Best cocktail bars in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is one of the most popular and the second most visited city in Russia. There is a very good reason why it is called a cultural capital. St. Petersburg gave the world Pushkin and Dostoevsky to name a few, it is home to Hermitage, lots of theatres, street musicians and artists. So there is no surprise that such abundance of talent found its way to cocktail world offering Saint Petersburg's guests and locals quite a variety of amazing cocktail bars to choose from. We have visited the best cocktail bars in Saint Petersburg and happy to share our outstanding discoveries with you.
Top three best cocktail bars in Saint Petersburg
Imbibe Cocktail Bar is one of the most popular cocktail bars in Russia. A team of professionals, truly passionate about cocktail making craft, is ready to surprise and satisfy even the pickiest guests and cocktail snobs. And the same time Imbibe is welcoming everybody. Many locals stop by for a sneaky drink after long working day. Couples love the place for its atmosphere and relaxing interior. Besides locals and Russian speaking guests Imbibe is quite popular among foreigners. Mostly due to the quality of drinks and English speaking and very friendly and welcoming staff.
Apotheke Bar stands out from numerous bars located at popular "drinking" streets of Dumskaya & Lomonosova due to its' cosy atmosphere & non-trivial, sometimes even exotic choice of spirits. The bar slogan is "Think what you drink". So don’t you even try to find draught beer here. It is a place where you can really experience the speak-easy atmosphere from the era of prohibition.
El Copitas Bar is very popular for its outstanding cocktails (the menu is getting updated weekly, so you will never get bored), great atmosphere and super friendly bartenders. Yes, only bartenders, there is no other staff in the bar, no managers, no waitresses. So you are being served by drinks masters.
Made in China is a great choice for Saint Petersburg guests and locals who love Asian cuisine and creative cocktails using special spirits like baijiu, soju, and shochu. The venue offers around 80 seats across two levels. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can enjoy great tunes from popular city DJs.