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Malaya Morskaya St., 8, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 312-60-97
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Malaya Morskaya St., 8, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for dinner on the advice of our tour guide, and we were delighted she had directed us there. Great atmosphere, very friendly and efficient service (one nice quirk is that they give you a little hand-bell to ring when you are ready...More

Thank Michael John T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice theme in an old house of a famous writer where every table setting is unique. I had a Russian salad as a starter and was most impressed. There was nice piano music being played in the room where we had our table. The atmosphere...More

1  Thank Harminder S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an unforgettable anniversary dinner here. We booked a table before our trip to St. Petersburg because of nice reviews and were nicely wellcomed on arrival. The restaurant is really like stepping into a writer's home many many years ago. Our...More

1  Thank FinnMale
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a very pleasant lunch in this quirky Russian restaurant. It's like eating in a 19tj century writers apartment. Good Russian food. Friendly staff. Good level of English spoken , which is handy as my Russian is non existent! We would...More

Thank steelytim
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Saw this restaurant mentioned in a BBC to programme about art in St Petersburg and thought we must give it a try. So glad we did. Booked a table and were greeted by name when we arrived and shown to our private table, just the...More

1  Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Gogol – 1920’s/1930’s/1940’s Russian upscale apartment décor (supposedly from the Russian author’s place close by). Fairly small place, not super fancy, but very nice. The service and food were very good. Wonderful pianist who started out with traditional Russian pieces, then later moved to pop...More

Thank Billbor
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The concierge at our hotel recomended the restaurant which was one block away. We were greeted by a lovely lady in charge, fluent in english and some spanish and more fluent in friendliness. We had caviar, of course, samples of two vodkas, and we let...More

Thank CSB_Caracas
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We've have eaten soup and appetizers. Quite good potrtions, nice flavour. Service extreamly nice, english speaking, so that is unusal :) Prices were not so high as we suspect. So I can recommend this place. Fantastic inside atmosphere!

Thank Lucyna M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Our concierge had recommended Gogol and what a recommendation it turned out to be! From the moment we arrived the evening was just perfect. The staff were attentive and polite without being overbearing. The atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed and the pianist played beautifully all...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Good food, good atmosphere. Appetizers and 3 of our 4 main courses came quickly, but my main dish did not show up after 45 minutes. Apparently, our waitress forgot about it until I rang the bell. It is really a shame that I can not...More

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Davide B
13 November 2017|
Response from Vladimir S | Property representative |
Dear Davide, Thank you for your attention. December, 31st is the only day of the year when Gogol is closed. We would be happy to welcome you on any other day before or after.
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Vladimir S | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message. We confirm your reservation for two July 21 at 20-00. Please let us know your name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malaya Morskaya St., 8, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Admiralteisky
  • Neighbourhood: Admiralteisky
  • Phone Number: +7 812 312-60-97
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Homely Russian meals. The historic house with several dining rooms to choose from. Attentive English-speaking staff. Live piano music.
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