• Address
    12 Sadovaya st.


Each visit to the Tsar restaurant is like a dive into the history of traditional Russian cuisine in its most exquisite form. The restaurant treats its guests to gastronomic traditions of the Tsars' kitchen.

  • Working hours
    from 12 until the last guest, breakfast the whole day; Kitchen is open until 11 30 pm
  • Average check
    2800 rub
  • Cuisine and meals
    Russian, European


About the restaurant

Having opened the menu, you will embark on a tasty journey through the epoch, when cuisine was considered an art and every dish was a masterpiece. Everything - from drinks to main courses – is filled with traditions of Russian hospitality; each dish on the menu has its own history. 

Famous designers and decorators, headed by Sergei Tretyakov, had spent two years to create the Tsar restaurant and revive the long-forgotten traditions.

Wide collection of antiques, vintage interior items, and even a Tsar’s throne. There are no compromises with modernity at the Tsar. Historic interiors have also been restored in detail. 

The Tsar is the restaurant where everyone would feel like a Russian.




Restaurant’s interiors Tsar up close. Be inspired by designers’ work, their attention to details and original atmosphere.

  • Main Hall

    The picture shows the 1914 pink ball at Countess Shuvalova's Palace

  • Evenings

    Chandeliers and candles are lit at the restaurant after dark

  • Details

    Serving details are equally as important as the food quality in Russian cuisine - plates, table cloths and tableware

  • Paintings

    A restaurant named after the Tsar would not do without paintings depicting the Russian monarchs

  • Details

    Classic cashier machine was found by the restaurant's staff and is still used today

  • Details

    The "Bozhe Tsarya Khrani" anthem is played every evening at 9pm

  • Details

    Many details have been collected from antique shops and auctions for years, so that each detail mantains the atmosphere


Chef of the Tsar had an uphill task - to show the diversity of traditional Russian cuisine, put the most exquisite dishes on the menu, and reveal their historical flavor.

Roman Vasilyev


Experienced chef, who had studied culinary art for 15 years, has accurately caught the character of Russian cuisine and instilled a special charm within each and every dish.

His professional debut came at the Conti casino, kitchen of which he considers his first culinary school.

Roman Vasilyev has been involved in the culinary profession for 20 years. During this time, he has mastered the art of high-profile gastronomy and has learnt the secrets of Russian cuisine, having worked at various prestigious restaurants of St. Petersburg. In 2009, Roman was invited to work as Chef at the Tsar restaurant. "I tried to make the restaurant’s cuisine easier and more exquisite. Now you can try my interpretation of interesting Russian dishes at the Tsar".




Vivid pictures of our menu’s most popular dishes, which you can try at our restaurant

  • Olivier salad with smoked sterlet fish

    Appetizing sterlet fillet will make this classic "New Years Eve" dish taste uniquely different

  • Veal liver

    Soft and juicy veal liver with puffy mashed potatoes and fried onions

  • Milfey cake with raspberries

    Three layers of crusty puffy dough with tender vanilla cream and fresh raspberries

  • Sterlet back

    One of the most valuable fishes of the sturgeon family, served with tender mashed potatoes and sauce

  • Tasting of caviar

    Learn the taste of Russian cuisine's most well-known delicasy. Beluga, sturgeon and osseter caviar


Necessary information and location for those planning to visit Tsar. Convenient map, landline numbers of the restaurant and delivery service.

  • Address

    12 Sadovaya st.

  • Contact number

    +7 (812) 640-19-00
    +7 (812) 927-66-92

  • Working hours

    from 12 until the last guest, breakfast the whole day; Kitchen is open until 11 30 pm

  • Subway

    Nevsky Prospect 0.3 km
    Gostiny Dvor 0.2 km
    Sadovaya1.3 km