What would the world be without Champagne? It will be bland and dull. French bubbly definitely adds excitement and sparkles into our life and encourages celebrating and toasting. And fine Champagne deserves to be drunk in fine and salubrious surrounding. Haute Living compiles guide to Moscow’s cork-popping hot spots.
1 Art cafe & champagne bar Bubbles
The name of the bar Babbles speaks for itself. Everything is build around champagne in this five-room venue: bright and festive interior, delicatessen menu and, of course, the wine card. There are 100 different types of Champagne on the list. Predictably it’s a girlish and very fashionable place.
2 Tatler Club
Tatler Club impresses with its dimensions — high ceilings with restored stucco moulding, supported by stately columns and plate-glass windows in the floor with captivating views of the garden and the embankment below. The dining room acquired a captivating custom-made crystal chandelier, a red piano and modern leather furniture. Tatler manages to be both egalitarian and glamorous, it fit for intimate rendezvous and raucous parties. It's a splendid pre-party spot, perfect for sipping vintage Champagne.
3 Kalina Bar
One of the top spots of the city, Kalina Bar is located on the 21st floor of an exclusive shopping and business centre Lotte Plaza. The extensive Kalina Bar area serves a vast selection of cocktails and has an enviable wine list. The Kalina Bar is a popular venue to start-off an evening with the glass of bubbly.
4 City Space Bar & Lounge
The trendy City Space Bar & Lounge, one of the World’s Top Ten Bars (by the Bartender’s Guide 2008) offers a 360-degree view of Moscow and considered as an epitome of luxury.
The best and most fashionable cocktails are another reason to come here. Cocktail mixologists use their experience, imagination and understanding of ingredients to create unique, one-of-a-kind drinks be it traditional Champagne or a contemporary cocktail; the choice is yours.
5 Nobu Moscow
Nobu is popular around the world because of it immaculate Japanese cuisine and excellent service. But not only. Another reason to come here is to sample its signature cocktail Champagne 95 – a mix of GrandManie, peach liquor, pineapple puree and Louis Roederer Champagne. It’s always a good excuse to pay another visit to this upscale restaurant