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C.D.L. Restaurant

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Arbat
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Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 495 663-30-03
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located on a queit street. It is immpresive the way they decorated it and how the space was used. We had a booking, but it was not in the main area. They managed to accomodate us in the mail room and that was fantastic. The atmosphere here was indeed the one of an elegant and fancy place.... More 

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Thank hteo531
Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

What a marvelous treasure where style and elegance is only matched by the superb Russian cuisine. All the lamb dishes are excellent and the wild boar was soft like butter and tasty to the last bite. The Oysters are the best in town. If you only go to one place to experience what dining in Moscow can be like, this... More 

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Thank boehmer2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at C.D.L. The staff were helpful,knowledgeable and attentive. The food was delicious and the surroundings were very comfortable. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Susan M
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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280 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The building is very interesting but that is where it ended for us. The food was average and it would appear that while they are trying work must be done. Amuse Bouche weak and even being told what they were the taste was not there. Dumplings were heavy and doughy albeit plentiful, cabbage soup was not hot, perch mails were... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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128 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last night and it was very delicious!! Difficult to find; however, because the address led the taxis a couple stores down the road. The interior is very nice and very fancy. I would recommend dressing up so that you feel not out of place. We ate the set menu which was 5 courses for a very... More 

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1 Thank wischme77
Aktobe, Kazakhstan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

I went to this restaurant for its historical setting and interior which were delightful. We arrived around 17:30 and there were few other guests there. I would recommend going a bit later because the ambiance increased around 19:30 when we were leaving with music and candles. I was a bit disappointed in the vegetarian options but that is always a... More 

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PARIS
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166 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a renowned place worth visiting while there was not so many people in the restaurant last week. Meat is well cooked, waiter is helpful and wants to talk about wine, since he obviously has got some expertise. We underlined that prices in the wine list were skyrocketing at an amazing altitude, more than the previous restaurants visited in... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Awful service. Very bad attention and experience. I don't recomend the restaurant. We expend more than 1 hour waiting for the food.

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Shoeburyness
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

Stopped for lunch during a walking tour of Moscow. Excellent meal within a wooden hand carved room, steeped in history. Lovely.

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Thank ShoeburynessTolly
Kolbotn, Norway
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is a restaurant located in the old localities to the journalistic association. The rooms are beautiful, with high ceilings, oak panels, chandeliers and art. They serve a very varied and broad business lunch, at a great price. This is a great place to take your family or friends from abroad, to let them taste traditional Russian dishes in a... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $39
Cuisine
Russian, Central European
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Arbat
  • Neighborhood: Arbat
  • Phone Number: +7 495 663-30-03

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

Staying in Arbat

Neighborhood Profile
Arbat
Crowds of tourists, both local and international take in Old Arbat and its modern and gigantic peer – New Arbat. One reason visitors keep coming is no doubt Konstantin Melnikov’s famous private house, now open to the public and worthy of a visit. After exploring one of the oldest parts of Moscow, avoid the crowds and turn to the side streets and boulevards where calmness and affordable food is plentiful.
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