The restaurant overlooking Moscow City is located on a two-deck yacht moored at Krasnopresnenskaya embankment. The interior is made in calm colors using precious woods. The upper deck has been transformed into an open veranda.
This season there is a special crab menu from chef Domenico Filippone. Guests will be served a crab roll with tuna and avocado, eclairs with crab and red caviar, a salad with sea urchin and unagi sauce. Crab is also present in Pan-Asian-style spicy soup and even cabbage rolls. Domenico Filippone is one of the leading European chefs with experience in restaurants with Michelin stars, a colleague of Alain Ducasse.
An exquisite crab offer from Chef Domenico Filippone is also valid in another Moscow yacht restaurant – Lastochka on Luzhnetskaya Embankment. Sitting in rattan chairs and admiring the panoramic view of the Sparrow Hills, you can taste crab meat wrapped in beetroot on a pillow of Jerusalem artichoke puree, baked Murmansk flounder with crab or mini-khinkali stuffed with crab and pumpkin sauce.
On the Taras Shevchenko embankment, next to Kutuzovsky Prospekt, there is a fish restaurant from the collection of restaurateur Alexander Rappoport Erwin. RiverMoreOkean. Most of the fish was caught on the territory of Russia (from 25 rivers and seas). There is also a caviar and oyster bar.
Chef Andrey Palesik’s autumn menu features butterfish, yellowtail cheek, dorado kebab and hummus. There are also crabs in the original version – for example, you can order eggplant baked on coals with crab. The interior of the restaurant is executed on a grand scale in the spirit of ironic luxury. In the hall there are sculptures in antique style, there is a large pedestal with ice and crabs.
Seagull on Krestovsky Island
There is also a Chaika in St. Petersburg, on Krestovsky Island. This is not a yacht, but the building itself and the interior are decorated in a nautical style. And to get to the restaurant, you need to go through a small bridge.
In the atmosphere of a seaside resort, guests are invited to try a salad with warm squid, beef tartare with truffle peaches, salmon carpaccio, sea bream, confit duck leg. The cuisine here is mixed, so sitting on the island and admiring pleasure yachts, it is quite possible to imagine that you are in any of the world’s resorts.
Matilda Shnurova’s Cococo Bistro opened this summer on New Holland Island in St. Petersburg. Here you can get acquainted with the casual version of Russian cuisine by Chef Igor Grishechkin: try cauliflower cream soup, hot cheese sandwich, grilled chicken thigh with homemade lecho or tomato milkshake with french fries with truffle salt. The interior of the bistro is made in the spirit of a cozy living room – with vintage carpets and retro furniture.