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St Petersburg food tour

St Petersburg food tour

$65 per person

It’s time to explore Russian food in a friendly atmosphere of ExploRussia local guide!


The best way to learn about Russian cuisine and Russian food culture traditions is to visit the local market, buy some food, and visit the local family apartment. On St Petersburg food tour you will have a great chance to ask any questions about Russian life and ask for some secret tips on how to cook borscht or beef-stroganoff!


Tour highlights:


  • Learn everything about Russian cuisine at the central food market in the city
  • Enjoy the evening with the local family at their home and taste delicious home-cooked Russian meal and drinks
  • Find out what is “kommunalka” and what role it plays in our life
  • Learn more about traditions while chatting with host

To understand Russian mentality you need to see how such a big country changed over the years. The best way to track these changes is to visit the local central market. Our food will tell you lots of stories about different cultures that created one unite Russian nationality. Oh, the food! What might be better to explore in another country! You will have a chance to learn about the culinary traditions and to taste an authentic home-cooked meal. Have you ever heard  words “salo” or “kvas”? Your guide will explain to you everything.


Don’t eat too much at the market you have dinner in a local home! This is a unique opportunity to help families to support their kids and to learn more about the everyday life of normal citizens. It is our charity project that helps those who really need it. The host will share with you traditional recipes and even may teach you something. 


Be sure that St Petersburg food tour will be your best memory from your journey to Russia!



Local English-speaking guide

dinner and drinks at a local home

one-way metro ticket for use during the tour




Additional food and beverages


tips for your guide


  • Departure
    Outside the metro station Sennaya Ploshchad
  • Departure Time
    4 p.m.
  • Dress Code
  • Included
    Food and Beverages
    Personal Guide
    Private tours in cities
  • Not Included
    accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels with breakfast
    Airport Transfers
    entry fees in museums
    Train stations transfers
    Train tickets


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