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C.D.L. Restaurant

#2,393 of 11,013 Restaurants in Moscow
#2,536 of 11,600 Places to Eat in Moscow
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Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
+7 495 663-30-03
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not just a great interior design

An outstanding interior design and good service are considered as 2 distinguished characteristics for the place, apart from food of course. We have ordered deserts and were treated with welcome drinks as well -- the cocktails were unexpected perfect match for the summer's afternoon!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

An outstanding interior design and good service are considered as 2 distinguished characteristics for the place, apart from food of course. We have ordered deserts and were treated with welcome drinks as well -- the cocktails were unexpected perfect match for the summer's afternoon!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Restaurant "C.D.L." is located in a historic noble residence built in 1887. One hundred twenty-five years of history of the mansion, it had seen a lot of famous people. From Emperor Alexander III to the Secretary General of the CPSU Central Committee, President of the United States and the modern Russian oligarchs. Beautifully renovated interior. Almost move you in times... More 

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San Diego
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The recent changes in decor have converted this restaurant from traditional classic elegance to contemporary. The food was average and we experienced service gaps. A shame, as I hear from others that it used to be better. We were there on a weekend evening and most of the restaurant was empty, an indication of that things may not be going... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a great mansion in the center of Moscow, which still have some of it original interiors left - wood-carved eagles, plants, some faces, etc. I went there solely for this (food was not so important to me). It was recently renovated and I'm not very impressed by the mix of styles that you see there now. As for... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

very good service, very tasty food, very beautiful interior. With the history inside:). The dishes are interesting and worth the price.

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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Interior very noble and pleasant. I was here 20 years ago for the first time. Food Russian, very good, perhaps 8 of 10. The place to go for a business dinner, or perhaps with your new girlfriend. I love it.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food was haute cuisine at it's best. Nicely balanced flavor, textures, and colors. I had the deer and veal pelmeni (Siberian ravioli). They had been cooked in a mushroom broth and at each bite, there was just the right squirt of flavorful mushroom broth. They were in a light, but unmistakably Russian dough. Then I had pigeon with sweetbreads... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

ZDL is an amazing place, located in a former Masonic lodge built in 1889. It has two dining areas that both have large open fires, with the main hall being very impressive (see the pictures others have posted). What we liked most was the very attentive service, something that is rare in Moscow. ZDL is also one of the few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved this restaurant. The food was delicious and well-prepared. It's modernized traditional Russian cuisine. The service was outstanding, and not only by Moscow standards. I was really impressed how friendly the waitstaff was, especially given that my friends and I were dressed quite casually. Think this is the only restaurant I've been to in Moscow with its own sommelier, too.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The venue is very nice. However, it lacks atmosphere. We went last Saturday at 8.30 pm and only one table with two guests wearing t-shirts and jeans were there. By the time we left, another table but with very underdressed people too. We were wearing sports jackets. The waitress was friendly but the Sommelier had an attitude that was not... More 

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Additional Information about C.D.L. Restaurant

Address: Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
Phone Number: +7 495 663-30-03
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD $33 to $50
Cuisine: Russian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: +7 495 663-30-03

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $33 to $50
  • Cuisine: Russian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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