Eating out every day could become a routine. That’s exactly when you should venture all the way down to the new places and try something different from your normal gastronomic preferences. New restaurants pop up in Moscow like mushrooms after the rain, and it’s hard to make a choice where to go for lunch of dinner. Haute Living selects for you the best new places where you won’t be disappointed with the cousin or location.
1 Nooning Reastaurant & Bar
Recently opened Nooning Restaurant & Bar offers popular fusion gastronomy menu to its guests. The atmosphere here is sophisticated and attracts the hottest clients in town. Nooning was made by a London team with a distinguished experience: London clubs Movida, The Mayfair Club, Tantra, Maddox, Fifty St James, The Cuckoo Club and VIP Room, Jimmy'z and Baoli in South of France are among their projects. So no wonder that the restaurant represents a very artistic and stylish loft place.
Savvinskaya Naberezhnaya, 12, + 7 495 664 28 80, http://nooningrestaurant.ru.
2 Megu Restaurant
Megu Moscow remains very similar to the legendary flagship restaurant in New York and the menu features many of the same delectable Kobe Beef dishes, fresh fish and sushi. This exciting new 5,000-square-foot Megu with 177 seats is designed by Wilson Associates, consistently named as one of the top interior design firms by industry professionals. The design features a multitude of Japanese natural textures, from tree bark and natural stone to Japanese-style lattice work and beautiful kimono fabrics. The restaurant also features a seated lounge area and four private dining spaces, all named after Japanese flowers, which can accommodate parties of all types and sizes. It is located on the lower level of Lotte Hotel Moscow. This luxurious six-star hotel stands in the heart of Moscow’s financial and shopping districts.
3 Courchevel Restaurant-Karaoke-Club
Restaurant and karaoke club Courchevel promises to become one of the most popular places in the capital. The restaurant's interior resembles an alpine chalet with large comfortable sofas with soft pillows. Soft light emphasizes the feeling of home comfort. Every detail of restaurant interior is unique and unusual whether it is vintage skating or a bar decorated with skies. The Courchevel kitchen has a home-made nourishing menu featuring many popular winter Alps dishes — fondue, Lyons onion soup and stewed beef ribs with herbs.
4 Pubblico Palazzo
If the restaurant is named after Italian palace, it immediately identifies the level of its claims: this is a genuinely upscale and divine restaurant. Pubblico Palazzo represents enduring dedication to providing sophisticated dining in cutting-edge and peaceful aesthetics with the highest level of service.
Smolenskaya square, 6/13, www.pubblicopalazzo.ru.
5 Les Menus par Pierre Gagnaire Restaurant
Les Menus in Lotte Hotel is produced by Michelin three-star chef Pierre Gagnaire. The menu will please even the most demanding clients. The uniqueness of the cuisine is based on a blend of classic recipes and innovative techniques.
Chef recommends trying the delicious White Soup or Veal Blanquette with Morel Mushrooms and for dessert, Millefeuille with a novel green-lemon cream.