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“Expensive but worth it!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Russian Empire

Russian Empire
Ranked #499 of 10,187 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Russian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Nevskiy
Mt. Lebanon, PA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Expensive but worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

There were four of us who were each pleased with the wait staff and the food. Presentations were beautiful and we were delighted to try several of the house specialties. Our concierge had recommended this restaurant and we enjoyed all of the experience from the table settings to the dessert!

Visited November 2013
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English first
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sunday evening at the Russian empire restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

We were the only guests on Sunday evening but this didn t matter because the service was exquisite. We received a private tour in the cellars and secret salons. A place to visit!

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LONDON
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Opulence and great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Set back off Nevsky prospect it is conveniently located from the good hotels. Once inside the rooms are grand and furnished in the 18th century style. Take the tour before settling down to eat. You will be shown the secret rooms and passage ways behind the cellar walls. Have fun an d book the one overnight room and take your loved one for a suprise. Two private dining rooms capable of hosting maybe 20 round the table, one larger dining room for the smaller groups. Top of the range service if not a little scared when dealing with customers who expect the best. Check out review of old customs house too in st Petersburg as its run by same group and so expect same quality and high prices. Food excellent, go Russian try the spade Olivier, some blinis and caviar, pelmeni, sturgeon or rack of lamb cooked less well done to a Russian would prefer. All excellent. Wines as always are silly prices in Russia so chose a good one and savour. No glugging!

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

Opulence is amazing, it's like going back in time of the tsar. Great food and service. We also got a tour of the secret wine cellar. Over all fantastic experience, it's pricey, but what a treat! Highly recommend .

Visited April 2013
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