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Russian, Soups, Central European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

Great delicious food from Russian traditional oven with an authentic atmosphere and great location. This place is quite busy even at day time so it's better to book in advance.

Date of visit: January 2020
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AnnaPetrova1, Маркетинг at Sobranie, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to share your opinion with us. We are truly happy to know that you had a great time in our restaurant and we are looking forward to your next visit soon. Best Regards, Sobranie Team

Reviewed October 6, 2019

We went here after a day in the city, and admittedly we did not have reservations but the place was not very busy and we arrived at an early time (4pm) so we were given a table near the entrance. the atmosphere was still nice....The menu is a little odd, since it is primarily in english with russian sub-texts (the opposite of what you would expect to find) we found that some of the translations are also a little bit off, but nothing so severe. The reason we found it strange, is although the menu was in english, absolutely none of the staff or servers spoke english. Service was also on the slow side. The food itself was quite tasty, my mother-in-law had a mushroom appetizer that was excellent, and my baked beef tongue in cream sauce was also very good, even if some of the pieces were chewy and overcooked (the serving was large enough to also have many tender pieces) I saw in several other reviews people praising the homemade flavored vodkas, so we tried them. To be honest, although they were strong and with unique flavors, we found them to be of below average quality. perhaps good for mixing, but not for drinking straight. Overall, I would call this place average. The ambiance is nice, and the food is authentic Russian, but for the price you can get better service and just as high quality food elsewhere in the city.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 23, 2019

You can experience a Russian vibe restaurant with good food and great service in a smaller city of Russia with much less prices than Moscow or St. Petersburg. Here we tasted the best Borsch during our stay in Russia, Rabbit dish was very tasty, we...also tries the pot with tongue and cream which was also delicious. Try their homemade liqueurs. Staff could not speak English but they are nice and great at serving & there is an English menu so don't worryMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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AnnaPetrova1, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Sobranie, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comment about us on Tripadvisor. It’s a pleasure to hear that you had a wonderful time in Sobranie. We all hope that you will visit us again in the near future. Best Regards, Sobranie Team

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Every single thing about this place of excellent: The ambiance, the variety of the menu, the delightful staff, the location and the prices! Being Russian myself, I'm very picky about Russian restaurants, as they often get quite tacky. But this was an absolute dream! Definitely...try the nastoyki :)More

Date of visit: March 2019
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AnnaPetrova1, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Sobranie, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2019
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Добрый день! Большое спасибо за положительный отзыв и приятные слова в адрес нашего ресторана на английском языке, это хорошая рекомендация...More

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I wanted my husband to try authentic Russian cuisine, and this is the best place for it. My own grandma couldn't cook better!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I asked for a veal with stuffing home made cheese, we have been given a beef meat with potato and zucchini.. the manager came informing that to prepare the meal with cheese, it would take too much time and the English menu...was wrongly translated ... in additional we asked water without gas, we got with gas and the deep fried breaded cheese was completely cold inside, I would expected that cheese would be melted ...a a complete disaster... the manager even did not apologized ... do not go there...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is nice. through the other guests `s order , we noticed they have lunch set menu, it seems delicious and quickly. but staff didn't introduce to us,so We spent long time in waiting our lunch order.

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Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

The restaurant is located at a picturesque spot on the Volga embankment. Although most of the staff were not to fluent in english, thet did have an english menu and did their best to communicate. I do not have a lot of experience with Russian...food but what we had was very delicious. We also had some home made spiced vodka shots with pine nuts. It was out of the world. The prices were quiet reasonalble although by no means it is a cheap eat.More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed July 21, 2015

Atmosphere looks very authentic, service was good, however food fell short of expectations. I had mixed grilled meats for appetizers and cabbage salad. Meats were tough and overcooked (portion was very large). Salad had too much oil and was fairly bland. Would not go back.

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We found this place on the wonder from our hotel. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and feels very traditional and our waiter, Serge, was fantastic! We had the meat platter which was fantastic, with the home made drink based on vodka and pine nuts....The deserts were definitely worth the wait, Apple pie and a berry layer cake still warm from being cooked fresh, incredible! Would definitely recommend this place is your looking for good food and a nice atmosphere at a reasonable price.More

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