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 Asian in Abakan

Food & Bar 114

With its imaginative Asian-themed menu this ain't your usual hotel restaurant. Turkish pea and quinoa salads provide relief to those suffering under Siberia's carnivore dictatorship. You can also go full Khakassian …
Top Choice Russian in Krasnoyarsk

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This gem is two in one – a wine bar and an Arctic-themed restaurant that upgrades traditional Siberian staples to near-Michelin levels. Nelma stroganina (a kind of frozen ceviche) quite literally melts in your mouth…
Top Choice Mongolian in Irkutsk

Kochevnik

Take your taste buds to the Mongolian steppe for some yurt-size portions of mutton, lamb and steak as well as filling soups and buuzy (dumplings), sluiced down with a bottle from the decent foreign wine list. Smiley…
Top Choice Russian in Presnya

Cafe Pushkin

The tsarina of haute-russe dining, offering an exquisite blend of Russian and French cuisines. Service and food are done to perfection. The lovely 19th-century building has a different atmosphere on each floor, incl…
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, …