Restaurants on the water: premium romance on the banks of the Neva
It is known that St. Petersburg is a sea city, and all its main attractions are located along the granite embankments of the Neva …
Many tourists, arriving in the North Venice, immediately pay attention to the ancient sailing ships of the XVIII century, moored in the very center of the city. These objects have long become new sights of the city, but for sure you will be interested to know that the Flying Dutchman and the frigate Blagodat are also some of the best restaurants in St. Petersburg where you can have a great time enjoying incredible panoramic views of the historic city center and gourmet cuisine from top chefs.
Frigate “Flying Dutchman”
The Flying Dutchman restaurant is deservedly considered one of the best restaurant complexes in the northern capital.
The Flying Dutchman on the Embankment
The ship is located on Mytninskaya Embankment, right by the Birzhevoy Bridge, and guests can enjoy a beautiful view of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Palace Bridge and other attractions. On board are three restaurants and the elegant Provence cafe, offering visitors dishes for every taste and a rich selection of wines.
To match the high cuisine and atmosphere of the establishments – the chic interiors of the Hermitage restaurant can only be compared with the historical halls in the building opposite.
In summer, there is also an open terrace, and guests can not only arrive, but also sail to the Veranda restaurant on their own yacht.
Not far from the Dutchman, just beyond the Trinity Bridge, there is another ship on the Petrovskaya Embankment, stylized as a frigate of the late 18th century.
In that distant epoch any fleet would be proud of such a ship, and today the ship has become a real decoration of the historical center of St. Petersburg. Inside there are two banquet halls and a two-level panoramic restaurant “Wind”, from whose windows tremendous views of the architectural ensembles of the Neva embankments, the Field of Mars, the Summer Garden. The interiors of the institution seem to carry the guests during the heyday of the Russian Empire and the Russian fleet, in every detail royal grandeur is felt. In the summer, you can also spend time on the open deck of the frigate. Even recognized gourmets will be pleased with the kitchen.
Restaurants on the water turned into a real must have for tourists coming to St. Petersburg, but the city residents themselves willingly hold dates and weddings here, corporate parties and business meetings, celebrate anniversaries and graduations. An incredible combination of historical atmosphere, beautiful views and impeccable cuisine await everyone who visits restaurant complexes on ships in the center of St. Petersburg.