Where to drink beer in Lviv – the best pubs in the city center




Lviv is famous for its delicious local beer, which is loved by both residents and guests of the city. Moreover, there are more than 10 breweries in Lviv, so the choice is really big. In this selection, we will tell you where in the center of Lviv you can drink fresh beer with delicious snacks.

The best pubs in Lviv – Kumpel’ Beer Atelier on Rynоk

(Pyvne atelʹye Kumpel na Rynku)


The new Kumpel pub in the center of Lviv opened in 2019. The establishment occupies two floors and the basement of an ancient building on Rynok Square, just opposite the city hall, and can accommodate more than three hundred guests. For the attention of visitors to the pub – 14 own varieties of craft beer, as well as author’s beer cocktails.

Guests will be offered a new culinary approach to beer – dishes are prepared and served in the form of original sets – adventures. Often they have an unusual format, convenient presentation for companies, and they do not have to be eaten with cutlery, or they are served with special utensils.

Location: Rynok Square, 18

Opening hours: 11:00-22:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – Robert Doms’ Hop House

(Khmilʹnyy dim Roberta Domsa)


“Robert Doms Hop House” is one of the most popular places among Lviv residents and numerous tourists. This is a whole underground world in which ancient vaults breathe antiquity and the atmosphere of a medieval beer house.

The restaurant “Hop House of Robert Doms” is also known among Lviv residents by its ancient name “Zoloty Kolos”, which was opened in the mid-1980s in the old basement production premises of the Lviv Brewery. The appearance of such an institution was a vivid phenomenon for residents and guests of Lviv. The restaurant became one of the most popular places, it always served good and fresh (straight from the factory) “Lviv” beer. To get to the restaurant, you had to make an appointment in advance, and its visitors were famous cultural figures, artists, and the elite.

In the mid-1990s, the restaurant was closed, but it resumed its activity in 2007 already with a new name – “Robert Doms Hop House” – in honor of the brewer and engineer Robert Doms, who, according to legends, arranged the beer production process and every day until sunrise drank a ten-liter pint of freshly brewed hoppy drink, checking its quality.

In addition to beer, the restaurant offers dishes of Ukrainian and European cuisine. The facility has 4 halls that can accommodate 350 people. All halls are equipped with large screens that broadcast sports and cultural events.

On the stage of the concert hall in the restaurant, famous Ukrainian bands, as well as stars with a world name, perform. There is a souvenir shop in the lobby of the restaurant, which offers a wide selection of souvenirs.

Location: str. Kleparivska, 18.

Opening hours: 12:00-23:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – Winston Churchill Pub


This institution in the center of Lviv positions itself as a real Irish pub. The interior of Winston Churchill’s pub features black and red colors, dark wood furniture, and leather sofas. The walls are decorated with black and white photos of Winston Churchill and landscapes of Great Britain. Behind the long bar, visitors are served 12 varieties of fresh beer, as well as collectible whiskey and the Churchill cocktail. In the pub you can find real Irish Guinness, Kilkenny and Harp, as well as British Newcastle, Austrian Goesser and Belgian Grimbergen.

The international menu focuses on cold and hot appetizers, as well as specialty grilled dishes, among which is the signature “Churchill steak” made from young veal. The pub has a karaoke room with professional acoustic equipment.

Location: str. Akademika Hnatyuk, 4.

Working hours: 12:00-00:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – “Zoloty Kolos”

(Golden Spike)


Beer pub “Zoloty Kolos” is located in the center of Lviv, in Kryva Lypa. The interior of the establishment is stylized as a traditional East Berlin bar, the feature is the absence of chairs and other places to sit.

The pub offers sixteen varieties of craft beer.

The menu also includes pizza with more than a dozen topping options and a variety of beer snacks.

Location: 6 Kryva Lipa Ave.

Working hours: 12:00-02:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – Berlin Lemberg


“Berlin Lemberg” is a pub with a cozy atmosphere, stylish interior and a wide selection of beer. The establishment has three spacious halls with a long bar counter. The pub offers its guests eighteen types of beer on tap, as well as more than ten types of bottled beer. The establishment also has a wide range of beer snacks, beer plates for large companies, dishes from Ukrainian and European cuisines.

Sports events are broadcast on large plasma screens. In addition, you can play various board games here.

Location: 18 Chaikovsky St.

Opening hours: 12:00-22:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – Zalizna Shapka

(Iron Cap)


Zalizna Shapka is a pub in the center of Lviv, the menu of which includes 9 types of draft beer, as well as a wide selection of various alcohol. Every connoisseur of good beer will find exactly what he is looking for. The restaurant offers a variety of beer snacks, and the menu includes dishes from European and Mediterranean cuisine, which will definitely not leave indifferent even picky gourmets.

Location: str. Teatralna, 23.

Working hours: 12:00-00:00.

The best pubs – “Choven” Pub

(Boat Pub)


Beer pub “Choven” is located in the center of Lviv, on Virmenska Street. It has several halls. The interior of the institution has massive wooden furniture, a long bar counter, the walls are decorated with patterns reminiscent of beer glasses, on the lanterns there are inscriptions with different names of hop varieties and the beer formula, and on the walls there are fish in the form of hop cones. The establishment offers visitors sixteen types of Ukrainian craft draft beer. The menu also includes a variety of beer snacks, cheese and meat platters, pizza, and grilled dishes.

On the days of football matches, you can watch their broadcast here.

Location: 33 Virmenska St.

Working hours: 12:00-03:00.

The best pubs in Lviv – Bigos


In “Bigos” you will be offered 10 types of beer, half of them are draft beer. The establishment has a variety of beer snacks for large and small companies. And, of course, bigos, a cabbage and meat dish.

The pub broadcasts football matches.

Location: Soborna St., 2a.

Working hours: 12:00-00:00.

The best pubs – Pravda Beer Theatre


“Pravda” is not just a pub or a brewery. “Pravda” is a theater. Here you can observe the work of the brewer, who, as on stage, openly brews beer. All processes are gathered in one place: from pouring malt and preparing wort to maturing the beer in bottles and selling it on draft or in the beer shop. The PRAVDA-orchestra plays here, and chefs prepare original dishes in the open kitchen. The interior of the “Pravda” Beer Theater is decorated in a loft style, so the feeling that you are at the factory does not leave you – while tasting the beer, you can watch how the brewer monitors the preparation of the wort, which is boiled in a large vat, how he throws in the hops and reads the beer Antonych’s poetry, giving it the Lviv spirit.

Location: Rynok Square, 32.

Working hours: 10:00-02:00.

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