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C.D.L. Restaurant

#1,125 of 11,693 Restaurants in Moscow}
$$$$Russian, Eastern European,
Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
+7 495 663-30-03
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Russian, Eastern European, Central European
Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

This was my second time in this beautiful restaurant. The atmosphere is fantastic and speaks to Russia's long and interesting history. Food is great and service very attentive.

1  Thank Macarad
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Located in the 19th century mansion of a Russian noble family, the restaurant still has the ambience of a private residence. Interiors are decorated with Oak wall-panels, antique balustrades, heraldry, parquet floors, fireplaces. Elegant atmosphere, top quality food, beautiful presentation would provide a nice dining...More

Thank DANET65
Reviewed 7 July 2011

My Russian friend highly recommended a visit to CDL, and I'm so glad he did! What a magnificent evening! (CDL means "House of Writers.") Three U.S. colleagues joined me for a spectacular experience. The atmosphere -- in a castle-like setting in a house built in...More

3  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 27 June 2011

We were seated in the main dining hall, which I was told was former masons lodge. Vaulted cielings, beautiful woodwork. The atmosphere was the best part, and what I would go there again for. The food was very nice, though pricey. Typical Russian and European...More

Thank Tlance
Reviewed 19 May 2011

The restaurant is beuatiful inside, and quite cozy. However the service is rather bad, and the prices are higher than everage for a good restaurant in Moscow. Don't go there if you want Russian food, there are places way more attractive.

2  Thank Tigra86
Reviewed 25 April 2011

Finally I've found cozy and elegant place in the center of Moscow - for pleasant dinner without noise of capital city and annoying smoke from cigarettes. Delicious food, especially I liked beef stroganoff with vodka:). Highly recommended. My final conclusion: the place is known as...More

Thank Tommy8547
Reviewed 21 March 2011

WOW! what a place!! it was even better then my expectations! the service and food... can not say anything - just thanks for fantastic glilled lamb!!

1  Thank Anna7777777777777777
Reviewed 20 February 2011

We were pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere and delicious food. We do not really like to test something new, but the Russian cuisine in CDL was very tasty! Every dish looked amazing and incredibly delicious! Recommended to all! Advice - try their fish -very tasty)

Thank july_g
Reviewed 16 February 2011

we enjoyed taking dinner there, the restaurant was magnificent and calm. the food was nice, especially we liked duck there

Thank Xgrl
Reviewed 10 February 2011

"It is unforgettable restaurant. We went there with our Russian friends, they told us - we would be surprised by place, but I did not expect - this restaurant so amazing! Very beautiful place. Food was cooked on a plate, which can be eaten after...More

Thank dnnd
Crowds of tourists, both local and international take
in Old Arbat and its modern and gigantic peer – New
Arbat. One reason visitors keep coming is no doubt
Konstantin Melnikov’s famous private house, now open
to the public and worthy of a visit. After exploring
one of the oldest parts of Moscow, avoid the crowds
and turn to the side streets and boulevards where
calmness and affordable food is plentiful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 43
Russian, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Povarskaya Street, 50/53, Moscow 121069, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Arbat
  • Neighbourhood: Arbat
  • Phone Number: +7 495 663-30-03
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