Delicacies, goodies, sweets, confection all of these words are about desserts! What is the cult of coffee in Lviv without passion for sweet? At the intersection of trade routes appeared a special culture of desserts, so in the city there were pliatski (Galician cakes), strudels, andruty (waffle cakes) and so on!
There are many places in Lviv where you can enjoy them! That's why the city has such a pleasant and cozy atmosphere, isn't it?
Let's try to make our lifes sweeter a little bit and start our trip through the establishments from our list?
Grand Cafe Leopolis
1 Rynok Sq. | daily, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. | +38 097 99 75 565
In the premises of Lviv City Hall there is an establishment with almost the largest desserts assortment in the city. In the hall, decorated with photos of Lviv from different historical periods, you will definitely enjoy a cream cheesecake with blueberries, a banana roliada (roll), and a very chocolate cake. In total, these are several dozen delicious names, where special emphasis is placed on desserts that were popular in Lviv during the Austro-Hungarian period. They will be perfectly accompanied by the so-called "artistic teas" named after famous Lviv artists. Delicious and informative - in such way we can describe Grand Cafe Leopolis.
12 Vynnychenka St. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. +38 068 78 36 084
If you want to impress someone, invite him to the Cabinet! The perfect harmony between sophistication and comfort in the interior will create a unique atmosphere for your evening, and the impression of dessert will turn into a general impression of the evening (we are sure). Well, let's open the curtain of the dessert menu in the restaurant: Nietzshe, Bradbury, Balzak and a brand cake with the same name as the establishment Cabinet.
We are delighted with Bradbury, if the combination of chocolate and cherries is your favorite, then you will definitely support us in this, the dessert consists of cherry-cognac confit, chocolate cream, Belgian chocolate gourmet, mousse on white chocolate with cherry keel, chocolate dacquoise and a crunchy chocolate layer. Isn`t a wow-effect? Just imagine the composition of the rest of the desserts. Pay attention to poppy seed strudel and favorite nuts from childhood, present no less attractive.
In conclusion, quoting how the establishment describes itself, we will say: Here is such a modest description of such incredible pleasure!
- 1 Halytska St. | Mon – Fri 9 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sat – Sun 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. | +38 063 93 87 005
- 30 Dzherelna St. | Mon – Fri 9 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sat – Sun 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. | +38 063 97 76 357
Hey, cheesecake lovers and instagram addicts, the location of your dreams is here! A little outside the historic center or overlooking the Rynoq Square? Choose your Cheese Bakery and dream for a long time in front of the shop window until you choose a cheesecake, and then just take two and catch a wave of boundless pleasure.
Classic and perfect New York cheesecake, raspberry-parmesan cheesecake, super berry cheesecake, mango-passion fruit cheesecake, blueberry chocolate or mega-popular Snickers, which will you choose? Now you understand why no one leaves here with one dessert? In addition to cheesecakes, pay attention to profiteroles - well, finally, as much stuffing as we always need! Drinks will go well with this delicious story, an alternative for them is impossible to find .
3 Staroievreiska St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. | +38 098 41 05 088
From the name of the establishment you can clearly understand that here it will be really sweetly (Cukor it means sugar in Ukrainian)! The menu of the establishment is so detailed that without a special navigation system there is no way!
Let's walk its pages together: First, let's choose a section called "Famous sweet", it was simple, but in the second step, when we find six more units, we want to get lost: cakes, pies, syrnyky, strudels, cakes, cookies! Whatever you choose: the "Galytska roliada", "Schiller's Liochky" (puff pastry tubes filled with butter and cognac cream), "Murynka" (chocolate mass with nuts, fruits and cognac) or apples in a dressing gown, in addition to the intrigue of what is hidden behind these names, you will feel incredible taste impressions from the desserts!
30 Rynok Sq.; 6 Katedralna St. | daily, 7.45 a.m. - 11 p.m. | +38 032 29 75 675
The Svit Kavy has repeatedly become the best city coffee shop, but we are sure that the formation of various rankings did not go without exciting impressions of visitors about desserts at the same time, which are so often an integral part of such local tradition as "let's go for coffee". Do you want to taste cheesecake? It's the right place! Do you love croissants with caramel? Come there too! Do you prefer macarons for coffee? And even in this case, the Svit Kavy is a perfect place for you!
21 Shevchenka Ave. | daily, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. | +38 032 29 86 028
We are sure that you will be pleasantly surprised by the range of the desserts of confectionery Veronica, as the menu includes both traditional Galician and French recipes. Pies, strudels, croissants, rolls and cakes will leave a unique impression of breakfast or will be a good idea to finish the working day.
The restaurant is especially proud of handmade chocolate candies with as many as 40 types of fillings. If you prefer fruit flavors in desserts, then be sure to try marmalade, which is also made directly in the establishment it is made exclusively from natural ingredients: juices and purees of fresh fruits and berries.
"Under the Gold Star" Pharmacy-Confectionery
1 Kopernyka St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. | +38 032 29 71 079
Sapidum Curat! With the logo, which means: "delicious treats", the establishment is preparing to impress you. We will conduct a small excursion for you in advance: an interactive confectionery museum was founded on the territory of an ancient pharmacy, where the world's first kerosene lamp was invented in 1853. Respecting the traditions and history, the confectionery, in addition to tasty desserts, will be happy to suggest you the opportunity to listen to the tour and get acquainted with the exposition of the interactive museum.
