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Mari Vanna

#1,522 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
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116 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7PJ, England
+44 20 7225 3122
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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rio de janeiro
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there for an evening meal. The restaurant was packed but service - albeit a bit "cold" was correct. Reading the Menu might be a bit tricky but food was just excellent. I remember having eaten just as well in Russia itself, some years ago.

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Thank wandyr
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Disgusting food, rude staff, awkward interior design...and so expensive. Worst experience ever, please choose to stay at home if you are planning to dine at Mari Vanna...you are going to thank me.

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Thank Cat839
Tel Aviv, Israel
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a person who was grow on the russian cuisine I can say easily : It worth a visit . Even when you so familiar with the flavors you can be surprised how tasty it can be ... they place disegn with a lot of vintage items and the atmosphere help to the place to fill authentic! Even the smell... More 

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Thank LevinAvi
London
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience and truly authentic Russian food. The atmosphere is unique and slightly quirky, being over the top "Russian Granny" done in good fun. Filled with mostly Russians the night I was there, which is a testament to the authenticity for the food. I would have given an Excellent rating except for the fact it is a bit too... More 

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1 Thank Edward L
Canvey Island
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I celebrated our 433rd wedding anniversary at The Mari Vanna Easter Saturday and found it a most interesting restaurant with many artefacts, pictures, newspaper cuttings and other memorabilia..all Russian of course. We both skipped the starter and went for the Salmon steak which was accompanied by a mushroom stuffed puff pastry pie with roast vegetables. Very nicely... More 

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Switzerland
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177 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following the success of Mari Vanna in St Petersburg, Moscow and New York the owner decided to open a location in London (Knightsbridge). The location itself is already worth the visit. Kitschy objects like a typical Russian house, with bookshelves, dolls, bears, photos of Russian leaders, you will travel for one night in the old soviet union.e. The restaurant proposes... More 

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Turkey
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretentious, expensive, disdainful service. Probably suitable for New Russians. There is better Russian food elsewhere in London.

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Thank cottagegrove
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every visit here has been a pleasure. This was the first time trying the set lunch menu due to the time of day we happened to visit. It was more limited but still offered some fantastic food & at very good value. As always, the staff are attentive, bringing us our bill after we'd finished promptly and topped wine up... More 

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1 Thank Michael B
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pumpkin soup was really a surprising treat for me. Perfect for a chilly day in London. Wholesome and a perfect meal by itself. I had a taste of my daughter's dumpling (very similar to our Chinese dumpling) and again, was delicious, my tasting one piece ended with me having at least 5 pieces. Yes, the portion was generous. My... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

There were no slot available for lunch on a moment notice, and so, we decided to try the breakfast. The place looks grand, but at the same time, cosy and warm. Typical Russian fare is on offer: semolina porridge, bliny, eggs, omelettes, and Russian cheese pancakes. We opted for the omelette and cheese pancakes. The service was fast, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Knightsbridge
  • Neighbourhood: Knightsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7225 3122
Description
Russian restaurant for any time, where one can meet friends, eat at leisure and feel at home. Welcome!

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Staying in Knightsbridge

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Knightsbridge
When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.
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