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Cafe Michel

#54 of 11,425 Restaurants in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Presnensky
Mediterranean, French, Cafe, European, Central European
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Krasnaya Presnya St., 13, Moscow 123242, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 968 878-81-42
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Today
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Sat - Sun 11:59 am - 11:59 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favourite restaurant this trip to Moscow. Make sure you go upstairs where the room is much bigger and ambience more restaurant than cafe. Food is French style and although a little variable in quality overall standard high and some hidden gems. Beware that if not all having starters they will bring the mains out with the starters for those... More 

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Thank Albert Z
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best meals we've had in Moscow, the chestnut soup was particularly delicious. Tastefully decorated interior and attentive service.

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Thank AtwoZed
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I came there on my 20th bday, but not for celebration purpose. I just decided to have a nice dinner with my best friend, so I ask my another friend the coziest and tasty restaurant in Moscow, her answer was Michel. French cuisine with very loyal prices (I would even say, underrated! As good as in more premium restaurants. The... More 

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Thank Mary M
New York
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Came here for dinner with friends a few weeks ago and the best part of being there was our hostess, who was super accommodating. No one explained what was it as being placed on the table. We ordered family style . The waiter forgot our duck after raving about how great it was when we ordered it. Drinks are over... More 

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Thank jhones69
Moscow, Russia
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Cafe Michel is in a nice Moscow city center area close to the Pond. It's a good place for breakfast and to meet with friends.

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Thank Filippo B
Moscow, Russia
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186 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to visit in Moscow center. Try great pastries, macaroons, coffee or hot chocolate. Prices are really high but it's not a place for dinner just for coffee.)

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Thank Pavel V
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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222 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

This bakery has by far the best freshly baked French pastry, from croissants, to quiche and bread, they have it all. I love their spicy tomato soup and tea with fresh fruit, accompanied, of course, by fresh croissants!

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Thank Vonkhan
Moscow, Russia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

Only reason to go to the cafe Michel you live just around the coner. Otherwise I would recomend to choose another place. Waiters don't speak English. Food is nothing I only liked sheese and cream-brulee.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in the central area!!! Going here with the husband 2 years already and each and every time is the pleasure to eat here while enjoying French music or live royal on the second floor:) prices are low comparing to the rest of the same level Moscow restaurants!!!!

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Thank Natasha B
Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Had French food and it was delicious. Service was very good (just a bit slow at some point but the place was packed). Complimentary wine and appetizers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $31
Cuisine
Mediterranean, French, Cafe, European, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
11:59 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krasnaya Presnya St., 13, Moscow 123242, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Presnensky
  • Neighborhood: Presnensky
  • Phone Number: +7 968 878-81-42
Description
Cafe Michel is a place where you can have a delicious breakfast, lunch with business partners or dinner in an unforgettably romantic atmosphere. The head chef invites guests on a gastronomic journey. The taste and aroma of the coffee at Cafe Michel leave no doubt that this restaurant really is a small corner of France on Krasnaya Presnya13.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Presnensky

Neighborhood Profile
Presnensky
The neighborhood is divided into two major halves by Krasnaya Presnya street: the southern part highlights Moscow city – businesses contained in skyscrapers along with the White House - where the Russian government works. The north is a bit more relaxed and casual, visitors here will find the Moscow zoo, National Centre for Contemporary Arts and a number of fine restaurants. The beautiful neo-gothic Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is usually packed with the events such as organ music concerts.
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