Where to Eat, Drink and Sleep in Rostov Veliky

Rostov Kremlin, Rostov Veliky
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A real gem of the Golden Ring route, Rostov Veliky is a charming small town where you can experience rural Russia at its finest. Culture Trip has put together a list of the best places to eat, drink and sleep in Rostov Veliky so that you can get the most out of your vacation.

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Named after one of the three legendary Bogatyrs, Alyosha Popovich is a very atmospheric café straight from a Russian folktale. Apart from its medieval aesthetics, this spot is famous for its exceptional authentic Russian food, traditional Rostov medovukha – tangy honey-based drink – and affordable prices. Also, Alyosha Popovich is a hit with kids; here, you can try on original medieval armour.

Alyosha Popovich, 1 Karl Marx Street, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 485 366-15-00

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Appetit

Appetit is a lovely family pizza place where you can have a delicious meal while your kids are having fun on the café’s playground. Cosy and quiet, Appetit offers a regular and vegetarian menu, and a variety of beverages, including hot winter drinks. Located near Rostov Kremlin, the café is a favourite due to its ambience and friendly service.

Appetit, 2 Sobornaya Square, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 930 115-44-14

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Shchuchiy Dvor

Designed to look like a traditional Russian izba, this is not merely a restaurant but also a theatre where you can watch and participate in an interactive performance. Apart from its cultural agenda, the restaurant is known for serving the best fish patties and ukha soup in Rostov Veliky.

Tourist Complex Rostovsky, 41 Dostoevsky Street, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 910 973-07-23

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Drink

Biker House Olen

With its unapologetically manly entourage, Biker House Olen is the friendliest place in town to stop for a drink. Besides being Rostov’s most popular bar and grill, the venue also offers lodging, camping, adventure tours on Lake Nero and banya on a boat.

Biker House Olen, 9 Okruzhnaya Street, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 910 965-07-84

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Lion

Lion is a popular hotel-bar, great for a night of drinking and dancing. Located close to the city centre, Lion opens at 10 am and closes at 11 pm on weekdays and 2 am on the weekends. Even if you’re not looking for top-notch cocktails, be sure to drop by for the food.

Hotel Lion, 9/6 50-letiya Oktyabrya, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 485 366-49-49

Pryany Olen

Situated on Sovetsky Pereulok, Pryany Olen is a homely coffee place and the city’s only hookah bar. This remarkable café is one of the most favoured in Rostov Veliky, despite not having any door sign whatsoever. The mysterious blue-and-green door opens daily at 6 pm, so stop by for a cup of Raf coffee or a chicory drink.

Pryany Olen, 6 Sovetsky Pereulok, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 915 962-61-05

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Sleep

Selivanov

Hotel Selivanov is an ideal choice if you want to add even more authenticity to your stay in Rostov Veliky. Housed in an actual merchant’s house that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, Hotel Selivanov preserves its historic ambience while offering the comfort you’d expect from a modern hotel.

Selivanov, 5 Okruzhnaya Street, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 485 366-57-55

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Russkoe Podvorie

This pleasant hotel has everything you need for a perfect stay in a historic city, including a central location, cosy rooms and friendly service. The hotel comprises two buildings, connected by a conservatory. If you’re in Rostov Veliky for a romantic getaway, be sure to get one of the rooms with an amazing view.

Russkoe Podvorie, 9 Marshala Alexeyeva Street, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 485 366-42-55

Lion

Housed in an 18th-century building, Lion is a pleasant hotel right opposite Rostov Kremlin. Here you can always count on impeccably clean rooms, delicious breakfast and delightful personnel. The hotel complex also has a restaurant and a popular bar with dancing.

Hotel Lion, 9/6 50-letiya Oktyabrya, Rostov, Yaroslavskaya Region, Russia, +7 485 366-49-49

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