Russian Drinking Game and tasting in an Old Bar of St.Petersburg

Duration: 1 hour
Destination: Russia, Russia, St Petersburg

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  • 1 hour
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


During this activity, you will see that drinking in Russia is not only about vodka. You will learn the story of a forgotten spirit, try different drinks, taste traditional appetizers, and play a funny Russian drinking game in a very comfortable atmosphere. The best way to start your evening in Saint Petersburg.

You will discover a traditional Russian alcohol that was drank more than 150 years ago before being completely forgotten. You will taste this traditional spirit and you play to a traditional drinking game, using this alcohol.
You will be welcomed in a classy bar, located in the exact city center. A table will be booked for you, a welcoming glass of sparkling wine will be served to you, while a waiter will tell you about the history of this spirit, ancestor of today’s vodka.
You will taste this spirit, and try some traditional appetizers “Zakuski”. After that, your waiter will introduce you to the game. The game is simple: you will secretly choose a word composed of 4 letters for your opponent, and he will do the same. To each letter of the word, corresponds one flavor. You and your opponent will receive 4 glasses each, corresponding to the 4 letters that you chose. The goal is to guess what is the word that your opponent chose for you, based on the different flavors that you find…
This experience is a great way to start your evening in St. Petersburg. Once over, you can stay longer in the bar, or go exploring what St. Petersburg’s magic nightlife has to offer…

Stop At:

• St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District

Sample Menu

• Traditional Russian "zakuskis"

  • Alcoholic Beverages - 1 glass of sparkling wine, 2 glasses of traditional spirit, 4 glasses for the game
  • Snacks - Traditional Russian appetizers

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Ital'yanskaya Ulitsa, 19, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


1 hour

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

User's Reviews

george S

16 Sep, 2019

We didn't have a guide there.. The bartenders were very nice, but I felt like they wasn't sure what was happening..

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