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Cat Restaurant

Karavannaya St., 24, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 315-38-00
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Georgian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Karavannaya St., 24, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cat restaurant has excellent food at very reasonable prices. It is just off of Nevsky Prospekt (a block over from the Faberge museum) and therefore half the price of restaurants on the Prospekt. More importantly, the staff are very welcoming and efficient - and...More

Thank chelsfieldalan
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, food is excellent but drinks are pricey. Restaurant is a little quirky looking with the white and green exactly as the pictures. There are a lot of pictures on the walls and I guess they're famous Russian's but it seems...More

Thank ACD18
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Very good and tasty food. If you like or never try Georgian cuisine, this restaurant offer really good food. Good choise to try or just enjoy cuisine. We visited it in middle of week, restaurant was almost empty of clinets, so maybe the best staff...More

Thank František P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We really loved our visit to Cat. The service was fast, efficient and friendly. The food was excellent: I really enjoyed their fish soup and all the dishes we selected were tasty and beautifully presented. There is an extensive wine list and a well stocked...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stumbled on this restaurant when we were desperately hungry having only just arrived and checked in to our accommodation in St. Petersburg. What luck! The food and the service was fantastic. We definitely got fast service and our waiter was super helpful (though we...More

Thank Pezmac
Reviewed 4 January 2017

CAT is a MUST GO for delicious Georgian food at the heart of St. Petersburg! Warm atmosphere created by the nicest staff - Anna, Kamill, Evgenii and others - makes you feel at home right away, Georgian house wine is served in a gorgeous ceramic...More

1  Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Lovely furnishings and decor and a great selection of Georgian food. The service was excellent and the ladies went out of their way to describe each of the dishes on the menu to the best of their ability in English. It is not the cheapest...More

Thank luvagoodmerlot
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a lovely evening: delicious food (as if we were in Tbilisi), good wine from Georgia, very nice atmosphere.

Thank Tunturiin
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Elegant and courtly restaurant closes to Nevskij prospect. It proposes a wide menu of georgian specialities. The waiters suggest you the best dishes, are very polite and prepared about the menu. Good apetizers, good meal and regular portion. Interesting wine selection with local georgian wine...More

1  Thank 1984Cristina1984
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Huge menus, so big, thick and heavy. That was Inconvenient. We were seated next to a huge group. But it was loud and we asked to move to another table and it was possible, luckily. We don't drink alcohol and would've been thankful to just...More

1  Thank Leaboss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karavannaya St., 24, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighbourhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 315-38-00
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In the very heart of St Petersburg, on the Karavannaya Street - two minutes walk from the Gostiniy Dvor metro station - you find CAT, the well-known restaurant of Georgian cuisine. It is the beloved place of the connoisseurs of the real home-made Georgian food.
The moment you walk in the CAT at Karavannaya 24, you see the main design detail of the restaurant - a lot of pictures of the famous guests with their autographs and words of gratitude for the delicious food and excellent service. What makes the atmosphere absolutely mesmerizing is the live music every evening. The most striking thing about the CAT is that you always get this warm feeling as if you are home, due to the unique Georgian hospitality.
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