All-day breakfast and a botanical garden
Tin Woodman is the little brother of Lumber jack a grill and bar joint off Pokrovka. The new eatery stands out for its stunning location on the edge of the botanical Aptekarsky Ogorod and delicious all-day breakfasts. Kick start your week end with three eggs sunny side up, a burger and crispy potato croquettes rubles and then head for a stroll around the garden to work it off.
26/1 Prospekt Mira
Metro Prospekt Mira
Craft beer in Chistiye Prudy
A new craft bar has opened just a block away from one of the pioneers of the craft beer movement — Glavpivmag. The knowledgeable bartenders will help you choose a drink from the carefully curated beer menu, which features mostly Russian brews plus some exports (from 260 rubles). The bar snacks are worth a mention, particularly the formidable cheese platter (350 rubles).
+ 7 (962) 365 3999
21 Chistoprudny Bulvar
Metro Chistiye Prudy, Turgenevskaya
Retro burgers at VDNKh
The next time you’re ambling around this expansive park, take a break at quirky new cafe Fantazyory. Another burger place we hear you cry? For those looking to shake things up a bit try the pineapple chicken sandwich (400 rubles) with the spiral potatoes on a stick (150 rubles) — the hippest new way to eat fries. Pair your treats with a homemade lemonade for the perfect pit stop.
+7 (916) 265 8584
Behind the «Земледелие» pavilion at VDNKh
Sausages in the center
Tired from sightseeing and looking for a quick lunch that won’t break the bank? SOS Cafe, from the owners of Georgian fast food cafe Vai Me, has just opened on Myasnitskaya Ulitsa. The menu is all about sausages. Pick your variety (spicy, herby, chicken, beef or pork), choose a side and add your sauce of choice for 320 rubles. While nothing inspirational, it’s cheap, cheerful and filling.
+7 (916) 265 8584
11 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa