MOSCOW'S BEST TERRACES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 (TOP20)
ALFRESCO EATING IN THE RUSSIAN CAPITAL
Where will you find normally self-respecting Muscovite in summer?
Upon the roof or on a lovely terrace, that’s where!
Moscow's gastronomy will open its doors again tomorrow - businesses with terraces can once again welcome guests. However, there are certain restrictions.
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 even in the time of COVID-19.
Here’s our guide with some of the best outdoor dining spots of this season!
Perched at 88 meters above the ground of AZIMUT Hotel Smolenskaya, restaurant Sakhalin showcases sustainable seafood from the Far East of Russia's waters, paired with the best seasonal and local produce.
Picture-perfect plates with the very best of seafood, an extensive wine lists and with stunning views of the Stalin skyscrapers, the Garden Ring, Moscow city and the Kremlin, have established Sakhalin within the shortest time as a destination for savvy Moscow diners.
This places also scores with their summer terrace.
Address: Smolenskaya Ulitsa 8 / Hotel AZIMUT
Phone: +7 495 647-64-79
O2 Lounge located on the roof of the Ritz Carlton Hotel is the terrace with the first-class view over the Red Square! First Class is not only the view but also the prices. But the panorama and the exciting menu from the new restaurant chef Luis Pedrosa compensates for everything! The O2 Lounge created a new relaxing atmosphere in a unique resort space with private areas and sunbeds. Every Friday and Saturday you can enjoy parties at one of Moscow's most delightful rooftop terrace.
Address: Tverskaya Ulitsa 3, Floor The Ritz Carlton Hotel
Metro: Okhotny Ryad
Phone: +7 495 225 81-81
At restaurant Twins Garden you can now enjoy "Russian "food at a new level with handpicked healthy, the fresh farm produces, artisan treats with a burst of flavours. It's an excellent place for an evening out with friends over shared eats and great drinks. In the summertime, 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
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 the summertime, 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 16th, 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 centre 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 splendid 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 most exquisite 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 a dazzling Art Deco style. It is the ideal spot to soak up the unique local atmosphere after shopping over some relaxed conversation, excellent seafood and a bottle of good wine. In the 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 flavours 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 cosy porch with rattan sofas and lots of plants. This restaurant serves hearty, homely meals, most of which include homemade cheeses. It is a cosy 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 a 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 too 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
BIRDS (354 Exclusive Height)
The unique restaurant Birds (354 Exclusive Height) is located in the "OKO" tower in Moscow-City, the tallest residential skyscraper in Russia and Europe. With its unique 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 of the Russian capital. A unique venue where design, cuisine and service come together for an evening unlike any other.
Phone: +7 495 777 71 11
White Rabbit is one of World's best restaurants and was listed as number 13 in 2019 at 50 World's Best Restaurants award.
The ambience and the interior of the Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant on the 16th floor of the Smolensky Passage could come from the fairy tale of the same name.
The stylish paintings of rabbits, the decorative furniture and the amazing 360-degree view of the city centre confer that certain something.
Address: Smolenskaya Square 3
Phone: +7 495 663 39 99
Voronezh is located in an elegant 18th-century mansion, close to metro station Kropotinskaya.
Each floor of this place is unique.
From a snack bar on the ground floor, an exclusive meat club on the 3rd floor where best premium Russian brand “Prime beef” is served to a beautiful terrace overlooking the Christ the Savior Cathedral, restaurant Voronezh has something for everyone’s taste.
Address: 4 Ulitsa Prechistenka
Phone: +7 495 695 06 41
WINE AND CRAB
Wine & Crab, a hip crab & seafood joint, settled down on Tretyavsky Proezd, surrounded by exclusive shops. Wine & Crab is Moscow's insider destination for the most abundant crab selection in the city and where seafood meets fine wines in a comfortable and exclusive dining experience. In the summer only the beautiful flowered terrace is open. It's the perfect place to enjoy a day after shopping or a delicious dinner with friends.
Address: Nikolskaya St, 19-21
Phone: +7 495 621 73 29
Restaurant Aist, located at the corner of Malaya and Bolshaya Bronnaya, offers guests mixed authored cuisine in a simple style.This place can score with two terraces, one on the ground level and a spacious and beautiful planted one on the roof of the mansion.In spring and summertime, a fantastic and green view is presented to all guests.
Address: Malaya Bronnaya Street, 8/1
Metro: Tverskaya / Mayakovskaya
Phone: +7 499 940 70-40
The Antinori 700-year-old family-owned wine house is one of the main characters of the Italian wine breakthrough in the 70s of the last century. The Cantinetta Antinori is a restaurant for lovers of Italian food and wine. Guests enter the restaurant through the cosy summer veranda with wicker furniture and living trees. Cantinetta Antinori is a place where you can enjoy la dolce vita.
Address: Denezhnyy per. 20
Phone: +7 499 241 33-25
At Probka they know how Italian cuisine works. And in the way that scores in its simplicity with the focus on quality products. Head to Probka at Tvetnoy for the best wood-fired pizza, that carries a Mediterranean breeze to Moscow and their homemade "Tiramisu" will ring in the sweet finale of the menu.
Come and visit Probka and their lovely sommer terrace.
Address: Tsvetnoy Blvd. 2
Phone: +7 495 995-90-45