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Rakovskaya 18, Minsk 220004, Belarus
8 017 203-27-94
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:45 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Delicious traditional food! Excellent service, high-quality products! Live music. Cosy place. Highly recommended for a visit.

Thank Andrew T
Goiania, GO
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

It was my favourite Belarusian restaurant while I spent one month in Minsk. The food was great, the atmosphere very belarusian and workers very helpful and nice.

Thank Murillo A
Minsk, Belarus
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

One of the best choices for Belarusian food and drinks. Likely to have live music in the evenings that is also good.

1 Thank Egor K
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Oh god such a place It's small and that's very unfortunate because the food and drinks are very yummy The stuff are so helpful they never say no , this guy who speaks English explained to me almost all the food and drinks in the menu. The interior design is brilliant, reflex the traditional tools and ancient machines idk how... More 

Thank Karim L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Went there to try traditionnelle Belarusian cuisine! Guess what?! It was amazing! The dishes were 10+. At that time there was a live music band that was playing music. I have really enjoyed there. The service with the staff are extra friendly. St the end when I was leaving the place, the offered to have their secret shot of hooch.... More 

Thank Vyacheslav M
Minsk, Belarus
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91 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

In August we (4 people) desided to have dinner and remembering that Talaka had tasty quisine dropped there. At the porch we were met by absolutely unpolite waitress who feclared at once: "Go inside the restaurant, don't stay in our summer cafe!" having seen our surprised and a bit frightened faces the woman made softer: "You know you'll freeze outside..."... More 

Thank Katya M
Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited talaka to experience traditional Belarusian food,what a wonderful surprise!!the decoration inside was amazing!so many interesting things to hold your attention...from the wooden menus to the axe in the door used as a handle!the food was second to none!!probably one of the best meals we have had to date!highly recommended!!!

Thank cmanifold
Andover, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

This was a great local restaurant. In July we enjoyed the outside seating but the cellar is also note testing. The food was excellent and the service also on our first night but something went wrong on the second with a long wait for our meal. However the food was v good again.

Thank swithun
Bucharest, Romania
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

The restaurant is really nice and has that old Belorussian design. It is worth a visit, especially for the atmosphere. They serve traditional food, but it is quite pricey and the quality is average. I do recommend the homemade drinks because they are amazing! The service was good as well.

Thank Alina T
Stockholm, Sweden
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

We found out about this place by asking the lady in the reception in our hotel for a good restaurant serving local cuisine. When we first arrived we were struck by the least to say different interior. It's decorated with tons of old stuff, our table was in fact an old bed. The feeling is most certain rustique, lots of... More 

Thank Fredrik R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rakovskaya 18, Minsk 220004, Belarus
  • Location: Europe  >  Belarus  >  Minsk
  • Phone Number: 8 017 203-27-94

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?