Restaurants

Top Choice Russian in Chelyabinsk

Uralskiye Pelmeni

When Russians first crossed the Urals, they were a tribe of porridge-eaters, but through the encounter with Asian tribes they found something that changed their cuisine forever – pelmeni (Russian-style ravioli). Thi…
Top Choice Bashkir in Ufa

Azyk-Tulek

An imaginative and modern take on Bashkir cuisine makes this one of the best dining choices in town. All dishes are beautifully presented and service comes with a smile. The entrée menu is particularity interesting …
Top Choice Russian in Perm

Expedicia Restaurant

If you're happy to splash out you'll find spectacular northern Russian cuisine served here, with wild game and local fish dishes highly recommended. There's also a banya, a hotel and a gift shop for those who want t…
Top Choice Russian in Yekaterinburg

Pashtet

Reinvented Russian classics served in rooms designed to depict a traditional Russian summer dacha. Both the food and wine menus are extensive and the restaurant's house-made pâtés (pashtet in Russian) are definitely…
Top Choice Russian in Voronezh

CoVok Sovetskoe Cafe

This nostalgic cafe recalls the days of the USSR, not with kitsch propaganda posters but with cosy nooks, antiques, black-and-white TVs flickering on the walls and a witty menu highlighting the best of erstwhile Sov…
Top Choice International in Kislovodsk

5642 Vsota

Moscow's Novikov group ups the dining standards in Kislovodsk with this new three-part venture. An excellent bakery cafe and burger bar (both decorated with murals by street artist Misha Most) flank the restaurant, …
Top Choice Russian in Veliky Novgorod

Zavod Bar

Attached to the Alkon Distillery, Zavod is a chic and cosy restaurant with exposed brick, an open fire and great food. Go for the homemade pelmeni filled with fish and meats, or a sweeter strawberry and cottage chee…
Top Choice Russian in Novosibirsk

Puppen Haus

The Puppen Haus (Puppet House), which specialises in refined traditional Siberian dishes, is both eccentric and divine. It consists of numerous little dining rooms and alcoves crammed with stony-eyed wooden puppets.…
Top Choice Georgian in Samara

Cafe Puri

This warm, welcoming restaurant offers authentic Georgian food and wine to an adoring public. Evening reservations are a must. Here's the place to sample kuchmachi (chicken innards, and walnuts and pomegranate seeds…
Top Choice Russian in Suzdal

Gоstiny Dvor

There are so many things to like about this place: eclectic decor of rustic antiques and warm wood; outside terrace tables offering river views; hearty Russian dishes (chicken, pike, pelmeni dumplings) prepared with…