Immortalised by Dostoevsky, who lived all over the neighbourhood and set Crime and Punishment here, St Petersburg’s Haymarket was once...
Dostoevsky lived in three flats on this tiny street alone. From 1861 to 1863, he lived at No 1. In 1864, he spent one month living in...
This innocuous house on the corner of Stolyarny per (called ‘S… lane’ in the book) is one of two possible locations of the attic...
With its large range of coffees, sumptuous selection of cakes and – best of all – freshly made Belgian waffles, this small but friendly...
This sparkling, friendly and capacious offering right on the Haymarket effortlessly outshines the generally dire offerings to be found...
One of the few recommendable bars around insalubrious Sennaya pl, Bardak nevertheless has a fairly grizzled student clientele. The exposed brick walls plastered with photos, rickety mezzanine level and dishevelled but hip crowd add up to explain why this groovy little bar was named after the Russian word for ‘mess’.