Grand Café Dr. Zhivago, stylish and affordable

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Grand Café Dr. Zhivago, stylish and affordable

Across from the Kremlin, this unrivalled address serves native modern cuisine in an avant garde and revolutionary décor.

This love story that takes place in the endless steppes of eternal Russia has been loved for generations. Dr. Zhivago, a reference to the English title of the famous film by David Lean, itself based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, invites you to dream… but also to come to the table. The café-restaurant on the ground floor of the luxurious National Hotel embraces the roofs of the Kremlin. The refined atmosphere of bright white, revolutionary colours, and walls brightened with reproductions of leading artists like Malevich, Petrov-Vodkin and Samokhvalov are the perfect backdrop for brilliant chef Maxim Tarusin's Russian culinary classics. He gives them a modern twist and
uses local ingredients like pumpkin and flaxseed instead of olive oil, and cranberry instead of balsamic vinegar. From pelmeni dumplings and Georgian chicken to Russian salad, all the classics are on the menu. The price range is very wide. Flip-flops and sneakers are discouraged.

Grand Café Dr. Zhivago
Hôtel National
Mokhovaya ul. 15/1
Moskva 125009

+7 499 922 01 00

Menu: around 1 120 RUB