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Singer Cafe

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Nevskiy
European, Russian, Soups
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Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 571-82-23
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Description: In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is...
In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is known to many as the "House of Books", on the second floor is located the cafe Singer.
Huge panoramic Windows overlooking the Kazan Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospekt, spacious rooms with classic interior design and soft light will make you plunge into the atmosphere of the early twentieth century.
What could be better than to start your day with a delicious Cup of coffee and freshly baked cakes, watching through the haze of the morning mist on awaking city?
In the menu of cafe Singer You will find a large selection of delicious German desserts, omelets and snacks to start the day. After a light or hearty Breakfast, you can explore the famous places of scenic St. Petersburg.
Convenient location cafe Singer allows easy access to the nearby historical monuments such as the Church on the spilled Blood, arts Square, Russian Museum, the Great and Small halls of the Philharmonic, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and many others.
Getting pleasure from what you see, You can visit the cafe Singer to relax between sightseeing trips and share impressions with each other. We are happy to offer you lunch menu and traditional Russian dishes: borsch with meat, meat Solyanka, Golubcy - minced meat wrapped in cabbage, dumplings with potato, dumplings with veal and pancakes with different fillings. Along with Russian dishes in the menu of cafe provides a large and diverse choice of European dishes as well as drinks for any taste.
In the evening, tired after an active day, You can complete your cultural program for a Cup of hot mulled wine or tea with fresh sea-buckthorn, honey and apple, watching the lights of St. Petersburg from the cafe Singer.
And let your impressions about us leaving only the brightest and best. We are always glad to see You again!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful location

First floors are book store and upper floors are used as Cafe. Servise is quite slow but if you are not in rush and lucky enough to sit by window you can enjoy watching busy Nevsky Street. Foods and drinks are okey, but I would go there again just for location. Although prices are higher than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe is on the upper floor of the bookshop which now inhabits the old Russian headquarters of the Scottish Singer Sewing Machine Company. Views of Nevskiy Avenue from the window seats which are very popular. We moved twice, each time getting closer to the big windows. Waiter:waitress service. Gentile and old fashioned tea room. Well worth a visit.

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Nevsehir, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First floors are book store and upper floors are used as Cafe. Servise is quite slow but if you are not in rush and lucky enough to sit by window you can enjoy watching busy Nevsky Street. Foods and drinks are okey, but I would go there again just for location. Although prices are higher than other cafes on street,... More 

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Derry
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on first floor with bookshop below. Relaxing to have coffee after cold stroll along nevsky with magnificent view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views of the cathedral and the busy activity on Nevsky -this cafe is a haven and like stepping back in time - family friendly with masses of choice on the menu. We had borsch and hot spiced tea, and our kids had huge creamy hot chocolate and blinis! We'd been out all day walking/sightseeing so great to come and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Singer Cafe after being at the Catherine Palace. I had the pancakes with blueberries & ice cream with a cuppacino. It was really good, over looking the Kazan Cathedral. It's worth having a coffee there to people watch & the food was also very pleasant. Good that they are open for dinner also. I would go again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Singer cafe's best point is location ...in bookhome( kniga dom) with a great cathedral view but because of bookstore cafe always busy and service is not good but if you can find a place near window im sure you ll really enjoy your time...on nevsky street for a coffee break with good ambiance and view i recommend this cafe

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Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

The building is majestic and the shop on two floors has an excellent variety of books and souvenirs. The restaurant is always full so we presumed the food to be good, but we did not have a chance try it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A very central stop with a good view of Kazan Cathedral to get that quick energy boost There was a interesting snack offering As it was the Christmas break they had good offers of well made biscuits and steaming hot mulled wines vodka tea and wonderful cream topped hot chocolates It was a good stop two floors up in the... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

On the2nd floor of Dom Knigi, the bookshop with the original Singer Sewing Machine art nouveau frontage. this small restaurant offers great value, in large portions, with fast friendly service. Everything is fresh, so if you arrive late the selection may be limited.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

At least if the price range is OK for you. This really used to be the sewing machine shop before revolution, obviously a sewing machine was wery wery expensive at that time. Lovely book store and the restaurant/cafe in the 2. floor. We had very good stroganov, potato-mushroom dumplings, samon penne and a meat(carpazzio) salat. All perfectly made if not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighborhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 571-82-23

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
  • Cuisine: European, Russian, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

Description

In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is known to many as the "House of Books", on the second floor is located the cafe Singer.
Huge panoramic Windows overlooking the Kazan Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospekt, spacious rooms with classic interior design and soft light will make you plunge into the atmosphere of the early twentieth century.
What could be better than to start your day with a delicious Cup of coffee and freshly baked cakes, watching through the haze of the morning mist on awaking city?
In the menu of cafe Singer You will find a large selection of delicious German desserts, omelets and snacks to start the day. After a light or hearty Breakfast, you can explore the famous places of scenic St. Petersburg.
Convenient location cafe Singer allows easy access to the nearby historical monuments such as the Church on the spilled Blood, arts Square, Russian Museum, the Great and Small halls of the Philharmonic, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and many others.
Getting pleasure from what you see, You can visit the cafe Singer to relax between sightseeing trips and share impressions with each other. We are happy to offer you lunch menu and traditional Russian dishes: borsch with meat, meat Solyanka, Golubcy - minced meat wrapped in cabbage, dumplings with potato, dumplings with veal and pancakes with different fillings. Along with Russian dishes in the menu of cafe provides a large and diverse choice of European dishes as well as drinks for any taste.
In the evening, tired after an active day, You can complete your cultural program for a Cup of hot mulled wine or tea with fresh sea-buckthorn, honey and apple, watching the lights of St. Petersburg from the cafe Singer.
And let your impressions about us leaving only the brightest and best. We are always glad to see You again!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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