaurant Award in the category "The Best Coffee Shop")
✓ Various landing options
✓ panoramic windows, lots of natural lighting
✗ usually is full, especially on weekends
Prices: coffee - 18-45 UAH, desserts - from 30 UAH
Address: Verkhnii Val st., 18
Hours: Mon-Fri - from 10:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun - from 11:00 to 22:00
Daily fish cafe
This is a democratic cafe suitable for a daily visit. The marine theme, stated in the title, continues with its interior and its menu.
Here you will find a wide variety of fish dishes, beer, wine, and snacks at affordable price. It is convenient for a quick bite, and for a comfortable work.
The establishment is large, bright, and spacious. It has two levels. There are different landing options for guests: cozy tables in the individual niches / nooks, large tables for large gatherings, high racks near panoramic windows.

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✓ 10 minutes from the metro station "Ploshcha Lva Tolstogo"
✓ affordable prices
✓ variety of quality seafood
✓ Plenty of space, nobody interferes with anyone due to competent zoning
✓ From 15:00 to 18:00 on weekdays, pleasant discounts on basic dishes and snacks are available
✗ Due to large number of guests in the evening, the speed of service is affected
Prices: snacks - 69-249 UAH, main dishes - 139-289 UAH, salads - 95-169 UAH, soups - 89-115 UAH, desserts - 79-95 UAH, coffee - 27-49 UAH, lemonade - 49-75 UAH
Address: st. Velyka Vasylkivska, 48
Hours: Mon-Sat, Sun - from 11:00 to 23:00, Fri-Sat - from 11:00 to 1:00
JOY city lounge cafe
The establishment is located in the residential area, at DemievSky BC. In the afternoon it deals mainly breakfasts and business lunches, in the evening it’s a bar with music, hookahs and cocktails.
The interior is simple and clear, no frills. There are two halls: the main one, and additional, the smaller one. The room is spacious, filled with light and air. There are large windows, comfortable furniture, and plenty of space.
The menu is quite large and is divided into two parts: buffet and main. Buffet dishes are served until 16:00, they can be served as “to go” format (breakfasts, salads, sandwiches, three types of soups). The main menu is surprisingly long, the dishes are large. Soup is served (volume of pits and thickets of thick ramen), there are seven types of burgers (including vegetarian with white mushrooms and basil). Good selection of snacks and main dishes, there are also four types of salads and many desserts.

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✓ 5 minutes walk from the metro "Demiivska"
✓ a separate room for negotiations
✓ nice pricing policy
✗ in the afternoon, the cafe transforms into a bar with cocktails and music, so, be aware of possible noise
Address:. Valery Lobanovsky, prosp 119x
Prices: soups - 79-99 UAH, salads - 75-119 UAH, burgers - from 109 UAH, snacks - from 59 UAH, main dishes - from 75 UAH, desserts - from 49 UAH
Opening hours: Mon-Fri - from 10:00 to 19:00, Sat-Sun - from 10:00 to 21:00
Soul Cafe
A small establishment on Rusanivska embankment entices you with its coziness, and aroma of fresh baking.
The premise is divided into several functional zones: the entrance group, the guest hall with different landing options (high bar counters, soft sofas), and the bar. The menu is simple and sophisticated, wide (decent) section of pastry, baking, and pies, with sweet and salty stuffings.
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✓ Not far from metro "Livoberezhna"
✓ view of the waterfront
✓ nice pricing policy / affordable …
✓ weekdays, from 12:00 to 16:00 all dishes from the main menu are subject to a discount
✗ in the evening – crowded, quite noisy
Prices: breakfast - 57-89 UAH, main dishes - 65-165 UAH, snacks - 65-120 UAH, desserts - 25-69 UAH
Address: Rusanivska embankment, 10
Hours: Mon-Fri - from 8:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun - from 9:00 to 23:00
Non branded cafe
The location is ideal for work and a quick snack. It’s quiet and very nice here. The interior is tempered in cold gray shades, attenuated with bright inlays formed by living plants. No distraction, but still cozy / comfy .
The main course of the menu - waffles with salty and sweet fillings (more than 20 variations for any taste). In addition, there is few soups and salads dishes.
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✓ 5 minutes from the metro station "Minsk"
✓ comfortable and quiet
✓ delicious food
✗ Speed of service is lacking during evenings
Prices: waffles with bacon and maple syrup - 79 UAH, waffles with chicken fillet and cheese sauce - 87 UAH, waffles with salmon, raspberry and mustard oil - 73 UAH
Address: Marshal Tymoshenko st., 29
Hours: Mon-Sun - from 10:00 to 22:00
Call me cacao
The single-theme joint for the cacao lovers, its lure is due to the atmosphere of coziness vested by old Podil (by the way, it is located in the 1899 year building). The space is small, but very light. Huge windows, wide windowsills, where you can sit / lie / work / eat and drink, white tile and bright furniture will please any lover of conceptual establishment.
Here, it is easy and pleasant to work, while drinking hot chocolate, or branded beverage. Quiet music and friendly staff complement the overall picture and the positive impression.
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✓ 10 minutes from metro station "Kontraktova Ploshcha"
✓ Over 10 types of cocoa (with nuts, spices, lavender, thyme, banana, ginger, orange with cinnamon, honey and pepper)
✓ delicious natural hot chocolate
✓ wide selection of pastries and desserts
✗ no coffee
Prices: cacao - from 36 UAH, warming drinks (b / a) - from 38 UAH, pastry - from 40 UAH
Address:Nyzhnii Val st, 35
Hours: Mon-Sun - from 10:00 to 22:00
Spacious two-storey confectionery is the ideal place for the lovers of sweets, coffee, coziness, and calm atmosphere. It is a real pleasure to work in such a place provided you did not get distracted by a huge panoramic window (more than three meters wide).
You can not only sit with a laptop, but also hold a business meeting or presentation. There are partitions that separate the space specially for these purposes.

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✓ 5 minutes walk from the metro station "Zoloti Vorota"
✓ spacious room
✓ good service
✓ great selection of desserts
✓ In addition to the sweets in the menu, there are main courses, salads, snacks, sandwiches, and pies
✗ the largest refrigerating showcase in Kiev. Terribly distracting from work, lovers of sweets will find it hard to fight temptation
Prices: breakfast: 75-150 UAH, snacks - 77-110 UAH, salads - 105-205 UAH, coffee - 39-80 UAH, cacao - 50-60 UAH, lemonade - 59-67 UAH
Address: st. Yaroslaviv Val, 20
Hours: Mon-Fri - from 8:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun - from 9:00 to 22:00
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