The founders of Moscow’s lesbian movement opened this cafe-cum-social club, hidden away in a courtyard off Tverskaya ul. Buzz for...
If you want to impress your date, but you can’t afford the Café Pushkin for dinner, head next door to the konditerskaya (confectioner)...
Lonely Planet review
If you wanted to go to Disney World, but somehow ended up in Moscow, Turandot should be at the top of your dining wish list. Completely costumed in wigs and gowns, musicians play chamber music and servers scuttle to and fro. The decor is unbelievably extravagant, with hand-painted furniture, gilded light fixtures and frescoed cupola ceiling. It is certainly every bit as elaborate as Cinderella’s castle. Turandot is named for a Puccini opera set in old Peking, which is as good a reason as any to serve Chinese and Japanese food in this baroque interior.