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Singer Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
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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Chester, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch while out walking along Nevsky Prospekt. The building is a huge bookstore and the cafe upstairs and obviously very popular. We decided to go local and I had some Borscht which was delicious and we both had Veal Dumplings which I found pretty indigestible but they did taste good. Definitely worth a visit, but maybe... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the cafe two days after our first visit to have the beet root soup again, since we enjoyed it the first time. You can imagine our surprise when the soup we ordered turned up without any traces of beet root, neither in color, taste nor ingredients. We told the waitress and she turned to her manager. He told... More 

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Thank Christer B
singer_cafe, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for finding time to write a review. I feel sorry that you were dissatisfied with the quality of our cuisine. It took time to understand your complain. Soory for delay with answer.Our beetroot soup is cooked from a classic recipe with the addition of all ingredients. The absence of even one of them can significantly affect the taste,... More 

Renkum, the Netherlands
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323 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On top of this former Singer factory is a great café, with big windows which look over the Nevskiy Prospect and the Kazan cathedral They have great drinks, e.g. Irish whiskey after a boat trip in winter, or tasty salads. The ambiance is modern and young. Staff is good and at least bilingual. Recommended!

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Thank Klaas S
Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our cafe and finding time to leave a review, hope to see you again) More 

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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, the waiters speak English. Hot chocolate is served as it should be with the water, quality is excellent. the price is very appropriate. I am delighted. view of the Kazan Cathedral, simply divine. ready to sit the every evening in this place. I recommend!

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Thank Софья К
Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our cafe and finding tome to write a review with so many warm words. Looking forward to see you again ). More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Singer is the best (price-quality) species-cafes of St. Petersburg. From the front view of the Kazan Cathedral and Nevsky Prospekt. You can just drink a delicious coffee and dessert and enjoy the view, but you can eat. Prepare quality and delicious. Located in the heart of the tourist routes. Convenient place for meetings and rest easy between excursions. And... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. The view is great and the food is good. One should book a table in advance. Looking forward to be back. If you have problems with the staircase, ask for assistance, there is a lift.

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Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The Singer cafe is accessed by stairs from the ground floor within the huge bookstore In the Singer Building. This building is best viewed from the other side of Nevsky Prospect, and is a beautiful early 20th century art nouveau building with a fascinating history. The cafe is in the style of that era, with the 21st century advantage of... More 

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Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our cafe and finding tome to write a review with so many warm words. Looking forward to see you again ). More 

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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We called in to the cafe having seen it from the hop-on-hop-off bus for a pit stop after visiting the fab Church of the Spilled Blood only a short distance away. We had to wait some time for a table to open up but eventually, after starting on another table, worked our way to the best in the house right... More 

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Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Centrally located, in second floor in best bookstore in St Petersburg. Overpriced, but still worth visiting because of the original interior.

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Polina_CafeZinger, Управляющий at Singer Cafe, responded to this review

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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

So popular we had to wait for a free table in the ante room (slightly irritating to see some single people bagging tables-with-a-view while we waited, but still). Super menu & we all enjoyed what we had - cakes looked good but but I was on a diet so went for black tea - hyped up to the max with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Russian, Soups, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
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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