ALFRESCO EATING IN THE CAPITAL
Where will you find any self-respecting Muscovite in summer?
Up on the roof or on a nice terrace, that’s where!
Moscow does not lack institutions that will delight your desires of fresh air, views and greenery.
Moscow goes out is your guide to enable you to find the best restaurants in the capital with an outside space, a magnificent panorama view or even a flowered garden!
Here’s our guide with some of the best outdoor dining spots of this season!
(Should new terraces open during the summer, we will of course report on it)
The all time favourites you can find in our 2017 terrace special:
And if you're looking for Moscow's best summer rooftop bars follow the link below:
Probably the most innovative gastronomic place of last year.
At restaurant Twins Garden you can now enjoy „Russian“ food at a new level with handpicked healthy, fresh farm produce, artisan treats with a burst of flavors.
This is a good place for an evening out with friends over shared eats and great drinks.
In summer time this place also scores with a beautiful flowered and relaxed rooftop terrace.
Address: Strastnoy Boulevard, 8
Phone:+7 499 112 33-00
MAGADAN ON RED OCTOBER / KRASNYY OKTYABR
Magadan on Red October is delivering the finest seafood to your plate.
This place believes simplicity is key and let the food speak for itself.
Enjoy freshly caught crabs and seafood with an unparalleled view of the Moscow River and the Christ the Savior Cathedral.
Address: Bersenevskiy Pereulok, 3/10 стр. 8
Phone: +7 905 573-10-34
RESTAURANT NA BOLOTNOM
Restaurant na Bolotnom is another seafood restaurant on Red October.
They have created a stunning restaurant in the former Bontempi building where you can enjoy their fabulous fish and shellfish in a bright, elegant restaurant and with a beautiful veranda directly opposite to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
Under the direction of chef Nikita Kozyrev, who studied the art of cooking in Paris with Alain Ducasse, you will be enchanted with tasty delicacies.
Address: Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya 12
Phone: +7 495 644 03-40
SAVVA is located in the very heart of the capital, just a stone's throw from the Red Square, on the ground floor of the legendary Hotel Metropol.
In a historic room inspired by the time of the Tsars and with its sumptuous ceiling paintings, you can enjoy Andrey Shmakov’s creative cuisine with authentic products from all over this vast country, which is appreciated by gourmets of the city.SAVVA also has the bonus of a spacious flowered terrace overlooking the Bolshoi Theater.
Address: Hotel Metropol Teatral'nyy Proyezd, 2
Metro: Lubyanka / Teatralnaya
Phone: +7 499 270-10-62
This place is a passionate marriage of French culinary creativity and the discerning standards of the Moscow dining scene.
Geraldine try's to make the simple sophisticated and the sophisticated simple.
Their menu is a taste of modern France which connects to the international motives allowing chefs to use both innovative methods and culinary techniques.
In summer time this place also scores with a beautiful and relaxed terrace.
Address: Ostozhenka, 27 Building 2
Metro: Park Kultury / Kropotinskaya
Phone: +7 495 695 12-02
Fashion and food have an undeniable relationship.
Buro TSUM is the new stylish restaurant on the 5th floor of TSUM Central Department Store.
On June 20th, the summer terrace will open with 150 seats overlooking the Bolshoi Theater, Petrovka and Neglinnaya Street.
Buro TSUM - a must-visit for fashion lovers and unparalleled views of the city.
Address: Petrovka Ulitsa, 2
Metro: Teatralnaya / Kuznetsky Most / Lubyanka
Phone: +7 495 276-76-78
The secret to a successful fashion restaurant?
Simple and quality food is super important and KM20 got the key ingredients right.
The full-fledged restaurant with 90 seats and a terrace overlooking the city center occupies the whole 3rd floor.
KM 20 is the place where the fashion and trendy crowd eat.
Address: Stoleshnikov Pereulok, 2
Metro: Teatralnaya / Pushkinskaya
Phone: +7 495 987-22-20
Margarita Bistro at Patriarch Pond, serves a delicious, unpretentious and seasonally-inspired modern European menu.
Margarita Bistro’s minimalism and simplicity are in absolutely harmonious dialogue with the interior and the view of the beloved Patriarch's Pond from the sunny terrace.
Address: Malaya Bronnaya 28
Metro: Tverskaya / Pushkinskaya / Mayakovskaya
Phone: +7 495 818-99-88
Fish and seafood restaurant Pescatore with its exclusive fish-themed decor and it’s splendit terrace is located next to Strelka bar in an ancient mansion on Bersenevskaya Embankment directly opposite to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
Providing the freshest and highest quality seafood, Pescatore is delivering the finest dining experience possible.
Address: 16/9 Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya
Metro: Kropotkinskaya, Polyanka
Phone:+7 499 963 81-33
Peshi is a fish and seafood restaurant designed in dazzling Art Deco style.
It is the ideal spot to soak up the unique local atmosphere after shopping over some relaxed conversation, fine seafood and a bottle of good wine.
In summertime you can enjoy a beautiful terrace overlooking the Historical museum and the Kremlin.
Address: Okhotny Ryad, 2
Metro: Okhotny Ryad
Phone: +7 495 133 59-09
Uzbek restaurant OXUS celebrates the melting pot of cultures in this corner of the east, offering traditional dishes with a contemporary touch.
The Uzbek cuisine which is a significant part of their culture and tradition is known across the world for its mouthwatering flavors and fragrances.
Address: Trifonovskaya Ulitsa 24с1
Metro: Mar'ina Roscha
Phone: +7 495 681 80-00
At Syrovarnya restaurant cheeses of own production can be enjoyed in the fresh air on the cozy porch with rattan sofas and lots of plants.
This restaurant serves hearty, homely meals, most of which include homemade cheeses.
It is a cozy space to gorge on Italian cuisine with friends and family.
Address: Bersenevskiy Pereulok, 2
Phone: +7 495 727 38-80
Restaurant Butler, is an elegant Italian / Mediterranean restaurant with focus on Sicilian dishes, which is located in a two-storeyed mansion at bustling Patriarch Ponds.
Butlers terrace is one of those hidden gems that you don’t want that to many people to know about it.
Give yourself up to the sensual pleasures of a special feast at restaurant.Butler.
Address: Trekhprudny pereulok 15
Metro: Tverskaya / Mayakovskaya
Phone: +7 495 150-45-86
Na Svezhem Vozdukhe (354 Exclusive Height)
The unique restaurant Na Svezhem Vozdukhe (354 Exclusive Height) is located in the "OKO" tower in Moscow-City, the tallest residential skyscraper in Russia and Europe.
With its special open-air rooftop concept on the 86th floor it is the first of its kind in Europe from which you’ll have a magnificent view over the Russian capital.
A unique venue where design, cuisine and service come together for an evening unlike any other.
Address: 1st Krasnogvardeyskiy proezd, 21, p. 2
Phone: +7 495 777 71 11
On Kosmodamianskaya embankment Community is a multi-functional project.
It’s a unique artistic space, restaurant, bar, lounge and tea room in the space of the conceptual library.
Since last year people can also enjoy summer nights on their terrace.
Address: Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya 2
Phone: +7 499 811-08-11
Picture sources from restaurants websites, Facebook, own and Ethimo