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Kenesary Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
26 Mar 2015
“Great beers and cheap, decent food but portions are quite small.”
3 Mar 2015
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Kenesary Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Love the (large) beers and the prices of the food. The stuffed bear in the entrance is a little unethical these days.

Thank msmytravel
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Do not go to this place, horrible food, inpolite waiters. Usually a lot of teenagers go to this place, after clubs. So there are a lot of drunkies at night there....

Thank Zhan_el86
Reviewed 21 September 2014

If you want only cheap food and drinks, goto Samovar. Othercase don't go. Difficult believe all another comments for this was so good :-) It's easy to find better place to eat, only select any another place. Funniest thing was, I need myself confirm open...More

Thank Taito H
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Well its Russian, funny that as non russian speaker and start in english it's still a laugh with the menu if you get it in russian, but they do have it in english but my waitress could hardly speak english and certanly not read it...More

Thank aviationseeker
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stayed at the Grand Park Esil hotel and this is only 5 minutes walk away. The food is good, the beer is good, the prices are excellent but it's not really got any atmosphere. There is, however, a bear just inside the door so...More

Thank Steve_Roc
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Russian/Kazakh staples with no pretence of fine dining. The value is excellent and it has very good draft beer at very low prices.

Thank LaurenceNerja
Reviewed 30 January 2014

This place is a good find. The menu is mostly Russian dishes and while there is nothing overwhelmingly remarkable about Samovar, but the food is cheap and can be quite good. The blinis were quite nice.

Thank Reid S
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Meal was good value; only certain dishes were available but what came was very good. Service was old style, rather giving the feeling that you were in the way. But this is a good choice if you want to get away from the more sterile...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I have eaten at Samovar three times, twice with larger groups of people, and once with only three of us. The first time was the best, with generous portions of very good food. The second time was mediocre at best. The last time, with the...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Good example of various Russian dishes in Russian entourage.

Thank Yerlan S
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  • Address: Kenesary Street, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Akmola Province  >  Astana
Russian Style cuisine. Lovely large red lettered sign. In the corner of a block between 30-40 Kenesary Street, lots of street facing windows. Just down from Line Brew.
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