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Eat & Drink

Moscow has a vibrant gastronomic scene, and with quite some diversity. There are a lot of international restaurants and modern rooftops and lounges, as you would excpect from any cosmopolitan city, as well as Russian venues with typical food and Asian inspired cafés. And of course a good amount of the French influence in the country’s history can be found in meals. So take your pick and enjoy the many great places Moscow has to offer, not without savouring some of their typical dishes like borsch, stroganoff, and caviar preceded by some vodka cocktails.

Nobu is one of the hottest spots in Moscow, it is run by the same group who owns Nobu in other international cities. The restaurant is set up in a sleek ambience with pretty chandeliers and dim lights that bring an intimate atmosphere. The food follows the Far East influences, with touches from Peru or other places the chef travels to, bringing creativity to the… Read more »

A Russian classic and an iconic restaurant in Moscow. Do not miss a meal at this elegant restaurant that has been a reference to good food in town for years now. The atmosphere and décor resembles an aristocratc mansion and brings you a flare of nobility in its various ambiences, you can choose from the rich Library, the magnificent Fireplace, or the Pharmacy halls, the… Read more »

The name should read Oxygen Lounge, but you might as well try Oh-Two when asking for directions. It is located onf the top of Ritz-Carlton hotel, and carries glass ceilings, a swanky bar and has amazing views of the city and some of its landmarks. It is a trendy place, with fashionable ambiences and stylish setting, as are its habitués. They offer mouth-watering cocktails that… Read more »

This Italian venue is located at GUM by the Red Square and carries many positives: it is a perfect location to rest after visits in the Red Square, the terrace has views to Lenin Mausoleum and Kremlin’s red walls, the cappuccino is great and in summer you can try an original gelato. Inevitably you will be near Bosco Café at some point during your visits,… Read more »

The Vanil is a high-end restaurant that has been very succesful with trendy Muscovites; it has a sleek yet relaxed atmosphere. Conveniently located in Arbatskaya near the Pushkin Museum, it is a good lunch choice if you are around, when you will probably be surrounded by business people or relaxed lunch seekers. At night there is a pleasant and modern lounge music playing, you should… Read more »

Do you fancy pizza? Even though it might seem odd to look for a pizza place in Moscow the truth is that pizza is something that pleases our taste buds everywhere, even when we are travelling. So try Bocconcino, a restaurant that serves delicious disks in comfortable and graceful atmosphere. The house is so succesful that it recently decided to open its first restaurant in… Read more »