If you ever need a luxurious place to stay in Moscow, Campbell Bethwaite is your man for the job. He runs Moscow’s Suites Service Department, a company that offers premium serviced apartments for foreigners coming into town. Bethwaite is all business during the daytime but when the night comes alive, he is known to be Moscow’s nightlife veteran and describes himself as a traveler, photographer, focusing on exploring the world. Having arrived to Moscow in 2006 with City Bank, after a year of being there, he started his own hospitality business in Moscow. Knowing how to manage restaurants, nightclubs, and hospitality from his experience at managing them in Australia, the United States, and Canada, he became to be very successful. He is currently a partner at the legendary Garage Club, Moscow’s longest running nightclub.
Where were you born ?
How long in Moscow:
Four years, one month, 21 days, four hours, and what feels like a lifetime.
Om Cafe, Ragout
Kinki Grill (best cheap sushi-Garage)
Best place for late night dining:
Garage, Starlite Diner, Shop & Bar Denis Simachev, and Aist.
Ragout, Aist, and Upside-Down Cake Company.
Best place for a romantic date:
Not telling! ;)
Best Sunday brunch:
Best place for a power business meeting:
All-around favorite spot in Moscow:
Noyiy-Arbat. There is something happening all hours of the day, dozens of new shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, and something new every week.
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Moscow Suites Serviced Apartments
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
In Moscow???? You HAVE to be kidding. Fly to Europe or U.S., buy it there and pocket the difference after the airfare.
Favorite Cultural Event:
Best Aspect of Moscow:
The unpredictability and pace of life here.
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
World Class Romanov
There are museums here? Garage CCC
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
VDNKh, Park Pobedy, Zamoskvorechye District, Kremlin, and the surroundings.