Top Choice Cafe in Murmansk


Don't let yourself be blinded by the in-your-face lime-green and neon-orange decor – this cafe serves some of the most imaginative food in town. Feast on the likes of crab cutlets with ginger rice, beautifully prepa…
Top Choice Cafe in Presnya


The entire menu at Stolle is excellent, but the pirozhki (savoury pies) are irresistible. A ‘stolle’ is a traditional Saxon Christmas cake: the selection of sweets and savouries sits on the counter, fresh from the o…
Top Choice Cafe in Arkhangelsk

Polina Cafe

This spacious cafe is popular with a young crowd and serves good pasta, as well as fish- and meat-based dishes. A sprouting of vegetarian dishes (such as mushroom and eggplant bake, R290) offer some welcome culinary…
Top Choice Cafe in Vologda


This friendly, centrally-located cafe draws the punters in with a tasty selection of Asian, European, and Russian dishes, from udon noodles to pasta to pelmeni (Russian-style ravioli).
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…
Cafe in Meshchansky & Basmanny

Kler Eclair

Drinking coffee, eating fresh eclairs and watching flower ladies assemble elaborate bouquets? Welcome to Kler Eclair. An unusual concept even for Moscow, this tiny place combines a flower/gift shop with a cozy cafe.…
Cafe in Presnya

Cake Me

As soon as you enter, the entire place lures you to go on a dessert rave. It offers a great variety of mouthwatering signature desserts, all-day breakfasts and mains. Cake Me is located in the same little nook as th…
Cafe in Astrakhan


This hipster-inspired coffee and sandwich spot is an ideal quick lunch option, and just a short walk from the main entrance to the kremlin. Choose from a long list of creative salad and sandwich combinations and enj…
Deli in Tverskoy & Novoslobodsky


This sweet, child-friendly deli serves salads, soups, and cakes styled as Cornish pasties, as well as smoothies and lemonade. The honey latte might be a little too experimental, but the tea with raspberry purée and …
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…