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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Homely Russian meals. The historic house with several dining rooms to choose from. Attentive English-speaking staff. Live piano music.
$11 - $34
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European
Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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The atmosphere is very nice, food very tasty and service great. Like someone said Time travel to the imperial Russia

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Magdalena B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice restaurant in old fashioned style with waitresses dressed accordingly. One in our group of four is celiac, but she managed to have a nice meal also. The waitress needed some time to explain what she could eat and what not and did her best...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JanineYpke
Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic Russian peasant dining room atmosphere was the only highlight. Skip the dry chicken Kiev, in favor of decent lamb meatballs, cod and beef stroganoff - chose apps of assorted meats, roasted vegetables, and quail with berries. Cherry dumplings had a good filling, however...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MCBW5875
Reviewed 1 week ago

A moody restaurant in the heart of the city. The decoration is from the past, but the menu is up-to-date. Cool features: you have to ring a bell to call the waiter and the menu is an actual book. The Russian cuisine is expensive but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank laszloszucs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came late after ballet, was warmly greeted but seated near the kitchen cos alone. Bell ringing and waitresses in vintage outfits, it’s all surely aimed at tourists, typical tourist trap, nethertheless i quite enjoyed it. Food nothing too fancy, well done and nicely presented....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The book a table is a nightmare, easier in three stars restaurants. The service is poor, it seems that been there is a favor. The food is ok, veri overpriced. The other restaurants of the same owner are equally bad.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank VictorToniolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess it is a well known restaurant in St. Petersburg center. Outside view is a bit dark and not promising but inside is very comfortable, calm 19th or early 20th century, modestly decorated well detailed atmosphere. You ring the bell on the table and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MustafaS372
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful restaurant, the décor and furnishings gives you the sense you're dining with friends in their home which adds to the charm. Traditional Russian cuisine served by friendly, efficient staff in national dress who speak good English. Unlike some restaurants in the city, the meal...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bryan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here because of its astonishing reviews. The environment is very cosy and the waitresses are dressed in traditional clothes, while a pianist delights your ears during the meal. The meal itself is not the best we had in town and portions were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CodaQ
Reviewed May 13, 2019

This famous restaurant lives up to its reputation. The food is excellent and not expensive. The pianists are excellent

Date of visit: April 2019
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Hello, Thank you for your message. We confirm your reservation for two July 21 at 20-00. Please let us know your name.
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