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Festivalnoye Café and Canteen #53
Among the highlights of the second-floor food court at GUM, or the State Department Store, are Festivalnoye and Canteen #53 where visitors can have a rather inexpensive lunch while enjoying the Soviet-era interior. Average lunch bill: 500-700 RUB.
Grocery No 1
Located on the store’s ground floor is Grocery No 1 famous for its bakery treats and cockerels on a stick. Open seven days a week from 10 am to 10 pm, Grocery No 1 offers discounted bakeries (15%) at night.
Bosco Café serves up Italian dishes and targets mostly tourists, meaning prices here are above average. The atmosphere is great, though. A cup of coffee with a dessert and a light snack will cost you 1,000 RUB.
At the Fountain is a cozy place to relax and sip delicious coffee. The prices are also above average: 1,000 RUB for a cup of coffee and a dessert.
Cafeteria at the Institute of Asian and African countries
The cafeteria at the Institute of Asian and African countries is open from noon to 4 pm. Entrance is free of charge and you won’t be asked to show your student card. Average bill: 250-300 RUB.
Further along Ilyinka Street, don’t miss Amsterdam, a great restaurant specializing mostly in Dutch cuisine. Average bill (with no drinks): 2,000 RUB.
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