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Russkaya Ryumochnaya No. 1

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Konnogvardeiskiy Blvd, 4, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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+7 812 570-64-20
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant Russian vodka room No. 1 is a Museum of Russian vodka. Where give tours and tell the history of drink and drinking in Russia. There is a possibility of tasting. The restaurant is Very interesting for tourists place with Russian cuisine in the heart of the city.

Thank 812Tania_07
Corinth, TX
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89 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

As part of our Road Scholar tour we first visited the adjacent vodka museum with 3 different tastings. (Trick to not getting blasted is to eat between shots). Granted it was a set meal for a tour but I found the stroganoff to be the best I had in Russia. Cute setting with musicians.

Thank sagacioustraveler
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were visiting the Russian Vodka Museum and decided to have an early dinner. We loved the atmosphere and the food turned out to be excellent. We enjoyed everything we ordered, but the "Moscovskaya Zukuska" starter was the firm favourite at our table - baked bone marrow on bread served with black salt. Very rich, but with a shot of... More 

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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good place. Well decorated. Traditional food, drinks and service. Everything was very good at first visit and even better at the second one.

Thank sergeykI6312UN
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our experience here was a good one. The food is authentic Russian and most dishes we had were quite good. It's fun to try the many different Vodkas. We didn't have time for the museum but the smaller bar - museum was fun to go through. It's very different and i think quite worth a stop.

Thank Dr. Lisa J
St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were trying to visit it yesterday as Vodka museum was closed as they were waiting for a big tourist group and were not receiving other visitors. So we went to Russkaya Ryumochnaya and asked to organise a vodka tasting for us. The restaurant was almost empty, but the staff wasn't interested in serving us at all. They could have... More 

1 Thank Alisa S
Columbus, OH
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We thought it would be funny to tell all our friends that we went to the Russian Vodka Museum, so we decided to grab lunch here on our way from Yusupov Palace to the Hermitage. We didn't have any expectations for the food, but this turned out to be one of our favorite meals in Russia. The chicken with lingonberry... More 

2 Thank LizNewsie
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went based on trip advisor reviews. Was OK but not as good as what we expected. A number of the menu items were unavailable (which seems to be a common theme in Russia!). Staff were reasonably friendly.

Thank Ben F
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed eating caviar and blinis so much we came back twice during our stay. Everything was good but we really enjoyed the Chicken Kiev and caviar. Prices seemed reasonable.

1 Thank Julie B
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We turned up and were told that because we hadn't reserved there was no space, but after a bit of persistence they said we could have a very small table that was available. However we were then led to a large table for four (there was just two of us) which we were told we could have for two hours... More 

2 Thank Emily R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Russian, Eastern European
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Konnogvardeiskiy Blvd, 4, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Admiralteisky
  • Neighbourhood: Admiralteisky
  • Phone Number: +7 812 570-64-20
Russian Vodka Room №1

Russian Vodka Room №1 was opened in 2008 and is ever since the only restaurant of Russian cuisine where you can taste the dishes from different historical periods and over 200 kinds of Russian vodka. The restaurant is a unique place where different historical eras meet to create a special ambience.
In 2008 the restaurant was awarded the Golden Palm (National Foodservice Awards by Leaders Club International) for the best restaurant concept. The restaurant owner is member of Chaine des Rotisseurs International Association of Gastronomy.
Over the past 5 years Russian Vodka Room №1 received many awards and was visited by numerous celebrities from around the globe, including movie stars, singers, politicians and members of royal families.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?