By Lonely Planet, Tom Masters, Simon Richmond

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  • Free, handy pull-out St Petersburg map (included in print version), plus over 15 color maps
  • Covers Sennaya, Kolomna, Smolny, Vosstaniya, Vasilyevsky Island, Petrogradsky Island, Vyborg part and extra

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There’s a specific glut of locations close to the Strelka and round the metro station Vasileostrovskaya. MarketplaceCANTEEN ( MAP GOOGLE MAP ; www. market-place. me; 7-ya liniya 34/2; mains R100; h8. 30am-11pm; Wv; mVasileostrovskaya) This chain of cafeteria-style eating places has a favored outlet on Vasilyevsky Island's major advertisement strip. With attractive, light-bathed eating parts, a wide variety of excellent-value salads, soups, meat dishes and muffins and with pleasant provider in addition, this spotless position is a lifeline for college students and somebody after a inexpensive lunch. there is additionally a restaurant downstairs. Cardamom INDIAN (Кардамон MAP GOOGLE MAP ; www. cardamom-bar. ru; 1-ya liniya 18; mains R250-500; hnoon-11pm; WvE; mVasileostrovskaya) The lacklustre decor won't immediately endear you to this Indian-run position, yet its acceptance with locals and traveling Indians says very much. The English-speaking proprietor will make you're feeling very welcome and the choice of scrumptious baltis, vindaloos, kadhai and birianis is awesome. Imperator RestaurantEASTERN eu (Ресторан Император MAP GOOGLE MAP ; Universitetskaya nab five; mains R200-500; h11am-11pm; WE; mAdmiralteyskaya) Given its pricey within reach festival, this position is a smart deal and a handy lunch cease among the museums of the Strelka. The meaty menu has Russian, japanese ecu and Caucasian criteria and there’s a good-value R200 enterprise lunch (noon-4pm). upload to friendly summer time terrace and this can be a winner. oRestoranRUSSIAN (Ресторанъ MAP GOOGLE MAP ; www. elbagroup. ru/restoran; Tamozhenny according to 2; mains R500-1000; hnoon-11pm; WE; mAdmiralteyskaya) After 15 years at the scene, this wonderful position remains to be going powerful. fashionable and airily vivid, Restoran is one way or the other formal and secure while. The menu manages to mix the simplest of haute russe delicacies with sufficient glossy flare to maintain issues attention-grabbing: test duck baked with apples or entire baked sterlet in white wine and herbs. In winters hearth roar, whereas in the summertime the thick stone partitions make for an oasis from the warmth. don't pass over the excellent Napoleon dessert, or the attention-grabbing number of caliber Russian wines. oNa KukhnyeMODERN ecu (На Кухне MAP GOOGLE MAP ; %812-321 3806; nab Leytenanta Shmidta forty three; mains R300-700; mVasileostrovskaya) This leading edge position has simply seven tables in its sun-bathed, whitewashed eating room, and a magnificent handwritten menu of natural foodstuff that includes dishes reminiscent of risotto with white mushrooms, duck breast with caramelised apples and sea bass with asparagus and cream sauce. there is a day-by-day cookery category at 7pm (R750), that are prepared in English with boost reserving. in reality, any dish might be ready via site visitors at any time of day, for a small surcharge. cooks oversee your test within the open plan kitchen, making this a distinct likelihood to aim out your culinary abilities in a certified atmosphere. Buter BrodskyMODERN ecu (Бутер Бродский MAP GOOGLE MAP ; www. bbbar. su; nab Makarova sixteen; mains R450-750; W; mVasileostrovskaya) simply for those who idea you'll wade through lifestyles with no traveling a Josef Brodsky subject eating place, alongside comes Buter Brodsky (the identify is a pun at the Russian observe for sandwich, buterbrod), a brilliant fashionable, if not going, addition to Vasilyevsky Island's consuming scene.

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