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7 Concierge Recommendations for a Perfect Day Out in Moscow

EKATERINA SAFRONOVA

CONCIERGE, HOTEL NATIONAL

+7 495 258 7000

 

The perfect summer weekend:

Saturday

– Breakfast in Moskovskiy restaurant with a breathtaking view of the Kremlin

– Kremlin tour with the best private guide, including a visit to the Armory Chamber – a world-renowned treasure trove, the Diamond Fund and the Red Square. On Saturdays at noon there is a ceremonial parade by the Presidential regiment (horses and military) in the Cathedral Square at the Kremlin.

– Lunch at the Trellis Terrace at Turandot restaurant between the fountains and marble statues with a marvelous view of the Metropolitan Centre

– Enjoy Russian classical ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre

– Dinner at the elegant Bolshoi restaurant after the performance

Sunday

– Luxury breakfast served in your presidential suite

– Private tour around Moscow including a view of the masterpieces of Russian Fine Art at the Tretyakov Gallery

– Lunch at ‘The Sad’, a brand new Ginza project restaurant located next to the Tretyakov Art Gallery

– The authentic Russian Banya bathhouse experience at Expeditzia

– Dinner at Expeditzia Restaurant (Siberian, Arctic cuisine), one of the favorite restaurants of our president Dmitry Medvedev. Try omul (whitefish) from Lake Baikal, Kamchatka crab or marinated grilled elk meat.

BEST RESTAURANTS

Bolshoi

+7 495 789 8652

Ulitsa Petrovka 3/6

novikovgroup.ru

 

Café Pushkin

Cuisine: Russian

+7 495 739 0033

26A Tverskoy Boulevard

www.cafe-pushkin.ru/en

 

Expeditzia

+7 495 775 6075

Pevchesky lane 6, 109028

www.expedicia.ru

 

BEST shopping

TSUM

+7 495 933 7300

Petrovka 2

www.tsum.ru

 

Best Do

Enjoy a walk around Old Arbat in Moscow’s historic centerat