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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 #166 of 7,969 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $22
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Russian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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!

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Located on the first floor of a large bookstore, the Singer Cafe looks out onto the Kazan Cathedral and gives you the perfect opportunity to people watch on the busy Nevsky Prospekt. We had amazing hot drinks (tea with apple and ameretto & hot chocolate with coffee and rum). Great selection of cakes and pastries. Very friendly staff and good... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We walked to the Singer Café from our hotel; Hotel Indigo, as it was snowing, we went in for the warmth and a bite. The Borsch soup was flavoursome and the dumplings were surprisingly tasty.

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Kouvola, Finland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The lunch menu was ok, although the portions were not really big. The cherry pie was tasty.The location is nice and the place has a nice atmosphere.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of the most attractive view of Saint Petesrbourg, Wonderful food, no words can describe, you need to see it by yourself.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 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
17 reviews 17 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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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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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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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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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 - 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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
Cuisine: European, Russian

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