There were times, not long ago, when Moscow was truly in dire need of steak restaurants. Luckily now the Russian capital isn’t short of steakhouses. The past two years have seen the opening of few decent steakhouse chains, and several upscale, luxury meat joints. Haute Living chooses the best steakhouses in Moscow providing delicious treats for red meat carnivores.
1 21 Prime Steakhouse & Bar
The mission of the 21Prime is to be Moscow's best and most authentic independent American steakhouse in Moscow. The interior design was specially styled after the great steakhouses of New York, Chicago and Kansas City. In addition to serving a delicious selection of top-grade steaks, 21Prime boasts one of the most comfortable and fun bar/lounges in Moscow. Every Friday the bar hosts an "After Work" event with attractive drink specials. They also have large screen televisions and three satellite receivers to ensure full coverage of all the top sporting events. The combination of an authentic American steakhouse with a large bar/lounge area makes the 21Prime unique among other steakhouses in Moscow.
21 Prime, Novy Abat Street, 21, +7 495 5070021, www.21prime.ru.
2 The Goodman Steak House
The Goodman Steak House is a chain featuring classical steak and a long-time choice of American expats in Moscow. They serve classic steaks that are popular all over the world: juicy rib-eye, impressive marbled cowboy, flavorful New York, elegant filet mignon. They work with the best meat purveyors in the world. Fresh meat is stored and transported in ideal conditions at +1C. A large variety of wines representing all the wine-producing regions of the world are available. Ask for advice and the staff will be glad to help with choosing a wine that best complements your meal and suites your tastes. Take-away raw cuts of prime meats to cook at home are also available. The Goodman Steak House just opened recently in London.
The Goodman, www.goodman.ru.
The original Beefbar restaurant originated in Monaco with subsequent outlets opened in Nice and Liechtenstein. Beefbar Moscow is divided into various rooms with a magnificent terrace. The in-house elegant bar is a great spot for a relaxed evening with friends. Beefbar Moscow is all about eating prime succulent meats. The best cuts are imported from all over the globe and the informative menu gives a description of the region from where the meat was imported and how the livestock was fed. New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Italy and France are all well represented in the Beefbar Moscow cuisine.
4 Polo Club Restaurants
Polo Club is a luxury evening restaurant with its speciality in prime beef. It is favorite by many for delectable Argentinian grill, and meat offerings that break out of the usual steak offerings. The restaurant features a wonderful selection of steaks from New Zealand, Australia etc and international wines. Guests may also enjoy an amazing variety of seafood and other dishes.
5 Meet Club
Meet Club is a restaurant with a club-like atmosphere that caters to connoisseurs of meat. Here can you find Chianina, Wagyu, Prime and Black Angus beef on one menu. Its wide assortment makes the menu a kind of gastronomic guide to the world’s meat-producing regions, from the United States and Argentina to Italy and Australia.