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“We start from Friday and Saturday back in May, as soon as it gets warmer, so that our regular guests They got used to the fact that they have a place to sit at night, although about half of the night visitors are spontaneous guests: they walked by, saw that we were working, and went in.” The company has four establishments on Nevsky Prospekt, where, in addition to coffee, salads, snacks, desserts and drinks are served. According to Aleksey.

the night turnover is 10-15% of the daily amount, and on weekends there are several times more night guests than on weekdays. Especially for the summer season of 2013, the Coffeeshop Company developed a new menu, in particular, they created several types of homemade lemonades.

And in the coffee house on the corner of Nevsky and Vladimirsky from June 1, there will be a line of desserts created by the confectioner of the Palkin restaurant Polina Nartova, and new positions in the cocktail menu, designed for a large company. On weekend evenings, a DJ creates a club atmosphere, and in good weather you can sit not only inside, but also on the balcony overlooking Nevsky.

“At night, of course, there are fewer visitors than during the day,” says Alexey Fedorov. Petersburgers come to calmly talk after visiting clubs, tourists after rich excursion programs with boat trips . Round-the-clock operation is convenient for those who are not in a hurry to take the metro.”

In the city center, you can also have a late dinner (or an early breakfast) in 24-hour restaurants and bars at hotels. The Europa Grand Hotel’s lobby bar offers a wide selection of cocktails, hot and cold drinks and light snacks. The menu includes tiger prawns in a web of dough, Millionaire salad with duck liver and seafood, a sandwich from the chef with crab meat.

“The bar switched to a round-the-clock operation in 2005,” says Vladimir Grigoriev, manager of the lobby bar of the hotel. “This decision was dictated by the desire to provide maximum comfort for our guests, primarily for guests. taste. Naturally, the period of white nights, when people walk late, is the most profitable.We are gradually expanding our menu, for example, to classic bar positions (snacks, sandwiches, salads , desserts) we have added a new section of hot soups.

In the summer we will introduce sangria as a seasonal drink to the wine list.” Until the end of May, tapas are also served here – Spanish cold and hot appetizers: fried potatoes with spicy sauce; battered squid rings; potato croquettes with jamon; olivier with tuna; baguette with tomatoes and jamon; meatballs with tomato salsa; shrimp fried in olive oil with garlic; classic spanish tortilla. According to Vladimir Grigoriev, classic cocktails are popular in any season. And at the request of the guests once or twice a month, bartenders of the lobby bar hold cocktail master classes.

If you want not only “bread”, but also “spectacles”, then in the restaurant “Medved” in the central hall of the hotel “Moscow” you can cheer for your favorite team with beer and grilled dishes.

On the miXup terrace at the W St. Petersburg, there are parties at night – and this year the kitchen is open not until midnight, as before, but until the last visitor. The resident DJ of the parties will be Karl Jefferson (Paris), already familiar to St.

Petersburg residents from the last season, and the team of Alain Ducasse, headed by the chef miX in St. Petersburg by Stefan Gortina has developed a menu specifically for serving outdoors. Grilled steaks and light desserts remained (Ice Mojito, Melba with Peaches, Banana Split, homemade ice cream and sorbets), but a new Pizza section appeared.

In the Music of the Roofs cafe on 1st Sovetskaya Street, you can listen to other music (on Thursdays – piano, on Fridays and Saturdays – live rock and roll and postfolk), as well as watch sports broadcasts on a wide screen and taste European dishes. or Russian cuisine.

The main course is Fisherman’s Basket (salmon, mussels, tiger prawns, squid, onion, soy sauce, dough, cream), Soviet style pork (with champignons, tomatoes, cheese, fresh cucumbers and Idaho potatoes), “Gypsy’s Dream” (pork neck with potatoes, mushrooms, egg and mayonnaise), etc. And for a side dish – “Rusty Roof” (bacon, canned beans, walnuts, red wine, butter, parsley).

Tourist routes often lead guests to the other side of the Neva – to Vasilyevsky Island. A stone’s throw from the spit, on Mytninskaya Embankment, is the Andante restaurant, which is open until morning in the summer. The menu includes dishes of Russian, Italian, French, American, Oriental and Mediterranean cuisine in the fusion style. Pancakes and Guryev porridge side by side with apple strudel; “Russian cutlet” – with “Irish stew” of pork with herbs.

bell peppers, zucchini, onions and tomatoes. For a snack, guests will be offered spicy salted Pacific herring fillet with boiled potatoes and pickled onions; chef-salted salmon with creamy mustard cream and herbs.

beef tongue carpaccio with horseradish; assorted pickles “From the grandmother’s cellar”. The menu also includes borscht “Leningradsky” with sour cream, roast beef, garlic and herbs; fish soup with salmon and sea bass; salad with roast beef, celery, apple, walnut, prunes and mushrooms; chicken breast with baked apples and cherry-ginger sauce, etc.

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