Designed to pleasure the palates of foodies, this private 3-hour tour focuses on the culture and cuisine of Moscow. Intersperse visits to historic highlights, such as Kuznetsk Bridge, the Russian State Library, and the Moscow Mayor’s House, with samples of local delicacies. Try ‘borsch’ (cold beetroot soup), ‘baklava’ (sweet pastry), and chicken schnitzel, and explore soak up the Bohemian atmosphere of Kitay Gorod, famed for its food markets and art stores. Upgrade to the 4-hour tour and savor a delicious coffee and dessert at a hip, local coffee shop. All food samples are included.
Your tour begins at 10am, or specify your own time when booking, at your Moscow accommodation, where you’ll greet your guide and receive a personalized overview of the city’s culture and cuisine. Begin by strolling the streets of Moscow’s historical downtown, home to Kuznetsk Bridge, Petrovka Street, Stoleshnikov Lane, and Mokhovaya Street.
Snap photographs of impressive structures such as the Moscow Mayor’s House and the Russian State Library, the biggest in Europe, before sating your appetite with a 3-course lunch in one of two favorite local restaurants. Feast on classics such as borsch, chicken schnitzel, pickled vegetables, and chicken noodle soup, inspired by Ukrainian and Russian culinary traditions.
Sated, you’ll wander the streets of Kitay Gorod, a Bohemian enclave home to the 18th-century Bolshoi Theater and a plethora of artisan markets. Sample snacks from either a Georgian or Siberian restaurant, with options including baklava, khachapuri (a sweet drink made from berries), or pancakes with your choice of filling.
Upgrade your tour and savour a delicious coffee and dessert experience in one of Moscow's hippest coffee shops.
Your tour culminates with drop-off at a location of your choice.
Please see the Itinerary section for a full sample menu