The Best Restaurants in Sochi
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In a city as multicultural and diverse as Sochi, it’s no surprise that its cuisine is just as exciting. Packed with restaurants serving food from across the whole of Russia, this is a great place to dine out. Read our insider’s guide to the best restaurants in town.
Corks Wine Bar & Kitchen
Restaurant, Russian, Cuban, Wine, $$$
The elegant modern interior at Corks Wine Bar & Kitchen perfectly complements its cuisine, offering an amazing dining experience. Duck salad, oysters and cucumber ice cream are some of the delicious items that have featured on this menu in the past; they also have a huge variety of wines from all over the world. It’s best to book in advance because it fills up fast in the evening.
Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
Promenad’s waterfront location gives it a unique ambience, intensified by the light that filters through the windows. It’s a cosy family restaurant that’s brimming with flavourful options such as hand-made dumplings and vareniki
. The ever-changing menu will have something to please everyone.
Biblioteka at The Imeretinskiy Hotel
Biblioteka, located in the beachfront Imeretinskiy hotel, provides guests with a luxury dining experience that is as memorable as the city in which it resides
. The menu changes monthly, depending on the season, so that chefs can take full advantage of the local seafood and products from foragers and farmers.
Restaurant, Italian, Seafood, Pub Grub, $$$
Sanremo’s dishes, inspired by cuisine from all over the globe, will never disappoint a discerning diner. The culinary team expertly curates the menu’s food and beverage options; Beluga black caviar can be paired with a delicate Prosecco, for example. This is fine dining suited to a business meeting, a first date or a big celebration
Restaurant, Italian, Seafood, Vegan, Vegetarian, European, Russian, $$$
Expect a comprehensive drinks list at Royal Fish, with wines hailing from both local and Western European wineries. The menu changes with the seasons and offers an array of options, including crab, shrimp and lobster. This fine-dining venue provides guests with an authentic South-Russian
ambiance mixed with Mediterranean touches and exemplary service. It’s a restaurant and experience you won’t soon forget.
These recommendations were updated on May 14, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.