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Shinok

#194 of 10,588 Restaurants in Moscow
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Ukrainian
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1905 Goda St., 2A, Moscow 123022, Russia
7-495-6518101
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant is designed as a Ukrainian peasant house. In the centre of the...
Restaurant is designed as a Ukrainian peasant house. In the centre of the restaurant there is a small yard with live domestic poultry and cattle: hens, turkeys, a sheep, cow and small rabbit. There are 6 rooms around the yard. Four of them have windows with the view of the yard.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
All around good

Tried a variety each of which was good and recommend a visit. Pickled tomatoes were sweet, Borscht outstanding and buck wheat a real treat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
RobertBarocas
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Prague, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Tried a variety each of which was good and recommend a visit. Pickled tomatoes were sweet, Borscht outstanding and buck wheat a real treat.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Everything is great in this restaurant: food, service and atmosphere. I have been to quite a few restaurants in Moscow but this one is definitely the best I've tried so far. The food is simply delicious and I particularly recommend the starts and the yummy home-made bread. I am a bit sorry for the animals, especially the cow, but I... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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39 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ukrainian (or South Russian) classical cuisine in a beautifully decorated place near the World Trade Center.

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Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The food is great, the service is friendlier than most places in town, but the discomfort I felt having to watch the neglected animals, completely ruined my meal. If you are even the slightest bit of an animal lover, the depressed, segregated cow and tied-up goat straining for unreachable water will surely distract you from enjoying your evening. At times... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Unlike many Ukrianian restaurants in Moscow "Shinok"'s has a good fusion with modern culinary trends. Its owner (the same as more famous "Pushkin") was brave anough enough to get rid off traditional country decor, fancyworks, pottery and other typical ukrainain Khutor signs you can easily find in other restaurants. Life animals (white and unbeleavably clean goat, peakcocks, phasants) placed in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was there! Restaurant was really well designed, amazing idea to eat with animals. Food was no ao good or not so bad. We ordered beef strongonof, portion was too small. Russian dumplings was good. I'm suggesting this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had read about this restaurant, notably the 'Ukrainian peasant' feel with the livestock and birds behind the glass wall so were intrigued as to how this would work. Although it is definitely an interesting and different touch, we were very pleased with the overall ambiance including the music, layout and lighting. Although I think that we confused our server... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Heard a lot about this restaurant. But visited fir the first time. And was not disappointed. Professional, smily, helpful staff making your visit even more pleasant. Amazing presentation of typical Ukrainian cuisine. Was surprised by the animals and birds behind the glass. But they make you actually feel comfortable. Will definitely come again and again . Big thank you to... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was recommended Shinok by a local and it was a recommendation I am grateful for. The food is Russian with a Ukranian influence. Every dish was delicious.Whilst I am not normally a fan of caging animals the live farm yard scene in the middle of the dining area creates a unique setting and the animals look well cared for.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I loved the interior of this restaurant--brick walls, exposed ceiling, modern metal finishings in the bathrooms. It's very modern with an industrial feel. The animal pen doesn't really fit in with the look or feel, but it's still kind of cool. Waiters and staff were professional and very attentive. I went with friends, and though we all liked our meals... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1905 Goda St., 2A, Moscow 123022, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: 7-495-6518101

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 49
  • Cuisine: Ukrainian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Restaurant is designed as a Ukrainian peasant house. In the centre of the restaurant there is a small yard with live domestic poultry and cattle: hens, turkeys, a sheep, cow and small rabbit. There are 6 rooms around the yard. Four of them have windows with the view of the yard.
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?