Taste to Eat

Russian in Smolny & Vosstaniya

Image by Ksenia Elzes Lonely Planet

This popular, handsomely designed restaurant along the Fontanka River serves up quality ingredients from across Russia in innovative dishes like smoked mackerel paté, orzo with crab from Kamchatka, and venison сutlet with sauerkraut and beet curd. With its sun-filled big windows, comfy leather seating and good wine list, it makes a fine setting for a leisurely meal, day or night.