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“Exquisite and a little bit expensive food, great service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shinok

Shinok
1905 Goda St., 2A, Moscow 123022, Russia
7-495-6518101
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Ranked #313 of 10,330 Restaurants in Moscow
Price range: $31 - $38
Cuisines: Ukrainian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant is designed as a Ukrainian peasant house. In the centre of the restaurant there is a small yard with live domestic poultry and cattle: hens, turkeys, a sheep, cow and small rabbit. There are 6 rooms around the yard. Four of them have windows with the view of the yard.
Moscow, Russia
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“Exquisite and a little bit expensive food, great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I was eating out there twice with business colleagues and I was once celebrating there New Year's Eve with my family and friends. Everything was great, though it is not a very spacious place to have a proper dancing party. As for the prices, they have always been sort of elevated, not what I and my friends (we are all muscovites) would normally pay for the dinner. Drinks are particularly costly. The main thing to me was, somehow, that the place offered quite an amazing service and the staff every time showed great attention to their guests. You also can't go wrong visiting the place with a girlfriend or wife. Beside food and drinks and disco on occasion (such as New Year party), Shinok offers you a sort of museum of a Ukrainian /Sothern Russian countryside's lifestile. There you can see cows, hens etc in their "natural" invironment, looked after by "authentic" peasants and hostesses of Ukrainian /Southern Russian farms (the animals look real relaxed and cared of, not like in the Moscow Zoo)).

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Ukrainian Village Home in a Restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

This Restaurant ha a cozy Ukrainian Village home feel and the decor has been done up to match this feel. Old wooden doors, Wooden beams, crude wooden tables all add to the rustic feel.

The hotel has a great location just next to the Moscow White House. The food is decent but nothing special to speak about. The portions are good. It looks a bit cluttered because there are too many tables and it would have been great if the furniture would have been thoughtfully laid out.

The service was not all nice. No one bothering to see if you are comfortable or if there are any needs in between meals. Infact you could see the people serving the tables huddling in corners and talking endlessly which was not very professional.

All in all had a pleasant evening but not something I could talk home about

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridgeshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Great food in a nice setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Food was very good and in an attractive location. A good selection of beers and wines with first class service

Visited April 2012
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Farm in a restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

At first you get surprised by the interior: in the middle of the restaurant there is a real farm which has chiken, a horse, a cow and a milk lady. Fine Ukrainan traditional food

Visited December 2011
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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Best Ukrainian place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Great Urkainian food (better than in Kyiev, in my taste) -- vareniki with potatoes, blinis with meat, peas soup, beat-root salad with herring. Down all this with khrenovukha.

Visited April 2012
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