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Orient Express

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European, Russian, Central European
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Ulitsa Marata, 21, St. Petersburg, Russia
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+7 812 325-87-29
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Spacious and nicely decorated with railway memorabilia. Good food with good choice and menu with English sub titles. Staff helpful with good English.Enjoyable evening with 14 of us.

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Imatra, Finland
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204 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

I again eated just ounly salad and hatsipura in this restaurant and they were ok.My wife eated same but added with beef....nothing special nothing bad.

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Thank Mattisaki
Gold Coast Australia
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214 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

The waitress spoke virtually no English, but was welcoming and hospitable. The menu was sub-titled in English and there was a good selection. The cold beet soup was interesting, not what I was expecting, but refreshing and tasty. The beef stroganoff was very tasty and the chicken kebab absolutely beautiful. Cappuccino's were good. Overall, nothing really out of the box,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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103 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Located on the Nevskiy Prospekt near the junction with Ligovskiy Prospekt this restaurants is open for early dinner and lunches. Food is good and there is a good selection. Service by a friendly and helpful staff. Prices very reasonable.

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Holstebro, Denmark
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

We were three persons attending the Orient Express on a night, where there were no other guest in the smoking area and four guests in the non-smoking area. So I guess, that the two waitresses didn't have too much on their hands. The staff were very nice and one of them spoke excellent english. We got our starters (after a... More 

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Thank mettegrith
Moscow, Russia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Food is good but rather expensive for St Pet, the location and what if offered. You will not face a disappointment but also nothing special.

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Thank Gernot K
Heswall, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

As we expected based on our from previous stays with Orient Express elsewhere, the service was excellent. Reservation and Concierge services still managed to exceed expectations in respect of our special requests to make my 50th birthday a very special occasion. The wait for check-in was a bit slow but the welcome glass of champagne was much appreciated, as were... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a spot near Nevsky Prospect for some authentic local food, Orient Express has a menu and a kitchen that will satisfy. For St. Petersburg, the prices are quite reasonable and in line with what would be considered a mid priced meal here. That's not to say it's a budget meal, but you can (and many WILL)... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013 via mobile

We had a very pleasant meal with a group of friends. Service wa excellent & the waitresses all spoke excellent English. A wide-ranging menu with good options for non-meat eaters. Georgian cooking v good. Negatives: only one piece of fish left at 8 o'clock on a Tuesday & food not that hot when served. We'd go again to give it... More 

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Thank Tony W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

We enter at 22.00 to have dinner because the guy in the entrance insisted us to get into it. All our plates were arriving in different times. Before one of us was even finished her plate the waitress came with the bill because they needed to close the till, we requested a dessert but she said that he cook was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Russian, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulitsa Marata, 21, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +7 812 325-87-29

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?