Private Tour: Siberian Pelmeni Cooking Class in St.Petersburg

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg

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  • 3 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Come and discover the real taste of Russian cuisine. Learn Russian cooking methods from an experienced local chef during 3-hours Russian cooking class in Saint-Petersburg. During this master-class you will be learned how to cook traditional "Siberian Pelmeni" - the beloved dish of the last Russian Tzar's friend Grigory Rasputin. Create Russian dishes such as "Stolichny salad" with selyodka - very popular during the New Year celebrations, make a red-vegetable soup called "Borsch" (beetroot soup) or "schschi" (white sour cabbage soup). Sit down to eat your feast at the end of your cooking class and savor each course with a traditional Russian "Mors" (berry drink).

Fall in love with Russia through its food during a 3-hour Russian cooking class ! Your cooking class takes place in the centre of Saint-Petersburg. You will be picked up by a driver at the lobby of your hotel and taken to the restaurant.

In this relaxed and friendly atmosphere you will learn Russian culinary secrets and cooking techniques. Follow the step-by-step demonstrations from the chefs, all of whom have worked in world-renowned restaurants, and start creating the classic Russian dishes that make up your meals.

Eating traditional Russian food is an unforgettable cultural experience! Prepare the first course, named "Russian borsch" - a red vegetable dish with meat. Add some sour cream to add to the real Russian taste. For the second course, make a salad named "Stolichny" with marinated cucumbers. Top off your classic Russian meal with a "Siberian Pelmeni" - the beloved dish of last Russian Tzar's friend Grigory Rasputin. After cooking, take a seat with your host and savor your creations alongside a glass of soft drink. Your cooking class then finishes after your meal, and your driver will point you in the right direction back to your hotel.

Sample Menu

• Siberian Pelmeni - Russian pelmeni is dumplings with ground meat inside usually, cook by boiling. The meat wrapped in thin unleavened dough.
• Russian borscht - Beetroot soup
• Stolichny salad - Salad with marinated cucumbers

  • Local taxes
  • Food tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour as a shore excursion: additional payment US$ 100 for blanket visa and round-trip private transfer cruise ship - tour attractions - cruise ship (US$ 100 for all the travelers, not per person). Minimum 2 travelers required. Details needed for blanket visa: passport name, number, date of birth and country for all the passengers. Please send them shortly after the booking. Booking should be made at least 7 days before the ship arrival date.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Your centrally located St. Petersburg hotel
Please contact the local operator directly after booking to confirm exact pick up time and location
Directions: Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/hostel
Dates: Daily
Return point: Your centrally located St. Petersburg hotel

Departure Time

11:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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