Well, now about the delicious things! Among the variety of desserts, cakes and pies we definitely recommend you to try the signature cake Veronica with chocolate nut grill and tender cream, Cassis cake, where caramel and blueberries form a unique tandem or La Perla with white and dark chocolate and amaretto cherry. It was just a small trailer, and only imagine how many desserts you can taste personally at the confectionary!
- 3 Kurbasa St. | 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
- 44 Sakharova St. | daily, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. | +38 050 43 07 575
In Shoco dessert is treated as a work of art and everyone has their own special emotion. Visit the restaurant to find out if childhood really tastes like pastry with custard and raisins, and the first date is as tender as a croissant with raspberries and mascarpone or, on the contrary, impressive and inimitable like Beylis pear dessert on a hazelnut base with dates and coconut, banana and dark chocolate mousse and dark chocolate gourmet with hazelnuts?
You can also enjoy a gluten-free dessert, such as brownies with pecans, as well as chocolate vegan dessert, where the hazelnut base with dates and coconut, banana and dark chocolate mousse, dark chocolate gourmet with hazelnuts will make an incredible impression on you.
14 Lystopadovoho Chynu St. | Mon – Sat 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. | +38 097 79 64 046
Inspired by Italian baking and confectionery traditions, Biscotti knows exactly everything about "dolce vita" and will be happy to immerse you in this philosophy of sweet life. We are fascinated by their mousse cakes: Double Berry, Lemon, Three chocolates, and really airy croissants with cherries and chocolate, and Mascarpone cake with a delicate cream filling and berry jam... It is simply impossible to describe how much you can taste there! Do not forget to take cookies home with you, because we are sure that you will want to taste the products of this bakery there too.
8 Kotliarska St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. | +38 097 58 68 195
Not so long ago, art was called "shtuka" in Lviv. The coffee shop that has this name has a direct bearing on art too! How nice is not just to drink coffee and taste dessert, but also to enjoy the unique atmosphere, which is so successfully complemented by artwork on the walls of the establishment and evening piano concerts.
Find your ideal taste among the strudels universe: poppy, cherry or cheese with peach. Also here you can enjoy Zacher, they say that here is the most classic recipe!
In addition to desserts, the restaurant will also pleasantly surprise you with an assortment of coffee and tea, both in the "classic" and completely untypical flavor combinations.
Follow the social networks of the coffee shop to find out in time about the exhibitions and concerts that will be held there.
19 Virmenska St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m | +38 067 27 81 608
If your history knowledge is limited to the date of the founding of Lviv or you just know that the period of the Austro-Hungarian Empire really was here, then we will now destroy the myths about the purely academic history of the city. It's time to get acquainted with the culture of hippies in Lviv! Yes, it`s true information! One of the oldest coffee shops in Lviv on Virmenska Street was not so long ago the center of the hippie movement, which possibly exists here nowadays too.
All the sweetest is already waiting for you in the shop window: pies in the cut is another temptation! Thank yourself for choosing Spartacus cake and please count how manay chocolate layers are in it, because there are so many of them that everyone is constantly lost!
With the desserts in the coffee shop it is possible to taste different liqueurs, just keep in mind that after a piece of cake the mood will be sublime no less than after liquor!
Lviv Chocolate Manufactory
3 Serbska St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. | +38 067 34 02 267
The heart of Lviv sweet history is on Serbska Street in the Lviv Chocolate Manufactory! Here chocolate is made, tasted and bought as a gift to those they love! Delicate caramel cheesecake with salted caramel on a sponge cake base with marzipan, Spartacus cake, classic Lviv syrnyk (Lviv cheesecake made from cottage cheese) and of course delicious hot CHOCOLATE! Attention, now there will be insider information: mix white chocolate with dark and you will get a perfectly balanced taste, as well as the opportunity to embody your creativity in creating a marble pattern on the dessert. Follow the seasonal menu of Chocolate Manufactory, because confectioners magically guess about what sweets everyone is dreaming when it snows around or vice versa, when the gardens are full of berries and fruits.
4 Halytska St. | daily, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. | +38 032 23 28 271
Do you know what "kredens" is? If not, the credens is a shelf for storing dishes, table linen, snacks, drinks. Symbolically, isn't it? So in this Credence "put" delicious desserts, as well as the same tasty cocoa, which is moderately sweet and not bitter, in short – perfect! Come here for a meeting, whether business or personal, order a carrot cake, banana tartlet with salted caramel or the famous andruty and enjoy! By the way, it is possible to drink to go filter coffee here with a really good price, if you come with your own cup.
20а Vynnychenka St. | daily, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. | +38 097 29 59 593
It is impossible not to admire the Church of St. Michael, which is located on a hill above Pidvalna Street, but not everyone guesses that next to it The Carmel coffee shop is waiting for visitors. We do not know whether the location is near a sacred place or that the establishment rises above the noisy city center – you feel especially comfortable here, all worries around cease to exist and while you drink coffee and enjoy dessert, nothing can distract you. Such a creamy delicate blueberry cheesecake and a cake with cherries will totally impress you. We advise you to visit a coffee shop in the morning or closer to the evening, when the sun's rays passing through the windows make a perfect accompaniment to the overall experience.