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Singer Cafe

Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 571-82-23
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blinis” (41 reviews)
“cakes” (45 reviews)
“cherry pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, Russian, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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1 - 10 of 405 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

How come this place appears in guides? Old people queuing, nobody to attend, dreadful menu, design to cry for.... help! Get me out of here!

Thank kvknm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had penne with salmon and cuppachino. Taster was very good and location and view from cafe is great. However service was really bad and not a friendly staff at all. The tall blonde waiter did not even say one word to us during the night...More

Thank meero26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick sandwich and tea. Food was very good cafe style but location and architecture is superlative...and it was a sewing machine store! Stunning and worth visiting for both exterior and interior views. Great post cards, books and souvenirs. How this has...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super slow service, poor food, pricey, no decoration. Be curious and spend a few minutes looking at the books in the Singer building for its history but don't waste your time and money in the café.

Thank TheNomadCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

carrot cake here is amazed, not too sweet and too creamy. Coffee also is fantastic. This place is very good for relaxing from long walking. Eating with nice view of Kazanskaya.

Thank Happy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning and unique building on the corner close to Church of the Spilled Blood. Signs to get here are confusing but persevere, it's above the ground floor bookshop overlooking the busy main road. Expect to queue and don't expect excellent toilets. The cherry pie...More

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of our meal was the Russian blini with caviar, shredded hard boiled egg and sour cream, delicious!! The traditional Russian salad is good here. Their speciality is the beautiful cakes and pastries, we did not indulge but they looked amazing and people queue...More

Thank 880carole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there having a cup of hot chocolate in a summer afternoon (15 degrees C). It's a good looking cafe on the second floor of a book shop with a nice view of Nevsky Ave. and Kazan Cathedral. The (warm) chocolate, cake and service...More

Thank Gustavo T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered several drinks within a pot of tea and then wanted to get informed about the quality and the aroma- becauae they were missing, so the tea was very clear and did not tasted as any herbs or so. The service lady and gentlemen...More

Thank Student_25_happy_
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Try to get a table near or at the window and let the buzzing Newsky Prospect traffic flow by. Wonderful view to the old cathedral on the other side of the street. Good choice of hot and cold food on the menu. Relaxed place.

Thank LiA G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighbourhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 571-82-23
Description
In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is known to many as the "House of Books", on the second floor is located the cafe Singer.
Huge panoramic Windows overlooking the Kazan Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospekt, spacious rooms with classic interior design and soft light will make you plunge into the atmosphere of the early twentieth century.
What could be better than to start your day with a delicious Cup of coffee and freshly baked cakes, watching through the haze of the morning mist on awaking city?
In the menu of cafe Singer You will find a large selection of delicious German desserts, omelets and snacks to start the day. After a light or hearty Breakfast, you can explore the famous places of scenic St. Petersburg.
Convenient location cafe Singer allows easy access to the nearby historical monuments such as the Church on the spilled Blood, arts Square, Russian Museum, the Great and Small halls of the Philharmonic, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and many others.
Getting pleasure from what you see, You can visit the cafe Singer to relax between sightseeing trips and share impressions with each other. We are happy to offer you lunch menu and traditional Russian dishes: borsch with meat, meat Solyanka, Golubcy - minced meat wrapped in cabbage, dumplings with potato, dumplings with veal and pancakes with different fillings. Along with Russian dishes in the menu of cafe provides a large and diverse choice of European dishes as well as drinks for any taste.
In the evening, tired after an active day, You can complete your cultural program for a Cup of hot mulled wine or tea with fresh sea-buckthorn, honey and apple, watching the lights of St. Petersburg from the cafe Singer.
And let your impressions about us leaving only the brightest and best. We are always glad to see You again!
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