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Cafe Singer

28 Nevsky Prospect | 2nd Floor of bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 571-82-23
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Ranked #115 of 7,659 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $50
Cuisines: European, Russian
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Atlanta, GA USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The ground floor of the historic and very beautiful Singer Building is one of the largest bookstores I have ever seen. Upstairs, on the second level, is the delightful Cafe Singer. Service was outstanding (not the norm for Russian restaurants) and the menu was extensive. It's a very pleasant memory that we now have..sitting at our little corner window table,... More

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Boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

All the tour guides recommend this Nevsky Prospect cafe and it certainly delivered. Relatively light fare with Russian soups, salads, blinis and a fine collection of European pastries. Terrific view of St. Isaacs. A mix of Russians (maybe tourists) with the obvious tourist like us. Waitstaff with reasonable English. Service can be a bit tardy.

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Hamburg, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This restaurant is situated in an old traditional building in the centre. You only have to find the way through the bookshop to the cafe. We really enjoyed our meals

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Cafe Singer has a long history, occupying the second floor of the famous bookstore called Dom Knigi, which means house of books. The cafe has wraparound windows that face the famous Nevsky Prospekt. It is a place to have a light lunch and/or dessert while browsing the bookstore. Their sandwiches have a western European flavor, but they also offer borsch,... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

There is a spectacular view at Kazan Cathedral! And, of course there is a charming bookstore where is a good cafe with a reasonable prices, but you'll forget about it in a week or so -- you'll remember THE VIEW.

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Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Good cafe, perfect place and service are god also. Littbe bit crowded so because of that it is noisy. But sight view compansate this noise. Try and drink a cup of earl grey tea while watching kazan cathedral.

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reykjavik, iceland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Singer café provides a welcome break while strolling on the Nevsky Prospect. Menu is available in english and they serve both food and pastries. We had blinis, Cesar salad and pastries which were all very tasty. Service was quite helpful and friendly. The café has an old world charm and a beautiful view of the Kazan cathedral.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Ask for a tea pot of Earl Grey and enjoy the view of Kazan Cathedral and delicious deserts :)The cheese plate and tost was especially good for breakfast.

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Boston, MA
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180 reviews 180 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After our visit to the bookstore we had a delicious, relaxing lunch break at the upstairs café overlooking the Nevsky Prospect and the Kazan Cathedral. The menu was in English and you can select a sweet or savory pastry from the display cases as well as ordering from the menu. The food and service were very good and our very... More

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Istanbul, Turkey, Europe
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

If you need a break during sightseeing, cafe singer is a nice spot with a perfect view looking kazan cathedral. Not much choice on hot dishes. Russian blinis are tasty. Choice on desserts is good. A little on the pricey side- for the location of course.

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