Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Astrakhan

Sharlay

This canteen-style place is the eatery of choice for local office workers, and for good reason: the food is well prepared, the atmosphere is convivial and you feel far from the bustle of the busy street outside. Ord…
Top Choice Cafe in Volgograd

Kayfe

A cosy cafe that offers everything you might want, be it a large meal or a light snack, tea, coffee or one of the many alcoholic beverages on the menu. It’s good for breakfast, lunch and especially a predawn chill-o…
Top Choice Cafe in Kazan

Art Café

At first glance Art Café appears deceptively formal but in spirit it's a relaxed and quite informal hang-out both night and day. Expect Russian and international favourites.
Cafe in Volgograd

Shokoladnitsa

Although its speciality is hot chocolate, this cafe is also good for a bagel, wraps, sandwiches and especially soups and light dishes. Wi-fi is fast, staff are friendly and in summer it has a marquee.
Market in Astrakhan

Tatar-Bazar

For famous Astrakhan watermelons and other fruit, try this market in Kryusha. Marshrutky 1, 52 and many others run out here from Oktyabraskaya pl.
Cafe in Astrakhan

Krem Café

This cafe does good salads, sushi and meats, with great views of the river promenade. Staff are young and friendly.
Market in Samara

Troitsky Market

Stalls full of fresh fruit and vegies, and lots of fresh and smoked fish, as well as breads, meats and cheeses.
Market in Volgograd

Central Market

This market, between Sovetskaya ul and pr Lenina, stocks everything from Astrakhan watermelons to Volga fish.
Market in Kazan

Central Market

The colourful, sprawling central market is good for stocking up on snacks or just for browsing.
Market in Saratov

Central Market

Head to the market for fresh fruit and art nouveau elegance.