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Karlson

Ovchinnikovskaya Emb., 20/1 | Central City Tower, Moscow 115324, Russia
+7 495 280-04-28
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
5 days ago
“Only worth going to in good weather”
3 weeks ago
“Lunch ok”
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Ovchinnikovskaya Emb., 20/1 | Central City Tower, Moscow 115324, Russia
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here a couple weeks ago with two friends. We booked a table a week in advance and they refused to reserve a table near the windows, saying we'd have to make do with whatever table was available. The restaurant is in a business center,...More

Thank nyaredzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and interiors, good service. Good vines but the food... excellent and fresh raw materials but the food is bit tastes less. Nice set up with table cloth on which you can do some coloring yourself with the coloring pencils on the table. In...More

Thank 1minnaf
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went here as a change on the recommendation of a work colleague. To get up to the Resturant you have to go into what looks like an office block and get the lift to the top. The views of Moscow are really good and...More

Thank WelshMoorsie
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The place claims to have an Italian chef, but if it's true, it was definitely fired from all Italian restaurants. I'm talking about tipical Italian and European plates. I ordered a nicoise and it was really awful, I didn't eat it, but they insisted to...More

Thank Vox_sincera
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

...and not spectacular. Place is very spacious and cozy. Food quite ok but service is throwing amateurish shadow. Staff was too relaxed - I didn't mind much although with the tighter play restaurant could get a point higher. Nice view - worth visiting.

Thank Vladimir M
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks for your review! We'll try to pay attention to all notices and try to do our best! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice with Shisha lounge The have cozy decoration The service and the staff quite good The food is more international with Russian touch

Thank Saleh A
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks for your review! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 27 October 2016

The highlight of this trendy restaurant is visit is the location and the view. Food was decent, but not great.

Thank Yoshi666
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks for your review! We'll try to pay attention to all notices and try to do our best! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is definitely not worth the money and bother to book it with a rude hostess. It seems the place is always booked, however it's just inflating its own worth. The food is rather mediocre, the service is unprofessional, the atmosphere is ordinary without...More

Thank amk2f
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thanks for your opinion! It's very important for us. Looking forward to see you again!

Reviewed 17 June 2016

Went to this rooftop restaurant on a hot night and found the sun shades not functioning at all so for half the table the sun is directly in your eyes and the whole table is getting sunburned during dinner. Even the great view doesn't make...More

Thank j889814672
Katerina A, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Karlson, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thanks for your comments. We're grateful for your opinion!

Reviewed 21 April 2016

The problem with many Moscow restaurants is that they try to be something the can't live up to. Karlson is a typical example of this. The food is not good enough, the service is not good enough and in my view the atmosphere, despite excellent...More

Thank Ulf P
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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$35
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ovchinnikovskaya Emb., 20/1 | Central City Tower, Moscow 115324, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow>  > Zamoskvorechye
  • Neighbourhood: Zamoskvorechye
  • Phone Number: +7 495 280-04-28
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant Karlson — survivor and a Moscow audience favorite place — located on the Central City Tower roof, which offers panoramic views of the Kremlin and Moscow historical centre.

The summer terrace of Karlson is one of the best places in the city to relax and take a leisurely view of the magnificent view of the Kremlin, the sunsets and lights of Moscow, enjoying tasty dishes and drinks in the fresh air. Landing for 150 seats with cozy sofas surrounded by greenery, sprinklers in case of heat and DJ sets on fridays and saturdays.

Carlo Grecu is a brand-chef of the restaurant. He traveled a lot around the world and has a great international gastronomic experience. The menu is based on local products: Russian marbled beef, fish and farm poultry.

In addition, you can start with dining sets, wich costs not more than 500 rubles, and which are changing every week, or try dishes from the main menu with a 20% discount to 16.00. The centerpiece of the open kitchen is the wood took eko grill. Also, the technology of longing and smoked products is available. The interior is light and colorful with good zoning space, lots of live plants and a large number of drop-down chandeliers.

The balcony of the restaurant is equipped with a VIP-area, separated by bright stained-glass windows, where you can hold business meetings, private events, or a romantic evening.

Traditionally, there are activities for children: every weekend you can find here a children’s animator, workshops, cooking classes, performances and active games.
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