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$$ - $$$, Healthy,
Karla Marksa St., 40 | 2nd Floor, Irkutsk 664007, Russia
+7 395 240-33-99
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
3 days ago
“This restaurant/bar is the best in Irkutsk !!”
Oct 4, 2017
“Great menu, interior and service”
Open Now
11:59 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Bar, Healthy, Wine Bar, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Karla Marksa St., 40 | 2nd Floor, Irkutsk 664007, Russia
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

This place is awesome, as I wrote in the title, totally unexpected to have that quality, attention to detail and dedication of staff in Irkutsk. I would expect something of the sort to be in Dubai or London or Sydney, not in the middle of...More

Thank sergeiedway
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

perf place for going out. meet people, make new friends. excellent atmosphere, amazing kitchen, and fabulous cocktails.

1  Thank Alex G
Reviewed November 3, 2015

I am a resident of Irkutsk and I can truly say, that this place is quite popular among residents and has a good reputation. Looking at menu at first you might be a bit confused what to choose from this big number of dishes, but...More

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

The location of this cafe is a bit strange. Entering the building you would think that you are in the wrong place. Waiters are very friendly and speak English well. The food was very good, but the portions are small. A good place if you...More

1  Thank Lars S
Reviewed September 9, 2015

This place is located within an art gallery / design mall and is itself nicely designed. Waiters were polite and spoke good english. Atmosphere was quiet but lively, even on a weekday. I ordered a shrimp-saffron risotto and got .. a saffron no shrimp risotto....More

Thank Cathal B
Reviewed August 24, 2015

I stumbled in here with some girlfriends by accident - this place is quite hidden away in an interior design shopping arcade! It was an oasis with cool modern decor (look out, the walls literally have ears) befitting the name. Delicious cocktails and a sophisticated...More

Thank lizey212015
MikeGrigoryev, Владелец at DesignBar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2015

Thank you very much for a fine response! It is always pleasant to receive an emotional and substantial comment. We are always glad to guests and we love you! You are welcome!

Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Really worth to visit! Strongly recommended I must say. Taste is wonderful, atmosphere is great, waiters are very polite and speak English as well, anyhow they are so helpful and good at there work. Incredible stuff! Thanks a lot!

1  Thank Banart
Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place is perfect in everything: servise, staff, meals and drinks. Also on the ground floor there is always some exhibitions to visit)

1  Thank Emilya999
Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great experience at the Design Bar. The staff was amazing. We got really good cocktails recommendations and a lot of attention. We also tried two homemade ice creams : bacon and basil. The first one was really... interesting... it really tastes like fried bacon! The...More

2  Thank Jul B
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The whole atmosphere is friendly, staff speaks English, and they are really interested in helping you. Food is amazingly tasty! Definitely nice place to meet friends and spend your time with pleasure. I hope the level of the service will stay the same!

Thank Banart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $20
Bar, Healthy, Wine Bar, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 11:59 PM
11:59 AM - 11:59 PM
11:59 AM - 11:59 PM
11:59 AM - 11:59 PM
11:59 AM - 2:00 AM
11:59 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karla Marksa St., 40 | 2nd Floor, Irkutsk 664007, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Siberian District  >  Irkutsk Oblast  >  Irkutsk
  • Phone Number: +7 395 240-33-99
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DesignBar - a modern city bar, which is always nice to be. And day at lunch and at the end of the working day to run as an aperitif, or come and stay the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner, see friends or meet new modern nice people. This gastronomic bar with great emphasis on a new supply of quality food. We want to show that an unusual and tasty food can be available and the price, and to understand. And you can see the menu and quite familiar dishes, they have a different cooking techniques or feed. In general, this is the place where you can get and the gastronomic and aesthetic pleasure. Much attention is paid directly filling the bar, an unusual cocktail menu will take a lot of pleasure. Effect, the cocktails - it is also an explosion of taste and a great mood, and alcohol is not the dominant ingredient.
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