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Staraya Bashnya

5/1 Teatralnaya Pl., Moscow 103009, Russia
+7 495 6984008
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Ranked #1,017 of 9,869 restaurants in Moscow
Price range: $0 - $50
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visited here on our last night in Moscow. Nice restaurant with an extensive menu. A bit pricey but in terms of Moscow prices I'd say it was good value. The service was a bit on the slow side but we found this to be the case in most places we visited during our stay here so it wasn't a big... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We selebrated birthday. Though location is absolutely touristic -in the heart of the city, 50 meters from Kremlin walls, the place is pretty good. Service was accurate and unostentatious. Rich choice of menu, authentic russian cuisine. Prices higher than average, that is why only some tables were occupied. But special birthday disount makes menu more attractive. As a native moscovite... More

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Uk
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Went here for our "Farewell Moscow lunch". Children loved it and the menu was wonderful and very authentic. Food tasted good, and the waiter made a great effort to recommend dishes and vodkas and beers that reflected Russian fayre. Loved it and if I were back in Moscow the kids would want to go back too. Reasonably priced too for... More

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Montréal, QC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Russian Cuisine. Amazing food & ambiance. Very extensive choice of menu and beverage options. Good prices.

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Haifa, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The Old Tower restaurant located in the red square looks very touristic but surprisingly the food was excellent and the diners were locals. The restaurant looks like a movie set but the food was typical russian and the service was very good, the advises of the waiter were very helpfull. The restaurant is great too bad it looks like a... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Nice place with a nice view and offer. Too expensive for the quality. The comunication with the staff is not easy. They only tell you that you have to pay 10% ontop of the bill (service tax) when you go to pay. That information is not written in any place. If you make questions about that they turn a kind... More

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Westchester, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I went to eat in this restaurant because It was just right by Red Square and it seem so beautiful. I looked outside and they had some specials (note that in Moscow prices are ridiculously high) I went in and a nice lady took me to the top floor and walked me to the table. She left and a man... More

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İzmir
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

This a place that you can find traditional foods.It is average as a price , quality of food , quality of service and ambiante too...Because it is very close to the red square , it can be an option to eat , but be sure that it is not the best....!

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

The Red Tower Restaurant location 55°45'24.09"N 37°37'11.83"E is just off red square and is set in an od part of the Kremlin walled tower complex. The Restaurant is designed in traditional Russian style with red brick walls, large Wooden tables and artifacts and historical weapons ion the walls. The food is traditional Russian food and is very good. I was... More

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Portimao, Portugal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We wanted to go somewhere to taste true Russian food on our first visit. The restaurant is a little touristy, but the food was lovely. Try the Kvas!

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