There are establishments for every taste in St. Petersburg. They meet all international standards of service and quality.

The city will delight you with a variety of cuisine presented: Russian, Georgian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, French, English and so on. We have compiled for you a list of the best restaurants 2022 in the city of St. Petersburg with a detailed description of each institution. By the way, if you have booked a hotel in the center of St. Petersburg, then the locations of the establishments will be a nice bonus.

1. Palkin, Nevsky Prospekt, 47.

A classic old institution with a rich menu, including meat, seafood and fish dishes, as well as wine. The modern Palkin is built on the site of the legendary restaurant. Previously, its visitors were such guests as Tchaikovsky, Chekhov and Dostoevsky. Nowadays, the restaurant is still a meeting place for the urban elite.

2. EM, Moika River Embankment, 84.

Em is a restaurant of the author's cuisine, which is visited by appointment. The place is located on the Moika River embankment within walking distance from St. Isaac's Square. Due to the lack of a menu, visitors are offered a choice of two sets – basic and vegan. EM restaurant has a unique but simple concept — everything that is offered on the menu is prepared from scratch on the oven located inside.

3. Francesco, Suvorovsky Prospekt, 47.

Francesco was the first real Italian family restaurant in St. Petersburg. The restaurant's menu consists exclusively of original homemade recipes, which distinguishes it from other establishments. Rare spices and the spirit of sunny Italy give a special taste to each dish. The heart of the restaurant is its warm atmosphere. The restaurant resembles a cozy dining room where relatives and friends gather. Francesco is, first of all, a large hospitable house with its favorite and time–tested traditions.

4. Ginza, Aptekarsky Prospekt, 16.

Being a popular place among the secular elite of the city, Ginza is one of the most fashionable restaurants in St. Petersburg. The restaurant offers an eclectic mix of Japanese and Italian cuisine with an emphasis on Japanese culinary masterpieces. Since its opening in 2003, the restaurant has become the choice of the St. Petersburg elite who appreciate the taste for quality food. The atmosphere of the restaurant is relaxed, with a simple interior design and friendly staff. The restaurant also hosts some of the hottest parties in St. Petersburg.

5. Restaurant MOST - Sadovaya, 62.

The MOST restaurant is located within the walls of the Theatre Square Hotel, in the historical center of St. Petersburg, in an 18th-century building, Nikolskiye Ryady. The restaurant has a cozy interior in bright colors and comfortable armchairs and sofas. The menu is dominated by European cuisine.

We recommend paying attention to the establishments around your hotel when booking a room online on the official website. The Express Sadovaya Hotel has an excellent transport interchange, as well as walking distance for a great dinner in the city center.