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C.D.L. Restaurant

Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
+7 495 663-30-03
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Ranked #264 of 9,843 Restaurants in Moscow
Price range: $40 - $67
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

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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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Inspiring interior with lots of history behind it. Manager Kirill was nice enough to give us a tour. Beautifully crafted and delicious Russian dishes with a chef's twist. Service is respectable and delicate. Ask the sommelier for a good choice of wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Had a good time, delicious food, beautiful interiors in a historical place of old Moscow . Service is great and selection is different. You can enjoy cacao with natural raspberry squeeze that gives it really unusual taste.

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Paris, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I have just been to see that changed after one year renovation. Simply - THIS IS G R E A T !! Well done Mr Architect :)) It is so well combined - ancients wooden decorations with some minimalists white accents. Wow :) Menu does not make you mouth watering while reading. Very short. But when the plates are coming... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

You will feel like you have been transported to another era in this beautifully appointed restaurant with the indoor architecture of another era. The costumed waiters showed us the ultimate care and professionalism, from the presentation of the menu to the serving of the beverages and delivery of the dishes with flair and unobtrusive subtlety at once, not a very... More

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Moscow, Russia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

A mish-mash of styles in it's different halls, the interiors of the restaurant may be a somewhat allegory of fin de siècle and revolutionary Russian culture itself - varying from neo-gothic art-nouveau up to early abstractionism and cubo-futurism. Of course, such interiors never promise an exceptional cuisine. One comes here, in the Central Home of Literators to gaze, not to... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We ent there with my BF to celebrateFebruary 14th. The food is absolutely dreat, as well as the presentation. The waiter gave us a small tour around the restaurant, that was nice. The interior is beautiful. Once a life you need to come there!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Amazing interiors which replicate the splendor of the Silver Age of Russian culture. The fire place makes for a warm cozy atmosphere. Had some great soups that reall hit the spot on a cold day. Service was very professional by all the staff. Very friendly.

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