This is one of the interesting St. Petersburg sightseeing tours that becomes very popular from year to year. When you visit this or that country it is always interesting to know about the life of local people. To see where they live, work and, certainly, what they eat is one of the aims of some travelers. Russia is not an exception.
Everyone knows at least a little bit about Russian cuisine. People could try it somewhere at the restaurants or at their Russian friends’ home – a dinner in a Russian family in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Our pelmenis, borsch and blini are very popular worldwide. Russian vodka is one of the most well-known alcohol drinks in the world. By the way the only factory that produces Russian Standard vodka (ii is one of the brands of vodka) is here in Saint-Petersburg. You can agree that it is completely different to try Russian meal and drinks in Russia especially in a private home or to have Russian vodka tasting here. You can get this opportunity easily just booking this one of the best guided tours we offer.
On the way to the apartment where you will have dinner our private guide will tell you about local life, education, medical care in Russia, about the Soviet time and so on. Our St Petersburg guide can also teach you some Russian words that can be useful during your stay in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. You can even try to greet a family in Russian.
On arrival you will meet the family and you will have Russian traditional dinner with them. Usually for the first course we offer some borsch, for the second one – pelmenis, blini can become a very nice desert. Please remember that the menu can be rearranged according to your wishes. During the meal you can find out about people’s life and compare it to yours. You are welcome to ask questions you are interested in. Within this tour you will also know how some Russian dishes are cooked and will be able to participate in the cooking and preparation process if you would like to. We are sure you will enjoy a dinner in a Russian family. One of the recipes people are trying to get after dinner is that one of borsch. Each hostess has her own recipe. May be you will be able to get one as a souvenir from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Book more than one tour with us to get a great discount!
Two menus are given as an example of a dinner for you to feel more comfortable to know what it could be:
a home-made fruit drink, a portio borsch (with or without beef) , a chicken salad/a vegetable salad, blini/pies
Dinner 2 (vegetarian)
home-made fruit drink, a portion shchi (Russian vegetarian soup), vegetable cabbage rolls/potato pancakes, a baked apple
The price includes a professional English-speaking guide and a professional driver with a comfortable air-conditioned car or mini-bus for three hours, a dinner in a Russian family for everyone.
Group size (number of people). Price per person.