Restaurants

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 that's hard to find elsewhere in Minsk. The food is exce…
Top Choice 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, …
Top Choice International in Brest

Jules Verne

It's almost a miracle that such a great restaurant exists in Brest. Decked out like a traditional gentlemen's club and with a travel theme, this dark, atmospheric joint manages to be refined without being stuffy. It…
Top Choice International in Homel

Provence

With a prime location right on the Sozh River and an exciting contemporary menu, Homel's top restaurant is bringing dishes like salad Lyonnaise, sous vide salmon, and meat cooked in a tandoor (clay oven) to this hid…
Top Choice Food Hall in Minsk

Food Republic

This modern restaurant complex is a real turn up for the books in dusty old Minsk: 10 different eateries and a number of food shops all under one huge industrial-style roof, with cuisine ranging from sushi, burgers,…
Italian in Minsk

Grand Cafe

This classy place has great service provided by servers in tuxedos, and white linen tablecloths starched enough to cause an injury. The interesting menu is big on seasonal Italian classics, with plenty of choice and…
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…
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 cui…
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…
Belarusian in Brest

Traktir U Ozera

This old-style traktir (Russian inn) by the larger lake in Brest's main park has plenty of charm. A new sun lounge provides wonderful lake views, while out back there's a summer terrace where you can order draft bee…