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Staraya Bashnya

Teatralnaya Sq., 5/1, Moscow 125009, Russia
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Ranked #1,076 of 10,316 Restaurants in Moscow
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Madrid, Spain
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We entered this restaurant because of its location. It looked nice but was the worst place in which we dinned during our whole trip to Russia. I suppose its just a touristic place. The crab salad was terrible, your really had to look for the crab meat, it was more of a vegetable salad mixed with some sort of mayonaise... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I went here three times on My 8 day trip to Moscow. It was centrally located right near the Red Square and right beside the metro. The chicken and cheese filled pancake (crepe) appetizer made for a great meal. I also tried the borshe, chicken kiev and some other things and everything was quite tasty. I found the prices fine... More

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Additional Information about Staraya Bashnya

Address: Teatralnaya Sq., 5/1, Moscow 125009, Russia
Phone Number: 7-495-6984008
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
Cuisine: Russian

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