TSAR restaurant

Each visit to the Tsar restaurant is like a dive into the history of traditional Russian cuisine in its most exquisite form. The restaurant treats its guests to gastronomic traditions of the Tsars’ kitchen.

Caviar bar and restaurant in Grand Hotel Europe

Experience the finest Russian cuisine in a stunning art nouveau setting at St Petersburg’s only caviar restaurant. Choose from a superb selection of caviar served atop delicate blinis, crisp, cold vodkas, light snacks and delicious full courses. Indulge in a delightful dinner, accompanied by sophisticated jazz music. Treat yourself to the decadent signature dish ‘Egg […]

Palkin restaurant

A legendary restaurant of the same name was established on this spot in 1785. The formal and elegant interior evokes those bygone days, though the present incarnation has become a bit worn around the edges since its Yeltsin-era heyday. You’ll still feast like an aristocrat, on such dishes as chicken with morel sauce, venison with […]

Restaurant Dom

Dom, a restaurant of contemporary Russian cuisine is located in the very heart of the historic district of St.Petersburg, in the building of a XIXth century mansion overlooking the Moika river and St.Isaac’s square. The restaurant’s interior is a fine example of the New Classics style: understated and aristocratic, elegant and refined. All its details […]

W St Petersburg Hotel

A short walk from the Winter Palace, the last home of the Russian Tsars and now the State Hermitage Museum, W St Petersburg is a perfect base for exploring the wonderful architecture of the city. W Hotels’ first foray into Russia, it is one of very few super-modern hotels in St Petersburg and by far […]

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace

Until Four Seasons moved in, the Lion Palace Hotel was known more modestly as the ‘house with lions’. Not that it is modest at all. A huge triangular mansion with yellow façades and gleaming white columns, it looks like an enormous slice of neoclassical lemon meringue pie. The lions are two statues that have stood […]

The Official State Hermitage Hotel

Accessing the heart of a country’s culture is what St Petersburg’s Official State Hermitage Hotel is all about. Located on central Pravda Street, the 126-room hotel occupies a restored historic building. The architectural features of the Winter Palace portion of The State Hermitage Museum have inspired the interiors – the presidential room has a fireplace […]

Coffee Bar Bonch

The building that was once home to the St Petersburg University of Telecommunications has now been transformed into a slick coffee shop by the restaurateurs behind King Pong and Zig Zag. Clean lines, neutral tones, raw woods and low-slung soft lighting lend the spacious room a cosy atmosphere, perfect for long coffee-fueled Sunday brunches. Meanwhile […]


No doubt spurred on by the success of their first restaurant, a gastropub called Duo, chefs Dmitri Blinov and Renat Malikov along with business partner Sergei Limonov have now launched their second eatery, this time focusing on a menu that showcases a rather creative variety of tartare. Located in the centre of Saint Petersburg, a […]

Rocco Forte Hotel Astoria

The Hotel Astoria has, for the last 100 years, been at the center of St. Petersburg life and history. Lenin addressed the crowds from the balcony of suite 211 and Hitler planned to celebrate his proposed victory over Russia in the Winter Garden Ballroom. He even went as far as having the invitations printed. Mikhail […]