With our popular food tours in Moscow, foodies have the opportunity to fully embrace traditional Russian cuisine. Discover the cultural and culinary secrets of Russia’s capital city.
As after all, food tours in Moscow aren’t just about fantastic food. They’re also a chance to understand the local history, hear revealing stories from Russia’s past and to take in famous landmarks.
However, ultimately as a foodie travelling to Moscow, the chances are you’ll be in search of authentic food and drink experiences.
Popular Food Tours in Moscow
Here you can either enjoy a gorgeous breakfast or a three-course lunch, with wine included, at the infamous Pushkin Café. Your guide will tell you all about historic and modern places to be found in the city.
Explore the city’s eclectic mix of past and present, from the famous Red Square to the Eliseevskiy Emporium. Alternatively, as this is a private tour, it can easily be tailored to your requirements.
After a stroll around Red Square you will visit the Kremlin Walls and Towers and St Basil’s Cathedral. There is also a stop to visit Lenin’s Mausoleum and Lubyanka Square to see the Neo-Baroque Lubyanka building (the former KGB headquarters). You guide will fill you in on tales relating to the Soviet secret police and its main prisoners.
The tour will lend up at the legendary Pushkin Café, to enjoy an authentic breakfast. Featuring a choice of cheese pancakes with raspberry sauce, pancakes with cottage cheese or a classic omelette with ham and cheese. If you decided to have lunch – it will be a three-course lunch with a glass of wine.
Visit Moscow’s downtown and sample delicious and authentic Russian pancakes. All the while hearing about the history and culture of this famous destination.
The tour continues to a famous tea house, dating back to 1893, where you can enjoy a slice of cake with a drink of your choice. Although, we’d recommend the delicious Raf coffee with orange peel or a cup of honey and cinnamon tea.
There is also a visit to the Eliseevskiy Emporium, a famous shopping with stunning architecture and décor with amazing crystal chandeliers. Your guide will reveal information and facts about the infamous Pushkin Square.
If you wish to spend the rest of your time shopping at your own pace, then feel free to leave the tour here. However, those of you wishing to make the most of our food tours in Moscow, then there’s a short walk to Tverskoy Boulevard.
Here you can explore even more gastronomic delights, such as pancakes served with luxurious red caviar or homemade vareniki dumplings.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to cook your own dumplings, why not join our Russian online cooking classes? Not only that, but after a day sampling pancakes, we can also offer you an online lesson in how to make traditional Russian Blini from the comfort of your own kitchen.
This is an amazing tour for all food-lovers who wish to learn more about Russian culture. With your friendly guide, you will firstly enjoy a brunch/lunch in a traditional café. After which, you will get to visit the best historical areas of Moscow, stopping for Russian pies or pancakes along the way.
There’s even time for a bowl of Ukrainian Borsch or Georgian Khachapuri at two stunning local restaurants. If you decide on the four-hour tour, there’s also coffee with dessert included at a cute little coffee shop.
As an alternative to food tours in Moscow, the main focus on this experience is the nations favourite coffee.
Walk along the old streets with your private local guide on either a three or four-hour tour. Visiting the gorgeous Chistye Prudy neighbourhood and admiring the homes of old Russian aristocrats. As well as finding some of the city’s vibrant bars, restaurants and relaxing tea houses.
The tour includes visits to three of the best coffee shops in Moscow, where you can learn the secrets behind the extravagant crafted coffee.
Afterwards, if you have chosen a four-hour tour – then it’s off for a tour of the infamous Red Square.
Popular Moscow Food Tours
Delve into the fascinating complex elegance of Russia’s gastronomy with our popular Moscow food tours. Alternatively, you can experience the flavours of Russia with an online cooking class. Where we currently have dates available for making Russian Dumplings and authentic Blini pancakes.