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Private Tour: Moscow Food and Culture

Private Tour: Moscow Food and Culture
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Food Tours > Culinary & Gourmet Tour
$118
Duration: 3 hours
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Say nyam nyam and get ready for Russian Food & Culture on this private food tour. Your friendly local guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at your preferred time and your cultural experience starts from there.

You'll start with a brunch/lunch in a local authentic café with a casual style and an original interior. See the most historic areas of Moscow, and try Russian pies or pancakes, Ukrainian borsch or Georgian Khachapuri, combined with local hospitality, cozy nooks and fascinating facts about local cuisine and history.

You’ll try food in two amazing restaurants - Russian/Ukrainian and Georgian on a 3-hour tour. If you opt for a 4-hour tour you'll also have coffee+dessert experience in the best funky coffeeshop in town.

***Restaurants and menu are subject to change, depending on your preferences and day of week. All food is included (with pre-set menu).

Meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and follow in the footsteps of Russian history, hospitality and the most delicious food in the city through Central Moscow.

Begin with historical downtown and stroll around the oldest and most beautiful streets of Moscow - Kuznetsk Bridge, Petrovka Street, Kamergersky Lane, Stoleshnikov Lane and Mokhovaya Street. Expect architecture from different eras, the monument to the founder of Moscow, Moscow Mayor's house and the Russian State Library, the biggest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. It’s all about the scenery and the urban landscape. And the local food.

Lunch in Korchma – traditional Russian/Ukrainian food (Monday through Friday), or casual Teremok, the most popular Russian cafe among locals (weekends).

Korchma is well known for its wonderful atmosphere, interior and food. Enjoy the best Russian and Ukranian traditions in one place. Your sample lunch will include:

Borsch
Podolsky Salad,  unbelievably juicy and crispy salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, radishes, cauliflower, carrots and greens.
Potato gullets with mushrooms and spinach.

Or

Chicken soup with noodles.
Spring salad with cucumbers, radish, eggs, green onions, lettuce and mayonnaise.
Chicken schnitzel with stewed cabbage.
(The menu is subject to change. Vegetarian option available).

Back to Moskva, as we stroll around Kitay Gorod, see Bolshoi and Maly Theaters, Hotel Metropol, Kitay Gorod wall, old historical downtown of Moscow, and other historical landmarks of Moscow. Get ready to get lost in the grand Eliseevsky grocery. Insider’s tip: don’t leave without trying a chocolate kartoshka cake.

A snack in either Georgian or Siberian restaurant:

Option 1. Tbilisi snack in traditional Georgian restaurant.
At your choice:
- Khachapuri with compote (Russian sweet drink from berries).
Or
- Baklava, an Eastern sweet made form puff pastry, honey and walnuts.

Option 2. Snack in Altai restaurant, Siberian cuisine with old Russian traditions.
At your choice:
- Traditional Russian pancakes with the main ingredient of your choice – rustic sour cream, home made jam, Altai honey.
Or
- 3 kinds of little pies: 1. with sauerkraut, carrot, salt, pepper, eggs; 2. with potatoes and mushrooms; 3. with potatoes, onions, mushrooms, salt, pepper, eggs.

Burn off the good lunch with a historical walk. Finish your food tour with a walk along one of the main and oldest streets of Moscow – Tverskaya Street or Pyatnitskaya Street.

If you fancy the best coffee and pastry in Moscow, opt for a 4-hour tour and you'll get one more food experience - coffee with a mouthwatering dessert in a cozy coffeeshop.

After the tour your guide will take you back to your hotel.

Say nyam nyam and get ready for Russian Food & Culture on this private food tour. Your friendly local guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at your preferred time and your cultural experience starts from there.

You'll start with a brunch/lunch in a local authentic café with a casual style and an original interior. See the most historic areas of Moscow, and try Russian pies or pancakes, Ukrainian borsch or Georgian Khachapuri, combined with local hospitality, cozy nooks and fascinating facts about local cuisine and history.

You’ll try food in two amazing restaurants - Russian/Ukrainian and Georgian on a 3-hour tour. If you opt for a 4-hour tour you'll also have coffee+dessert experience in the best funky coffeeshop in town.

***Restaurants and menu are subject to change, depending on your preferences and day of week. All food is included (with pre-set menu).