Tourists, who expect to visit restaurants of national cuisine, have to consider that menu there changes every season. Chefs use only seasonal vegetables and organic foods for cooking, that’s why they are so popular.
In large restaurants a service charge may be included in the overall bill. If the item is not provided in the bill, then you can add about 5 - 10% of the total amount. It is also appropriate to leave tips for the taxi driver and guides.
Main voltage is 220V; many hotels have standard European type socket. Be sure to specify these nuances in advance when booking your room to pick up necessary adapters.
Staff at the luxury hotels, upscale restaurants and shopping complexes is fluent in foreign languages. However, in many places menu can be provided only in Ukrainian, so feel free to ask waiters about things you concern.
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