The Demidov Restaurant is situated in one of the most beautiful places of old St. Petersburg in the Fontanka River embankment in front of the St. Michael’s Castle.
Three halls of the restaurant boast the cosy and stylish interior. The antique porcelain working fireplace, the engravings with the views of old St. Petersburg make the classical interior of the White Hall unbelievably beautiful. Almost unique is the Russian Vaulted Hall with painted walls and the ceiling. Besides, there’s a separate Oval Cabinet with the antique clock.
Capacity of the Demidov Restaurant is 75 seats in three halls.
Russian. The menu is based on the old Russian recipes in the best traditions of Russia of the time of Peter the Great. There’re dishes that were served up to the famous Russian Princes, the Demidovs, the Sheremetievs, the Menshikovs. Rib of pork stuffed with mushrooms, onion and cheese, fried in juniper spices, served with “Hunter” sauce; the fish pigtail from pikeperch and gentile salmon is cooked on vapour; “Schnitzel on-Viennese” – hot dish from veal, icecream with hot berries (blackberry, raspberry, cherry) and so on.
In the evenings the Demidov Restaurant provides with Russian and Gipsy romance show or classical music. As well there’s a theatrical fancy-dress show organized in the style of imperial palace festivals of 18 century with such characters as Peter the Great and Catherine II.