Lviv vs Tbilisi

Lviv 🇺🇦
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 731,387 1,108,700
Official language(s) Ukrainian Georgian
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit May - September March - June
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (₴) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $976 $1293
Rent $424 $665
Groceries $97 $99
Dining out $160 $149
Cafe $22 $40
Coworking space $84 $110
Mobile internet $4 $4
Public transportation $5 $7
Taxis $13 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $24
Sport and cultural events $13 $19
Museums and sights $9 $8
Nightlife $45 $47
Gym $23 $29
Yoga $32 $33
Massage $28 $47
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow