Kuban Steppe restaurants

International in Rostov-on-Don


This warm and welcoming wine bar offers a sophisticated menu with a French twist. Sample one of the delectable patés or steaming soups. The big leather booths are a comfy option, but in summertime it's hard to resis…
Cafe in Krasnodar


This bright cafe has big armchairs and even bigger windows overlooking Krasnaya ul. The menu is pretty wide-ranging – soups, sandwiches, pelmeni (Russian-style dumplings stuffed with meat), pizza, pasta. The warm we…
Russian in Rostov-on-Don


Get your fix of pelmeni (Russian-style dumplings stuffed with meat) and vareniki (ravioli-like dumplings) and other Russian and Ukrainian favourites, all expertly prepared and presented. The bi-level setting is comf…
Burgers in Rostov-on-Don

Shtefan Burger

A speciality burger joint, named after the German chess whiz who supposedly invented the beefy sandwich. This cosy place offers a dozen unusual but tasty burgers (including fish, chicken and veggie options); three k…
Russian in Rostov-on-Don

Schneider Weisse Brauhaus

The interior of this German brewhouse offers an appealing blend of post-industrial chic and old-fashioned comfort. The menu ranges from hearty local dishes – many featuring local Don fish – to Bavarian specials stra…
Caucasian in Krasnodar

La Cabaña

This pleasant riverside cafe is a perfect perch for draining a few beers and watching the Kuban River pass patiently by. The menu features tasty shashlyk and salads, as well as other standard Russian fare. Take your…
Russian in Krasnodar

Many Pelmeny

It's no secret what they do best at this cosy basement restaurant. You'll find more than a dozen varieties of the delicious dumpling, along with soups and salads and fresh-drawn beer. In summer months, there is seat…
Bakery in Rostov-on-Don

Bulochnaya No 5

It smells like heaven in this friendly little bakery and sweet shop, featuring loaves of freshly baked bread, piles of pastries and impressive sweet and savoury pies. It's worth sticking your nose in to get a whiff …
Burgers in Krasnodar


This hipster burger joint is all about the irony, from the surprising burger options to the imagery on the wall (Bert and Ernie packing heat, for example). There are more burgers on the menu than seats in the joint.
Cafe in Starocherkasskaya

Cafe Starocherkassk

Set in attractive, leafy grounds, this friendly cafe is a perfect spot to pause for lunch or to wait for your bus. Traditional soups, salads and snacks are on the menu, as are several kinds of bottled beer and Zhigu…