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Singer Cafe

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Nevskiy
Cafe, European, Russian, Soups, Eastern European, Central European
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Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 812 571-82-23
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The remarkable about the cafe is the view, if you are lucky to find a front table. Otherwise it is a common one. We had only a look and leave, as we did find a front table. We have no idea about the prices or the service.

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Thank Maria M
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best cappuccino in town, but the view of the Kazan cathedral on the other side of the the street is fantastic. Try and grab a place at the large windows.

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Thank EppoSt
Finchampstead, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You come for the view. The food is ok but slow. Service is not with a smile! The hot chocolate is good though! A meal in itself

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Thank Emily C
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good collection of desserts.. stopped by for coffee and desserts on a rainy day. Views of the cathedral are lovely .. and the singer building itself is charming. Would like to return for dinner.

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Thank sablesilver
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cafe in a book store with a gorgeous view. Unbelievably beautiful Singer building. Nice atmosphere. Delicious Russian deserts. Tourists friendly.

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Thank Stella K
Baltimore, Maryland
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631 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had made a lunch reservation at the Café Singer before we left the US. The Singer Sewing Machine building was the American Embassy during World War I. The highlight here is the cafe's prime location; nestled on the second floor of the famous bookstore Dom Knigi, the cafe's huge windows offer stunning views of Nevsky and the epically curved... More 

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Thank Maggi713
Helsinki, Finland
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330 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe is located on the second floor of a fantastic book shop, specially if you read russian :) A very good place to stop for a little break on the buzzle of sightseeing. Recommeded.

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Thank IrmaLiberty
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241 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great building easy to find, very busy shop downstairs, nothing in English though!, Great view over looking the Kazan Cathedral! Good food and good selection of pastries, we had lunch there, service slow Very busy. Don't expect friendly though.

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Thank Sandra P
Darmstadt, Germany
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place for a coffee break. The lattes were smooth and vanilla syrup was on offer. We shared some Blinis and they were delicious. The selection of cakes looked good. Our server spoke good English and was professional. Prices were fair, although likely expensive for Russia. A nice ambience, and a great view if you can snag a seat near... More 

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Broughty Ferry, null, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely cafe situated in a traditional bookshop. Nice tables and a good choice of food and drinks. Service was excellent and the waitresses were so helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $23
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Russian, Soups, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighborhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 571-82-23
Description
In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is known to many as the "House of Books", on the second floor is located the cafe Singer.
Huge panoramic Windows overlooking the Kazan Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospekt, spacious rooms with classic interior design and soft light will make you plunge into the atmosphere of the early twentieth century.
What could be better than to start your day with a delicious Cup of coffee and freshly baked cakes, watching through the haze of the morning mist on awaking city?
In the menu of cafe Singer You will find a large selection of delicious German desserts, omelets and snacks to start the day. After a light or hearty Breakfast, you can explore the famous places of scenic St. Petersburg.
Convenient location cafe Singer allows easy access to the nearby historical monuments such as the Church on the spilled Blood, arts Square, Russian Museum, the Great and Small halls of the Philharmonic, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and many others.
Getting pleasure from what you see, You can visit the cafe Singer to relax between sightseeing trips and share impressions with each other. We are happy to offer you lunch menu and traditional Russian dishes: borsch with meat, meat Solyanka, Golubcy - minced meat wrapped in cabbage, dumplings with potato, dumplings with veal and pancakes with different fillings. Along with Russian dishes in the menu of cafe provides a large and diverse choice of European dishes as well as drinks for any taste.
In the evening, tired after an active day, You can complete your cultural program for a Cup of hot mulled wine or tea with fresh sea-buckthorn, honey and apple, watching the lights of St. Petersburg from the cafe Singer.
And let your impressions about us leaving only the brightest and best. We are always glad to see You again!

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