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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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Ranked #167 of 7,948 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
4.0 of 5 stars 458 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $23
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European, Russian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had very tasty bilini's here overlooking the Kazan Cathedral. The building itself is very interesting and beautiful and the food was very good too.

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Situated above and whithin a terrific book shop, this cafe serves traditional and modern food....all of a very high quality. The view out the window is superb... All good

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Istanbul, Turkey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Delicious desserts and amazing service. It was great! You can eat and drink something with the smell of books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

After a lot of walking we went to singer , the atmosphere was relaxed and professional . There is an amazing view out of the massive window . The service is exceptional , coffee and tea combinations to delight any taste , and even a descent selection of cafe food , which was very nice . Definitely recommend as a... More 

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142 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very disappointing! Poor food, over-priced, poor service…..great location. It is the location and the attractive building that gets everyone in. Restaurant is on 1st floor of what is a bookshop in a lovely old building with large view windows. Much better is Mansarda restaurant.. Good food and nice view. Avoid Cafe Singer…it is a tourist trap with surly staff. And... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The cafe is on the first floor of a bookshop and has great views of the Nevsky Prospekt and the 19th century Kazan cathedral opposite. We had a wonderful lunch there with plenty of savoury and sweet traditional Russian dishes to choose from. The service was friendly and helpful and our meal there was a great interlude in a busy... More 

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California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We ate breakfast here on our morning run on two mornings. Since it was very early, the cafe was almost empty and we got the best table in the window corner. We just ate croissants so I can't comment on food, but the ambience was wonderful - early 19th century - some of our favorite St Petersburg memories

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My God is this place awful. It is supposed to be a wonderful balcony above a main square in the Art Nouveau style. But it is only a poorly run dream of yesterday. And here is 'The ladies who lunch.' of Russia. Unfortunately, cucumber sandwiches are no longer in style. And droves of tourists come here desperate to get a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The view from this cafe is wonderful. We only had time for a quick eat until our tour continued. I had the meat dumplings with sour cream and mushrooms. It was a good portion and was delcious. Even if you don't have a chance to eat here, while in Russia you must try the meat dumplings.

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St. Petersburg, Khabarovsk, Russia
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6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

great only because it's history great view. I live in St. Petersburg, so I know that there are a million places you could go in the center of st. petersburg with better food and better service. We waited well over ten minutes before we got the attention of our server, and then after we ordered and received our food we... More 

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Additional Information about Singer Cafe

Address: Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Phone Number: +7 812 571-82-23
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 23
Cuisine: European, Russian

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