Describing itself as Russia's oldest continuously serving restaurant, L'Europe takes you back more than a century with its Art Nouveau décor and magnificent menu.
Attend to the live music, particularly the jazz weekends, or the ballet displays. Or, take part in the expert vodka tastings, to understand this most Russian of all drinks. Most of all, their menu offers a stunning opportunity. The caviar selections alone take up pages—including the famous "egg in egg" omelet—or try their "Spirit of Russia" menu. Dishes from sea and land are offered, but how can you resist trying Beef Stroganoff in the center of St. Petersburg?
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