Kolobok

Cafeteria in Veliky Novgorod

A Novgorodian institution, this Soviet throwback is no retro homage – this is the real deal, with a communal coffee tank (for the sweet-toothed only), trillion-kilojoule salads and cheap, super-fresh pastries right from the oven. The daily onslaught of students and locals gives some clue as to this place's popularity.

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