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Kholst Maslo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Soups, Central European, Contemporary, Russian
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Bolshaya Morskaya St., 4 | By The Arch Of The General Staff Building, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 905 210-50-48
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Its very beautiful restaurant near Palace Square. Interior is amazing, and prices no so high. Good for breakfast!

Thank Taisia T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Very close to the Hermitage, this restaurant has English menu, but not touristy, which I liked. When we entered it was buy with locals, another good sign. We had lunch, I had a great fresh salad and soup, my partner had the chicken. It also has a full bar and great desert. The wait staff were pleasant and helpful.

Thank Fligh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place by accident. Fantastic location, right next to the Winter palace square. Great prices, great service, great food. The dumplings, stroganoff and the bread basket with garlic butter work a treat together. Service is amazing too.

Thank Melanie M
San Jose, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

We've passed this place several times, each time assuming that in this "touristy" place - next door to the Hermitage - there can't be anything worth considering. So... we were wrong. Small, cozy place. Good, friendly service. Good, reasonably priced food. Finally, rather tasteful interior complemented by a changing/ongoing exhibition (and sales) of "Canvas & Oil" (= Холст и Масло)... More 

Thank David B
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Chick restaurant with thai architecture, very good and prompt service, best quality cuisine and... nice remember about it!

Thank Mr_RaduM
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

I am a bit puzzled by the name on Trip Advisor, the business card shows it as Holst Maslo and even in Cyrilic I cant find a 'Kholst'. Anyhow, a lovely little restaurant, with helpful, friendly staff, even had good ale, and sensible prices. In May '15 two beers with pancakes and red caviar was 650R (£7.50 / €10.40) Handy... More 

Thank 1777NT
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136 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant we visited with a big group and everything was well prepared when we came in, tables set with salads and drinks. The people are attentive and the food is well prepared. Prices are reasonable and the quantities are enough. When in the neighbourhood always a place to go for a meal.

Thank Jopie66
Zug, Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is situated perfectly between Ermitage and Nevski Prospect. The size of the menu is perfect, neither small nor overweight. Really good and genuine Russian cuisine. I had the perfect Beef Stroganoff there in my whole life and that is saying something. It might seem somehow a negative point but it is indeed true as other people here wrote:... More 

Thank Sakip Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

I only stumbled onto this restaurant by accident and it was empty so I was a bit hesitant about going in but I was very pleased with the experience I had. The location is excellent a 2 minute walk from the winter palace. The staff spoke good English and the service was very fast. The food was of excellent quality... More 

Thank Hedbo302
Izmir, Turkey
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

Thiefs have stolen my wallet and the used my credit dars at this restaurant. Be carefull about your credit cards!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
European, Soups, Central European, Contemporary, Russian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolshaya Morskaya St., 4 | By The Arch Of The General Staff Building, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Admiralteisky
  • Neighbourhood: Admiralteisky
  • Phone Number: +7 905 210-50-48

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