Yekaterinburg – Dining

Yekaterinburg’s restaurants are less about refined cuisine than a pleasant, cosy atmosphere. The menus are, as a rule, extensive and awaken the appetite. Prices, unfortunately, are often exaggerated, but this is offset by the charm of the place and courteous service.

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Expensive and luxurious

Troyekurov. Luxury restaurant serving Tsarist Russian cuisine in an “antique” interior. Very tasty with beautiful tasting sets. 2,000-3,000 roubles per person.

Medvezha Pad. One of the best restaurants in town for game. The colourful interior is in hunting style. It’s a bit dark, but the service is quick and efficient. 1,500-2,000 roubles per person.

Khmeli-Suneli. The best Georgian restaurant in town. Popular for business meetings and celebrations. Guests speak highly of the meat. 1,000-1,500 roubles per person.

Krushon. Modestly called a “provincial cuisine restaurant”, of course, they are underselling themselves. The menu contains dumplings with various kinds of fish, and fowl cooked in a coal oven. 1,200-1,800 roubles per person.

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Decent and affordable

Pashtet. A cosy and stylish place. Extensive domestic Russian and European cuisine. Be sure to try the speciality pies (pashtet). 900-1,500 roubles per person.

Moy Droog Olivier. A fashionable place with 8 varieties of Olivier and other dishes of Russian and French cuisine. Unhurried service. 800-1,500 roubles per person.

Svoya Kompania. Bright, youth cafe chain with European and Asian cuisine interspersed with Russian. 600-1,100 roubles per person.

Berry Pub. Paradise for berry lovers: here, they come with everything. Cocktails and coffee, and desserts, and… Almost all hot meat dishes. 800-1,400 roubles per person.

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Cheap and tasty

Pyelmeny Klab. Cosy modern cafe with farm products and gorgeous dumplings (pyelmeny) with herbal teas. 500-1,000 roubles per person.

Pyelmennaya Dyuzhina. Dumplings with a dozen really varied fillings. Nourishing, quick, crowds of customers. 250-500 roubles per person.

Kuznya. Colourful and photogenic cafe, decorated as a blacksmith’s workshop (‘kuznya’ = forges). Quite far from the centre, but worth it for the local meat. 500-800 roubles per person.

Podsolnukhi. Charming pie shop which you can’t leave without gorging yourself. From folk recipes to the chef’s delights. 300-600 roubles per person.

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