A street full of bars and restaurants – not a dream, but a reality. Rubinshtein Street in St Petersburg is well-known for the fast majority of places where you can taste international dishes, have an evening drink, relax in a pleasant atmosphere alone or in a company of friends. It is definitely the main restaurant street in Saint Petersburg, and probably in whole Russia.

The street of beautiful architecture is located in the historical part of the Northern Russian capital. It was built in the XVIII century and first carried a name of Golovin Lane. 50 years after it was renamed to Troitskaya. At USSR times the street was decided to call after the composer Rubinshtein who lived there in building no.38.

Schastye Restaurant on Rubinshteina

Since you’ve learnt some history, let’s go back to what the street is like these days. Here are several popular venues you can find there:

Schastye – the first confectionery of a popular branch where you can taste various desserts, as well as main courses and salads.
Address: Rubinshteina 15-17
Open hours: Mon-Thu 9:00-1:00, Fri 9:00-3:00, Sat 10:00-3:00, Sun 10:00-1:00

Fartuk is a cozy place with a great menu and reasonable prices.
Address: Rubinshteina 15-17
Open hours: Sun-Thu 10:00-00:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-2:00

Kentucky – best place to get some tasty chicken with hot and mild sauces.
Address: Rubinshteina 29/28
Open hours: Mon-Thu, Sun 12:00-1:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-3:00

48 chairs – a wine bar with jazz concerts that within 5 years turned in a branch of three bars. It also serves quality whiskey and herbal tinctures.
Address: Rubinshteina 5
Open hours: Mon-Thu 12:00-00:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-2:30, Sun 13:00-00:00

Jazz-bar 48 Chairs on Rubinshteina

O!Cuba – wonderful restaurant to experience some Cuba in the centre of Petersburg & try some delicacies.
Address: Rubinshteina 36
Open hours: Sun-Tue 11:00-23:00, Wed-Sat 11:00-1:00

Grand cafe “Tea House” is all about vegetarian cuisine, hookah and elite kinds of tea – all here.
Address: Rubinshteina 13
Open hours: Mon-Sun 13:00-2:00

Mollie’s Pub is a first Irish pub of St Petersburg with the best beverages and meals of international cuisines.
Address: Rubinshteina 36
Open hours: Mon-Thu 12:00-2:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-3:00, Sun 12:00-1:00

Poison – a funny karaoke bar where people sing only in English!
Address: Rubinshteina 13
Open hours: Tue-Thu 19:00-5:00, Fri-Sat 19:00-6:00

Gastropub “Waterloo”. Over 20 kinds of craft beer is not all you can have in this Belgian gastropub. Stop by to try!
Address: Rubinshteina 12
Open hours: Mon-Sun 12:00-2:00

It’s possible to continue the list as there are over 53 food and drink places on Rubinshteina, but I’d suggest starting your gastronomic excursion from these places. Actually, might be a good idea to have lunch or grab a glass/cup of something there during a walking tour. Consider and contact me!