Restaurants

Top Choice Russian in Novosibirsk

Puppen Haus

The Puppen Haus (Puppet House), which specialises in refined traditional Siberian dishes, is both eccentric and divine. It consists of numerous little dining rooms and alcoves crammed with stony-eyed wooden puppets.…
Top Choice Seafood in Tomsk

Reka 827

If it's summer sit out on one of the sun loungers on the deck of this sophisticated restaurant and eat great seafood whilst watching the locals swim in the river below. The fish dishes here are prepared with verve w…
Top Choice European in Novosibirsk

La Maison

In a beautiful former theatre dating to 1908, this is Novosibirsk's most sumptuous restaurant. The French- and Russian-leaning menu features quail, rabbit, rack of lamb and octopus along with upmarket versions of so…
Top Choice Russian in Tomsk

Slavyansky Bazar

Slavyansky Bazar, Tomsk's fanciest restaurant, is housed in a 19th-century building with an interior like something from a period drama. Chekhov ate at an earlier incarnation of this establishment in 1890. The food …
Top Choice Uzbek in Lake Manzherok

Chaynaya Sinyukha

The freshly prepared Uzbek cuisine here is some of the best food in Altai, and well worth stopping for if heading south on the Chuysky Trakt. The manti (Uzbek dumplings), dusted with paprika, are particularly good, …
Top Choice Italian in Tomsk

Marle Bua

For over 150 years this basement restaurant has been keeping the tummies of Tomsk full. In its latest incarnation it's an Italian restaurant and grill. As you'd expect from a place with such maturity it knows what i…
Top Choice Russian in Tyumen

Chum Restaurant-Museum

Inside a faux Siberian hunters cabin lined with furs and skis, this unusual restaurant specalises in the cuisine of northern Siberia. Dishes include salted fish, elk, reindeer tongues and wild boar. However, whereas…
Top Choice Russian in Biysk

Na Starom Meste

With rich-smelling, exposed wooden roof beams, heavy wood tables and chairs and waitresses dressed as Russian peasants there's something of a beer-hall feel to this welcoming and cosy restaurant attached to the Gost…
Top Choice Russian in Tobolsk

Romanov Restaurant

Housed in the Hotel Slavyanskaya, the very refined Romanov restaurant is in a class above everything else in Tobolsk. Dress sharp and tuck into a menu that features succulent 19th-century Russian dishes. Also has a …
Top Choice International in Novosibirsk

Park Cafe

Bulbous lights, arty fairy colours, shelves of books and beautifully created and presented dishes mean that this very central restaurant has a loyal local fan club. After you've finished tucking into one of their yu…