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Singer Cafe

Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 571-82-23
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“blinis” (43 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“cherry pie” (8 reviews)
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9:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, European, Russian, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate an evening meal at the Singer Cafe located on the second floor of a landmark building, upstairs from the bookshop. The view across Nevsky Prospect of the Cathedral was fabulous and the large windows showed off the fantastic architecture. I enjoyed the dumplings...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big picture windows make a for a great view of the Cathedral across the road. The food and drink are OK, but we shared a chicken breast with at least one other person in our two salads. The sliced bread in the bread basket had...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here and 3 people ordered salmon on toast. We were told it would take 25 minutes which was just ok, but it turned out to be close to 40, which held up the rest of the tour group, very embarrassing. However the...More

Thank AWCostless
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is pricy but very good. The service is very good and the view is great. I sit near the window and enjoyed my coffee.

Thank erezsiniver1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exactly what you would want from a historic cafe. Quality of food and drink excellent and a great view.

Thank ianmarlow3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing building, with many of the original features retained in both the cafe and shop of which it forms a small part. We went for coffee. The coffee was fine. Hot chocloate with chilli was like a bowl of ganache. Not terribly pleasant. The same...More

Thank TomJohnston52
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely Art Deco decor and welcoming staff. The coffee was good and the cake selection extensive and very nice. Nice haven inside the bookstore.

Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Upstairs, and in the front corner, in the old Singer building, now a large bookstore, is a cute cafe. Seat yourself and they will bring you a menu. Small, reasonably sized servings, perfect for a light lunch. Good food at a very reasonable price.

Thank HappyLocalPatron
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had coffee with a chocolate croissant and a cinnamon roll. The coffee was weak and not hot. The croissant had been heated in the microwave and was therefore not crisp. The roll was best described as stodgy. However we had a prime table with...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The location is great, on Nevsky prospect in front of the lady's of Kazan cathedral. At the top of an art nouveau historical building, featuring a beautiful glass and iron dome, which belonged a century ago to the Singer company. You must visit it, at...More

Thank Franco Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nevskiy Ave., 28 | 2nd floor of the Bookstore, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighbourhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 571-82-23
In the heart of St. Petersburg, in the house of the company Zinger, who is known to many as the "House of Books", on the second floor is located the cafe Singer. Huge panoramic Windows overlooking the Kazan Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospekt, spacious rooms with classic interior design and soft light will make you plunge into the atmosphere of the early twentieth century. What could be better than to start your day with a delicious Cup of coffee and freshly baked cakes, watching through the haze of the morning mist on awaking city? In the menu of cafe Singer You will find a large selection of delicious German desserts, omelets and snacks to start the day. After a light or hearty Breakfast, you can explore the famous places of scenic St. Petersburg. Convenient location cafe Singer allows easy access to the nearby historical monuments such as the Church on the spilled Blood, arts Square, Russian Museum, the Great and Small halls of the Philharmonic, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage and many others. Getting pleasure from what you see, You can visit the cafe Singer to relax between sightseeing trips and share impressions with each other. We are happy to offer you lunch menu and traditional Russian dishes: borsch with meat, meat Solyanka, Golubcy - minced meat wrapped in cabbage, dumplings with potato, dumplings with veal and pancakes with different fillings. Along with Russian dishes in the menu of cafe provides a large and diverse choice of European dishes as well as drinks for any taste. In the evening, tired after an active day, You can complete your cultural program for a Cup of hot mulled wine or tea with fresh sea-buckthorn, honey and apple, watching the lights of St. Petersburg from the cafe Singer. And let your impressions about us leaving only the brightest and best. We are always glad to see You again!
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