Minsk restaurants

Top Choice Belarusian in Minsk

Kukhmystr

A stone's throw from the president's office, this charming Belarusian place boasts wooden beams, a tiled fireplace, wrought-iron light fittings and antique knick-knacks. Staff are equally pleasant, and the menu is a…
Top Choice Bistro in Minsk

Enzo

A hip and happening bistro worthy of the hip and happening street that it’s on, Enzo is justifiably popular, mainly for its burgers and succulent steaks served on bread boards, but also for its towering salads and i…
Top Choice Bistro in Minsk

Bistro de Luxe

Housed in a gorgeous space with chandeliers, sleek brasserie-style furnishings, a chessboard floor and luxury toilets, Bistro de Luxe has charm and atmosphere in spades. The food is excellent – it leans towards Fren…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Minsk

Laŭka

This diminutive take-out stop is quickly becoming an institution on hip vul Kastrychnitskaya. During late weekend nights, it can seem like everybody on the street is walking around with one of its paper-wrapped, pan…
Italian in Minsk

Grand Cafe

This classy place has great service provided by English-fluent servers in tuxedos, and white linen tablecloths starched enough to cause injury. The interesting menu is big on seasonal Italian classics, with plenty o…
Pies in Minsk

Stolle

Stolle is a great option, with delicious, freshly baked sweet and savoury pies to eat in or take away. Unlike the many other branches in town, this well-located one features a full non-pie menu of traditional Russia…
Belarusian in Minsk

Talaka

This relaxed and cosy basement place is done up in old Belarusian style, complete with waitstaff in period outfits and live folk music on most nights. It's a great place to sample authentic Russian and Belarusian cu…
Cafeteria in Minsk

Lido

This large, upscale stolovaya (cafeteria) with Latvian roots has a huge array of food on display, so it's easy for non-Russian speakers: just point at what you want. Classic Russian soups and salads, grilled trout a…
Italian in Minsk

La Scala

A vast trattoria helmed by an Italian chef and awash in Romanesque frescoes, La Scala consistently delivers some of the best food in town from its open-plan kitchen. It draws a fashionable crowd who tuck into superb…
Belarusian in Minsk

Kamyanitsa

Wander a couple blocks southeast of the centre for some of the best traditional Belarusian cuisine in town. The draniki (potato pancakes) here are top-notch, or go for the koldumy (stuffed draniki) or quirky house s…