Restaurants

Top Choice Georgian in Arbat & Khamovniki

Elardzhi

Moscow's Georgian restaurants are all very tasty, but this one is also tasteful. You'll be charmed from the moment you enter the courtyard, where live rabbits and lambs greet all comers. Sink into a sofa in the roma…
Top Choice Russian in Arbat & Khamovniki

Chemodan

A unique opportunity to sample Siberian cuisine (rare, that is, for those of us who don't frequent Siberia). The menu highlights game meat, regional seafood and wild fruits and berries (and pine cones). The dining r…
Top Choice Russian in Arbat & Khamovniki

Varenichnaya No 1

Retro Soviet is all the rage in Moscow, and this old-style restaurant does it right, with books lining the walls, old movies on the B&W TV, and Cold War–era prices. The menu features tasty, filling vareniki and …
Steak in Arbat & Khamovniki

Voronezh

When Voronezh first opened, foodies couldn't stop talking about how a classy new restaurant in the capital was named after a provincial town. Bold move by esteemed chef Alexander Rapoport. The fact is that Voronezh …
Market in Arbat & Khamovniki

Usachevsky Market

An old market has been taken over by hipster foodies, who instantly filled the premises with little eateries serving Georgian, Uzbek, Italian, Israeli and you-name-it cuisine, as well as shops representing small-sca…
Market in Arbat & Khamovniki

LavkaLavka

After taking the Moscow culinary world by storm with its farm-to-table restaurant, LavkaLavka has opened a network of small 'farmer's shops' like this one. Here, patrons can purchase handmade cheese and sausages, pi…
Food Hall in Arbat & Khamovniki

21 Food Market

A great spot favoured by locals and foreigners alike, 21 Food Market offers a wide variety of cuisines, from Georgian to Mexican, Vietnamese, Dagestani, Japanese and others. The concept of this vast food hall is to …
Seafood in Arbat & Khamovniki

Rico

This place is one of Moscow's best-kept secrets. Rico serves, hands down, some of the best and freshest seafood in the city, from Russian Far East crab to octopus, prawns, oysters and fish. Owner Arusya Gukasyan kee…
Fusion in Arbat & Khamovniki

Galereya Khudozhnikov

This fantastical restaurant next to the Tsereteli Gallery lives up to its name, which means 'Artist Gallery'. The huge, light-filled atrium is wallpapered with stained glass and primitive paintings. The menu is a fu…
Burgers in Arbat & Khamovniki

Black Star Burgers

Music and burger lovers line up out the door and down the sidewalk for a taste of the burgers being touted by Russian rapper Timati. There's a bit of gimmickry going on here (burgers are served with black gloves so …