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Russian Empire

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


European, Russian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated a birthday dinner in a large group and were lucky to get a room just for us. My two dishes - shrimps with ruccola and duck breast were excellent; the service was friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 557ulrichk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very fine restaurant on Nevskiy next to the Stroganov palace with really good food and very nice experience with all the showmanship making food and flaming it next to the table.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Teemu L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner at Russian Empire before a visit to the ballet. This restaurant is as classy as it gets (servers wear white tie, fold the napkin for you in your lap and do their absolutely best to very discretely assist you when it comes...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CarlosHEL
Reviewed April 15, 2019

We recently had a meal in this fine restaurant. Each dish was exquisite and the setting reminded us of the heady days of the Tsars! Staff were all excellent and we have no hesitation in recommending this to all visitors.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 152IanM
Reviewed April 9, 2019

A real treat. Absolutely superb atmosphere, although only a few diners present when we visited. Superb presentation and the food certainly did not disappoint, neither did the service.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

We got dumplings as a starter - it was very good. For the main course I can recommend the beef stroganoff, the best stroganoff I have ever got. The location is very nice decorated, and friendly service. I will be happy to go back to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MetteB_13
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Slightly off the beaten track (through an arch off the Perspective Nevsky) but well worth looking for. A delicious meal in luxurious palatial surroundings. Friendly service

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Where else can you eat stroganoff in the Stroganoff Palace under a painting of Count Stroganoff who invented Stroganoff in the first place, served by a great waiter who tells stories about how it was created etc etc. it goes on. They didnt put a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James D
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

The Concierge at our hotel recommended the restaurant for an after ballet dinner, and I am glad that he did. We were the only diners in at 9.30pm on a Monday, and in fact as we discovered the only diners that night! This wasn't off...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Our overall experience was enhanced by our fabulous waiter Anton who also doubled as our personalised tour guide showing us the dining rooms, cellar and hidden rooms downstairs. Thoroughly recommend a visit to this unique restaurant when visiting St Petersburg.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Nafi d
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The beef stroganoff was about $25.
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