Astana restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Astana

Pane & Vino

Decorated with framed recipes from different regions of Italy, this refined, contemporary restaurant really delivers when it comes to pasta, risotto and grilled meat dishes. Homemade gnocchi and prosecco and shrimp …
Top Choice Georgian in Astana

Astana Nury

This top-class Azerbaijani/Georgian restaurant has two lovely decks overlooking the river as well as an inside dining room with beautiful Azeri decor. The many varieties of shashlyk, coal-grilled meats and Azeri pil…
Top Choice Cafe in Astana

Hot Spot

Popular with a young, laptop-wielding crowd, this trendy cafe has something for everyone: good coffee, ample breakfasts, some of the best burgers in town, a great take on syrniki (cottage cheese fritters) and a hand…
Top Choice Japanese in Astana

Izumi Tai

Tasteful minimalist decor and friendly service greet you as you enter, and the extensive menu of Japanese dishes – from sashimi to cold soba noodles – doesn't let the side down. The scallop sushi rolls are among the…
Top Choice International in Astana

Line Brew

Steak in Astana


With a diagram on the exposed brick wall showing the different parts of a cow, fashion shows on the TV screen and a solid menu of (mostly) European wines, Meat is Astana's best steakhouse. Read the statistics on the…
Ukrainian in Astana


The owners of this restaurant chose a 'Ukrainian peasant inside a windmill' theme and then decided to run with it a few miles. Expect hay wagons, pitchforks and a menu full of gut-busting Ukrainian favourites, such …
Russian in Astana


Walk in past the vintage Soviet cars by the entrance and you're free to indulge your communist fantasies. The decor is OTT USSR – Stalin portraits, hammer-and-sickle emblems, red brick walls lined with books. Server…
Georgian in Astana


Respectable Georgian establishment, decked out in 'village' style: lots of clay vessels, grapevines and wooden farming implements. The menu is full of classics: khinkali (large steamed dumplings), satsivi (chicken i…
Korean in Astana

Korean House

With polished service and stylish dark-wood decor, this establishment does a good job of replicating authentic Korean dishes, from bibimbap (rice topped with spicy meat or veg) and kimchi soup to grilled squid in sp…