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Scandinavia

#146 of 11,189 Restaurants in Moscow
#154 of 11,794 Places to Eat in Moscow
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Maly Palashevskiy Lane, 7, Moscow 123104, Russia
74959375630
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Moscow's First Scandinavian Restaurant Scandinavia restaurant opened its...
Moscow's First Scandinavian Restaurant Scandinavia restaurant opened its doors in 1995 just a stone through away from the city center next to Tverskaya metro station. Long before Scandinavian cuisine turned into a hot trend worldwide, we treated our guests to such mysterious dishes as gravlax and skagen. Both are still on the menu. For many years our goal was to introduce Moscow and its spoiled restaurant goers to finest culinary inventions Scandinavian countries have to offer. Scandinavia restaurant is famous for classic Nordic dishes as well as modern Scandic cuisine with a little Swedish accent. Our restaurant was the first one to bring to Moscow legendary Swedish meatballs with cowberry jam, rist to open a summer caf? and first to serve burgers! Not to mention that we made Muscowites fell in love with herring, aquavit and Swedish Christmas table. Located in the city center, famous Pushkinskaya Ploschad is only 50 meters away, with creative food made following finest European quality standards, English-speaking staff and friendly atmosphere, Scandinavia is a great solution for a business lunch, presentation, business meeting of any level and a celebratory dinner, as well as romantic supper or a party with colleagues.
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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    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
Perfect as always after 20 years

One of Moscow's most well know expat restaurants with totally consistent quality and service over the last 20 years. Haven't been here for a while but my wife and I enjoyed a lovely fillet steak flambé with a bottle of Cotes du Rhone as one of the specials. It was simply perfect. Service great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

One of the few open terraces in Moscow we visited regulary for years without any regards to the weather. Especially in summer when one wants to find a hideway from heath, dust and noise accompanied with a glass of wine. Although very little changes happend over the past few years, drinks and food are still the same, simple but good... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Thank you for your feedback. This year summer in Moscow was not sunny, so the terrace can be a little dark. But such an open balcony in the restaurant you can always enjoy the sunlight. Welcome! More 

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

One of Moscow's most well know expat restaurants with totally consistent quality and service over the last 20 years. Haven't been here for a while but my wife and I enjoyed a lovely fillet steak flambé with a bottle of Cotes du Rhone as one of the specials. It was simply perfect. Service great. Restaurant great and 5 mins walk... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that we have 20 years is a favorite place for expats in Moscow :) We keep the standard of food and service. We will be glad to see you again! By the way the menu is new dishes - welcome try it. More 

Miami, Florida
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Scandinavia is one of my favorites in Moscow. The food is great. Plain, simple and delicious. The service is good and the atmosphere is refined but casual. Seems like I've been eating here for 20 years, and the restaurant is always a pleasure to visit. Not cheap, but fairly priced for Moscow. I recommend the bleak roe (only place in... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback . We are glad that you enjoy our dishes and drinks. Welcome again. More 

Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's a nice place for summer visit in downtown Moscow. Love the food they served, service sometimes slow, if place is crowded, but it worth waiting. Highly recommend try scagen potato!!!

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to our restaurant and feedback. We are improving our service. We are glad to see you again. More 

Moscow, Russia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

as an expat in moscow, i've been going to scandanavia for over a decade. it's been trending down for a while, but a lunch this afternoon was dreadful. my wife's salmon fillet was was old and terribly over-salted, while my hamburger (once a signature dish) had greyish meat of no taste. maybe the sanctions have hit their lines of supply.... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Hello! We checked the kitchen, thanks for the response. We are working on the quality of food. Once again I apologize. We appreciate our regular guests, and invite you to our restaurant again. Scandinavia More 

Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The place is close to Pushkin sq. The location is great: 1 minute from the noisy Tverskaya Street in a quiet lane. The place has a yard (with many small simple tables and a bar), an in-side restaurant, a small open terrace and a bigger under-the-roof terraces upstairs. The service is very good. The prices are reasonable (middle range). The... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad that you liked us. Welcome to Scandinavia again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A good place for a laid back dinner out - tasty food (especially the seared tuna), decent wine choice, good atmosphere, excellent beer garden.

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Hello! We are delighted that you enjoyed in our restaurant. We hope to see you again. More 

Moscow, Russia
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Unfortunately I had no luck when I booked my table at Scandinavia restaurant. I wanted to enjoy the terrace on a sunny Moscow day, but exactly on that day the rain was pouring down. But our table was waiting inside on the first floor. We were waiting for a 4th person to arrive and the waitress was a bit nervous.... More 

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for the feedback. We are improving the quality of our work. Terrace - a great choice for summer and we hope to see you again. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Very delicious kitchen, nice staff, amazing summer caffe! A fond of hamburger, cucumber lemonade and tapas skagen! Also they have very delicious skagen&gravlax sandvich. I definatly recommend this place!

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ShaoMao25, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Scandinavia, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your positive review. Good choice of dishes. Glad to see you and your friends again. More 

Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Scandinavia has probably one of the biggest veranda in the center if Moscow. Go there for a beer or a burger is a must. Also the scandinavian cousine is nice. I highly suggest to go there also for a normal dinner, booking a table inside. Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Maly Palashevskiy Lane, 7, Moscow 123104, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: 74959375630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 27
  • Cuisine: European

Description

Moscow's First Scandinavian Restaurant Scandinavia restaurant opened its doors in 1995 just a stone through away from the city center next to Tverskaya metro station. Long before Scandinavian cuisine turned into a hot trend worldwide, we treated our guests to such mysterious dishes as gravlax and skagen. Both are still on the menu. For many years our goal was to introduce Moscow and its spoiled restaurant goers to finest culinary inventions Scandinavian countries have to offer. Scandinavia restaurant is famous for classic Nordic dishes as well as modern Scandic cuisine with a little Swedish accent. Our restaurant was the first one to bring to Moscow legendary Swedish meatballs with cowberry jam, rist to open a summer caf? and first to serve burgers! Not to mention that we made Muscowites fell in love with herring, aquavit and Swedish Christmas table. Located in the city center, famous Pushkinskaya Ploschad is only 50 meters away, with creative food made following finest European quality standards, English-speaking staff and friendly atmosphere, Scandinavia is a great solution for a business lunch, presentation, business meeting of any level and a celebratory dinner, as well as romantic supper or a party with colleagues.
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?