Top things to do in Black Sea Coast

Top Choice Museum in Black Sea Coast

Stalin's Dacha

Stalin's dacha, Zelenaya Roscha, is a fascinating place, built specifically to accommodate a small, private and paranoid man. Tours are in Russian but some of the patriotic guides speak a little English. From Sochi …
Top Choice Russian in Krasnaya Polyana

Vershina 2200

Sup a warming soup as you sit by the toasty fire and watch the snow fall on the ski slopes outside. Located at 2200m (the highest point in Gorki Gorod), this classy two-floor restaurant has fantastic views and serve…
Top Choice Public Art in Sochi

Lenin Mosaic

How about this sparkling, red, 8m-high head shot of Ilyich as a backdrop for your holiday photos? This beauty was unveiled in 1980 to mark the 110th anniversary of the birth of the father of the Bolshevik Revolution…
Caucasian in Krasnaya Polyana

Chyo? Kharcho!

This popular restaurant serves generous portions of Caucasian dishes, including kharcho, the spicy Georgian soup that inspired its unusual name ('Huh? Kharcho!' in English). Also offers pizza among all the khachapur…
Cafe in Krasnaya Polyana

Vysota 2320

Located high atop Roza Peak, the aptly named 'Altitude 2320' is the perfect place to kick back after skiing and snowboarding. The floor to ceiling windows yield a fabulous panorama all around: the Black Sea is visib…
Seafood in Adler

Royal Fish

Tucked away in the far southern corner of the seaside promenade, this classy restaurant offers a good wine list and plenty of local seafood choices, including a raw bar with Black Sea oysters. Other enticing options…
Cocktail Bar in Sochi

Sea Zone

Just steps from the sand, Sea Zone is an enticingly upscale venue to relax in and savour the sunset. The covered terrace is tastefully furnished with dark wicker furniture and neutral-toned linens, or you can take a…
Caucasian in Sochi

Chyo? Kharcho!

This wide, welcoming terrace claims the best shashlyk on the Naberezhnaya, in addition to the namesake kharcho (lamb stew) and other Georgian specialities. It's an exceedingly pleasant place to quaff a beer and watc…
Belgian in Sochi


There's not much to the menu at this tiny cafe, but you don't need much – just a choice selection of sweet and savoury waffles, fresh juices and Viennese coffee. Pick a table in the cosy interior or on the shady por…
Live Music in Sochi

Festival Concert Hall

Many of Russia’s top music acts play in Sochi – most at this massive hall with its front open to the sea embankment below.