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 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 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 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 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…
Top Choice Russian in Barnaul

Velvet

Dress smart and come braced for one of Siberia's culinary highlights. Velvet, which lives inside an imposing slate grey building, holds the mantle of best restaurant in Barnaul. Using their magic fingers the chefs h…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Omsk

Lapshichnaya Noodle Shop

The fresh, healthy and slightly spiced soups and curries of South-East Asia are a rare treat in Siberia, so it's worth making a special effort to eat at this light, bright and modern noodle bar. We particularly enjo…
Top Choice Russian in Tomsk

Slavyansky Bazar

On the bank of the Tom River, Slavyansky Bazar is Tomsk's fanciest restaurant, housed in a 19th-century building. Penny pinchers can order from the pelmeni/varenyky menu or stop in for the business lunch. Chekhov at…
Top Choice Russian in Tobolsk

Romanov Restaurant

Housed in Hotel Slavyanskaya, the Romanov restaurant features succulent 19th-century Russian dishes and is furnished with mock period furniture. Also has a family portrait of Russia’s last tsar and his family on the…
Top Choice Cafe in Tomsk

Coffee House Leto Café

One-half of a bright yellow building that also contains a decent sushi restaurant, Bamboo (Бамбук). Sunny and bright and features food with hard-to-get ingredients such as pumpkin, pesto and real feta cheese. Also d…