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Botanika

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Liteyny
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Pestelya St., 7, St. Petersburg 191028, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 812 272-70-91
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

A friend recommended this place, went here and had a light dinner. Food, service and vibe was polite and calm with pleasant vibe. Would come here again, its great for a casual lunch or dinner, no dressing up and everyone is pretty chill. If I lived in the city, would come here regularly.

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Thank TalleyrandNYC
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I stopped by at "Botanika" for a little lunch break. I was immediately taken by the cozy, calm atmosphere, the warm green interior and the friendly young staff which spoke well english. The menu offers vegetarian dishes from around the world, an appealing concept. The food was presented in a trendy, nice way. From a tasting point of view I... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The space is warm, the service is attentive and the food is delicious! The cafe is great for just drinks or food. It is one of those places where people eat, but you don't feel awkward or rushed when you have your computer out working with just a coffee. Both times I visited I had dishes from the Indian part... More 

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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I love it when places emulate the food of the nation well in veggie style - the food here is delicious and plenty of variety

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Thank Matthew P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Traveling with a family of vegetarians can be hard, especially in Russia. Botanika is a unique experience that a vegetarian to appreciate russian and multi-ethnic cuisines. The atmosphere was great and reminded me if San Francisco or Seattle. I would have given it 5 stars, but am only giving 4 because not everyone was keen on the food flavor, it... More 

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Thank Gaurav K
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner one night. Very much enjoyed the Asian stir fry.. The burger was slightly dry but the tomato salsa on the side helped. Very much enjoyed the mango panna cota with coconut whipped cream. But it was a tab bit over priced for what we got.

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

One of our favourite restaurants when visiting St. Petersburg! The ambience of this restaurant is so lovely and the staff are very helpful and accommodating, especially with non-Russian speakers. The food was delicious and the menu is very diverse (there's a mix of Russian food, Indian food, sandwiches/wraps etc.). Super cute cafe environment, highly recommended! Suggest making a booking as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Both the food and the juice were amazing - try the Lakshmi drink and the Super Dal (our favorites). Friendly attentive service in cute cafe environment.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

7 min walk from savior on blood church Nicely decorated , delicious vegan pancakes. Staff speak perfect English ) place has also romantic decoration in contrary to most vegan places I visited. Most recommended )

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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We found it hard to choose what to have for dinner as everything on the menu sounded fantastic. Eventually we had carrot fritters, fried cheese, salad and buckwheat. It was all very good and prices are quite reasonable (this is, after all, central St Petersburg). We sat on the patio and enjoyed lovely views. The only disappointment was the rather... 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
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pestelya St., 7, St. Petersburg 191028, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Liteyny
  • Neighborhood: Liteyny
  • Phone Number: +7 812 272-70-91

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