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Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 640-16-16
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food outstanding, just make sure you have the time

We took our 4.5 year old and 3 year old. They service and food were outstanding. And the kid's menu was wonderful. Just make sure you have the time. The lunch we went to easily took over 2 hours. They food will not come out fast so don't bother if you are in a hurry. We ate on a Monday... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
iamarugger
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Hong Kong
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Hong Kong
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198 reviews 198 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We took our 4.5 year old and 3 year old. They service and food were outstanding. And the kid's menu was wonderful. Just make sure you have the time. The lunch we went to easily took over 2 hours. They food will not come out fast so don't bother if you are in a hurry. We ate on a Monday... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

As part of the Ginza Project, this restaurant is a symbol of quality. We also came here with the recommendation of the hotel concierge as a place where we can find the delicious seasonal local fish, the korushka, smelt fish. As it name depicts, everything in here was related to the Tsar Peter the Great. The entrance was grand with... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The restaurant has a motif focused on the Tsars of Russia. I was half expecting a "Disney-esk" tacky, plastic rendition of some marketing person's idea of Russian royalty. My expectation was totally wrong. Excellent cuisine, superb service, charming old-world luxury. Even the "thrones" in the rest-rooms seemed authentic, if somewhat over the top. Half expected Nickolas to check on me... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Fabulous room with very attentive and well groomed staff, all very well trained and English speakers, good menu selection with fine wines and beers - a real treat.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The food and the atmosphere was excellent! I highly recommend to eat there once in St. Petersburg. We were a group of 40 and all enjoyed our dinner there.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I did the vodka and caviar tasting menu here as a solo diner, and the service was excellent. The setting is beautiful but relaxed, and it was easy to find.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We loved this restaurant. Very mixed ............. smart families, not so smart families, couples all treated identically by the attentive staff with a piano being played discreetly in the background. My fish was cooked to perfection, the mashed potato delicious. Check out the wallpaper in the ladies loo ..... very bizarre!

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This restaurant is not actually old but has been confected to look like a tourist's view of what a pre-revolutionary retaurant might have looked like - it's not badly done in a slightly gloomy way. The food was nothing special. Much of the menu was not available and they were determined to point us towards Beef Stroganof. One of us... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our experience was incredible - wonderful service, delicious food and reasonable prices in a fun atmosphere! The caviar tasting menu which we shared was a highlight as was the duck! We shared each item ordered and made our own tasting menu!

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Lamorlaye, France
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122 reviews 122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

in St Petersburg, in center city, a luxury restaurant, in a beautiful house, you can eat local and russian food, you can choose caviar of course ... !!! but also very good fish, sterlet fish try it is very good, and for desert try the napoleon cake : it is the TOP, for wine a white crimee wine is perfect,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sadovaya St., 12, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +7 812 640-16-16

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Russian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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