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Botanika

Pestelya Street 7, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7(812) 2727091
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Ranked #137 of 7,627 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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Paarl, South Africa
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stumbled upon the place, and I am so glad we did. We shared three different soups and a bread basket - what an experience. Good wine and beer list.

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Naples, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here during our stay. We eat outside on the terrace which was more charming than the interior of the restaurant. The food was very fresh and the dishes carefully prepared. We had an indian style curry dish that was really sublime. The service was attentive and helpful. Our best meal in St Petersburg.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is my first review and I've traveled and been to many places and always hesitated writing reviews about bad service but I am so angry in this moment I have to write this. It started to rain on my date night with my lady, and she is veggie and knew a place she had been to before that would... More

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Marina A, Owner at Botanika, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you suffered at the hands of one of our waitresses. Please contact Marina the boss at Botanika 2727091 for a free meal and a personal apology. More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Really nice place. Dishes are tastefully put together. Attentive service. No complains what so ever.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Nice place with a lot of choices for vegans. The food is tasty, and they also have fresh squeezed drinks - the apple juice was really good. Great, casual place to hang out with friends.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Discovered on a recent (very wet) trip to St Petersburg. Well worth the walk from our hotel for the cosy unpretentious ambience, warmth of the welcome and delicious food. As visitors, selected mainly from the Russian options and so enjoyed these light, fully-vegetarian versions that we steered a Muscovite friend back to Cafe Botanika for a second equally-good meal. If... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I'm a regular in Botanika. Sometimes going there for a quiet coffee, sometimes for food, or then for a beer on a terrace. Meals are good and tasty - I usually choose Indian food. They also have some Russian specialities and healthy juices. The best aspect of this place is ambiance - relaxed, friendly and homey. Interiors well-designed, original and... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Simple, Small and comfortable place with unique flavors based on vegan food. I was walking around that neighborhood and stop by and despite the flower and bird decoration, I did not realize that it was vegan and I am not... But I liked it. Healthy.. Nice juices and teas also.

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Cham, Zug, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We booked a table at this restaurant on the advice of a young lady we met in the plane to Saint Petersburg. We are so happy we did. Amazing food : my husband shared an Indian dish with our two boys and they simply loved it. Our daughter had macaroni and Cheese. She finished her plate saying they were the... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Went here on recommendation of trip advisor reviewers and found it a little disappointing. As a lifelong vegetarian I thought it a pretty average experience. Decor is much like a student cafe - with clientele to match. Food OK, but nothing special. Much better food for veggies available at Romeo's or The Idiot.

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