The Urals drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Perm

Molotov Bar & Beer Shop

Molotov Brewery has been making its own Russian craft beers since 2012 – and in 2016 it opened a bar, which fills up with a beer-loving crowd most nights. The changing menu includes local and Russian beers, with at …
Top Choice Bar in Yekaterinburg

New Bar

Relaxed art-scene cafe and cocktail bar on the top floor of Mytny Dvor mall. One storey below the same company restaurant serves Russian soul food and has a decent cocktail list. The restaurant is open noon to midni…
Pub in Yekaterinburg

Rosy Jane

This English-style pub aims at the New Russian drinking and eating crowd, who grace the bar and perch at polished wood tables gourmandising on steak and other very well-prepared Russian and international dishes (mai…
Pub in Perm

Old Moose Pub

Owner Illya set out to open a pub that served the best international beers in town. He succeeded and today attracts a diverse crowd with his wide selection of predominantly Belgian, English, Czech and German beers, …
Pub in Chelyabinsk


The Chelyabinsk branch of this popular chain of Bavarian-style pubs serves filling, hearty fare (business lunches R190 to R290, mains R460 to R930) with its own brews and has live music and a dance space. Trolleybus…
Pub in Yekaterinburg

Dr Scotch

Doc Scotch is one of the liveliest pubs in town and has the advantage of being very central. Inside, expect lots of wood and even more beer.
Cafe in Ufa


One of Ufa’s most popular spots for a coffee break, with jazz music, B&W photos and fashionable young folk.
Pub in Yekaterinburg

Ben Hall

This popular pub hosts local rock bands and pop DJs at weekends, its owner being a well-known musician. Trams 15 and 27 from Operny Teatr or along pr Lenina to Tsirk (Цирк) drop you close by.
Bar in Chelyabinsk

Nu i Che Art Pub

Part of the larger 'Monopoly' complex (it includes the restaurant and live venue Lunny Svet at ul Kirova 82), Art Pub is the pub-disco arm attracting a good mix from young to late 30s.