Eating Out in Moscow, Russia: The Best Restaurants and Cafes
Chaikhona N1 Restaurant
The best thing about Chaikhona is its relaxed interior that feels like the inside of a big yurt with numerous sofas, carpets, and pillows – one can even lie down there and smoke a hookah.
There are many cafe chains in Moscow, but this is the best one.
A popular place centrally located on the Garden Ring.
Khinkalnaya 1 Restaurant
Khinkalnaya is a chain of Caucasian cuisine restaurants.
Kuznetsky Most, 20
This concept store features contemporary fashion brands, such as Henrik Vibskov, EGR, Damir Doma as well as the Russian designers, such as Gosha Rubchinsky and Vika Gazinskaya.
A place that used to be the bar for Moscow intelligenstia and the journalists from the quality dailies has now become much more popular than it should have been, so the regular drunken brawls towards the end of the night now are more annoying than thrilling.
Pushkin is not just a restaurant, it is a theater.
A really good restaurant opened by a well-known team of local chefs and restaurant critics.
A small and authentic place still a bit nostalgic for the Soviet times.
Stolovaya N 10
"Stolovaya" is a canteen in Russian and this one is conveniently located next to an old factory not far from the center.
Situated inside the Hermitage garden in the Moscow center, this is a perfect cozy spot for a nice dinner or drinks both in summer and in winter.