Home of the Tsars, St. Petersburg was once Russia’s imperial capital and is today seen as the country’s cultural hub. Home to stunning museums, neoclassical palaces, a bustling art scene and some wonderful restaurants, St. Petersburg is a destination with so much to offer. To ensure you get the most from this immersive city, take a look at our guide to St. Petersburg.
A fashionable culinary scene
Throughout the city, you’ll find a great mix of both contemporary and traditional restaurants, and wherever you choose to dine in St. Petersburg, you’ll dine in style.
One of the most popular restaurants in the city for fine dining is L’Europe, housed in the Grand Hotel Europe. A blend of European and Russian cuisine, food is served in a decadent Art Nouveau setting. The restaurant often has live music, with Tchaikovsky nights every Friday and the chance to rub shoulders with the city’s elite crowds on Sundays, during a caviar and champagne brunch.
For somewhere a little more contemporary, dining at miX is always an experience. Headed by celebrated chef Alain Ducasse, this restaurant boasts a modern interior inspired by art and design, accented by grand chandeliers, and featuring an open kitchen. It’s contemporary cuisine done at its best.