To live in St. Petersburg - to drink cocktails culturally. As the market shows, it should be unusual, cozy, hard to reach for outsiders and loyal to their own, sometimes fanciful, expensive and tasty. Drinking a cocktail is not about alcohol, it's about lifestyle. Let's go through some good establishments.
Top 8 offbeat bars to get your drink on in St. Petersburg
There is a bar with this name in almost every European capital. In St. Petersburg, this is a good location to hang out for the whole night. Certainly, the author's cocktails and the obligatory courage from the creators and staff of the establishment.
It is a St. Petersburg bar-museum - here you can not only see, but also try hot Slavic dishes and authentic tinctures. Almost everything here is made of wood, instead of seat covers - handmade rugs, and on the bar counter you can see real hay. There is an interesting tradition in the establishment: when a visitor wants to leave, the bartender rings the bell and pours his wineglass at last, and other guests will surely shout "on horseback".
Retro bar overlooking the river - what could be more romantic? And yet, this establishment for big and noisy companies, not for nothing, gave it such a colorful name. In the middle there are vintage furniture and chandeliers, and the walls are covered with plaster. Up to 6 P.M. at this bar you can have porridge, cheesecakes or any egg dish as a breakfast. In the evening, wine, cocktails, punch and soft drinks are served. Among the interesting snacks are mushrooms with onions on bread, cucumbers in sour cream, sweet carrots and pickles.
Food Porn Lighthouse
Quite a fresh place on the waterfront, dedicated to Mayakovsky's work. The concept is based on the presence of the author's home tinctures and combo kits that include food and alcohol. One of the most popular is the set "Unemployed": shawarma and whiskey. The serving of dishes differs in large portions, so it is possible to drink (and want) also a lot.
Real Asia in luxurious St. Petersburg style. Neon hieroglyphs illuminate the ceiling in the form of clouds that change color. On the walls - waves, in the interior - sakura. It would seem like a quiet chamber place, but there is a remote control for the DJ, which does not waste time and arranges noisy parties. Cocktails are served in glasses brought to the founders of the bar specifically from Spain. What is characteristic? An unusual supply of alcohol, rolls, burgers and udon noodles. And those who are more about "eat" than "drink" will conquer bananas tempura and wasabi with caramel.
A full-featured underground bar with aristocratic drinks and jazz. It's considered a secret bar, but locals say the bar has long been declassified. There is also a Moscow branch of a secret place with a similar contact bar. You need to feel this way: you are in a narrow circle of friends. It is unclear who your friends are here - but they are everywhere, besides, at your table there may be people you do not know. In short, the underground establishment of dry law. By the way, the dress code is welcomed here, but if you didn't know about it, at the entrance you will be given a black cape. The bar recommends that you book a table at the bar in advance - then you will have the opportunity to see all the fun.
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