People come to Sergiyev Posad for the blue and gold domes of the Holy Trinity Lavra, countryside escapes, and small town charm. While you’re here, don’t miss out on the many great places to eat, drink and sleep. We’ve put a list together of our favorite spots for you, so relax and get ready to plan your next holiday.
One of the best restaurants in town, Valentino is proud of its elegant interiors and delicious meals. Perfect for large groups and parties, it offers a wide range of Italian and European dishes. Located in the Sergiyev Posad tennis centre, the restaurant features three uniquely designed rooms to enjoy culinary delights.
Valentino, 2b Druzhby Street, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (496) 542-65-12
With its atmosphere of an eighteenth century Russian inn, Gostevaya Izba is arguably the best place to eat authentic Russian food in Sergiyev Posad. You won’t see the likes of Caesar salad on the menu, but instead you’ll get a chance to try real Russian dishes, like lamb steak with wheat kasha, Ukha fish soup, and hand-made pelmeni, as well as traditional Russian drinks and desserts.
Gostevaya Izba, Aptekarskiy Pereulok, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (496) 541-43-43
This is a cozy place with home-style food, situated close to the Holy Trinity Lavra. Popular for its great price-to-quality ratio, Grilage serves amazing grilled salmon, rack-of-lamb, and pot roast.
Grilage, 7 Patriarkha Pimena Street, Sergiyev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (496) 547-07-06
This nondescript bar is a true paradise for craft beer-lovers, featuring a head-spinning variety of local and foreign beers. Regulars particularly recommend their burgers and Rewort beer sourced from a local brewery. Bar Svoi tends to get crowded on weekends, so be sure to book a table in advance.
Bar Svoi, 9/26 1-Ya Rybnaya Street, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (495) 111-94-30
Dublin Pool Club
A homey pool bar with an impressive hookah menu, Dublin is perfect for a night out with friends. Popular with locals and visitors alike, it has five pool tables (three Russian and two american), a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and proper pub grub.
Dublin, 70b Prospekt Krasnoy Armi, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (496) 547-93-43
Popeye Coffee Bar
The best place to fuel up on caffeine in Sergiyev Posad is located close to the city’s railway station. With it’s minimalist design, excellent coffee and tea, and a good choice of craft beer, Popeye is frequented by locals and favored by visitors.
Popeye, 1 Vokzal’naya Ploshchad, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (496) 547-93-43
Boutique Hotel Dubrovskiy
There are three main reasons why guests keep returning to Dubrovskiy hotel: nineteenth century Russian estate decor, friendly hotel staff, and home-style breakfasts. No matter where you are from, this little hotel is so comfortable and welcoming, it feels like home for just about everyone, and it’s affordable.
This beautifully decorated boutique hotel is situated mere steps from the city’s major attractions. Apart from its warm ambiance and extraordinary interior design, the hotel is known for housing an art-gallery and hosting music events.
Krasnaya Gora, 8b Kirova Street, Sergiev Posad, Moskow Region, Russia, +7 (915) 037-77-77
Guest House Shishkin
Located in the historic center of Sergiyev Posad, Guest House Shishkin is a small, cozy hotel with a lovely interior design. Here the rooms are always impeccably clean, staff is friendly, and breakfasts are delicious. The guest house is great both for a family vacation and a romantic getaway.
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