Vasilievsky's location slightly away from the main centre means that its restaurants are often a little quieter, particularly at busier times; it's rarely difficult to find a walk-in table. There's a wide range of excellent food on offer, and after you've taken in some of the island's many sites, you'll definitely need sustenance! Luckily, Vasilievsky does not disappoint. We've gathered some of the best places to eat and drink here for you.
In the last five years St Petersburg has become a top destination for gastronomic tourism. The geniuses of Petersburg’s culinary school are defined by innovative approach, treating creating new dishes as a form of art, and something else – elusive and me
Pizzeria Castelsardo proudly bears the name of the ancient Italian fortress city of Castelsardo, where the inspirer of the project pizzaiolo Dario Busceddu was born and lives now. It was Dario who taught the creators of the restaurant to cook traditio
Erarta Museum is the biggest private contemporary art museum in Russia and definitely one of its most exciting. The spectacularly restored five story building is separated into two parts – the Exhibitions Wing hosting more than 40 temporary exhibitions a
Originally named the Svyatogor, the Krassin has certainly left a long history in her wake. Built in Newcastle upon Tyne in England and launched in 1916, the icebreaker was the most powerful vessel of its type in the world right up to the advent of the nu
St. Petersburg's oldest museum is also its strangest. Kunstkamera (which translates as "art house") was founded by Peter the Great in 1714. It is also known as the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography. It has anthropological and ethnogr
The Menshikov Palace on Vasilyevsky Island was one of the very first buildings in St. Petersburg. The palace was founded in 1710 as a residence of St. Petersburg Governor General Alexander Menshikov. Many western European architects and craftsmen were in
Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge offers a perfect getaway for wellbeing and relaxation whilst travelling on business and pleasure. This unique concept includes a fabulous Wellness Club with SPA area including swimming pool and saunas, THANN Day Spa, a 4000