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Singer Cafe

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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
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landmark spot is worth a visit

great place to take a break and have a small bite or glass of wine. The bookstore is terrific too. Just very handy, and food is reasonably priced and tasty. Building is very interesting as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I visited this cafe a few days back. The ambience was warm, the staff friendly and the view was beautiful. I found the prices reasonable and the food up to the mark. I would recommend this place to all to just chill and enjoy the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I love this building and visiting the 2nd floor cafe is a must. If you can get a table you will find that you are surrounded by St. Petersburgers who love this place too. If you are lucky enough to get a window table you will have an amazing view of the Kazan Cathedral. Be sure to look at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

great place to take a break and have a small bite or glass of wine. The bookstore is terrific too. Just very handy, and food is reasonably priced and tasty. Building is very interesting as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a lovely café in a beautiful building with wonderful views. Good place to have breakfast, lunch or just tea or coffee. Enjoy views of Kazan Cathedral and bustling Nevsky Prospekt.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

You can come for the view. It is definitely worth it. But there are not so many tables near the windows so when you are far away well there is no point in coming there. Service is rather long but food is like everywhere else. They understand English.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had an afternoon meal there: dumplings, soup, omelet, and fabulous Kuchen! They call them "pies" - but these delicious treats are more like a German "Kuchen". Beers, coffee, teas, or soft drinks are available. The fabulous ambience is relaxing; service was excellent and fast, and viewing Kazan cathedral and the comings and goings in the park are uplifting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Good place to take a break on the way back to hotel from Metro or during a shopping expedition on the Nevsky Prospekt. First floor (no lift) café with good seating availability and space when we went. Not cheap but coffees are good, iced coffess are wonderful. Cakes fresh and tasty. Also more savoury items available - only tried the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

You’d be forgiven for thinking you missed this place; it’s on the on the first floor of the bookshop. But persevere because it’s a great place to stop for a drink and snack, especially if you’re lucky enough to grab a window seat. We did just that for a breakfast bite and had a great experience. The staff are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Very nice place to come for a cup of coffee. Beautiful view on the central avenue< Nevsky prospect and the principle cathedral of St.Petersburg, Kazan cathedral. On the first floor of the cafe there is a big book store with lots of books in foreign languages, from Dostoyevsky to guide books and post cards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Fabulous bookshop location with stupendous views over Kazan cathedral if you are lucky enough to score window side table (insist on it), great food, great service, been back here a few times and it was excellent each time. Soups, vareniki, pelmeni, all very good, and if you are into sweets, you pick your selection at the bakery counter and have... 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 13 - 27
Cuisine: European, Russian

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 27
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: European, Russian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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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