Restaurants

Top Choice Russian in Voronezh

CoVok Sovetskoe Cafe

This nostalgic cafe recalls the days of the USSR, not with kitsch propaganda posters, but with cosy nooks, antiques, black-and-white TVs flickering on the walls and a witty menu highlighting the best of erstwhile So…
Top Choice Russian in Veliky Novgorod

Zavod Bar

Attached to the Alkon Distillery, Zavod is a chic and cosy restaurant with exposed brick, an open fire and great food. Go for the homemade pelmeni filled with fish and meats, or a sweeter strawberry and cottage chee…
Top Choice Russian in Voronezh

Garmoshka

Housed in a historic building, and done up like a wealthy merchant's home, Garmoshka is the fanciest night out in town. The atmospheric tone is traditional Russia, replete with antiques, a library filled with books …
Top Choice Grill in Pskov

Pozharka Tavern

Although no longer in its riverside location, Pozharka still draws the crowds for its carnivore-pleasing menu that stars grilled meat and various treats prepared in the tavern's own smokehouse. The tender and juicy …
Top Choice Russian in Tula

Pyotr Petrovich

Sitting pretty in an exquisitely restored mansion near the entrance to Central Park, this merry brasserie should not be missed by anyone with taste buds. With its own on-site brewery, dozens of sinful dishes, includ…
Top Choice Russian in Pskov

Rusakov

Sitting on the riverside, plush upmarket Rusakov does classic Russian cuisine with a side of up-close kremlin and Trinity Cathedral views. Sink into comfy armchairs and peruse the menu of excellent dishes, such as p…
Top Choice European in Tver

Mamonts

Mamonts is an elegantly hip spot where Tver's cool kids come to dine and sip cocktails before hitting the adjoining dance floor to DJs spinning tunes. The menu spans sushi, pastas, salads and a few Russian classics …
Top Choice Russian in Smolensk

Tirol

You won't want to leave this charming, snug little den, done up like a babushka's house with old-style wallpaper, stuffed animals, figurine lamps and knickknacks. There's a hearty, soul-warming menu to match, featur…
Top Choice Russian in Veliky Novgorod

Dom Berga

Enjoy expertly prepared Russian dishes in this 19th-century former merchant's home, with a choice between a simple cafe out the back or a fancier restaurant in front. Be sure to try the honey mead.
Russian in Veliky Novgorod

Derzhavny

Nudging the kremlin complex, this cavernous place evokes ye olde Novgorod, with faux frescoes on the ceiling and artefacts on the walls. The menu is heavy on hearty Russian cuisine (pelmeni, bliny, soups) and includ…