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Shinok

1905 Goda ulitsa 2, Moscow 123100, Russia
+7 495 651-81-01
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Ranked #135 of 9,859 restaurants in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ukrainian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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1 review
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Padova
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Shinok offers high level russian and ukrainian food in a nice atmosphere enriched by the farm built inside the restaurant and separated from the main hall by Windows. Quality of food and of service was quite good. I enjoyed vareiniki and salads.

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cardiff
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A great Ukrainian food restaurant with some delightful dishes . Staff very helpful and service attentive . A great "farm style" atmosphere which is highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very nice environment (although the rustic feel that I saw in some older pictures looked better than the modern tables and seats since the refurbishment). The food is really good. I had the best borsch ever in this restaurant, but everything I tried tasted great.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The reviews that complain of poor service are surprising to me. Can't think of many places with better service so perhaps they've improved over the last year or so. Interior is very strange -- at once posh and rustic (fine glassware and a contrived barnyard behind glass) -- a look and feel that creates a strangeness that was uncomfortable for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My Russian husband first visited this restaurant around 13 years when we first met and were working together. This trip to Moscow we decided to go back add weer had fond memories and lived the food the. This time was even better with the remodeled stylish interior and fantastic menu! The farmyard was also very entertaining and service was great.... More

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tokyo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Anyway everything I had was good!!! I recommend you. I visited there 4 years ago, at that time it is open for 24 hours

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Moscow, Russia
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92 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I liked the atmosphere in Shinok a lot. It is a bit dark there, but very cozy, and the animals and the small cow in their little indoor show (including the farmer lady taking care of them) certainly add a bit of flavor. The menu has a few Ukrainian things, but is mostly mainstream food. Yet, we liked our choices... More

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