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Restaurant "Rustaveli" may well be called a family restaurant. Small, at first glance, the building accommodates a large world of real Georgian hospitality. Designers managed to recreate in detail the atmosphere of an old Georgian institution: old pitchers, kerosene lamps, brickwork. On the walls are hung illustrations from the life of old Tbilisi – bright and original paintings of the Georgian artist, who has ever visited Georgia, find here the very atmosphere and the very tastes. And many Georgians living in Russia recognize this place as close in spirit. Also, cozy tables with a view of the Sink are suitable for intimate conversations, and in the summer there is an opportunity to relax on
$3 - $13
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Eastern European, Georgian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In our surprising first visit to Saint Petersburg, beautiful and attractive Russian city that we named as "the latin Russia" we inquired about different gastronomic places and, among them, our hotel concierge recommended us to go to a Georgian restaurant facing the river Moyka and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Georgian food is great. This is the place to go in St Petersburg. Good food, service and Georgian wine. All to be recommended

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jornving
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant in a German guide and given we have been to Georgia last year we wanted some good memories back. It is a nice little restaurant with very friendly staff. They serve all the good food we remembered from Georgia, including Georgian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TriRai
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

The place is cute and well decorated. I tried a Georgian beer with local appetizer and was very food. The main course with cheese was very very delicious. Everything fine. Only the waiters could be more smiling.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lucianamdbr
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Georgian food is the Italian food of Russia, and this place is among the best representatives. The confusing terms are vividly illustrated by a picture menu, displaying the dishes so as to avoid any confusion. Menus in English and Russian. Very tasty, friendly staff, quiet...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jason K
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Food was great but they try to sting you on the wine. Beware. "A Georgian wine with that?" And you think yes why not and then discover it's 55000 roubles. Outrageous. Strangely they had run out of house wine. HmmmMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Саша О, Администратор at Rustaveli, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thanks for your feedback. He is very important to us. Glad you liked our food. As for the wine, our waiter should warn about the absence of some kind of wine. Tell me, what day were you? We hope that this situation does not spoil...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Located close to the Hermitage, Rustavelli is one of a couple of very good Georgian restaurants in SPB.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wsw23
Саша О, Администратор at Rustaveli, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

I visited Rustaveli with my gf.We spent time near 2,5-3 hours , we ate chicken , pork , a traditional soup , georgian bread , drunk vodka.How was it , everything was great , price was not that expensive ( 5000 ruble ) our table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CagdasBaray
Саша О, Администратор at Rustaveli, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Be sure to wait for you to visit again!

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food, but order carefully. Too much bread and the recommended wine we went for was more expensive than the whole meal. Our fault, confused over currency. So much choice, friendly service and a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ZolatheGreek
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We had a lunch and a dinner in Rustaveli, and their range of food has something to suit everyone. The prices are very reasonable, and the atmosphere is superb. On a minor note, the wine in the evening is much more than anything on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joan M
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