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Glavpivtorg

#375 of 11,322 Restaurants in Moscow
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Bar, European, Russian, Eastern European, Barbecue, Central European
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Bolshaya Lubyanka St., House 5, Moscow 107031, Russia
Name/address in local language
+7 495 628-25-91
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12:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Glavpigtorg is nicely located in the heart of Moscow. The interior is fairly nice and warm. Those were simply the positive points from our visit. The service is cold and slow. The menu promises more than what turned out to be the outcome from the kitchen. Our group of 5 persons had 3 courses meals, and the quality of food... More 

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Thank V M
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Our business partner took us to this place for dinner after a hectic day. My international colleagues were interested to experience the authentic atmosphere of a soviet-style restaurant and they really enjoyed it! The food is delicious - from starters to the dessert! Portions are large, everything is so tasty! Huge selection of beers... Highly recommend pork kebab and Napoleon... More 

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Thank Maria A
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201 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Was invited for dinner at this for me new place. Regular Russian interior downstairs, but upper floor very special like a library or classic office, where you sit in between old bookshelves and other classic furniture. In this way you can have very private dinner. We drank beer, good choice of drafts, I had Pilsner Urquel. Food is mostly Russian,... More 

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Bucharest
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is great, they have very good live music. Serving is excellent and many kindsof beer- try the local one Glavpivtorg, dark velvet- my favorite!

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Thank Valentin R
Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This place was a riot to visit! Housed in an old Ministry of Transport building, there is a band on the lower floor with dancing and an upper level called "the library" that is sectioned off by walls of bookshelves. We ate in the library which I would recommend if you want to talk with your companions. Otherwise sit on... More 

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Thank cjroge
Warsaw, Poland
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167 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Despite remembering Soviet times the place is for me really unusual. First of all that kind of places in soviet times required position (or big money) & second during Gorbatshev era they were bit passe already. But this a classy place - good decor with lot of wood and period lamps, very attenative service (a big difference to soviet times),... More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I like this restaurant very good foods and beer s ;) i visited again ... Thanx for everything...good music and dance ...i love moscow and moscow peoples very kind and friendlies...

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Riga, Latvia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Fantastic place for both those who feel nostalgic and those who want to feel 'how was it'. Live music, tasty food, good atmosphere. Disadvantages: a bit noisy. But it's worth that!

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Thank VisVero
Riga, Latvia
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I loved the place and the food selection. A true Soviet spirit, with genuine sensations of USSR in the 70s and 80s, it is definitely a throw-back in time. The music was a bit loud as it is played live, so I recommend reserving a table in the section where there is no band playing. Food was great too!

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Thank Elena M
New York
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

...with a dinner at this totally schmaltzy 'throw-back' option near Red Square, decorated like a Soviet era ministry from the 50s. Up the block from the former headquaters of the KBG and the inrfamous Lubyanka prison, Glavpivtorg serves the Russian classics in an atmosphere from the set of Goldfinger. Choose a table in the library upstairs where you can dine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Russian, Eastern European, Barbecue, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolshaya Lubyanka St., House 5, Moscow 107031, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: +7 495 628-25-91

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?